Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile
Penalty: 
$15,487,500
Year: 
2017
Date: 
January 13, 2017
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Violation Description: 

Chilean chemicals and mining company Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) agreed to pay a criminal penalty of more than $15 million in connection with payments to politically-connected individuals in Chile in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
criminal
Prosecution Agreement: 
deferred prosecution agreement
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Parent company note: 
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