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Company: Technip S.A.
Current Parent CompanyTechnipFMC
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Penalty: $240,000,000
Year: 2010
Date: June 28, 2010
Offense Group: competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Secondary Offense: kickbacks and bribery
Mega-ScandalForeign Bribery
Violation Description: Technip S.A., a global engineering, construction and services company based in Paris, agreed to pay a $240 million criminal penalty to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges relating to its alleged participation in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement and construction contracts.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Justice Department Criminal Division
Civil or Criminal Case: criminal
Prosecution Agreement: deferred prosecution agreement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: oilfield services and supplies
Specific Industry of Current Parent: offshore energy services
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