Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Olympus Corporation of the Americas
Current Parent Company: 
Olympus
Penalty: 
$1,075,000
Year: 
2017
Date: 
November 13, 2017
Offense Group: 
competition-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
kickbacks and bribery
Violation Description: 

The California Insurance Commissioner reached a $1.075 million settlement with medical supply company Olympus Corporation of the Americas over alleged illegal kickbacks to physicians, hospital employees and representatives to induce them to purchase Olympus medical equipment and supplies.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
California Department of Insurance
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
California
HQ Country of Parent: 
Japan
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
imaging products
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Parent company note: 
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