Amec Foster Wheeler Concludes Global Corruption Settlement with the U.S., U.K. and Brazil

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Friday, July 16, 2021
Bruce Zagaris

On June 25 and July 2, 2021, respectively, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)[1] and the U.K. Serious Fraud Office (SFO)[2] announced settlements with Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited (Amec Foster Wheeler or AFW) over global corruption.  AFW also settled with the Brazilian government, and the three governments collaborated in the settlement.[3]

[1]    U.S. Department of Justice, Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited Agrees to Pay Over $18 Million to Resolve Charges Related to Bribery Scheme in Brazil, Press. Rel. 21-601, June 25, 2021.

[2]    U.K. Serious Fraud Office, SFO enters into £103m DPA with Amec Foster Wheeler Energy Limited, July 2, 2021.