AMEC FOSTER WHEELER

Industry

Engineering / Construction

Corporate Headquarters

United Kingdom

Summary of Allegations:

Nationality of Foreign Officials: Unspecified

Summary of Allegations:

US and UK authorities are investigating the use of agents by Amec Foster Wheeler in the Middle East and other regions.

Approximate Alleged Payments to Foreign Officials: Unspecified

Business Advantage Allegedly Obtained: Unspecified

Enforcement Results

Agencies: Internal Investigation

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Ongoing: Yes

Details:

John Wood Group PLC ("Wood Group"), which acquired Amec Foster Wheeler in March 2017, is conducting an internal investigation into payments made by a Wood Group joint venture to Unaoil.

Agencies: United Kingdom: Serious Fraud Office

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Ongoing: Yes

Details:

On 11 July 2017, the UK Serious Fraud Office informed Amec Foster Wheeler that it had opened an investigation into the company, along with any predecessor companies and associated persons. According to the SFO, the investigation concerns suspected offences of bribery, corruption and related offences. The company affirmed its continued cooperation with the SFO's investigation.

As of 02 February 2018, no further information is available. 

Agencies: United States: Department of Justice, United States: Securities and Exchange Commission

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Ongoing: Yes

Details:

The Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice have requested information from the company.

As of 02 February 2018, no further information is available. 

ENTITIES / INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED
  • Amec Foster Wheeler
  • John Wood Group Plc
  • Unaoil
Details Of How Conduct Was Discovered

Discovery Method: Government Investigation

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