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SFO investigating Amec Foster Wheeler

Jaclyn Jaeger | July 14, 2017

The U.K. Serious Fraud Office confirmed that it has opened an investigation into the activities of London-based Amec Foster Wheeler for allegations of bribery, joining U.S. authorities in their bribery investigations into the energy services company.

In a statement, the SFO confirmed 12 July that it has “opened an investigation into the activities of Amec Foster Wheeler and any predecessor companies owning or controlling the Foster Wheeler business, together with the activities of any subsidiaries, company officers, employees, agents and any other person associated with any of these companies for suspected offences of bribery, corruption and related offences.”

In April 2017, Amec Foster Wheeler said in a securities filing that it “had received voluntary requests for information... To get the full story, subscribe now.