Defendant Name: Tyson Foods, Inc.

Defendant Type: Public Company
SIC Code: 2015
CUSIP: 90249410

Initial Case Details

Legal Case Name SEC v. Tyson Foods, Inc.
First Document Date 10-Feb-2011
Initial Filing Format Civil Proceeding
Case Number 11-cv-00350
Allegation Type Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Federal District Court District of Columbia, District of Columbia

Violations Alleged

Exchange Act
Sec 13(b)(2)(A)
Sec 13(b)(2)(B)
Sec 30A


First Resolution Date 10-Feb-2011
Headline Total Penalty and Disgorgement

See Related Documents

Related Documents:

LR-21851 10-Feb-2011 Litigation Release
SEC Charges Tyson Foods with FCPA Violations; Tyson Foods to Pay Disgorgement Plus Pre-judgment Interest of More than $1.2 million; Tyson Foods to Pay Criminal Penalty of $4 Million
On February 10, 2011, the SEC issued a litigation release. According to the release, the SEC has filed a settled civil action against Tyson Foods, Inc. The SEC alleges that : "Tyson Foods' subsidiary, Tyson de Mexico, made improper payments during fiscal years 2004 to 2006 to two Mexican government veterinarians responsible for certifying its chicken products for export sales."
comp21851 10-Feb-2011 Complaint
On February 10, 2011, the SEC filed a complaint against Tyson Foods, Inc., alleging violations of "anti-bribery, books and records and internal controls provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act."
2011-42 10-Feb-2011 Press Release--Civil Action
SEC Charges Tyson Foods with FCPA Violations
On February 10, 2011, the SEC announced that it charged Tyson Foods Inc. ("Tyson Foods") with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") by making illicit payments to two Mexican government veterinarians responsible for certifying its Mexican subsidiary's chicken products for export sales. According to the SEC's complaint filed in federal court in the District of Columbia, the scheme occurred during fiscal years 2004 to 2006. Without admitting or denying the SEC's allegations, Tyson Foods consented to the entry of a final judgment ordering disgorgement plus prejudgment interest of more than $1.2 million and permanently enjoining it from future violations of the federal securities law. The proposed settlement remains subject to court approval. In a related criminal proceeding, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") charged Tyson Foods with conspiring to violate the FCPA and violating the FCPA. The DOJ and Tyson Foods agreed to resolve the charges by entering into a deferred prosecution agreement under which the company agreed to pay a $4 million criminal penalty.
court_doc2_11-cv-00350 10-Feb-2011 Court Docket Document
Final Judgment as to Defendant Tyson Foods, Inc.
On February 14, 2011, Federal District Judge Rosemary M. Collyer entered final judgment against Tyson Foods, Inc. pursuant to the consent of Tyson Foods, Inc.