Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Berkshire Hathaway

2 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $5.0M in penalties

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a multinational conglomerate holding company that oversees and manages a diverse portfolio of subsidiaries. Berkshire Hathaway wholly owns GEICO, BNSF, Lubrizol, Dairy Queen, Fruit of the Loom, Helzberg Diamonds, FlightSafety International, and NetJets, and has significant holdings in Heinz, Mars, American Express, The Coca-Cola Company, Wells Fargo, and IBM. Berkshire Hathaway-owned Stern/Leach Company is a major supplier of silver to the U.S. Mint, and FlightSafety International provides aviation training systems and services to the U.S. Air Force.

Correspondence Date
FY Rank Contract Awards
2020 N/A $463.3M
2019 N/A $174.4M
2018 N/A $152.2M
2017 N/A $293.0M
2016 N/A $460.7M
2015 #92 $571.7M
2014 #96 $529.2M
2013 #73 $728.3M
2012 N/A $236.2M
2011 N/A $195.7M

2 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

Date Instance Penalty
10/20/2020 Violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations
Berkshire Hathaway
8/20/2014 Violation of Premerger Reporting and Waiting Requirements
Berkshire Hathaway

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