Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Loan Agreement Liability

During fiscal year 2005, the U.S. District Court in Delaware rendered a judgment against the Shaw Group and in favor of Saudi American Bank for $6.7 million. Saudi American Bank claimed that, as part of the acquisition of Stone & Webster in July 2000, the Shaw Group had assumed the estate company’s liability under a loan agreement and guarantee. The Shaw Group appealed the judgment.

Misconduct Type
Poor Contract Performance
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Judgment - approximate
Contractors Involved Penalty
Shaw Group $6,700,000
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 165 of 208) 9/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database