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Entries in SBM Offshore NV (16)

Monday
May012017

SFO confirms investigation of KBR

The UK Serious Fraud Office confirmed that it has opened a new investigation into KBR, Inc.'s United Kingdom subsidiaries for suspected bribery and corruption.

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Tuesday
Nov292016

Geert Vermeulen: With U.S. help, Dutch enforcement makes dramatic leap

For many years the Dutch government lagged behind countries like the United States, the UK and Germany enforcing anti-corruption laws. But that has recently changed in a dramatic way.

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Monday
Sep192016

Cathalijne van der Plas: Once a laggard, the Netherlands finally tackles overseas bribery

First the good news. The Netherlands ranked fifth on the latest Corruption Perceptions Index, up from eighth last year, and now trailing only Denmark, Finland, Sweden, and New Zealand on the CPI.

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Monday
Jul182016

SMB Offshore in $342 million settlement with Brazil prosecutors and Petrobras

Image courtesy of SBM OffshoreProsecutors in Brazil and state-owned oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA signed a settlement agreement Friday with Netherlands-based oil and gas services firm SBM Offshore NV to resolve allegations of corruption.

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Wednesday
Jun152016

Unaoil: We're victims of theft and extortion, suing Fairfax Media for reputational damage

Image courtesy of UnaoilUnaoil said in a statement Tuesday that it has instructed its lawyers to start legal action against Fairfax Media and its partners for "malicious and damaging allegations negligently published" by them.

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Monday
May162016

Core Labs says DOJ asks questions about Unaoil

An Amsterdam-based oil services company said in a U.S. securities filing last week the DOJ has asked it questions in connection with the Unaoil investigation.

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Thursday
Feb112016

SBM Offshore: DOJ re-opens overseas bribe probe

SBM Offshore confirmed Wednesday that the U.S. Department of Justice has re-opened its investigation into the alleged bribery of government officials in Angola, Brazil, and Equatorial Guinea between 2007 and 2011.

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Wednesday
Jan272016

SBM Offshore chief and board member settle Petrobras allegations with Brazil prosecutors

Image courtesy of SBM OffshoreThe chief executive of SBM Offshore, Bruno Chabas, and supervisory board member Sietze Hepkema, have reached an out of court settlement with Brazilian authorities tied to the ongoing Petrobras corruption probe, with small fines and no admission of guilt.

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Wednesday
Jan062016

More from 2015: Five sleazy pieces

We already talked about some of the biggest compliance and enforcement stories from the year just ended. Here are five more. 

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Wednesday
Dec232015

Former Allen & Overy partner charged in Petrobras-SBM Offshore bribe case

Sietze Hepkema (image courtesy of SBM Offshore)A former Allen & Overy partner who led the firm's Amsterdam office was among a dozen people charged last week by prosecutors in Brazil as part of the corruption investigation into Petrobras, the state-owned oil company.

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Monday
Dec212015

Operation Black Blood: Brazil charges 12 in SBM, Petrobras bribe probe

Brazilian prosecutors charged 12 people Thursday after a new probe into alleged bribery involving SBM Offshore and Petrobras.

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Monday
Sep222014

Ex Petrobras director admits bribe in Texas refinery deal

The jailed former chief of refining at Brazil's state-run oil company has reportedly confessed to taking a bribe of about $636,000 in connection with Petrobras' purchase of a refinery in Texas.

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