Small Country, Big Punch: The Netherlands’ Anti-Bribery Prosecution Of SBM Offshore

5 December 2014
"Just Blogs" section of Main Justice
On November 12, 2014, the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Office (“Openbaar Ministerie”) and Netherlands-based oil platform services company SBM Offshore N.V. (“SBM”) announced an out-of-court settlement for $240 million (193 million Euros) related to bribery allegations involving SBM sales agents in Brazil, Equatorial Guinea and Angola.