Ex-Keppel Atty Gets Probation In Petrobras Bribe Case

Law360, New York (November 15, 2019, 8:49 PM EST) -- A former in-house attorney for Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. was sentenced to probation Friday for his role in the company's overseas bribery after a Brooklyn federal judge took his cooperation with the government into account.

Jeffrey Chow, former director of the legal department at the Singapore-based shipyard operator, pled guilty in 2017 to conspiracy and helped the government build cases against his former company and its joint venture partner, TechnipFMC.

Both companies ended up paying multimillion-dollar criminal settlements, and their subsidiaries pled guilty to conspiring to bribe officials at Brazilian state-owned oil company Petrobras.

Prosecutors said Friday that Chow was...

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