SBM Offshore settles with Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Service over alleged improper payments

November 13, 2014

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek has advised SBM Offshore on reaching an out-of-court settlement ex Article 74 of the Dutch Criminal Code with the Dutch Public Prosecutor’s Service (Openbaar Ministerie) over the inquiry into alleged improper payments.

Furthermore, the United States Department of Justice has informed SBM Offshore that it is not prosecuting the company and has closed its inquiry into the matter.


Click here to read SBM Offshore’s press release.


De Brauw acted as legal counsel to SBM Offshore. Marnix Somsen (De Brauw New York) and Jaap de Keijzer (De Brauw Brussels) acted as lead partners.


Marnix Somsen, Jaap de Keijzer, Willemijn Jonker

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