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SBM Offshore CEO’s admission of ‘willful blindness’ unusual, lawyers say

By Kelly Swanson

21 November 2017

SBM Offshore CEO’s admission of ‘willful blindness’ unusual, lawyers say iStockphoto.com/scyther5

The only other time lawyers can recall a successful FCPA prosecution using the standard was the 2009 conviction of Frederic Bourke in an alleged Azerbaijani bribe scheme.