SINGAPORE (Feb 5): It has been six weeks since Keppel Corp said its offshore and marine (O&M) unit had reached a global resolution with the authorities in the US, Brazil and Singapore in connection with a bribery scandal that will see it paying out fines topping US$422 million ($553.7 million). Including legal, accounting and forensic costs, the whole episode resulted in a charge of $619 million in 4Q2017, which led to a loss of $495 million — the group’s first ever quarterly loss.

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