SINGAPORE (Dec 31): Keppel Corp ruined my Christmas break last year. On Dec 23, 2017, the company owned up to its involvement in a bribery scandal in Brazil, and unveiled a “global resolution” that would see it pay fines of more than US$422.2 million. The scale of the fines, and the fact that Keppel had been denying bribery allegations since early 2015, made this exactly the sort of story we would ordinarily jump on. 

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