April 22, 2016
Partner Christie Thompson was quoted in the Bayerischer Rundfunk article “Einigung zwischen VW und US-Behörden (Agreement between VW and US authorities).” Volkswagen recently struck an agreement with U.S. authorities over thousands of vehicles rigged to cheat on emissions. Details, including the amount of financial compensation, have not yet been negotiated. The article cites a recent interview of Christie by the Associated Press. In the interview, she notes that, "This story is far from over.” She also mentions that, “Volkswagen is conducting its own investigation to try to figure out exactly who knew what…and we’ll have to see how that unfolds. I don’t see the criminal side of that going away any time soon.”
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