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Investigators may use files seized from Volkswagen law firm: court

Reuters  |  KARLSRUHE, Germany 

KARLSRUHE, Germany (Reuters) - Volkswagen has lost a legal challenge to prevent prosecutors from examining unpublished documents about its emission scandal, with Germany's top court ruling on Friday that files seized from a U.S. law firm may be reviewed.Shortly after the dieselgate scandal broke in September 2015, VW hired law firm Jones Day and advisory firm Deloitte to investigate the issue and look at who was responsible. VW never published the findings of the Jones Day investigation, although a summary was compiled in the form of a "Statement of facts" for the U.S. Department of ...

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First Published: Fri, July 06 2018. 15:16 IST