Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, India, etc. | 6 Dec 2021
New debt collection rules enter into force in the US, the UK FCA reforms its decision-making procedures, and Volkswagen’s appeal against the AUS$125 million emissions penalty is denied – plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | Australia, European Union, Global, etc. | 19 Nov 2021
The COP26 Glasgow Climate Pact receives approval, Australia’s High Court upholds Volkswagen’s AU$125 million fine for misrepresenting emissions, and the ICC looks at the challenges of creating uniform sustainable finance standards- plus other key updates.
Lexology PRO | European Union, Italy | 9 Nov 2021
The Italian Competition Authority has opened a full investigation into a proposed joint venture between Enel X and Volkswagen to develop ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations, after warning that a non-compete agreement at the heart of the deal could harm consumers.
Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein | European Union | 2 Sep 2021
The European Commission has clearly demonstrated its determination to meet the targets of the European Green Deal after imposing fines of €875 million on BMW and Volkswagen Group, which were found to have colluded to restrict the development of a technology that could reduce harmful emissions.
Fieldfisher | Germany | 29 Jul 2021
The European Commission has imposed fines of €875 million on BMW, Daimler and the Volkswagen Group for an antitrust violation lasting more than five years. The commission is expected to take a more critical view of environment-related agreements, such as those in which competitors agree to use more environmentally friendly technologies, but simultaneously reach an understanding that they will......
Fasken | European Union | 27 Jul 2021
The European Commission has unveiled its proposed “Fit for 55” legislation to accelerate the EU’s goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The new…
Lexology PRO | Canada, European Union, Spain, etc. | 14 Jul 2021
A new executive order to promote competition in the US, revised EU vertical block exemption rules and guidelines, a new law on subsidy control in the UK, and enforcement actions against Facebook, Google, BMW, and others – plus more key competition and antitrust updates.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union | 8 Jul 2021
The European Commission has determined that Daimler, BMW and the Volkswagen group agreed not to compete over emissions technology in diesel cars, in its first-ever cartel decision penalising collusion over technical standards.
Covington & Burling LLP | USA | 21 Apr 2021
Briefing for certiorari has recently completed in Volkswagen v. Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County. The challenged Ninth…
PRO Compliance | USA | 15 Sep 2020
German car manufacturer Daimler implemented a wide-ranging compliance plan before reaching a $1.5 billion settlement with three US agencies to resolve claims that the company fitted Mercedes-Benz vehicles with emissions cheating devices.