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    Stephanie Davis: The culture converter


    Leading a team effort to weather the scandal caused by “Dieselgate” is just part of the path forward envisioned by Volkswagen Group of America Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Stephanie Davis. 

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    Former VW boss charged over emissions scandal in Germany


    German prosecutors have filed aggravated fraud charges against Martin Winterkorn, the former chief executive of Volkswagen, and four other unnamed managers for their involvement in the emissions-cheating scandal.

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    SEC charges Volkswagen in emissions-cheating scandal


    The SEC has charged Volkswagen, two of its subsidiaries, and its former CEO, Martin Winterkorn, with defrauding U.S. investors by making deceptive claims about the environmental impact of the company’s “clean diesel” fleet.

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    Fiat Chrysler vs. Volkswagen: A tale of two emissions cheaters


    Compliance officers and corporate defense teams in the automaker industry should review carefully the consent decrees of Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen for key insight into the sort of compliance obligations the government will expect moving forward as emissions-cheating investigations continue to unfold.

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    Fiat Chrysler to pay $305M civil penalty in emissions-cheating case


    Fiat Chrysler will pay a civil penalty of $305 million to settle claims of cheating emission tests and failing to disclose unlawful defeat devices, the Department of Justice announced on Jan. 10.

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    IAV to pay $35M in emissions-cheating scandal


    IAV GmbH, a German company that engineers and designs automotive systems, will pay a $35 million criminal fine for its role in a long-running emissions-cheating scandal concerning Volkswagen, the Department of Justice announced.

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    Shareholders seeking $10.6 billion from VW over emissions disclosure


    Shareholders seeking damages worth €9.2 billion (U.S. $10.6 billion) have taken German car giant Volkswagen to court in Germany for failing to inform them fully of the financial impact that the emissions cheating scandal would have on the company’s share price.

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    German authorities fine Volkswagen $1.2B for emissions-cheating scandal


    German authorities on Wednesday fined Volkswagen a total of €1 billion (U.S. $1.2 billion) resulting from the company’s long-running emissions-cheating scandal.

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    Creating culture from the ashes of scandal


    At Compliance Week 2018 on Tuesday, Hiltrud Werner, head of integrity and legal affairs at Volkswagen Group, spoke of how VW is recovering from a recent scandal and trying to emerge a stronger, better company from lessons learned.

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    What signal will Germany send on VW?


    What effect will the U.S. indictment of former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn have on German prosecutors? Will Germany have the desire to indict and try the former head of the world’s largest auto manufacturer and pride of Germany?