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Germany Might Escape Penalties Over VW Law


An adviser to the European Union’s top court said that Germany could escape fines as it complied with the 2007 ruling to change the VW law. The German law changes that prevented VW from takeovers since 1960 comply with the ruling from the tribunal, according to Advocate General Nils Wahl of the EU Court of Justice. But the European Commission said ...
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