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    09/11/2015 - Volkswagen scandal : penalties and recourse - Pierre-Yves Rossignol

    What penalties and recourse does French law provide for cases of pollution testing fraud ?

    Since the start of what we call the "Volkswagen Affaire", the media has been reporting on the tens of billions the car company will have to pay out following management’s acknowledgement that it installed a software package to skew pollution tests and the recall of 11 million vehicles to uninstall it.

    Summary :
    1. What european laws are in place to punish this type of fraud ?
    2. Consumer group action
    3. Recourse by states
    4. Manufacturer recourse for unfair competition

    See the full article What penalties and recourse does French law provide for cases of pollution testing fraud ? written by Pierre-Yves Rossignol

    Source : Granrut