Sue Reisinger

Workplace Class Action Forecast: More Cases, Higher Settlements

Sue Reisinger

Private plaintiffs and the government are likely to be aggressive in 2017 in bringing workplace class action litigation, and in-house counsel need to be equally aggressive in identifying and addressing class action vulnerabilities, according to a massive new report from labor and employment firm Sey

E-Discovery in Action: How VW's In-House Lawyers Screwed Up a Litigation Hold

Sue Reisinger

Statements say VW in-house attorneys tipped off employees about an oncoming litigation hold related to the company's emissions scandal.

VW In-House Lawyer Implicated, 6 Others Indicted by Justice Department

Sue Reisinger

Volkswagen Group has agreed to plead guilty to three felonies over its emissions cheating scandal, and federal prosecutors said six former VW department heads were indicted as the investigation against individuals continues. It remains to be seen if the investigation will eventually reach into the C

How VW's In-House Lawyers Screwed Up a Litigation Hold

Sue Reisinger

The obstruction of justice charge filed against Volkswagen AG on Wednesday pertains not only to lies by employees to federal regulators, but also to actions by VW's in-house legal team, according to statements attached to the plea agreement.

How VW's In-House Lawyers Screwed Up a Litigation Hold

Sue Reisinger

The obstruction of justice charge filed against Volkswagen AG on Wednesday pertains not only to lies by employees to federal regulators, but also to actions by VW's in-house legal team, according to statements attached to the plea agreement.

VW In-House Lawyer Implicated, 6 Others Indicted by DOJ

Sue Reisinger

Volkswagen Group today agreed to plead guilty to three felonies over its emissions cheating scandal, and federal prosecutors said six former VW department heads were indicted as the investigation against individuals continues.

VW Reaches Proposed $4.3 Billion Deal With DOJ

Sue Reisinger

Germany's Volkswagen Group said Tuesday it has negotiated a "concrete draft" of a criminal settlement worth $4.3 billion with U.S. prosecutors over its emissions cheating scandal.

UPDATED: Ex-Compliance Official Arrested in Spreading VW Emissions Scandal

Sue Reisinger and Celia Ampel

Oliver Schmidt, the head of Volkswagen Group's U.S. regulatory compliance office during its emissions cheating scandal, not only knew about the cheat device but told management executives in Germany about it and was directed to continue the scheme, according to a complaint made public after Schmidt'

Report Cites Global Growth of NPAs/DPAs

Sue Reisinger

After enacting a new law in December following heated debate, France is finally ready this year to apply its version of a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) program for corporate misconduct. And the United Kingdom in July reached its second DPA, this one with a subsidiary of an unnamed U.S. compan

Looking for the exits

Sue Reisinger

The false account scandal cost employees their jobs, and it went to the top of the bank's corner suite.

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