BMW Expects EU To Trim $1B Emissions Cartel Fine

Law360 (May 24, 2021, 6:38 PM EDT) -- The European Union's competition watchdog is expected to scale back allegations against BMW AG over suspected collusion to keep emissions-reducing technology off the market, according to an announcement issued by the auto giant.

The German carmaker, accused of coordinating on vehicle emissions technology with Volkswagen AG and Daimler AG for eight years, said in a press release Thursday that the European Commission will "significantly reduce its allegations against BMW AG in terms of content and duration." According to BMW, the progress of EU proceedings suggests that the commission will also revise a €1.4 billion (about $1.7 billion) fine against the company, increasing projected...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!