Global Investigations Review - The law and practice of international investigations

Germans unsurprised by Jones Day raid ruling

By Emily Casswell

10 July 2018

Germans unsurprised by Jones Day raid ruling Volkswagen Factory in Wolfsburg iStock.com/typhoonski

German lawyers are unsurprised by the Federal Constitutional Court’s decision that a Munich prosecutors’ March 2017 raid on Jones Day’s local office was constitutional, but welcome plans for new legislation to clarify privilege in internal investigations.