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Our engagement post-Volkswagen Dieselgate: DSW to enforce special audit at Volkswagen by court decision

Despite heated debates at the general meeting of Volkswagen the outcome of the voting results did not come as a surprise. The company’s major shareholders, Porsche/Piech, Lower Saxony and Qatar, which hold around 90% of the company’s voting rights voted down

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Volkswagen AG needs urgently a truly independent chairman and for the company to sue former MDs.

The tremendous shock created by the scandal of rigged Volkswagen vehicles meets the poor governance of the group, a governance based on a kind of double voting rights, unequal regime tolerated by its shareholders.

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DSW present a resolution for more independent audit at Deutsche Bank

DSW, Germany’s leading investors association and our ECGS German partner, requested to supplement a special audit to the agenda of the annual general meeting of Deutsche Bank on 21 of May 2015 ( DSW completed its ECGS research report soon available on

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