Peter Anderson Quoted in Law360 on VW's Emissions Settlement
Peter Anderson, a Principal in Beveridge & Diamond's Washington, DC office and leader of the firm’s White Collar and Environmental Crimes practice group, was quoted in a Law360 article titled "3 Takeaways From VW's $14.7B Emissions Cheating Deal."
Commenting on the implications of the Volkswagen settlement, Mr. Anderson said, "Even though it's a massive settlement, Volkswagen is still far from being out of the legal woods."
"Despite budget constraints within EPA, the agency will react aggressively in throwing all of their enforcement spears if the underlying misconduct of the target is extreme. Corporations who underestimate the potential costs and liabilities of significant environmental violations will do so at their peril."
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