German prosecutors raid Jones Day's Munich office in Volkswagen investigation

Volkswagen describes raid as 'unacceptable' and 'clear violation of legal principles'

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Jones Day’s Munich office has been raided by German prosecutors investigating the firm’s client Volkswagen.

The move, which came two days before German Chancellor Angela Merkel was due to arrive in the US for a meeting with President Donald Trump, was called “unacceptable” and a “clear violation of legal principles” in a statement by Volkswagen.

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