Law and Financial Services – Rights and obligations
The department takes care of all of the VDA’s legal matters and questions of distribution policy. In the area of Commercial Law, emphasis is placed on national and international contract law, liability, corporate and competition law. Protection of Industrial Property includes intellectual property rights as the basis for the innovative strength of the automotive industry. The supply chain for new vehicles is of legal importance in the area of Distribution and Customer Service. Public Procurement deals with the requirements and body of legislation for government orders. The focus in the area of Industry Insurance is property and liability insurance as well as recall cost recovery. The definition of vehicle insurance as an expense factor has priority in Consumer Business.