TV SD hires legal entities to probe Vale dam disaster role

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – German inspection firm TV SD said on Wednesday it had hired two external legal businesses to investigate its role in auditing a tailings dam run by Vale SA before it collapsed recently, killing a projected 300 people.

TV SD said within a emailed statement so it had retained Pohlmann & Company and Hengeler Mueller in the independent probe, adding that going barefoot also planned to ask an “independent specialist” to gauge technical concerns about the disaster.