COMMENT: EU probe into Apple tax treatment is inconsistent

Leading lawyer evaluates stark US description of legal 'overreach' into tech giant as justified

17th June, 2016
McCann FitzGerald partner Philip Andrews

The EU probe into Apple tax treatment is “Improper and plainly undermines legal certainty and the rule of law.”

Of course the senators’ concern is “to protect US interests in these matters.”

The US view is that “four of the five investigations of company-specific tax rulings, and nearly all of the amounts at stake, involve US companies” and that the European Commission is “disproportionately targeting US companies.”...

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