High stakes for Ireland in corporate tax showdown

Whatever the verdict in the Apple case, the repercussions for this country are likely to be immense

15th September, 2019
Ireland accuses commission of 'overreach'.

The grand halls of the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg have hosted many complex cases over the decades, with rulings on everything from obscure trademark infringements to vital questions of human rights. On Tuesday, the general court will hear a showdown that has been three years in the making. It goes right to the heart of Europe’s attempts to force multinational giants to pay more tax.

There is also the not-so-small matter...

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