Apple state aid decision is “beneath the commission”, Ireland tells EU court

Charley Connor

18 September 2019

Apple state aid decision is “beneath the commission”, Ireland tells EU court

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The European Commission’s decision ordering Ireland to collect up to €13 billion in allegedly unpaid taxes from Apple is “untethered from reality” and violates fundamental rights of defence, counsels to Ireland and Apple have claimed.