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Comment: Boost for Apple in EU tax dispute as Amazon-case judges stress need for ‘explicit’ national law

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 18 Dec 2023 11:08
  • 18 Dec 2023 11:08
Amazon’s court victory last week over the European Commission in a long-running tax dispute ought to give Apple fresh hope in its own 13 billion-euro ($14 billion) dispute, which is currently before EU judges.
One word in particular, out of the court's 26-page ruling, may bring comfort to Apple, its

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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