State Aid State Aid

Amazon’s tax deal ‘very definition’ of an illegal subsidy, regulators tell EU’s top court

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 16 Mar 2023 10:08
  • 16 Mar 2023 10:08
Amazon's Luxembourg tax deal was the "very definition of fiscal state aid," the European Commission told the EU's top judges today, as it sought to reinstate a 2017 state aid order that the e-commerce giant should pay an extra 250 million euros ($265 million) in taxes.
Its arrival in Luxembourg

To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to MLex or register for a free trial.

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.

Discover MLex

Stay on top of global regulatory developments

Latest News