State Aid State Aid

EU countries should be largely free to agree tax deals, legal opinion for bloc's top court says

By Natalie McNelis
  • 04 May 2023 13:22
  • 04 May 2023 13:22
French electricity giant Engie and the state of Luxembourg should prevail in their fight to overturn court judgments that tax rulings constituted illegal state aid, according to a legal opinion prepared by an advocate general for the EU Court of Justice.
In her non-binding opinion issued today (see here), Juliane Kokott says

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Natalie McNelis

Senior Correspondent

Natalie McNelis covers mergers for MLex in Brussels. Before joining MLex in 2017, she spent 20 years as an international trade and competition lawyer in law firms including Stibbe and WilmerHale. Natalie has a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College, a JD from Harvard Law School and an LLM in EU law from KU Leuven. She is admitted to the bar in New York.

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