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EU fight against sweetheart tax deals goes on despite Apple defeat, Vestager warns

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 16 Jul 2020 07:52
  • 16 Jul 2020 08:04
The EU's fight against aggressive tax planning is a "marathon," and enforcement against sweetheart tax deals will continue, the bloc's antitrust chief has said in response to yesterday's court defeat to Apple. 

The EU General Court yesterday annulled a 2016 European Commission decision that the iPhone maker's tax arrangements in Ireland

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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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