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Is there an end in sight to Poland's constitutional crisis?

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by Professor Aleks Szczerbiak

Poland’s constitutional tribunal crisis escalated last month when the European Commission initiated the next stage of its rule of law procedure calling upon the country’s government to take action or face possible sanctions. 1.964 weitere Wörter

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Ireland's cabinet delays decision on Apple tax appeal

“Ireland’s cabinet could not agree on Wednesday whether to fight a European Commission ruling against Dublin’s tax dealings with Apple, raising questions over any appeal and the government’s stability,“ Padraic Halpin and Conor Humphries report for Reuters. 561 weitere Wörter


Apple: The European Union's pointless tax crusade

“The executive arm of the European Union, the European Commission, has decided that Apple received illegal tax breaks from Ireland. The EC is now embarked on a crusade to force Ireland to recover back taxes of $14.5 billion it claims Apple should have paid, despite a warning from the US Department of the Treasury not to go there,“ Mark Hibben writes for Seeking Alpha. 651 weitere Wörter


Irish cabinet may be given more time to decide on Apple tax appeal

“Ireland’s cabinet may be given more time to decide on whether to back the finance minister’s recommendation that Dublin appeal the European Commission’s ruling against its tax dealings with Apple, another minister said on Wednesday,“ Padraic Halpin reports for Reuters. 559 weitere Wörter


Post-Brexit Britain could benefit greatly from EU's tax attack on Apple and Ireland

“In taking a bite out of Apple Inc., the beleaguered bloc has gone where the U.S. feared to tread and demonstrated that it still has clout when it comes to taking on corporate giants,“ Ian Wishart reports for Bloomberg. 470 weitere Wörter