US Gov't Seeks To Intervene In Apple's €13B EU Tax Case

Law360, New York (July 6, 2017, 6:23 PM EDT) -- The U.S. government is planning on intervening in Apple Inc.'s lawsuit challenging an approximately €13 billion ($14.85 billion) tax bill in Ireland ordered by the European Union's competition watchdog, a source familiar with the case said Thursday.

Apple is appealing the European Commission's August 2016 ruling, which concluded that it had entered into a sweetheart tax deal with the Irish government to "substantially and artificially" lower its taxes.

The commission's investigations into Apple's tax arrangements, as well as those of Starbucks Corp., had previously drawn the ire of the Obama administration, which complained that the commission appeared to be unfairly targeting...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!