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EU Law Update: Two states ordered to recover unpaid corporation tax

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The European Commission has ordered Luxembourg and the Netherlands to recover unpaid tax from Fiat and Starbucks in the region of €20 million to €30 million each. On October 21st, competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager condemned tax rulings ordered by Luxembourg and the Netherlands in favour of Fiat and Starbucks respectively as illegal and contrary to the EU state aid rules. A decision by […]

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EU Law Update: Travelling time is ‘working time’

There were developments in September in relation to the European Law obligation on airlines to pay compensation where a flight is delayed or cancelled. A European Court of Justice judgment on September 17th, in a case arising from a claim for €600 from KLM because of a 29-hour delay, reinforces consumer rights. KLM had argued […]

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