Philip Baker

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European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

The European Union’s second-highest court, the General Court in Luxembourg, is set to hear arguments on Monday and Tuesday from legal teams represent(...)

The European Commission found in 2016 that the State had granted state aid to Apple worth up to €13 billion. Photograph: Getty Images

The State has to date paid more than €4.5 million in legal fees relating to its battle with the European Commission over its €13 billion ruling on sta(...)

 A spokesman for the Department of Finance said:  “As it is and will continue to be an important issue for the State, it will continue to be appropriately resourced.” Photograph: Reuters

The costs involved in fighting the case for Ireland to take up to €15 billion in tax from Apple have now risen above €4.6 million. Legal bills, (...)

The Apple investigation is examining whether its corporate tax arrangements gave it an unfair advantage over other companies. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The Government has hired one of the most senior tax barristers in Britain to spearhead its defence in relation to the European Commission’s ongoing s(...)