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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Google gets more time to answer EU charges: officialhas already offered a general defence against the charges from the European Com
Google gets more time to answer EU charges: official
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
has already offered a general defence against the charges from the European Commission. Former Danish economy minister Margrethe Vestager has launched a series of EU anti-trust cases against US firms in the past two years, drawing complaints... Read more
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PhysOrg
Google gets more time to answer EU charges: officialhas already offered a general defence against the charges from the European Com
Google gets more time to answer EU charges: official
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
has already offered a general defence against the charges from the European Commission. Former Danish economy minister Margrethe Vestager has launched a series of EU anti-trust cases against US firms in the past two years, drawing complaints... Read more
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International Business Times
Britain's post-Brexit future should be tax haven-freeBahamas, something which was an outright breach of her official duties. She is
Britain's post-Brexit future should be tax haven-free
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
Bahamas, something which was an outright breach of her official duties. She is the exact opposite of her replacement today, Margrethe Vestager, who has truly picked up the fight against tax dumping. It was no surprise to find Kroes criticising... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Ireland’s Finance Minister Noonan: Apple tax appeal may take four years, maybe more – MacDailyNewsprobably take four years, maybe more.” In the meantime: Anyone who decides to s
Ireland’s Finance Minister Noonan: Apple tax appeal may take four years, maybe more – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 2 days ago
probably take four years, maybe more.” In the meantime: Anyone who decides to set up a business in a European Union member country today is insane. — MacDailyNews, August 30, 2016 The EU’s antitrust commissioner, Margrethe Vestager,... Read more
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Fortune
Apple Is Just the Beginning of Europe’s New War on U.S. BusinessEurope. Although the cut-rate tax deals are legal, the no-nonsense, stunningly
Apple Is Just the Beginning of Europe’s New War on U.S. Business
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
Europe. Although the cut-rate tax deals are legal, the no-nonsense, stunningly effective EU competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has launched multiple cases, arguing that multi­nationals have overwhelmed competitors by shaving... Read more
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Times of Malta
EU reviews ex-commissioner Kroes’s offshore directorshipfrom the Commission earlier this month after she publicly questioned the decisi
EU reviews ex-commissioner Kroes’s offshore directorship
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
from the Commission earlier this month after she publicly questioned the decision of the current competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, to demand €13 billion in back taxes from Apple Inc. in Ireland. A Commission spokesman noted in reaction... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Regulators expect Monte dei Paschi to ask Italy for helpof its own plan, although on a voluntary basis. A spokeswoman for the European
Regulators expect Monte dei Paschi to ask Italy for help
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
of its own plan, although on a voluntary basis. A spokeswoman for the European Commissioner in charge of state aid cases, Margrethe Vestager, said that it had "taken note" of the bank's "plans to launch a private capital raising exercise." "This... Read more
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Reuters
Regulators expect Monte dei Paschi to ask Italy for helpof its own plan, although on a voluntary basis. A spokeswoman for the European
Regulators expect Monte dei Paschi to ask Italy for help
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
of its own plan, although on a voluntary basis. A spokeswoman for the European Commissioner in charge of state aid cases, Margrethe Vestager, said that it had "taken note" of the bank's "plans to launch a private capital raising exercise." "This... Read more
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Reuters
EU reviews ex-commissioner Kroes' offshore directorshipfrom the Commission earlier this month after she publicly questioned the decisi
EU reviews ex-commissioner Kroes' offshore directorship
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
from the Commission earlier this month after she publicly questioned the decision of the current competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, to demand 13 billion euros in back taxes from Apple Inc in Ireland. A Commission spokesman noted in... Read more
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Times of Malta
EU reviews ex-commissioner Kroes' offshore directorship following Bahamas leaksfrom the Commission earlier this month after she publicly questioned the decisi
EU reviews ex-commissioner Kroes' offshore directorship following Bahamas leaks
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
from the Commission earlier this month after she publicly questioned the decision of the current competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, to demand €13 billion in back taxes from Apple Inc. in Ireland. A Commission spokesman noted in reaction... Read more
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Fortune
Former EU Antitrust Chief Is Named in Bahamas Tax Haven Leaksan argument with her former colleagues over Apple’s $14.5 billion Irish tax bil
Former EU Antitrust Chief Is Named in Bahamas Tax Haven Leaks
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
an argument with her former colleagues over Apple’s $14.5 billion Irish tax bill—she said current antitrust commissioner Margrethe Vestager had made the wrong call, but the Commission pointed out that she was misrepresenting the nature of the... Read more
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Eu Business
Local public support measures fall outside EU state aid control — EUbusiness.commany cases Member States can stimulate investment without asking the Commission
Local public support measures fall outside EU state aid control — EUbusiness.com
Eu Business / Posted 4 days ago
many cases Member States can stimulate investment without asking the Commission", said Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. "These decisions confirm that many local public support measures do not constitute state aid." The... Read more
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CNBC
EU Commissioner Vestager on Apple tax penaltyMargrethe Vestager is the European Union's antitrust commissioner who handed Ap
EU Commissioner Vestager on Apple tax penalty
CNBC / Posted 4 days ago
Margrethe Vestager is the European Union's antitrust commissioner who handed Apple a $14.5-billion back taxes bill in August — the largest tax penalty for a U.S. tech company. In an interview with CNBC's Sara Eisen, Vestager said the pushback has... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Google granted yet another extension in EU Android antitrust probechoice of mobile apps and services, and stands in the way of innovation by othe
Google granted yet another extension in EU Android antitrust probe
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 4 days ago
choice of mobile apps and services, and stands in the way of innovation by other players," EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said in a statement at the time. Poor old Google just can't find the time to review these documents, can... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU says no wave of tax investigations for US companiesagainst Apple. Fears of a new round of EU state aid probes were triggered by a
EU says no wave of tax investigations for US companies
The Irish Times / Posted 4 days ago
against Apple. Fears of a new round of EU state aid probes were triggered by a tweet that EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager sent over the weekend. Some officials said privately that the message appeared to portend a new round of... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel blasts Wells Fargo CEO | House GOP hopeful on spending deal | SEC probes Exxonthe commission’s antitrust investigations of other U.S. multinationals. In an
Senate panel blasts Wells Fargo CEO | House GOP hopeful on spending deal | SEC probes Exxon
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
the commission’s antitrust investigations of other U.S. multinationals. In an interview with Recode released on Tuesday, Margrethe Vestager noted that while she thought “it’s a completely good thing to want to do business, to want to make money... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EC competition official: no new wave of US tax probesagainst Apple Inc . Fears of a new round of EU state aid probes were triggered
EC competition official: no new wave of US tax probes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
against Apple Inc . Fears of a new round of EU state aid probes were triggered by a tweet that EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager sent over the weekend. Some officials said privately that the message appeared to portend a new round of... Read more
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Reuters
EC competition official: no new wave of U.S. tax probesEU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager gestures during a news conferenc
EC competition official: no new wave of U.S. tax probes
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager gestures during a news conference on the approval of the Hutchison-Vimpelcom deal at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium September 1, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Vidal/File Photo WASHINGTON The... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Tax bill is coming: E.U. says more Apple-type actions likelyEuropean Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager at the Delegation of
Tax bill is coming: E.U. says more Apple-type actions likely
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager at the Delegation of the European Union to the United States on Monday, September 19, 2016. (Photo: Jarrad Henderson, USA TODAY) WASHINGTON — Apple likely won't be the last U.S. firm... Read more
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Business Standard India
EU, accused of bias, opens tax probe into French utilityand officials gave no estimates of the amount of taxes the company potentially
EU, accused of bias, opens tax probe into French utility
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
and officials gave no estimates of the amount of taxes the company potentially owed. Still, the investigation could help Margrethe Vestager, Europe's competition commissioner, rebut allegations of bias as she begins her meetings in the United... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Tax bill is coming: EU's Vestager says more Apple-type actions likelymonth ruled that Apple must pay $14.5 billion for unpaid taxes to Ireland. Appl
Tax bill is coming: EU's Vestager says more Apple-type actions likely
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
month ruled that Apple must pay $14.5 billion for unpaid taxes to Ireland. Apple and Ireland both dispute the charge, but Margrethe Vestager, the EU Competition Commissioner who oversees antitrust and competition, remains adamant on the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Tax bill is coming: EU's Vestager says more Apple-type actions likelymonth ruled that Apple must pay $14.5 billion for unpaid taxes to Ireland. Appl
Tax bill is coming: EU's Vestager says more Apple-type actions likely
The Arizona Republic / Posted 5 days ago
month ruled that Apple must pay $14.5 billion for unpaid taxes to Ireland. Apple and Ireland both dispute the charge, but Margrethe Vestager, the EU Competition Commissioner who oversees antitrust and competition, remains adamant on the... Read more
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York Daily Record
Tax bill is coming: EU's Vestager says more Apple-type actions likelymonth ruled that Apple must pay $14.5 billion for unpaid taxes to Ireland. Appl
Tax bill is coming: EU's Vestager says more Apple-type actions likely
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
month ruled that Apple must pay $14.5 billion for unpaid taxes to Ireland. Apple and Ireland both dispute the charge, but Margrethe Vestager, the EU Competition Commissioner who oversees antitrust and competition, remains adamant on the... Read more
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RTE News
Apple should not be punished over tax - O'Briencorporate tax rate of 1% on its European profits in 2003, down to 0.005% in 201
Apple should not be punished over tax - O'Brien
RTE News / Posted 5 days ago
corporate tax rate of 1% on its European profits in 2003, down to 0.005% in 2014, according to EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager – figures disputed by the company. The tax probe came after the US Senate “tipped us off” about the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Denis O’Brien: Apple should not be punished over taxrate of 1 per cent on its European profits in 2003 down to 0.005 percent in 201
Denis O’Brien: Apple should not be punished over tax
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
rate of 1 per cent on its European profits in 2003 down to 0.005 percent in 2014, according to EU competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager, figures disputed by the company. The tax probe came after the US senate “tipped us off” about the iPhone... Read more
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USA Today
Tax bill is coming: EU's Vestager says more Apple-type actions likelymonth ruled that Apple must pay $14.5 billion for unpaid taxes to Ireland. Appl
Tax bill is coming: EU's Vestager says more Apple-type actions likely
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
month ruled that Apple must pay $14.5 billion for unpaid taxes to Ireland. Apple and Ireland both dispute the charge, but Margrethe Vestager, the EU Competition Commissioner who oversees antitrust and competition, remains adamant on the... Read more
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The Hill
European Commissioner defends Apple decisionas the commission’s antirust investigations of other U.S. multinationals. In a
European Commissioner defends Apple decision
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
as the commission’s antirust investigations of other U.S. multinationals. In an interview with Recode released on Tuesday, Margrethe Vestager noted that while she thought “it’s a completely good thing to want to do business, to want to make money... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Vestager Defends EC Apple Tax RulingDefends EC Apple Tax Rulingby Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels20 September
Vestager Defends EC Apple Tax Ruling
Tax-News.com / Posted 5 days ago
Defends EC Apple Tax Rulingby Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels20 September 2016 European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has said that the recent ruling that Apple received selective tax treatment from the Irish authorities is... Read more
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Reuters
Google gets more time to counter EU antitrust charge on Androidin this April 15, 2015 photo illustration. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/Fil
Google gets more time to counter EU antitrust charge on Android
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
in this April 15, 2015 photo illustration. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager holds a news conference at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, July 14, 2016.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
September 20stand accused of unfairly targeting American companies in a series of inquiries
September 20
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
stand accused of unfairly targeting American companies in a series of inquiries. So with the region's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager visiting the United States this week, the bloc's officials said on Monday that they were investigating... Read more
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TheBull
EU tax move on Apple not anti-US bias: VestagerEurope's powerful Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Monday that
EU tax move on Apple not anti-US bias: Vestager
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
Europe's powerful Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Monday that the EU order for Apple to pay $15 billion in taxes did not represent any bias against US companies. 20.09.2016 04:25 PM Europe's powerful Competition Commissioner... Read more
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Times of Malta
Engie to cut 1,150 French jobsof transaction, equity or debt – but a single company cannot have the best of t
Engie to cut 1,150 French jobs
Times of Malta / Posted 5 days ago
of transaction, equity or debt – but a single company cannot have the best of two worlds for one and the same transaction,” Margrethe Vestager, EU Competition Commissioner, said in a statement. The financial transactions are loans granted in 2009... Read more
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The Manila Times
EU tax move on Apple not anti-US biasWASHINGTON: Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Monday that the EU order for A
EU tax move on Apple not anti-US bias
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON: Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Monday that the EU order for Apple to pay $15 billion in taxes did not represent any bias against US companies. Speaking hours after the European Union launched an in-depth probe into alleged... Read more
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Boston Globe
EU regulator signals Apple case just the start of tax probesApple Inc. and tweeted that she may investigate other major US companies, ahead
EU regulator signals Apple case just the start of tax probes
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
Apple Inc. and tweeted that she may investigate other major US companies, ahead of meetings with officials in Washington. Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s commissioner for competition, on Monday will meet with US Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew;... Read more
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The Hill
Vestager visits DC | ICANN transition seizes CR battle | New York alert draws criticismLEDE: European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager started her tour
Vestager visits DC | ICANN transition seizes CR battle | New York alert draws criticism
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
LEDE: European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager started her tour of Washington D.C. on Monday. The commissioner who handed down the hotly-contested ruling for Apple to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes started her visit with a press... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple’s EU tax nemesis Margrethe Vestager takes aim at other U.S. companies’ offshore profits – MacDailyNews14 percent of U.S. gross domestic product, according to new estimates released
Apple’s EU tax nemesis Margrethe Vestager takes aim at other U.S. companies’ offshore profits – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 6 days ago
14 percent of U.S. gross domestic product, according to new estimates released Monday.” “The EU’s antitrust commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, was in Washington on Monday to meet with U.S. officials, including Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, who has... Read more
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RTE News
EU's Apple ruling not anti-US bias - VestagerEurope's powerful Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has said the EU o
EU's Apple ruling not anti-US bias - Vestager
RTE News / Posted 6 days ago
Europe's powerful Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has said the EU order for Apple to pay €13 billion in taxes to Ireland did not represent any bias against US companies. Speaking hours after the European Union launched an in-depth probe... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
EU tax move on Apple not anti-US bias: VestagerWASHINGTON - Europe's powerful Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said
EU tax move on Apple not anti-US bias: Vestager
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON - Europe's powerful Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Monday that the EU order for Apple to pay $15 billion in taxes did not represent any bias against US companies. European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager... Read more
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Fortune
McDonald's Could Be Next in Line for an EU Tax BillFT said the Commission could ask McDonald’s to repay up to $500 million in taxe
McDonald's Could Be Next in Line for an EU Tax Bill
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
FT said the Commission could ask McDonald’s to repay up to $500 million in taxes to Luxembourg. Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said last week that her final ruling against McDonald’s was “in the pipeline,” along with a similar one... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU Commission has ‘no specific concern’ about Irish tax system – Vestagerabout the Irish tax system and is not planning to harmonise corporate tax syste
EU Commission has ‘no specific concern’ about Irish tax system – Vestager
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
about the Irish tax system and is not planning to harmonise corporate tax system, according to competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager. The competition commissioner, who has ordered Apple to pay €13 billion in back taxes to the Republic,... Read more
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PhysOrg
EU tax move on Apple not anti-US bias: VestagerEuropean Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager says the EU is going a
EU tax move on Apple not anti-US bias: Vestager
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager says the EU is going after all tax evaders Europe's powerful Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Monday that the EU order for Apple to pay $15 billion in taxes did not represent... Read more
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Tax-News.com
EU To Probe Luxembourg Tax Ruling For GDF Suezconfirmed, this would amount to illegal state aid, which Luxembourg could then
EU To Probe Luxembourg Tax Ruling For GDF Suez
Tax-News.com / Posted 6 days ago
confirmed, this would amount to illegal state aid, which Luxembourg could then be directed to recover from the taxpayer. Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner in charge of Competition Policy, said: "Financial transactions can be taxed differently... Read more
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Reuters
EU opens probe into tax deals between Luxembourg and Engieof transaction, equity or debt - but a single company cannot have the best of t
EU opens probe into tax deals between Luxembourg and Engie
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
of transaction, equity or debt - but a single company cannot have the best of two worlds for one and the same transaction," Margrethe Vestager, EU Competition Commissioner, said in a statement. A spokeswoman for Engie said the company took note of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
EU probes Luxembourg's tax treatment of France's Engiethe same financial transactions between four units of the company in an inconsi
EU probes Luxembourg's tax treatment of France's Engie
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
the same financial transactions between four units of the company in an inconsistent manner. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Monday that these rulings "seem to contradict national taxation rules and allow GDF Suez to pay less... Read more
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FOX Business
Eu Probes Luxembourg's Tax Treatment Of France's Engiethe same financial transactions between four units of the company in an inconsi
Eu Probes Luxembourg's Tax Treatment Of France's Engie
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
the same financial transactions between four units of the company in an inconsistent manner. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Monday that these rulings "seem to contradict national taxation rules and allow GDF Suez to pay less... Read more
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FOX Business
Eu Probes Luxembourg's Tax Treatment Of France's Engiethe same financial transactions between four units of the company in an inconsi
Eu Probes Luxembourg's Tax Treatment Of France's Engie
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
the same financial transactions between four units of the company in an inconsistent manner. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Monday that these rulings "seem to contradict national taxation rules and allow GDF Suez to pay less... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU examining tax deals between Luxembourg and Engieof transaction, equity or debt - but a single company cannot have the best of t
EU examining tax deals between Luxembourg and Engie
The Irish Times / Posted 6 days ago
of transaction, equity or debt - but a single company cannot have the best of two worlds for one and the same transaction,” Margrethe Vestager, EU Competition Commissioner, said in a statement. Engie did not immediately respond to a request for... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
EU probes French gas giant Engie's Luxembourg tax dealsprobe into one of France's most important companies opens on the same day as a
EU probes French gas giant Engie's Luxembourg tax deals
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
probe into one of France's most important companies opens on the same day as a visit by EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager to Washington, where she is to meet with top US officials amid continued complaints over her Apple... Read more
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RTE News
EU probe into tax deals between Luxembourg & Engieof transaction, equity or debt - but a single company cannot have the best of t
EU probe into tax deals between Luxembourg & Engie
RTE News / Posted 6 days ago
of transaction, equity or debt - but a single company cannot have the best of two worlds for one and the same transaction," Margrethe Vestager, EU Competition Commissioner, said in a statement. The financial transactions are loans granted in 2009... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Net sales reins spark EU scrutinywebsites, according to a report late last week in Brussels. The digital econom
Net sales reins spark EU scrutiny
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
websites, according to a report late last week in Brussels. The digital economy is a focus for EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager, who is investigating Alphabet Inc.'s Google over an online shopping search tool, phone software and... Read more
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