Ireland Appeals ECJ State Aid Ruling Against Luxembourg

The Department of Finance says it has lodged an appeal at the European Court of Justice against a State aid ruling made against Luxembourg by the EU’s General Court last year because of its relevance to the European Commission’s ruling against Ireland for its tax treatment of Apple.

Ireland’s legal team in the case, which is listed this week in the European Journal, includes former Attorney General Paul Gallagher SC.

Last September, the General Court found that Luxembourg had breached State aid rules in the tax treatment of the Fiat group’s treasury and financing services and ordered the recovery of €20-30 million from the company.

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