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  • Apple's EU tax fight could spread: John Engler

    The EU is overriding Ireland's policy, says John Engler, Business Roundtable president, sharing his opposition to the European Committees' $14 billion tax ruling against Apple. This is the kind of thing that alarms business, says Englar.

  • LISBON, Sept 21- Europe's largest tech event, the Web Summit, will double in size when it is held for the first time in Lisbon in November to tackle everything from hot new startups to the race to make driverless cars, its chief executive said on Wednesday. Portugal has pulled off a coup by bringing the Web Summit to Lisbon after it was launched and held every year in...

  • Taxing Apple's IP profits

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks with Margrethe Vestager, European Commission, about Apple's intellectual property and Tim Cook's criticism of the Apple tax ruling.

  • Apple tax ruling overstepping by EU?

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks with Margrethe Vestager, European Commission, about why the anti-trust arm of the Commission investigated Apple's tax situation in Ireland.

  • Vestager on Apple backlash

    CNBC's Sara Eisen speaks with Margrethe Vestager, European Commission, about the Apple tax ruling.

  • Brexit's impact on Ireland

    Martin Shanahan, CEO of IDA Ireland, discusses the rise of populism across Europe and the possibility of businesses moving to Ireland after Brexit.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks on U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment before a forum hosted on the occasion of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly and is co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies- 1805 GMT. DUBLIN- Bank of England's executive director of insurance supervision, David Rule, at the General Insurance...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks on U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment before a forum hosted on the occasion of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly and is co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies- 1805 GMT. DUBLIN- Bank of England's executive director of insurance supervision, David Rule, at the General Insurance...

  • Ireland Financial

    Ireland Minister of State for Financial Services Eoghan Murphy says the EU Commission is not considering the best practice for taxation across jurisdictions.

  • Allergan's offer of $28.35 per Tobira share upfront is nearly a whopping 500 percent premium to the stock's close on Monday, which gave Tobira a market capitalization of about $89 million. Dublin- based Allergan said Tobira shareholders could get up to $49.84 per share contingent on the company achieving certain milestones. About 30 percent of people in the...

  • Sept 20- Allergan Plc said it would buy Tobira Therapeutics Inc in a deal worth up to $1.7 billion, to gain access to its experimental therapies for a fatty liver disease called NASH. Dublin- based Allergan said Tobira shareholder could get up to $49.84 per share contingent on the company achieving certain milestones. About 30 percent of people in the United...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 19- European Union antitrust regulators opened a probe on Monday into tax deals granted by Luxembourg to French power utility Engie, stepping up the EU's campaign against tax avoidance by multinationals. The European Commission said it had concerns the tax rulings granted by Luxembourg since 2008 appeared to treat the same financial...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 19- European Union antitrust regulators opened a probe on Monday into tax deals granted by Luxembourg to French power utility Engie, stepping up the EU's campaign against tax avoidance by multinationals. The European Commission said it had concerns the tax rulings granted by Luxembourg since 2008 appeared to treat the same financial...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 19- European Union antitrust regulators opened a probe on Monday into tax deals granted by Luxembourg to French power utility Engie, stepping up the EU's campaign against tax avoidance by multinationals. The European Commission said it had concerns the tax rulings granted by Luxembourg since 2008 appeared to treat the same financial...

  • LONDON, Sept 19- General Electric is digging deeper into biotechnology with plans to build four prefabricated drug factories in Ireland, bringing to Europe a low-cost manufacturing concept it first pioneered in China. The GE BioPark Cork site is expected to create 500 jobs when fully operational, in a boost for Ireland, whose low tax rates have helped it attract...

  • LONDON, Sept 19- General Electric is digging deeper into biotechnology with plans to build four prefabricated drug factories in Ireland, bringing to Europe a low-cost manufacturing concept it first pioneered in China. The GE BioPark Cork site is expected to create 500 jobs by the time it is fully operational, in a boost for Ireland, whose low tax rates have helped...

  • Very good chance EU will win Apple case: Larry Bossidy

    Larry Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on Apple's Irish tax battle with the European Commission, and its likely impact on U.S. taxpayers.

  • The Apple ruling was fair: Joseph Stiglitz

    Well-known U.S. economist Joseph Stiglitz says the ruling by the European Commission that says Apple has to pay back taxes to Ireland was fair.

  • Ireland may be caught in a multi-billion-euro back tax demand from Europe, but investors are still knocking on its doors, an official said.

  • Ireland Business

    Ireland has over 1,200 multinational companies involved in various sectors including services and technology, says IDA Ireland's Martin Shanahan.