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  • Ireland Taxes

    IDA Ireland's Martin Shanahan says he disagrees with the EU Commission's Apple ruling and the prospect of retrospective changes to tax regulations.

  • IDA Ireland CEO: We don't do tax deals

    Martin Shanahan, IDA Ireland CEO, dicusses how the EU Apple ruling is flawed and how Apple did not get special treatment.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Activist shareholder Starboard Value LP on Monday disclosed a 4.6 percent stake in Perrigo Co Plc and said the Dublin- based drugmaker must make immediate improvements to turn around its sagging stock price. Shares of Perrigo, whose market capitalization is around $13 billion, surged 7.3 percent to $95.15 in midday trading.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Activist shareholder Starboard Value LP on Monday disclosed a 4.6 percent stake in Perrigo Co Plc and said the Dublin- based drugmaker must make immediate improvements to turn around its sagging stock price. Shares of Perrigo, whose market capitalization is around $13 billion, surged 5.7 percent to $93.81 in midday trading.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Starboard Value LP on Monday disclosed a 4.6 percent stake in Perrigo Co Plc and said the Dublin- based drugmaker must make immediate improvements to turn around its sagging stock price. The hedge fund delivered a scathing letter to Perrigo's chief executive officer, John Hendrickson, and its board on Monday, criticizing their performance...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 12- Starboard Value LP on Monday disclosed a 4.6 percent stake in Perrigo Co Plc, and said the Dublin- based drugmaker needs to make immediate improvements to turn around its sagging stock price. Starboard delivered a scathing letter to Perrigo's chief executive John Hendrickson and its board on Monday, criticizing their performance since the...

  • Sept 12- Starboard Value LP disclosed a 4.6 percent stake in Perrigo Co Plc, making the activist investor one of the Dublin- based drugmaker's biggest shareholders. Starboard, in a letter to Perrigo's chief executive and board on Monday, called the company "deeply undervalued." Perrigo spurned Mylan NV's takeover bid in 2015, telling shareholders that its...

  • Companies need to pay fair share of tax: Dijsselbloem

    Jeroen Dijsselbloem, president of the Eurogroup, addresses the European Commission's controversial Apple tax ruling.

  • CNBC's Julia Chatterley discusses what look set to be key issues at today's meeting of European economy and finance minsters in Bratislava.

  • "If Bach were to return to Brazil we would certainly like to hear from him," said inspector Ronaldo Oliveira. Bach failed to return to Brazil for Wednesday's opening of the Paralympics, instead attending a friend's funeral in Germany. Among those against whom police are seeking charges are Patrick Hickey, former head of the Olympic Council of Ireland, Martin Burke,...

  • Did Ireland break EU law in the Apple tax probe?

    Entering into advanced pricing agreements with Apple is a legitimate action for Ireland to carry out, says Valerie Wu, partner at Pinsent Masons.

  • Sept 7- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on Wednesday said it planned to start flights to Barcelona from four U.S. cities next summer, heightening competition with U.S. rivals to the popular tourist destination. The Barcelona flights underscore the ambitions of Europe's third-biggest budget carrier, which started New York- Paris flights in July, to rapidly expand its...

  • Irish PM: Confident we will win Apple tax appeal

    CNBC's Julia Chatterly reports the latest on the EU Apple tax order appeal, including what Irish Prime Minster Enda Kenny has to say.

  • *Facebook look for fifth Brussels staffer, had two in 2015. *Brussels now rivals Washington in numbers of lobbyists. BRUSSELS, Sept 7- U.S. tech giants Google and Facebook are among multinationals spending more in Brussels as the European Commission eyes new business regulation after last week handing Apple a 13- billion-euro tax demand.

  • Enda Kenny

    Ireland cannot become the "collector general for the world," Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny tells CNBC.

  • Irish PM: No preferential treatment tax treatment for any company

    CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports the highlights from her interview with Ireland Prime Minister on its appeal of the European Commission's ruling on Apple's tax situation.

  • *EU ruling unhelpful for Ireland, says investment chief. DUBLIN, Sept 7- The European Union's demand that Ireland claw back billions in tax from Apple has hit the country's reputation as an investment destination just as it eyes up opportunities from Brexit, but officials say the damage will be limited. That's problematic for Ireland, "said Martin Shanahan, chief...

  • No special treatment for Apple: Ireland PM

    Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny speaks to CNBC about the appeal of the European Commission's ruling on Apple's tax situation.

  • Ireland debates Apple tax payment

    CNBC's Julia Chatterley reports Ireland's parliament will debate the government's decision to appeal the EU's Apple tax ruling.

  • "We want to make sure that as many customers as possible have access to the cloud," said Nicola Hodson, general manager of marketing and operations for Microsoft UK. More recently, Britain's vote to leave the European Union has raised questions about the status of data stored and processed in the UK. Other initial UK cloud customers include automaker Aston Martin,...