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  • 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,...

  • Chances of tax war over Apple are high: Carn

    Ireland’s parliament is set to debate the government’s decision to appeal the tax ruling against Apple. Carn Macro Advisors Founder, Nick Carn, discusses the topic.

  • EC wasn’t encroaching on Ireland’s rights: Sinn Féin

    Sinn Féin Finance Spokesperson, Pearse Doherty explains why Sinn Féin is against the Irish government’s appeal against the Apple tax ruling.

  • Ireland’s tax system is fair: Chair

    Dail Budget Committee Chair John Paul Phelan says the Irish people do have an understanding of how the multinational sector influences the economy.

  • Ireland has transparent, simple tax system: IBEC

    IBEC Chief Economist, Fergal O'Brien, discusses Irish business, the economy and the government’s decision to appeal the tax ruling against Apple.

  • This is an attack on sovereignty: Chair

    Dail Budget Committee Chair, John Paul Phelan says the tax decision by the European Commission doesn’t make sense on any level.

  • Government must defend Ireland’s economic model: IBEC

    Businesses “fully endorse” the Irish government’s decision to appeal the $14.5 billion tax ruling against Apple, says Fergal O'Brien, chief economist at IBEC.

  • Spotlight on Irish corporate tax

    Ireland’s parliament is gearing up to debate the government’s decision to appeal the $14.5 billion tax ruling against Apple. CNBC’s Julia Chatterley reports.

  • *Juncker Commission, however, has political aim, sources say. BRUSSELS, Sept 3- The European Commission denies that its shock demand that Apple Inc. hand 13 billion euros in back taxes to Ireland is, in the pungent phrase of Apple CEO Tim Cook, "total political crap". But, say senior EU officials involved, the decision certainly has a strong political element, even if...

  • Pedestrians walk with a dog near Apple Inc.'s campus in Cork, Ireland.

    Ireland's cabinet agreed on Friday to join Apple in appealing against a multi-billion-euro back tax demand that the European Commission has imposed on the iPhone maker.

  • DUBLIN, Sept 2- Ireland's cabinet agreed on Friday to join Apple in appealing against a multi-billion-euro back tax demand that the European Commission has imposed on the iPhone maker, despite misgivings among independents who back the fragile coalition. The Commission's ruling this week that the U.S. tech giant must pay up to 13 billion euros to Dublin has...

  • Pawel Szalamacha, Polish finance minister, takes a balanced view on Apple and the European Commission's taxation dispute, but stresses that international companies are welcome to invest in Poland.

  • DUBLIN, Sept 2- Ireland's cabinet agreed on Friday to join Apple in appealing against a multi-billion-euro back tax demand that the European Commission has slapped on the iPhone maker, despite misgivings among independents who back the fragile coalition. With transatlantic tensions rising, the White House said President Barack Obama would raise the issue...

  • Ireland to appeal EU Apple tax ruling

    Ireland's coalition government has agreed to fight a $14.5-billion back tax demand by the European Commission.

  • DUBLIN, Sept 2 (Reuters)- Ireland's cabinet agreed on Friday to join Apple in appealing against a multi-billion-euro back tax demand that the European Commission has slapped on the iPhone maker, despite misgivings among independents who back the fragile coalition. Finance Minister Michael Noonan has insisted Dublin would fight any adverse ruling ever since...

  • *Moody's reviews Portugal; DBRS reviews Ireland. LONDON, Sept 2- Euro zone bond markets braced for a number of potentially market-moving events on Friday including a Moody's ratings review of Portugal, a second parliamentary vote of confidence in Spain and U.S. jobs data. Ratings agency Moody's is expected to review Portugal and Commerzbank says the stable...