Apple fights major court battle over "phantoms"

Jamie McKane

MyBroadband Journalist
Staff member
Super Moderator
Mar 2, 2016
Apple fights major court battle over "phantoms"

Apple Inc. sought to rebut claims by the European Commission that Irish units at the center of its fight to overturn a record 13 billion-euro ($14.3 billion) tax bill are nothing but phantoms.

Judges weighing Apple’s legal challenge on day two of a hearing at the EU’s General Court homed in on the exact functioning of the Irish branches that allowed Apple revenues to be covered by a national tax deal labeled as illegal by regulators.