Published on September 5, 2018
Tags: Maltese Tonnage Tax System, Shipping, state aid
Ship Finance & Mortgages, Ship Registration, Shipping Compliance
The recent long-awaited European Commission decision on the Maltese Tonnage Tax System has been welcomed by the shipping community, both locally as well as from other member states.
Published on April 24, 2017
Tags: state aid, Tax
This article was first published in the Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Volume 8, Issue 7, September 2017
The EU State aid rules are under the world's spotlight with the European Commission's (the ‘Commission’) recent decision that Ireland has to recover up to €13bn plus interest from Apple.
Published on August 1, 2019
Tags: state aid
In a judgment of the General Court (EGC), delivered on the 27th June 2019, the General Court considered the application put forward by Hungary seeking to annul a Commission Decision (EU) 2017/329 of the 4th November 2016 relating to the implementation by Hungary on a taxation imposed on advertisement relating to broadcasting or publication of advertisements specifically in relation to those persons who make advertisements public (newspapers, audiovisual media, billposters).