1 min read.Updated: 25 Sep 2020, 07:37 PM ISTReuters
Apple said the court judgment proved it has always complied with Irish laws and that the issue was more about where it should pay taxes rather than the amount
Vestager has three ongoing tax cases, Ikea's and Nike's deals with the Netherlands, as well as Huhtamaki's agreement with Luxembourg.
EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager on Friday appealed a court ruling dismissing her order to iPhone maker Apple to pay 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in Irish back taxes, a landmark case in the European Commission's crackdown against sweetheart tax deals.
The Luxembourg-based General Court in July scrapped the Commission's 2016 ruling, saying that EU competition enforcers had not met the requisite legal standard to show that Apple had enjoyed an unfair advantage.