Irish MEP Matt Carthy has questioned ICIJ journalist Simon Bowers on the Apple case revealed in the Paradise Papers at a hearing of the European Parliament’s Panama Papers inquiry committee this afternoon. Carthy described the presentation by Bowers regarding Apple in Ireland as “a damning...

One of the most significant revelations in the Paradise Papers relate to the corporate tax avoidance structures of Apple. Irish MEP Matt Carthy, GUE/NGL co-coordinator on the Panama Papers committee, said: “The Paradise Papers reveal not only the secrets of the super-rich individuals who hide their...

Irish MEP Matt Carthy has welcomed the news that Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan is to be called to appear before a hearing of the European Parliament's Panama Papers inquiry committee (PANA). In an email to PANA political group coordinators this afternoon, it was confirmed that...

The publication today of the full European Commission ruling on Irish state aid to Apple confirms what was already well known – that Irish Revenue provided a selective advantage to Apple in two sweetheart deals in 1991 and 2007. But as well as confirming that Apple received...