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Case C-209/13 United Kingdom v Council: Enhanced cooperation and transaction tax

The Court of Justice handed down an interesting judgment in Case C-209/13 United Kingdom v Council EU:C:2014:283 in what promises to be the first of a number of cases about the proposed common system of financial transaction tax. 

The United Kingdom took the matter to the Court of Justice as a precautionary matter. It lost.

What happened was this.  Continue reading