Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London)

Richard Sultman

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (London)

Richard Sultman is a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, London. His practice focuses on corporate taxation (together with transaction taxes such as VAT and stamp duties), with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, capital markets, and financial products; his practice also includes the tax aspects of debt restructurings, distressed debt acquisitions, and various kinds of investment fund formation and management. Richard also regularly advises on related matters relevant to the taxation of individuals, including investors, managers, and employees. Richard joined the firm in 2004 and became a partner in 2010. He was resident in the New York office from 2006 to 2007. Prior to Cleary, he was a solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London and New York.

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Richard Sultman, Sean Mernagh, François-Charles Laprévote The EU General Court strikes down the Commission’s decision ordering Ireland to recover €13B from a Big Tech company for illegal State aid (Apple)


On July 15, 2020, the European Union’s second- highest court, the General Court (the “Court”), annulled the 2016 decision of the European Commission (the “Commission”) ordering Ireland to recover €13 billion (€14.3 billion with interest) in back-taxes from Apple which the Commission considered to be (...)

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