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Attorney General to European Court of Justice: EU Treaty prohibits Germany from levying withholding tax from Canadian pension fund

5 Jun 2019 On June 5th, 2019, the Attorney General (“AG”) to the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) rendered his Opinion in the pending “College Pension Plan” case (C-641/17). The AG is the highest legal advisor to the ECJ and his Opinion is a recommendation to the ECJ on how to rule in this case. The AG’s Opinion is followed by the ECJ in the majority of cases.

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