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VIDEO: Americas Tax Awards 2016

16 September 2016

ITR Correspondent

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The top tax and transfer pricing experts from across the Americas gathered at a glittering awards ceremony in New York at the Pierre Hotel on September 15 to honour the top professionals. A full list of the winners and the video can be found here.

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Top honours at this year’s 2016 Americas Awards went to Deloitte, McDermott, Will & Emery and Baker & McKenzie. Read on for the full list of winners:

COUNTRY AWARDS

Argentina Tax Firm of the Year

Baker & McKenzie

Argentina Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Brazil Tax Firm of the Year

Trench Rossi e Watanabe Advogados

Brazil Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

KPMG

Canada Tax Firm of the Year       

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Canada Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Central America Tax Firm of the Year      

Arias & Muñoz

Chile Tax Firm of the Year

PwC

Chile Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

PwC

Colombia Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Colombia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Brigard & Urrutia

Mexico Tax Firm of the Year

SMPS Legal

Mexico Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Peru Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Peru Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Grant Thornton

Uruguay Tax Firm of the Year

Ferrere

Uruguay Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year            

Grant Thornton

US: Chicago Tax Firm of the Year

McDermott Will & Emery

US: Dallas/Houston Tax Firm of the Year

Norton Rose Fulbright

US: Los Angeles Tax Firm of the Year

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

US: New York Tax Firm of the Year          

Mayer Brown

US: San Francisco and Silicon Valley Tax Firm of the Year

Fenwick & West

US: Washington DC Tax Firm of the Year

Baker & McKenzie

US East Coast Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

US West Coast Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Fenwick & West

Venezuela Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Venezuela Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Norton Rose Fulbright

Brazil Tax Court Firm of the Year

Bichara Advogados

Canada Tax Court Firm of the Year

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

US Tax Court Firm of the Year

Mayer Brown

REGIONAL, INDIVIDUAL AND DEAL AWARDS


Best Newcomer in the Americas

Garrigues Colombia

Americas Tax Pro Bono Firm of the Year

Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr. e Quiroga Advogados

Americas Tax Innovator of the Year

Deloitte

Americas Tax Technology Firm of the Year

Wolters Kluwer

Americas Tax Compliance & Reporting Firm of the Year

Deloitte

International Law Firm in the Americas

Arthur Cox

Americas Tax Policy Firm of the Year

Miller & Chevalier

Americas Tax Litigation & Disputes Practice Leader of the Year

Al Meghji, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Americas Indirect Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Jane May, McDermott Will & Emery

Americas TP Practice Leader of the Year

John Magee, Morgan Lewis

Americas Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Robert Phillpott, Norton Rose Fulbright

Americas Banking Tax Deal of the Year

Banco Bradesco acquisition of HSBC Brazil - Lefosse Advogados

Americas Capital Markets Tax Deal of the Year

CDPQ's convertible share investment in Bombardier Transportation (Investment) UK - McCarthy Tétrault

Americas Consumer Products Tax Deal of the Year

Merger of Johnson Controls and Tyco - A&L Goodbody; Arthur Cox; Fenwick & West; McDermott Will & Emery; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz

Americas Energy Tax Deal of the Year

TransCanada acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group - Bennett Jones; Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Mayer Brown; Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Americas Financial Services Tax Deal of the Year

Sale of Simmons & Company International to Piper Jaffray - Burness Paull; Faegre Baker Daniels; Norton Rose Fulbright

Americas Joint Venture Tax Deal of the Year

Commercialisation of the Canadian Wheat Board - Aikins, MacAulay and Thorvaldson; Baker & McKenzie; McMillan

Americas M&A Tax Deal of the Year

Dow / DuPont merger - Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom; Weil Gotshal & Manges

Americas Media & Entertainment Tax Deal of the Year

Merger of Activision Blizzard and King Digital Entertainment - Debevoise & Plimpton; Fenwick & West, Matheson

Americas Private Equity Tax Deal of the Year

Catalyst Fund Limited Partnership V - Fasken Martineau DuMoulin

Americas Real Estate Tax Deal of the Year

Blackstone's acquisition of the GE Real Estate Mexico lending platform and commercial real estate mortgage loan portfolio in Mexico- Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aizay Enriquez; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Nader, Hayaux & Goebel; Paul Hastings

Americas Tax Restructuring Deal of the Year

Liberty Interactive Spin-off of CommerceHub - Baker Botts

Americas Technology & Telecommunications Tax Deal of the Year

Avago Technologies’ acquisition of Broadcom - Matheson; Morrison & Foerster; Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Americas In-house Team of the Year

Cargill Argentina

North Americas Tax Litigation & Disputes Firm of the Year

Mayer Brown

Latin America Tax Litigation & Disputes Firm of the Year

Machado Associados

North America Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

McDermott Will & Emery

Latin America Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Taxand

North America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Latin America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Grant Thornton

North America Tax Firm of the Year

McDermott Will & Emery

Latin America Tax Firm of the Year

Baker & McKenzie

Americas Tax Firm of the Year

McDermott Will & Emery






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