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Asia Tax Awards 2017 nominees announced

08 March 2017

Ralph Cunningham - ITR

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Fierce competition is guaranteed for all the prizes after the announcement of the shortlists for the Asia Tax Awards 2017.

Deloitte and KPMG have bagged the most nominations following the announcement of the AsiaTax Awards 2017 shortlists today. Each is up for awards in 48 categories, though when affiliate firms and individual recognition are included, KPMG is ahead, with nominees in 55 out of a total of 70 categories. Deloitte has 50. 

The awards will be held at the Goodwood Park Hotel in Singapore on Thursday May 4, following the end of International Tax Review’s two-day Asia Tax Forum.

Of the other big four firms, EY has 38 nominations and PwC has been shortlisted in 36 categories. The leading law firm is Baker McKenzie, which is shortlisted for 26 awards.  DLA Piper comes next with eight.

 

ITR Asia Tax Awards 2017

FINALISTS

 

COUNTRY AWARDS

Australia Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills

KPMG

 

Australia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

Grant Thornton

KPMG

Quantera Global

Transfer Pricing Solutions

 

Australia Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

Herbert Smith Freehills & Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills

KPMG

 

Cambodia Tax Firm of the Year

Bun & Associates

Deloitte

DFDL

Sciaroni & Associates

VDB Loi

 

Cambodia Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

DFDL

Sciaroni & Associates

China Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper

EY

JunHe

King & Wood Mallesons

KPMG

PwC

Zhong Lun

 

China Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper

EY

KPMG

PwC

Quantera Global

 

China Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

Hong Kong Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper

KPMG

PwC

 

Hong Kong Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

Hong Kong Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Clifford Chance

Deloitte

DLA Piper

KPMG

PwC

 

India Tax Firm of the Year

Advaita Legal

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Deloitte

Dhruva Advisors

EY

KPMG

Majmudar & Partners

Nangia & Co

Nishith Desai Associates

PwC

 

India Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

India Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

BMR Legal, Taxand India

Deloitte

Dhruva Advisors

EY

KPMG

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

PwC

 

Indonesia Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

KPMG

PwC

 

Indonesia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

Indonesia Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners

KPMG

PwC

 

Japan Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

KPMG

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Withers

 

Japan Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

Japan Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Nishimura & Asahi

 

Malaysia Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

PwC

Wong & Partners

 

Malaysia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

PwC

 

Malaysia Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

KPMG

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

PwC

Shearn Delamore

Wong & Partners

 

Myanmar Tax Firm of the Year

DFDL

KPMG

Tilleke & Gibbins

VDB Loi

 

Myanmar Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

VDB Loi

 

New Zealand Tax Firm of the Year

Bell Gully

Chapman Tripp

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

Russell McVeagh

 

New Zealand Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Bell Gully

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

New Zealand Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Bell Gully

Chapman Tripp

Deloitte

KPMG

Russell McVeagh

 

Pakistan Tax Firm of the Year

Grant Thornton

HaidermotaBNR

RIAA Barker Gillette

 

Pakistan Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Grant Thornton

HaidermotaBNR

RIAA Barker Gillette

 

Philippines Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Isla Lipana & Co (PwC)

Quisumbing Torres

Reyes Tacandong & Co

RG Manabat & Co (KPMG)

Salvador Llanillo & Bernardo, Taxand Philippines

SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co (EY)

SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan

 

Philippines Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Isla Lipana & Co (PwC)

Quantera Global

RG Manabat & Co (KPMG)

SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co (EY)

 

Philippines Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

BDB Law

Deloitte

Quisumbing Torres

RG Manabat & Co (KPMG)

Salvador Llanillo & Bernardo, Taxand Philippines

SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co (EY)

 

Singapore Tax Firm of the Year

Allen & Gledhill

Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

Withers KhattarWong, Taxand Singapore

WongPartnership

 

Singapore Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

Quantera Global

Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia

 

Singapore Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie.Wong & Leow

Deloitte

KPMG

Rajah & Tann

Withers KhattarWong, Taxand Singapore

 

 

South Korea Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

Kim & Chang

Lee & Ko

PwC

Yoon & Yang

Yulchon

 

South Korea Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

Kim & Chang

KPMG

PwC

Yoon & Yang

Yulchon

 

South Korea Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Bae Kim & Lee

Kim & Chang

Lee & Ko

Yoon & Yang

Yulchon

 

Sri Lanka Tax Firm of the Year

FJ&G De Saram

KPMG

Nithya Partners

 

Sri Lanka Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

KPMG

 

Taiwan Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Lee and Li

PwC

 

Taiwan Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

Grant Thornton

KPMG

PwC

 

Taiwan Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

Thailand Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

KPMG

SCL Tax Consultants

Tilleke & Gibbins

 

Thailand Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

KPMG

Quantera Global

 

Thailand Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

KPMG

LawAlliance

SCL Tax Consultants

 

Vietnam Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

KPMG

 

Vietnam Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte 

EY

KPMG

PwC

Quantera Global

 

Vietnam Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

KPMG

PwC

REGIONAL FIRM, INDIVIDUAL AND IN-HOUSE AWARDS FINALISTS

Asia Tax Transactions Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Deloitte

EY

JunHe

Kim & Chang

KPMG

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

PwC

Yulchon

 

Asia Tax Policy Firm of the Year

Dhruva Advisors

EY

KPMG

Yoon & Yang

 

Asia Tax Compliance & Reporting Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

 

Asia Tax Technology Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Thomson Reuters

Wolters Kluwer

 

Asia Tax Innovator of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Wolters Kluwer

 

Global Executive Mobility Team of the Year in Asia

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

 

US Corporate Tax Team of the Year

EY

KPMG

 

Withholding Tax Team of the Year

Deloitte

EY

Lee & Ko

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

PwC

 

International Tax Law Firm of the Year in Asia

Baker McKenzie

DFDL

DLA Piper

Withers

 

Best Newcomer of the Year

Advaita Legal

SCL Tax Consultants

Transfer Pricing Solutions Asia

VDB Loi (Indonesia) 

  Asia Tax Disputes & Litigation Practice Leader of the Year

Ahdianto, GNV Consulting Services

Sujit Ghosh, Advaita Legal

Oh-Young Jeon, Yoon & Yang

Yuko Miyazaki, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Nguyen Huong Giang, PwC

Anand Raj, Shearn Delamore

Vikna Rajah, Rajah & Tann

Steven Sieker, Baker McKenzie

Angela Wood, KPMG

 

Asia Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year

Kyung Geun Lee, Yulchon

Amit Maheshwari, Ashok Maheshwary & Associates

Rahul Mitra, KPMG

Ay Tjhing Phan, PwC

Shannon Smit, Transfer Pricing Solutions

Geoffrey Soh, KPMG

Michael Tabart, Deloitte

Shanwu Yuan, Baker McKenzie

 

Asia Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Khoon Ming Ho, KPMG

Dinesh Kanabar, Dhruva Advisors

Dong Soo Kim, Yulchon

Shinya Matsumiya, Deloitte

Chung-Sim Siew Moon, EY

Eric Roose, Withers

Manish Shah, SKP Group

John Walker, Baker McKenzie

 

Asia In-house Tax Team of the Year

GE China

Infosys

PT Freeport Indonesia

Yum! China Holdings

 

Asia In-house Transfer Pricing Team of the Year

Infosys

Nissan

Samsung

Asia In-house Tax Director of the Year

Annie Pan, RELX Group

Asia Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

Asia Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

Asia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

Asia Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

Kim & Chang

KPMG

PwC






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