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Americas Tax Awards 2017 winners announced

15 September 2017

Salman Shaheen

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The top tax and transfer pricing experts from across the Americas congregated at the Pierre Hotel, New York, on September 14 to honour the very best firms and individuals across a host of categories. Check out the winners here.

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom claimed the crown for the Americas Tax Firm of the Year, while the award for the Americas Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year went to Deloitte. Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados also stood out in numerous awards. For a full list of winners, read on:

Country awards

Argentina Tax Firm of the Year

Marval O’Farrell & Mairal 

Argentina Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

BaseFirma

Brazil Tax Firm of the Year

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados 

Brazil Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Canada Tax Firm of the Year

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Canada Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Chile Tax Firm of the Year

Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uría

Chile Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

PwC

Colombia Tax Firm of the Year

Brigard & Urrutia

Colombia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Mexico Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Mexico Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Peru Tax Firm of the Year

Miranda & Amado

Peru Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Uruguay Tax Firm of the Year

Ferrere

Uruguay Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

KPMG

US: Chicago Tax Firm of the Year

Kirkland & Ellis

US: Houston/Dallas Tax Firm of the Year

Vinson & Elkins

US: Los Angeles Tax Firm of the Year

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

US: New York Tax Firm of the Year

Sullivan & Cromwell

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

Fenwick & West

US: Washington DC Tax Firm of the Year

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

US Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Venezuela Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Venezuela Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

D'Empaire Reyna Abodgados


Tax Court Firms of the Year

Brazil Tax Court Firm of the Year

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Canada Tax Court Firm of the Year

Blake Cassels & Graydon

US Tax Court Firm of the Year

Fenwick & West

 

Regional, individual and deal awards

Best Newcomer in the Americas

Ritch Mueller Heather y Nicolau

Americas Tax Pro Bono Award

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Americas Tax Innovator Award

Deloitte US

Americas Tax Technology Firm of the Year

Wolters Kluwer

Americas Tax Compliance & Reporting Firm of the Year

Deloitte

International Firm in the Americas

Matheson

Americas Tax Policy Team of the Year

GIINTAX

Americas Tax Litigation & Disputes Practice Leader of the Year

Daniel Vitor Bellan, Lacaz Martins Pereira Neto Gurevich & Schoueri Advogados

Americas Indirect Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Renata Correia Cubas, Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Americas Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year

Todd Wolosoff, Deloitte

Americas Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Jeffrey Trossman, Blake Cassels & Graydon

Americas Banking Tax Deal of the Year

FIBRA Macquarie on its refinancing programme
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez; Simpson Thatcher & Bartlett; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Galicia Abogados; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; Nader Hayaux y Goebel

Americas Capital Markets Tax Deal of the Year

Liberty Media – Formula One Acquisition
Baker Botts; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Weil Gotshal & Manges

Americas Consumer Products Tax Deal of the Year

Project Eagle: Coca-Cola Femsa’s indirect acquisition of Brazilian bottling group Vonpar and the subsequent incorporation of a Mexican company by sellers and merger with Coca-Cola Femsa
Creel García-Cuéllar; Aiza y Enríquez; Tozzini Freire Advogados; Galicia Abogados; Vonpar in-house team; Pinheiro Neto Advogados; Spal Industrial Brasileira Drinks in-house team; Coca-Cola Femsa in-house team

Americas Energy Tax Deal of the Year

Camargo Correa sells equity stake held in CPFL to State Grid
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Americas Financial Services Tax Deal of the Year

R3 Consortium Investment

Fenwick & West; Crowell & Moring

Americas Joint Venture Tax Deal of the Year

The combination of the businesses of Cetip and BM&FBovespa
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, BMA – Barbosa, Müssnich, Aragão

Americas M&A Tax Deal of Year

Liberty Media – Formula One Acquisition
Baker Botts; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Weil Gotshal & Manges

Americas Media & Entertainment Tax Deal of the Year

Tencent’s acquisition of an 84% stake in Supercell Oy from SoftBank

Fenwick & West; Covington & Burling; White & Case

Americas Private Equity Tax Deal of the Year

Catalyst’s restructuring of Pacific Exploration and Production Corporation
McMillan; Norton Rose Fulbright; Proskauer Rose; Garrigues; Goodmans; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind Wharton & Garrison; Cardenas y Cardenas Abogados; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Torys; Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta Abogados; and Brown Rudnick

Americas Real Estate Tax Deal of the Year

Hines acquires interest in downtown Toronto real property
McMillan; Davies Ward Philip & Vineberg; Baker Botts; Stikeman Elliott; AMMC Law

Americas Tax Restructuring Deal of the Year

Odebrecht sells equity stake in environmental subsidiary
Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados, TozziniFreire Advogados

Americas Technology and Telecommunications Tax Deal of the Year

General Electric acquires Bit Stew
McMillan; McCarthy Tétrault; Sidley Austin

North America Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Blake Cassels & Graydon

Latin America Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

North America Indirect Tax Firm of the Year         

DLA Piper

Latin America Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Trench Rossi Watanabe

Americas Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

North American Tax Firm of the Year

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Latin American Tax Firm of the Year

Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Americas In-House Tax Team of the Year

Uber LatAm

Americas Tax Firm of the Year

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom






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