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ITR European Tax Awards 2019 shortlist announced

27 March 2019

Dan Barabas

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The nominations for the 15th annual ITR European Tax Awards have been announced.

The Awards celebrate the best tax and transfer pricing work across the EMEA region in the last 12 months. Firms and in-house tax teams across 26 countries are competing to win awards. This year, the research has featured a dedicated submission process merged with analysis of submissions for the latest version of the ITR World Tax rankings.

Winners will be announced at a five-star ceremony at the Savoy Hotel on Thursday May 16 2019. The full shortlist can be found below. Please note that a range of impact cases/deals chosen by the ITR editorial team will also be revealed at the ceremony.

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National Awards


Austria Tax Firm of the Year

BPV Hügel

Deloitte

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

ICON, WTS Global

KPMG

Rödl & Partner

Wolf Theiss    

 

Austria Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

BPV Hügel

Deloitte

TPA Group

 

Baltic Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

TGS Baltic

Sorainen, WTS Global

 

Baltic Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

TGS Baltic

Sorainen, WTS Global

 

Belgium Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Clifford Chance

Deloitte

DLA Piper

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

 

Belgium Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

T/A Economics, WTS Global

 

Central and Eastern Europe Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

DLA Piper

Grant Thornton

Radu şi Asociaţii

TPA

WTS Alfery, WTS Global

 

Central and Eastern Europe Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

EY 

Deloitte

TPA

 

Cyprus Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

 

Cyprus Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

 

Denmark Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

DLA Piper

KPMG

 

Denmark Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

 

Finland Tax Firm of the Year

Alder & Sound

Bird & Bird

Borenius Attorneys

Deloitte

Hannes Snellman

Roschier

 

Finland Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Alder & Sound

Borenius Attorneys

Deloitte

EY

 

France Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Bredin Prat

DLA Piper

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

LPA-CGR Avocats

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Sullivan & Cromwell

Taj-Deloitte

 

France Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

EY

Taj-Deloitte

 

Germany Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Dentons

Flick Gocke Schaumburg

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Noerr

Oppenhoff & Partner

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

WTS, WTS Global

 

Germany Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

Flick Gocke Schaumburg

NERA Economic Consulting

Oppenhoff & Partner

PwC

WTS, WTS Global

 

Greece Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

Koutalidis

Zepos & Yannopoulos, Taxand Greece

 

Greece Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

Zepos & Yannopoulos, Taxand Greece

 

Hungary Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie, Hegymegi-Barakonyi

Deloitte

EY

Tandax Advisory

WTS Klient, WTS Global

 

Hungary Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie, Hegymegi-Barakonyi

Deloitte

EY

OrienTax

WTS Klient, WTS Global

 

Ireland Tax Firm of the Year

A&L Goodbody

Arthur Cox

Baker Tilly

Deloitte

Maples Group

Matheson

PwC

William Fry, Taxand Ireland

 

Ireland Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

KPMG

Matheson

 

Israel Tax Firm of the Year

Barnea Jaffa Lande & Co

Eitan Mehulal Sadot

Fischer Behar Chen Well Orion & Co

Gornitzky & Co

Herzog Fox & Neeman

Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal

S Horowitz & Co

Yigal Arnon & Co

 

Italy Tax Firm of the Year

Allen & Overy

Baker McKenzie

BonelliErede

Chiomenti Studio Legale

Clifford Chance

DLA Piper

Maisto e Associati

Studio Legale e Tributario Biscozzi Nobili, WTS Global

Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati

 

Italy Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

BonelliErede

Chiomenti Studio Legale

Crowe Valente/Valente Associati GEB Partners

DLA Piper

Ludovici Piccone & Partners

Studio Legale De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani

Studio Tributario e Societario - Deloitte

 

Luxembourg Tax Firm of the Year

Allen & Overy

Arendt & Medernach

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

Loyens & Loeff

Simmons & Simmons

 

Luxembourg Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Arendt & Medernach

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

TransFair Pricing Solutions

 

Malta Tax Firm of the Year

Camilleri Preziosi

Deloitte

Fenech & Fenech Advocates

 

Netherlands Tax Firm of the Year

Clifford Chance

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Deloitte

DLA Piper

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

KPMG

Loyens & Loeff

Stibbe

 

Netherlands Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

KPMG

Loyens & Loeff

NERA Economic Consulting

Simmons & Simmons

Taxand Netherlands

 

Norway Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

Norway Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

Poland Tax Firm of the Year

Arena Tax

Baker McKenzie

CRIDO, Taxand Poland

Deloitte

MDDP

 

Poland Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

CRIDO, Taxand Poland

Deloitte

MDDP

 

Portugal Tax Firm of the Year

Cuatrecasas

Deloitte

EY

Garrigues

Morais Leitão Galvão Teles Soares Da Silva

PLMJ

PwC

Vieira de Almeida

 

Portugal Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker Tilly

Deloitte

EY

PwC

 

Russia Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Bryan Cave Leighton Partner

Dentons

EY

FBK Legal

KPMG

Pepeliaev Group

PwC

 

Russia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Dentons

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

South Africa Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

Grant Thornton

Webber Wentzel

 

South Africa Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

Grant Thornton

 

Spain Tax Firm of the Year

Clifford Chance

Cuatrecasas

Deloitte

DLA Piper

EY

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Garrigues

Pérez-Llorca

Uría Menéndez

 

Spain Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

Garrigues

KPMG

PwC

Roca Junyent

 

Sweden Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

DLA Piper

EY

KPMG

Linklaters

PwC

Svalner

 

Sweden Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

Switzerland Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Lenz & Staehelin

Loyens & Loeff

Niederer Kraft Frey

Tax Partner, Taxand Switzerland

 

Switzerland Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Loyens & Loeff

Schellenberg Wittmer

Tax Partner, Taxand Switzerland

 

Turkey Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Centrum

 

Turkey Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Centrum

PwC

 

UK Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Clifford Chance

Debevoise & Plimpton

Deloitte

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Slaughter and May

Sullivan & Cromwell

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

 

UK Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Alvarez & Marsal, Taxand UK

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

EY

 

Ukraine Tax Firm of the Year

Asters

Avellum

Baker McKenzie

EY

KM Partners, WTS Global

PwC

Sayenko Kharenko

Vasil Kisil & Partners

 

Ukraine Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Avellum

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

EUCON

EY

KM Partners, WTS Global

PwC

 

Africa Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

PwC

RLA, member of VdA Legal Partners

 

Africa Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

 

GCC Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper

KPMG

 

GCC Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

KPMG

 

Regional Awards

European Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Best Friends Tax Network

Clifford Chance

Deloitte

EY

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

KPMG

PwC

 

European Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper

EY

Garrigues

KPMG

PwC    

WTS Global

 

European Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Best Friends Tax Network

Dentons

DLA Piper

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Tax Partner, Taxand Switzerland

William Fry, Taxand Ireland

WTS, WTS Global

 

European Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Baker Tilly

BPV Hügel

Deloitte

DLA Piper

EY

KPMG

WTS Global

 

European Tax Policy Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Best Friends Tax Network

Crowe Valente/Valente Associati GEB Partners

Deloitte

EY

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

KPMG

PwC

 

European Tax Compliance & Reporting Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

 

European Tax Technology Firm of the Year

Aibidia

Avalara

Deloitte

EY

Innovate Tax

KPMG

PwC

WTS, WTS Global

 

European Tax Innovator Firm of the Year

Aibidia

Avalara

Deloitte

Vieira De Almeida

Zanders

 

European Court of Justice Firm of the Year – Direct Tax

Baker McKenzie

KPMG

Loyens & Loeff

Stibbe

 

European Court of Justice Firm of the Year – Indirect Tax

BPV Hügel

CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre

De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Deloitte

EY

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

PLMJ Advogados

Vieira de Almeida

 

US Tax Firm of the Year in Europe

Baker McKenzie

Debevoise & Plimpton

Mayer Brown

Shearman & Sterling

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Sullivan & Cromwell

Weil Gotshal & Manges

 

In-house Awards

 

European In-house Team of the Year

BBVA

Booking.com

Cargill

Heineken

Orange

Salesforce

 

Leaders awards

 

European In-house Tax Director of the Year 2019

Rocío Bermúdez, Repsol

Florence Blanchard, Cargill

Begoña García-Rozado González, Iberdrola

Mathias Hildebrandt, Zalando

Richard Neef, Imperial Tobacco

Catherine Poças, Société Générale Bank and Trust

José María Vallejo, BBVA

 

European In-house Transfer Pricing Director of the Year 2019

Luis Abrantes, Carlsberg

Donata Koren, Zalando

 

European Tax Practice Leader of the Year 2019

Willem Blom, Deloitte

Melissa Geiger, KPMG

Xavier Hubaux, EY

Paolo Ludovici, Ludovici Piccone & Partners

Mikhail Orlov, KPMG

Thomas Perrot, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Jürgen Scholz, WTS Global

Joe Tynan, PwC

 

European Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year 2019

Joao Aranha, Baker Tilly

Shaun Austin, Deloitte

Xaver Ditz, Flick Gocke Schaumburg

Axel Eigelshoven, PwC

Shiv Mahalingham, Deloitte

Eoghan Quigley, KPMG

Antonio Russo, Baker McKenzie

Monique van Herksen, Simmons & Simmons

 

European Tax Litigation/Disputes Practice Leader of the Year 2019 

Helen Buchanan, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Dmytro Donets, PwC

Andrey Ermolaev, KPMG

Pietro Piccone Ferrarotti, Ludovici Piccone & Partners

Greg Lockhart, Matheson

Conor O’Brien, KPMG

Arne Møllin Ottosen, Kromann Reumert

Thomas Rödder, Flick Gocke Schaumburg






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