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Nominations announced for European Tax Awards 2014

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Deloitte and EY lead the race for International Tax Review’s 10th annual European Tax Awards, which will be presented at a dinner in London on May 21.

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The big-four firms will compete with other tax advisers, lawyers and accountants for the awards, which will recognise outstanding work performance by tax lawyers, advisers and accountants in Europe and South Africa in 2013. There will be 27 winners of national tax firm of the year awards and 25 national transfer pricing firm of the year winners. There will also be regional awards for tax, transfer pricing, tax disputes and indirect tax firms; tax policy, client connection, innovation and newcomer and the best performers in the European Court of Justice for direct and indirect tax. 



Click on any of the hyperlinks in this story to find out if your firm has been shortlisted.

In-house teams will also compete for their own award. The nominees for this award are:


Alcoa

Immofinanz

Dassault Systemes

Vodafone


The 10 nominees for European Tax Firm of the Year, the most prestigious award, are:


Allen & Overy

EY

Baker & McKenzie

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Best Friends Network

Hogan Lovells

Deloitte

Latham & Watkins

DLA Piper

Taxand



An innovation this year is the 11 deal of the year awards, one each for

  • Banking

  • Capital markets

  • Consumer products

  • Energy

  • Financial services

  • Joint venture

  • M&A

  • Media & entertainment

  • Technology & telecommunications

  • Private equity and

  • Restructuring.

The most noteworthy transaction, from a tax point of view, will be selected in each of these categories and any firm that worked on any of the tax aspects of the matter will receive an award.

If your firm should be added to the deals shortlists, please contact Ralph Cunningham. If you wish to attend the awards dinner, please contact Andrew Tappin.

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Deloitte have been nominated for national tax firm of the year in 21 of the 27 jurisdictions included in the awards. EY are shortlisted in 18. For transfer pricing, Deloitte has 20 nominations out of 25, while EY has 19. Other firms to show up well include Baker & McKenzie, which is nominated for nine tax awards and five for transfer pricing. Other international law firms and groupings, such as DLA Piper, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and the Best Friends Network, which is made up of Bonelli Erede Pappalardo, Bredin Prat, Hengeler Mueller, Slaughter and May, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek and Uría Menéndez, also have plenty of opportunities to win awards.

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