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Asia Tax Awards 2019: Shortlist announced

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The nominations for the International Tax Review and TP Week Asia Tax Awards have been announced.



The Awards celebrate the best tax and transfer pricing work across the Asia-Pacific region in the last 12 months. Firms and in-house tax teams across 20 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 Marina Mandarin on May 9, 2019. The full shortlist can be found below.

To reserve your table at the awards ceremony, please email Jamil Ahad on jamil.ahad@euromoneyplc.com or call +44 207 779 8767.

For any queries on methodology please contact Dan Barabas on dan.barabas@euromoneyplc.com or call +44 207 779 8745.


National Awards


Australia Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills

EY

KPMG

MinterEllison

Australia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

KPMG

MinterEllison

Transfer Pricing Solutions Australia

Australia Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Ashurst

Greenwood & Herbert Smith Freehills

KPMG

MinterEllison

Cambodia Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

DFDL

VDB Loi

Cambodia Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

DFDL

VDB Loi

China Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper

EY

KPMG

China Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

EY

KPMG

China Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

EY

KPMG

Hong Kong Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper

EY

KPMG


Hong Kong Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Hong Kong Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

EY

KPMG

India Tax Firm of the Year

Advaita Legal

Ashok Maheshwary & Associates

BDO India

Deloitte

Dhruva Advisors

ELP Law

EY

KPMG


India Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Advaita Legal

Ashok Maheshwary & Associates

Deloitte

ELP Law

EY

KPMG

Nangia Advisors

SKP


India Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Advaita Legal

Ashok Maheshwary & Associates

Deloitte

Dhruva Advisors

EY

KPMG

Nangia Advisors

SKP

Indonesia Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

KPMG

Indonesia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

KPMG

Deloitte

TaxPrime

Indonesia Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Japan Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

EY

KPMG



Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu



Withers Worldwide

Japan Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DLA Piper


Japan Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

KPMG

Malaysia Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

PwC

EY

KPMG

Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Wong & Partners

Malaysia Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Shearn Delamore & Co

Myanmar Tax Firm of the Year

DFDL

EY

VDB

KPMG

New Zealand Tax Firm of the Year

Chapman Tripp

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Russell McVeagh


New Zealand Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Russell McVeagh


New Zealand Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Bell Gully

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Russell McVeagh


Philippines Tax Firm of the Year

KPMG RGM&Co

Navarro Amper & Co (Deloitte)

Quisumbing Torres (Baker McKenzie)

Philippines Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

KPMG RGM&Co

Navarro Amper & Co (Deloitte)

SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co (EY)


Philippines Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

BDB Law

KPMG RGM&Co

Navarro Amper & Co (Deloitte)

SyCip Gorres Velayo & Co (EY)

ZGLaw

Singapore Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow

Deloitte

Dentons Rodyk & Davidson

EY

KPMG


Singapore Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

EY

Grant Thornton

KPMG

Transfer Pricing Solutions

Singapore Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Baker McKenzie Wong & Leow

EY

KPMG

South Korea Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Kim & Chang

KPMG

Yoon & Yang

Yulchon


South Korea Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Kim & Chang

KPMG

Yoon & Yang

Yulchon

South Korea Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

Kim & Chang

KPMG

Yoon & Yang

Yulchon

Taiwan Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Taiwan Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG


Taiwan Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Thailand Tax Firm of the Year

Deloitte

DFDL

KPMG

Thailand Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

KPMG

Thailand Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Deloitte

KPMG

Vietnam Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

DFDL

KPMG

Vietnam Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

DFDL

EY

KPMG

PwC

Vietnam Tax Disputes & Litigation Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

Regional Awards

Asia Tax Transactions Firm of the Year

Ashok Maheshwary & Associates

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

Dentons Rodyk

EY

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills

KPMG

PwC

Asia Tax Technology Firm of the Year

BDO

Deloitte

EY

KPMG


US Corporate Tax Team of the Year in Asia

Baker McKenzie

EY

KPMG


Asia Tax Policy Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

Dhruva Advisors

EY

KPMG

PwC

Yulchon

Yoon & Yang


Asia Tax Innovator of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

Yoon & Yang


Asia Best Newcomer of the Year

Transaction Square

Transfer Pricing Solutions (Malaysia)

Shah V G & Co (India )


Asia Tax Compliance & Reporting Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

PwC

Russell McVeagh


Global Executive Mobility Tax Team of the Year in Asia

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

Minter Ellison


Withholding Tax Team of the Year in Asia

Baker McKenzie

Dhruva Advisors

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

International Tax Law Firm of the Year

Ashurst

Baker McKenzie

DLA Piper

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills


Asia Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Advaita Legal

Deloitte

EY

GNV Consulting Services

Grant Thornton

KPMG

MinterEllison

Yulchon


Asia Tax Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills

Kim & Chang

KPMG

PwC

Yulchon


Asia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Deloitte

EY

KPMG

MinterEllison

PwC


Asia Tax Firm of the Year

Baker McKenzie

Deloitte

EY

Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills

KPMG


In-house Awards


Asia In-house Transfer Pricing Team of the Year

DBS Bank

Discovery Communications India

Infosys

Tencent Holdings


Asia In-house Tax Team of the Year

Discovery Communications India

DBS Bank

Infosys

Walmart India


Asia In-house Tax Director of the Year

Ivan Budiarnawan, PT Astra International

Ben Choy, Tencent Holdings

Umang Dhingra, Discovery Communications India

Sunil Kumar Dhareshwar, Infosys

Mukhlis Ishak, PT Freeport Indonesia

Leaders awards


Asia Tax Disputes & Litigation Practice Leader of the Year

Yun Heui Cho, Yulchon

Leung Yew Kwong, KPMG Singapore

Ji Soo Lee, Kim & Chang

Carmen McElwain, MinterEllison

Ponti Partogi, Baker McKenzie

Steven Sieker, Baker McKenzie

Tori Sullivan, EY

Angela Wood, KPMG Australia


Asia Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year

Yong Whan Choi, Yulchon

Luis Coronado, EY

Kaoru Fukazawa, Deloitte Tohmatsu

Hitesh Gajaria, KPMG India

Charles Oetomo, GNV Consulting Services

Shannon Smit, Transfer Pricing Solutions

Geoffrey Soh, KPMG Singapore

Masaki Yamada, Deloitte Tohmatsu


Asia Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Woo Hyun Baik, Kim & Chang

Carlo Franchina, KPMG Australia

Dinesh Kanabar, Dhruva Advisors

Brendan Kelly, Baker McKenzie

Kyu Dong Kim, Yulchon

Edmund Leow, Dentons Rodyk & Davidson

Khoon Ming, KPMG China

Jack Sheehan, DFDL

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