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ITR Americas Tax Awards 2022: The winners

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The winners of the ITR Americas Tax Awards have been announced for 2022!

ITR is delighted to announce the winners of the 17th annual ITR Americas Tax Awards.

Kirkland & Ellis has been awarded as the region wide winner for Tax Firm of the Year, achieving widespread success in 2021. Deloitte has been crowned as the region wide Transfer Pricing and Indirect Tax Firm of the Year.

Lego, Meta, Pfizer, Uber, and Unilever took home awards for our in-house categories.

We are keen to fulfil any promotions that firms would like to undertake on the back of their success and request that you contact ITR’s Producer, Tanya Gujral, with any queries.

We aim to mention all firms that took part in each of our Impact Cases and Impact Deals. If your firm has been omitted or you have questions about the research, please contact ITR’s Awards editor, John Harrison.

A full list of shortlisted firms for the ITR Americas Tax Awards 2022 was released on August 4, 2022.


Jurisdiction Awards

Argentina Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Argentina Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Rosso Alba & Rougès

Argentina Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Argentina Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Marval O’Farrell & Mairal

Bolivia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: TPC Group

Bolivia Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Ferrere

Brazil Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Machado Associados

Brazil Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga Advogados

Brazil Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Brazil Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Canada Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Bennett Jones

Canada Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Canada Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Canada Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Caribbean Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Caribbean Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Pellerano Nadal

Central America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Central America Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Consortium Legal

Chile Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG

Chile Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner:  Fischer y Cía

Chile Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Chile Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: EY

Colombia Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: KPMG

Colombia Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Posse Herrera Ruiz

Colombia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Dentons Cárdenas & Cárdenas

Colombia Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Brigard Urrutia

Ecuador Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Robalino Abogados

Ecuador Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Pérez Bustamante & Ponce

Mexico Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie

Mexico Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

Mexico Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Creel García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez

Paraguay Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Ferrere, Lataxnet / WTS Global

Peru Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: EY

Peru Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Rodrigo Elías & Medrano Abogados / +Value

Peru Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: EY

Peru Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Estudio Echecopar, member firm of Baker McKenzie International

Uruguay Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Uruguay Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Uruguay Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Guyer & Regules

US: Chicago Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

US: Dallas & Houston Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

US: Los Angeles Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

US: New York Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

US: San Francisco and the Bay Area Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

US: Washington DC Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Weil Gotshal & Manges

US Tax Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

US Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

US Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

Venezuela Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Venezuela Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie

 

Individual Awards

Latin America Indirect Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Winner:  Marcelo Roncaglia – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Latin America Tax Litigation & Disputes Practice Leader of the Year

Winner: Daniella Zagari Gonçalves – Machado Meyer Sendacz & Opice

Latin America Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year

Winner: Gloria Estrella Guevara Gutierrez - Deloitte

Latin America - Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Winner: Luiz Roberto Peroba – Pinheiro Neto Advogados

North America Indirect Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Winner:  Elizabeth Peon Valle – Deloitte

North America Tax Litigation & Disputes Practice Leader of the Year

Winner: Raj Madan – Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

North America Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year

Winner: Firas Zebian – Deloitte

North America Tax Practice Leader of the Year

Winner: Patrick Marley – Osler Hoskin & Harcourt

Indirect Tax Rising Star

Winner: María Laura Caffera – Ferrere, Lataxnet / WTS Global

Tax Litigation & Disputes Rising Star

Winner: Ariel Love – Fenwick & West

Transfer Pricing Rising Star

Winner: Peter Kurjanowicz – Grant Thornton

Tax Rising Star

Winner: Gastón Lapaz – Guyer & Regules

 

In-house Awards

In-house Indirect Tax Team of the Year

Winner: Uber

In-house Transfer Pricing Team of the Year

Winner: Pfizer

In-house Tax Team of the Year

Winner: Unilever

In-house Indirect Tax Director of the Year

Winner: Victor Diaz-Infante Martinez – Uber

In-house Transfer Pricing Director of the Year

Winner: Bruna Futuro – Meta

In-house Tax Director of the Year

Winner: Carlos Oliveira – Lego  

 

Deals and Cases

Impact Deals of the Year

AerCap acquisition of GE Capital Aviation Services: A&L Goodbody, Clifford Chance, Crqavath Swaine & Moore, McCann Fitzgerald, NautaDutilh, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison

Canadian Pacific Railway acquisition of Kansas City Southern: Baker & Miller, Bennett Jones, Creel García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg, Law office of David L Meyer, Sullivan & Cromwell, Wachtel Lipton Rosen & Katz, White & Case, WilmerHale

Discovery acquisition of Warner Media: Allen & Company, Debevoise & Plimpton, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, LionTree, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, Perella Weinberg Partners, RBC Capital Markets, Sullivan & Cromwell, Wachtel Lipton Rosen & Katz

Grupo Televisa merger with Univision Communications: Galicia Abogados, Mijares Angoitia Cortés y Fuentes, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison, Wachtel Lipton Rosen & Katz

London Stock Exchange acquisition of Refinitiv: Covington & Burling, Dechert, Freshfields, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Weil Gotshal & Manges

Lucid Motors deSPAC: Bank of America Securities, Citi, Davis Polk & Wardwell, Guggenheim Securities, Weil Gotshal & Manges

Microsoft acquisition of Activision Blizzard: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Nestlé acquisition of The Bountiful Company: Evercore Consumer Advisory, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

Nubank IPO: Campbells, Davis Polk & Wardwell, Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga Advogados, Pinheiro Neto Advogados, White & Case

Roblox direct listing: Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Wilson Sonsini

Impact Cases of the Year

Argentina v Molinos Río de la Plata SA: Bruchou & Funes de Rioja, PwC

Brazil Federal Supreme Court judgement on ADI 5,659 & 1,945: R Godoi Advogados

Canada v Loblaw Financial Holdings: Osler Hoskin & Harcourt, Thorsteinssons

Craig Jones v Steven Munchin et al. (case number 1:19-cv-00222): Craig Jones

Fairbairn et al. v Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund (case number 3:18-cv-04881): Stris & Maher, WIlmerHale

Jeffrey T Maehr v US Department of State (case number 20-1124): Polsinelli

Patients Mutual Assistance Corp. v Commissioner of Internal Revenue (case number 1973078): Law office of James B Mann

Pinkert v Schwab Charitable Fund et al. (case number 20-cv-07657): Dechert, Nichols Kaster, WilmerHale

Robert Rowen v Commissioner: StoneBridge Counsel

Walmart de Mexico settlement: Chevez Ruiz Zamarripa

Regional Awards

Diversity Equity & Inclusion Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie

Pro bono Firm of the Year

Winner: Ferrere

Best Newcomer

Winner: Copper Wolf

International Tax Law Firm of the Year

Winner: Baker McKenzie

Tax Innovator of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Tax Technology Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Tax Compliance & Reporting Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Tax Policy Firm of the Year

Winner: Galicia Abogados

Tax Court Firm of the Year

Winner: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Indirect Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Latin America Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr & Quiroga Advogados

North America Litigation and Disputes Firm of the Year

Winner: Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Latin America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

North America Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Latin America Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Pinheiro Neto Advogados

North America Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year

Winner: Deloitte

Tax Firm of the Year

Winner: Kirkland & Ellis

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