See below for reactions by ITR's shortlisted firms:
Bruzzone & González (Chile)
Grant Thornton (Peru)
Mannrich e Vasconcelos Advogados (Brazil)
Utumi Advogados (Brazil)
The ITR Americas Tax Awards recognise remarkable achievements and developments by international tax professionals from the North, Central and South American region over a 12-month period.
Prior to the awards, ITR will be featuring reactions from our leading firms through this portal. To feature a firm's reaction on our ITR platforms, please contact ITR’s head of business development Margaret Varela-Christie in due course.
Aside from the national awards in more than 15 jurisdictions, there are also awards in regional, individual and in-house categories for the best performers. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s winners of the Americas Tax Awards will be announced and published online on September 24 at 3pm BST, accompanied by a webinar on the most notable winners and key trends.
Bruzzone & González (B&G) is a firm established in Santiago, Chile. Its team of experienced lawyers and certified public accountants has a strong presence in the Chilean market. B&G distinguishes itself through its creative and tailor-made advice.
The firm offers a complete one-stop-shop approach to provide comprehensive and innovative solutions by handling every aspect of the projects in which it takes part. B&G has gained recognition in complex negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, tax optimisation, tax controversy, and wealth management.
During 2020, the firm entered into a strategic alliance with BaseFirma to expand its service offer to transfer pricing matters.
Grant Thornton Peru is a firm established in Lima, Peru. The firm's recognised knowledge of the market allows it to provide an experience focused on creating value, developing customer relationships, as well as permanent collaboration that makes it easy for dynamic organisations to release their growth potential.
The firm has highly qualified leaders working steadily to improve the quality of all our services and they are committed with all our stakeholders, building a better business world for our work team, clients and communities.
Grant Thornton Peru's mission is to develop a reputation as the leading firm that enterprises can turn up to help them compete successfully both locally and internationally.
Established in 2004, Mannrich e Vasconcelos is a full service law firm, composing of highly-specialised partners, associates and consultants, that apply their legal skills to add value to and improve clients' businesses, in order to make the practice of law an instrument for sustainable economic development.
The tax team assists clients in an efficient and customised manner, in search for strictly technical, safe and innovative solutions, both in consulting and litigation. Thus, tools for mapping and strategic analysis of case law have recently been developed to identify the best solutions for clients.
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SKATT is made up of 12 partners with an international firm background, and more than 100 qualified professionals.
With the Beyond Tax Advisory® philosophy, SKATT aims to boost client satisfaction through systematic updates on tax and comprehensive support with the willing-to-go-the-extra-mile gene engraved into its DNA; engaging efforts that go beyond the initial assignment, adding value to the clients.
SKATT covers local and international tax aspects with services available for companies that operate with national, foreign or mixed investment.
In 2020, SKATT signed a collaboration agreement with Andersen Consulting in order to better satisfy its clients' international needs.
Founded in 2017, Utumi Advogados is a rising star in the Brazilian tax market. A boutique firm focused solely on tax law, the firm’s strengths lie in tax controversy, indirect tax and transactional tax, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Ana Claudia Utumi is the founding partner at the firm, concentrating mostly on tax consulting and assisting on tax controversy matters. Partner Camila Abrunhosa Tapias is responsible for tax controversy within the firm.
Utumi Advogados clients come from a broad range of sectors including telecommunications, IT, energy, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, automobiles, consumer products, retail and mining.
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