The prestigious European Tax Awards recognise the leading tax professionals around Europe. bpv Huegel tax practice earns nominations in five categories, including “Austrian Tax Firm of the Year” for the fourth time in a row.
Vienna/Moedling/London, April 2018. bpv Huegel is again shortlisted at the prestigious International Tax Review’s European Tax Awards 2018. After being awarded in 2015 for the work on the BUWOG spin-off with the “European Capital Market Tax Deal of the Year” the firm this year earns nominations in five categories, an outstanding success of the practice group. The firms are judged on key criteria such as size, innovation and complexity of their transactions.
bpv Huegel is nominated as “Austrian Tax Firm of the Year” for the fourth time in a row, and this year the first time also as “Austrian Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year”. The firm’s work for Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich on its merger with listed Raiffeisen Bank International earns nominations in even three deal categories as “European Banking Tax Deal of the Year”, “European Restructuring Deal of the Year” as well “European Capital Markets Tax Deal of the Year”.
“It is tremendous to be shortlisted in five categories at the European Tax Awards. This is the earning of the team, which performed exceptional work in the past year once again”, highlights Gerald Schachner, head of tax at bpv Huegel.
The shortlists for the jurisdiction categories comprise leading Austrian and international law firms and tax consultancy firms. Together with bpv Huegel the tax practice of Deloitte, Freshfields, ICON, TPA and Rödl&Partner are shortlisted. In the deal categories the competition is extended all over the European premier league firms with European top deals.
The winners will be presented at the awards ceremony held at the Savoy Hotel in London on Thursday May 17, 2018.
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Photo: Gerald Schachner (Partner, head of tax) © bpv Huegel; Peter Rigaud