McCarthy Tétrault wins Americas Capital Markets Tax Team of the Year at International Tax Review’s Americas Tax Awards

Toronto, September 28, 2012 — McCarthy Tétrault received the Americas Capital Markets Tax Team of the Year award at International Tax Review’s seventh annual Americas Tax Awards ceremony last night in New York.

"This is a significant honour," said Doug Cannon, National Practice Group Leader of McCarthy Tétrault’s Tax Group. "We’re very grateful for this recognition of our team’s leadership in Canada and internationally. In all our work for our clients this year, we’ve endeavoured to provide unmatched expertise, knowledge and service."

McCarthy Tétrault was shortlisted in eight other award categories: Canada Tax Firm of the Year, Canada Tax Disputes Firm of the Year, Americas M&A Tax Team of the Year, Americas Private Equity Tax Firm of the Year, North America Tax Disputes Firm of the Year, Americas Banking Tax Firm of the Year, Americas Energy Tax Firm of the Year and North America Tax Firm of the Year.

The Americas Tax Awards celebrate firms that handle the most innovative client work in North and South America during the past year. The firms were judged according to size, innovation and complexity of matters. To determine this year’s winners, International Tax Review’s editorial team undertook extensive research that included consulting numerous tax advisors, private-practice lawyers, tax executives and in-house counsel. The names of the winners and runners-up will be published in International Tax Review’s November 2012 issue.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, U.K.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.