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Taxation With Representation Skadden’s Tax group advises on many of the most complex and noteworthy transactions—both domestic and cross-border, and across all industries—and assists clients in resolving large, complex, and global tax controversies. The group’s recent, transactional work has included handling the tax aspects of the largest-ever semiconductor deal (Broadcom/Avago) and the complex tax issues for Apex Technology Co. as a member of a buyer consortium in its $4 billion acquisition of Lexmark Inter- national. Skadden’s tax litigators have been involved in many of the most significant tax cases, including a recent victory for Amazon in the U.S. Tax Court involving one of the largest trans- fer pricing cases in decades and the first involving e-commerce. Clients also regularly turned to Skadden to handle sensitive tax investigations and to defend tax-related class actions and professional liability disputes. IN THE NEWS May 2017 16 Going on 17 For 17 consecutive years—every year the rankings have been published—Skadden has been named the top U.S. law firm in Corporate Board Member magazine’s annual survey of “America’s Best Corporate Law Firms.” The survey reflects the opinions of more than 500 directors and general counsel of publicly traded companies. The New York Stock Exchange Governance Services Group, who conducted the survey, asked
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© 2017 Vault.com Inc. 100 Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms, 2018 Edition SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM LLP AND AFFILIATES respondents to name “a firm they would most likely turn to for corporate legal matters of national scope.” A BonFIRE in May Skadden’s Financial Institutions Regulation and Enforcement Group (FIRE) was named Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year at the annual International Financial Law Review Americas Awards on May 18 in New York. A week later, FIRE attorneys were among those honored at the Chambers USA Awards for Excellence, where Skadden was named Securities and Financial Services Regulation Team of the Year. The firm was recognized for advising on the full range of regulatory, enforcement and legislative matters affecting financial ser- vices clients in significant transactions, such as represent- ing Citigroup in its multipart exit of banking operations in multiple countries, and Crédit Agricole CIB, and its parent, Crédit Agricole SA, in resolving a seven-year investigation into Crédit Agricole CIB’s compliance with U.S. economic sanc- tions laws. March 2017 International “A” Team Skadden was named International Arbitration Team of the Year at the 2017 Legal Business Awards on March 23 in London. January 2017 360 Degrees of Separation Skadden was named a Firm of the Year 2016 by Law360 , tying with one other firm for the most 2016 Practice Group of the Year awards received out of a total of 80 law firms. The firm was honored with Practice Group of the Year awards in seven areas: Bankruptcy, Capital Markets, International Arbitration, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate, Sports and Tax. The
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