2016 The American Lawyer Global Awards
 

CITIZENSHIP

Global Citizenship Award: Lifetime Achievement

Winner: Support for the Jessup Moot Court

Honoree: White & Case

Global CSR Project of the Year

Winner: East Japan Earthquake Relief

Honoree: Morrison & Foerster

Global Pro Bono Deal of the Year

Winner: Kinshasa Microfinance Partnership

Honoree: Debevoise & Plimpton

Global Pro Bono Dispute of the Year

Winner: Morales v. Lynch

Honoree: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Global Pro Bono Project of the Year (Advocacy)

Winner: Humanitarian Protection Project

Honoree: Reed Smith

Global Pro Bono Project of the Year (Research)

Winner: Street Children Report

Honorees: Baker & McKenzie; Cargill Inc.; Merck & Co.; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Salesforce.com Inc.

Global Citizenship Award: Grand Prize

Winner: TBA at the Global Legal Awards dinner, Sept. 26, Gotham Hall, New York

 

DISPUTES

Global Dispute of the Year: International Litigation

Winner: Air Cargo in the EU General Court

Honorees: Latham & Watkins; Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Lufthansa; Singapore Airlines; Hogan Lovells; Air Canada; Linklaters; Air France; Slaughter and May; British Airways; Shearman & Sterling; Cargolux; Squire Patton Boggs; Cathay Pacific; LATAM Airlines; Van Bael & Bellis; Japan Airlines; Smeets van Empel Advocaten; KLM; Stibbe; Martinair Holland; SAS Cargo Group; Kromann Reumert; White & Case

Global Dispute of the Year: Investigations

Winner: The First British DPA

Honorees: Herbert Smith Freehills; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft; Jones Day; Cloth Fair Chambers

Global Dispute of the Year: Investment Arbitration (Africa)

Winner: Zimbabwe Land Awards

Honorees: Steptoe & Johnson; Charles Verrill Jr.

Global Dispute of the Year: Investment Arbitration (Americas)

Winner: Argentine Bonds Arbitration Settlement

Honorees: White & Case; Legance; PAGBAM

Global Dispute of the Year: Investment Arbitration (Europe)

Winner: Greek Bonds Award

Honorees: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; The Hellenic Republic

Global Dispute of the Year: U.S. Litigation (Finance)

Winner: Argentine Bonds Litigation Settlement

Honorees: Dechert; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Elliott Associates; Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman; Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck, Untereiner & Sauber; Aurelius Capital Management; Goodwin Procter; Olifant Fund; Debevoise & Plimpton; EM Ltd.

Global Dispute of the Year: U.S. Litigation (IP)

Winner: Carnegie Mellon v. Marvell

Honorees: K&L Gates; Orrick, Sutcliffe & Herrington; Carnegie Mellon University

Global Dispute of the Year: Grand Prize

Winner: TBA at the Global Legal Awards dinner, Sept. 26, Gotham Hall, New York

 

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

Global M&A Deal of the Year: Canada

Winner: CPPIB / GE Capital

Honorees:

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board; Debevoise & Plimpton; Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

GE Capital; Sidley Austin

Global M&A Deal of the Year: China

Winner: Qihoo 360 LBO

Honorees: Qihoo 360 Technology Co.; Kirkland & Ellis; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Latham & Watkins

Global M&A Deal of the Year: Europe

Winner: Coca-Cola Bottlers

Honorees:

Coca-Cola Co.; Cleary Gottlieb; Skadden; Garrigues

Coca-Cola Iberian Partners; Allen & Overy; Uria Menendez

Coca-Cola Enfrischungsgestranke AG; Clifford Chance

Coca-Cola Enterprises; Slaughter and May; BakerHostetler; Cahill Gordon & Reindel; Perez-Llorca; Hengeler Mueller; Baker & McKenzie

Global M&A Deal of the Year: Ireland

Winner: Bohai / Avolon

Honorees:

Bohai Leasing Co. Ltd.; Sidley Austin

Avolon Holdings Ltd.; Weil, Gotshal & Manges

Global M&A Deal of the Year: Korea

Winner: Homeplus Sale

Honorees:

Tesco plc; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Bae Kim & Lee

MBK Partners; Cleary Gottlieb; Yulchon

Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd., Paul Hastings

CPPIB; Ropes & Gray

Global M&A Deal of the Year: Offshore

Winner: EXOR / PartnerRe

Honorees:

EXOR S.p.A.; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Cox Hallett Wilkinson; Pedersoli e Associati

PartnerRe; Davis Polk & Wardwell; Appleby

Global M&A Deal of the Year: U.K.

Winner: InBev / SAB

Honorees:

AB Inbev N.V.; Cravath, Swaine & Moore; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Clifford Chance; Sullivan & Cromwell

SABMiller plc; Linklaters; Hogan Lovells; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Bowman Gilfillan

Altria; Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz; MacFarlanes; Loyens & Loeff

Santo Domingo Group; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Herbert Smith Freehills

Molson Coors; Kirkland & Ellis; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Global M&A Deal of the Year: U.S.

Winner: Shire / Baxalta

Honorees:

Shire plc; Ropes & Gray; Slaughter and May; Cravath, Swaine & Moore

Baxalta Inc.; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Baker & McKenzie; Kirkland & Ellis; Jones Day; Potter Anderson & Corroon

Global M&A Deal of the Year: Grand Prize

Winner: TBA at the Global Legal Awards dinner, Sept. 26, Gotham Hall, New York

 

FINANCE

Global Finance Deal of the Year: Acquisition Finance

Winner: The InBev/SAB Financing

Honorees: AB InBev; Allen & Overy; McGuireWoods; Sullivan & Cromwell; Clifford Chance

Global Finance Deal of the Year: Aviation Finance 

Winner: LATAM Airlines EETC

Honorees: LATAM Airlines Group; Citigroup Inc.; Pinheiro Neto Advogados; Philippi Prietocarrizosa Ferrero DU & Uria; Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy; Greenberg Traurig; Clifford Chance; Maples and Calder; TozziniFreire Advogados; Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman; Morris James

Global Finance Deal of the Year: Debt Capital Markets

Winner: Bank of China Four-currency Bond

Honorees: Bank of China; Linklaters; Clifford Chance; Kinstellar; Lee and Li; JunZeJun Law Offices; Jingtian & Gongcheng

Global Finance Deal of the Year: Equity Capital Markets

Winner: Japan Post Privatization

Honorees: Japan Post; Sullivan & Cromwell; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Mori Hamada & Matsumoto; Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

Global Finance Deal of the Year: Private Restructuring

Winner: Icelandic Banks

Honorees: Glitnir; Slaughter and May; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; BBA Legal

Landsbanki; Morrison & Foerster

Kaupthing; White & Case; LEX; Torys; Homburger; Chiomenti Studio Legale; Wolf Theiss; Castren & Snellman; Garrigues; M&P Legal; Walkers 

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld; LOGOS; Rettur (for Bondholders)

 Sidley Austin; Moses & Singer (for Trustees)

 Republic of Iceland; Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton

Global Finance Deal of the Year: Public Restructuring

Winner: Ukrainian Debt

Honorees: Ukrainian Republic; Weil, Gotshal & Manges; White & Case; Dentons

Global Finance Deal of the Year: Projects

Winner: Jazan ASU

Honorees: Jazan Gas Projects Company; King & Spalding; Chadbourne & Parke; Hatem Abbas Ghazzawi & Co; Saudi Aramco; White & Case

Global Finance Deal of the Year: Grand Prize

Winner: TBA at the Global Legal Awards dinner, Sept. 26, Gotham Hall, New York