IFLR is delighted to announce the launch of the research for
the 2020 Asia-Pacific, Europe and Americas awards.
Invites have been sent out to law firms and in-house teams
that have been in touch with IFLR or participated in past
awards. The nomination process, however, is open to
For any questions about the awards or the research that IFLR
undertakes please contact James Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Table bookings for the ceremonies are also now open, and you
can book your table by getting in touch here.
All the forms, deadlines and criteria for the three awards
can be found here.
Don’t miss out
Each of the three awards have similar nomination processes
that invite firms to make submissions in deal of the year, team
of the year and national law firm of the year categories.
IFLR will also present a number of individual awards to
rising stars and in-house counsel from across the regions, and
recognise individual lawyers for the impact they have had on
the regulatory landscape and their achievements over a lifetime
IFLR focuses exclusively on legal innovation in cross-border
deal-making. We're not interested in the size and value of
deals, media attention or prestige.
Each of the deal, team and firm awards are exclusively based
on transactions that were fully completed during 2019.
There is no cost to submitting nominations to any of the
IFLR’s research also draws from the coverage of
the markets conducted by its journalists over the course of the
year. However, direct nominations are the surest way to
Full details on the criteria for each of the award can be
found in the annual summary documents.
The deadlines for nominations are as follows:
- Asia-Pacific: November 19 2019
- Europe: November 29 2019
- Americas: January 10 2020
The award ceremonies:
- Asia-Pacific: March 5 2020, Island Shangri-la, Hong Kong
- Europe: April 23 2020, The Biltmore, London
- Americas: May 14 2020, Essex House, New York
The winners and shortlisted nominees from all of
IFLR’s 2019 awards can also be found here,
along with the photos of each of the ceremonies and each book
of the night, which features detailed writeups on all deals and