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Kimberly S. Blanchard

Kimberly S. Blanchard

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

New York, NY, USA


Kim Blanchard is a partner in the firm’s Tax department whose practice encompasses a variety of largely international transactions involving corporate acquisitions and mergers, internal restructurings, business formations and joint ventures. Ms. Blanchard also advises domestic, foreign and multinational clients in connection with venture capital investment and fund formation, partnerships, real estate, executive compensation and exempt organization issues.

Ms. Blanchard has lectured and published extensively on topics ranging from international tax planning for US businesses to the special tax issues facing foreign persons, pension plans and other exempt investors who invest in US private equity partnerships and in US real estate.

Ms. Blanchard has been consistently recognized as a leading Tax lawyer by Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Legal 500 US, Best Lawyers in America and The Best of the Best USA. In addition, she was named a “Most Highly Regarded” lawyer by Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Corporate Tax 2012, and she received the 2013 Best in Tax Award from Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Women in Business Law Awards. 

Ms. Blanchard is a former chair of the New York State Bar Association Tax Section. As a member of the Tax Section since 1996, she has authored several reports and has participated in the preparation of many others. She is active with the American Bar Association's international tax committees and is a member of both the Tax Forum and the Tax Review paper and discussion groups. Ms. Blanchard is also a Fellow of the American College of Tax Counsel. Most recently, she was nominated to the Editorial Board of the Tax Management International Journal and was invited to be a founding member of Practical Law Company’s US advisory board. In addition, Ms. Blanchard is a member of the Board of Trustees of the American Indian College Fund (2010-present).

Education

New York University Law (J.D., 1981)
University of Wisconsin (M.S., 1978)
Dartmouth College (B.A., 1976)

Kimberly S. Blanchard is associated with the following items:
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters Special Problems of Foreign Partners - The Partnership Tax Practice Series , Friday, September 24, 2010
Cross-Border Tax Problems of Investment Funds - The Partnership Tax Practice Series , Friday, September 24, 2010
The Unresolved Tax Status of Multinational Service Partnerships and Their Partners - The Partnership Tax Practice Series , Friday, September 24, 2010
Cross-Border Acquisition Patterns Implicating Section 338: Recommendations for Reform - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Guidance under Section 956: A Small Part of the Solution to the Lending Drought - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Is There a FIRPTA Tax or Withholding on REIT Distributions Attributable to Sales of USRPIS?: Section 897(h)(1) and New Section 1445(e)(6) - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Cross-Border Tax Problems of Investment Funds - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The Tax Treatment of Earnouts in Business Acquisitions - The Corporate Tax Practice Series , Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Basics of International Taxation 2013 , New York, NY
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters An Introduction to PFICS - Basics of International Taxation 2013 , Tuesday, July 23, 2013
An Introduction to PFICS (New York City PowerPoint Slides) - Basics of International Taxation 2013 , Tuesday, July 23, 2013
An Introduction to PFICs - Basics of International Taxation 2014 , Tuesday, July 22, 2014
An Introduction to PFICs (PowerPoint slides) - Basics of International Taxation 2014 , Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Web Segment  Web Segment Cross-Border Mergers, Virtual Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Monday, October 21, 2013
Inbound Issues and Planning - International Tax Issues 2014 , Monday, February 03, 2014
Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFICs) - Basics of International Taxation 2014 , Thursday, July 24, 2014
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013: Cross-Border Mergers, Virtual Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues - Cross-Border Mergers, Virtual Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
International Tax Issues 2014: Inbound Issues and Planning - Inbound Issues and Planning , Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Basics of International Taxation 2014: Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFICs) - Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFICs) , Friday, July 25, 2014
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013:Cross-Border Mergers, Virtual Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues - Cross-Border Mergers, Virtual Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues , Tuesday, October 22, 2013
International Tax Issues 2014: Inbound Issues and Planning - Inbound Issues and Planning , Tuesday, February 04, 2014
Basics of International Taxation 2014: Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFICs) - Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFICs) , Friday, July 25, 2014
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Friday, November 01, 2013 , New York, NY
International Tax Issues 2014 , Thursday, February 13, 2014 , New York, NY
Basics of International Taxation 2014 , Tuesday, August 05, 2014 , New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Basics of International Taxation 2014 , Monday, September 22, 2014 , San Francisco, CA
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014 , Wednesday, October 15, 2014 , New York, NY
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2013 , Wednesday, October 16, 2013 , New York, NY
International Tax Issues 2014 , Thursday, January 30, 2014 , New York, NY
Basics of International Taxation 2014 , Tuesday, July 22, 2014 , New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Basics of International Taxation 2014 , Monday, September 22, 2014 , San Francisco, CA
Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2014 , Wednesday, October 15, 2014 , New York, NY
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