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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, Executive Compensation & Benefits 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 U.S. businesses to the special tax issues facing foreign persons, pension plans and other exempt investors who invest in U.S. private equity partnerships and in U.S. 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. Most recently, Ms. Blanchard was recognized by Expert Guides’ 2014 “Women in Business Law” publication for Tax. 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’s Executive Committee 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 the President of the International Tax Institute.  She is a “Leading Practitioner Contributor” to the Tax Management International Journal and a member of Practical Law Company’s U.S. 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 Cross-Border Tax Problems of Investment Funds - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Special Problems of Foreign Partners - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Tax Treatment of Earnouts in Business Acquisitions - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The Unresolved Tax Status of Multinational Service Partnerships and Their Partners - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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, February 08, 2017
Guidance Under Section 956: A Small Part of the Solution to the Lending Drought - The Corporate Tax Practice Series, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
The Tax Treatment of Earnouts in Business Acquisitions - The Corporate Tax Practice Series, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Cross-Border Tax Problems of Investment Funds - The Corporate Tax Practice Series, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Cross-Border Acquisition Patterns Implicating Section 338: Recommendations for Reform - The Corporate Tax Practice Series, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Cross-Border Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016, Monday, October 24, 2016
New Session: The Government Speaks on the Recently Issued Section 385 Regulations - Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016, Monday, October 24, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Cross-Border Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues - Cross-Border Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues , Monday, October 24, 2016
New Session: The Government Speaks on the Recently Issued Section 385 Regulations - New Session: The Government Speaks on the Recently Issued Section 385 Regulations, Monday, October 24, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Cross-Border Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues - Cross-Border Mergers, Post-Acquisition Integration and Other International Issues , Monday, October 24, 2016
New Session: The Government Speaks on the Recently Issued Section 385 Regulations - New Session: The Government Speaks on the Recently Issued Section 385 Regulations, Monday, October 24, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2016, Friday, October 28, 2016, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Tax Strategies for Corporate Acquisitions, Dispositions, Spin-Offs, Joint Ventures, Financings, Reorganizations & Restructurings 2017, Wednesday, October 18, 2017, New York, NY
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