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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 is 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, Ms. Blanchard was recognized by Expert Guides’ 2014 “Women in Business Law” publication for Tax, 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. 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 the author of the Tax Management Portfolio on PFICs, 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 and of the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York.

Kimberly S. Blanchard is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment 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
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
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
Treatise Chapters  Treatise Chapters 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
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
Cross-Border Acquisition Patterns Implicating Section 338: Recommendations for Reform - The Corporate Tax Practice Series, Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Cross-Border Tax Problems of Investment Funds - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Special Problems of Foreign Partners - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, August 01, 2017
The Unresolved Tax Status of Multinational Service Partnerships and Their Partners - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, August 01, 2017
The Tax Treatment of Earnouts in Business Acquisitions - The Partnership Tax Practice Series, Tuesday, August 01, 2017
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Taxation of Financial Products and Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
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