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Julio M. Jimenez

Julio M. Jimenez


Washington, DC, USA

Julio Jimenez recently joined PWC's Banking and Capital Markets International practice in New York City. Previously, he had joined EY's ITS Capital Markets in the National Tax Department in June 2011 from the Office of Chief Counsel for the IRS, where he had spent the previous five years working in the National Office for the Division Counsel of LB&I. Mr. Jimenez's specialties involve banking, section 871(m), and cross border financing, including equity financing transactions. During his tenure in Division Counsel for LB&I, Mr. Jimenez worked closely with a number of executives in Chief Counsel, the IRS and Treasury regarding IRS examinations of banks, securities lending arrangements, and equity swaps. Mr. Jimenez also worked on dividend equivalent withholding and securities lending examinations with field personnel, examinations of foreign banks, as well as lending into the U.S. as a trade or business, conduit financing arrangements, and treaty taxation of banks and global dealing operations. Mr. Jimenez assisted in drafting the Industry Director Directive on dividend withholding on total return swaps and the 2012 section 871(m) regulations, Notice 2010-46 on securities lending repealing Notice 97-66, and was also involved in AM 2009-010 on hedge fund lending into the U.S., AM 2010-005 on option baskets, along with a number of other publications, including the taxation of foreign exchange.  He graduated with honors from Boston College, has his J.D. with honors as a Law Review Executive Technical Editor from New England Law, and his LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown Law Center.

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