Mr. Blanco is an international tax partner and co-chair of the Tax group. As managing partner of the Geneva office, he works primarily from the firm's Geneva and Paris offices. He has extensive experience on a broad range of U.S. domestic and international tax matters, including corporate mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, joint ventures, and capital market offerings.
In addition, Mr. Blanco advises fund investment managers, sovereign wealth funds and family offices with respect to cross-border tax issues.
Mr. Blanco also works with the firm’s International Arbitration group in advising governments on international tax issues arising in the context of state disputes with investors, particularly in the area of oil and gas.
Mr. Blanco is recommended for his tax expertise by Chambers Global 2017 for his "amazing ability to combine commercial and pragmatic solutions with insight into the most complex of tax matters.“ He is also praised by the Legal 500 EMEA, in which he is described as having an “instinctive grasp of complex cross-border issues” and providing “incisive analysis and a calm, friendly manner.”
Mr. Blanco regularly lectures and authors articles on various international tax issues.
COURTSU.S. Tax Court
- The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- New York State Bar Association
- International Bar Association
- Union Internationale Des Avocats
- The International Fiscal Association