Mr. Blanco oversees the firm's offices in Europe and is a partner in the Tax group. He has more than 20 years of experience on a broad range of domestic and international tax matters, including corporate reorganizations, joint ventures, structured finance and capital market offerings. Much of his experience relates to representing multinational corporations in structuring their global activities in a tax efficient manner. He also assists the firm's financial institutions in developing cross-border structures for their international clients. In addition, Mr. Blanco has worked with the firm's high-net-worth individual clients with respect to their international family tax planning.
Mr. Blanco has recently lectured on the following topics: recent international tax law developments; the U.S. transfer pricing system; tax issues that arise in structuring infrastructure transactions; the structuring of cross-border private equity investments; the U.S. foreign tax credit system; taxation of real estate in Latin America; recent developments in cross-border leasing; cross-border tax issues in e-commerce transactions; and cutting-edge issues with international agency and distribution agreements. He also has authored several articles on international and domestic taxation.
COURTSU.S. Tax Court
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
New York State Bar Association
Executive Committee, past Chair (2008) and current Member
Chair, Fall Meeting, Amsterdam, October 23-26, 2003, Chair (1995), Co-Chair (1996-2007)
Committee on U.S. Activities of Foreigners
American Bar Association
Committee on Foreign Activities of U.S. Taxpayers
Committee on U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties
International Bar Association
Union Internationale Des Avocats (International Association of Lawyers)
The International Fiscal Association