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News 06 May. 2022
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News 21 Apr. 2022
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Client Alert 23 Mar. 2022
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Event 22 Nov. 2021
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News 16 May. 2022
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Client Alert 21 Apr. 2022
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Client Alert 19 Apr. 2022
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Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
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Global Tax Co-Chair,
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Marco 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 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 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 2022, which observes that "He is an excellent tax lawyer with an instinctive grasp of complex problems. He combines this with exceptional client relationships.". Legal 500 USA 2020 observes that "The reputation Marco Blanco has managed to build over the years means that his advice is effectively a definitive point in any discussion". 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.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Energy (Oil & Gas)
Client Alert 18 Aug. 2021
OECD Global Digital Economy Tax Reform: Current Developments
Client Alert 03 Aug. 2021
International Insight: Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership in 2021 – France Perspectives – Alert 3 of the Series
Marco Blanco shows great availability, serenity in all circumstances as well as a pedagogy particularly appreciated by clients.
Legal 500: EMEA 2022
Has an incredibly practical approach to solving the most complex international tax problems for very high-profile clients.
Chambers Global 2021 Tax - USA
Recommended Lawyer for International & U.S. Tax "the reputation Marco Blanco has managed to build over the years means that his advice is effectively a definitive point in any discussion"
Legal 500: USA 2020