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Jon Van Loo – Partner

Jon Van Loo brings over 15 years’ experience providing tax advice to clients facing complex tax situations. At BSV, Jon advises clients on the tax aspects of M&A transactions, including qualifying for tax-free reorganizations, asset and stock sales, and the capital gains exemption for qualified small business stock.

Since establishing his own tax practice in 2017, Jon has been actively involved in advising crypto funds and blockchain projects on a variety of tax matters and has continued to advise some of the same original clients from that time. Over the years, Jon has advised crypto clients on matters ranging from the taxation of ICOs and token sales, cryptocurrency compensation, the creation and sale of new crypto products, and the taxation of a variety of cross-border crypto transactions.

Having begun his career as a U.S. tax advisor in London, Jon has deep experience advising on international and cross-border tax matters. He continues to advise clients on a variety of international tax matters, including individuals expatriating from the U.S. and foreign corporations entering the United States. Jon regularly collaborates with other lawyers and law firms as outside tax counsel on complex tax matters.

Jon began his career at the global law firm Linklaters and practiced for several years at the New York office of Dechert.


University of Chicago, B.A., 1994

Duke University, M.A., 2004, James B. Duke Fellow.

Northwestern University Law School, J.D., 2007, magna cum laude


New York, California