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Jonathan Blaine

  • S.J.D. (Candidate)
  • Director of Tax & Head of Regional C&I
  • DFDL (Thailand) Co. Ltd
  • 3PublicationsNumber of items in Jonathan's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 4Followers


Born in the US and working abroad in Canada, Japan and Thailand for over 10 years with over 15 years professional services experience. Instructor and lecturer at the JD and Masters of Law level for more than 10 years with a focus on international commercial law, taxation, and international financial regulation. My current SJD research focuses on the ethical perceptions of finance professionals and how to effectively incorporate ethical norms into regulation and training of such professionals.

Recent publications

  • Responsive Regulation of the US Financial Services Industry: Some Fundamental Challenges

    • Jonathan L.H. Blaine
  • Sosa, Kiobel and Pirates Inc.: Defining the 'Modern' Parameters of the Archaic Aline Tort Statute

    • Jonathan L.H. Blaine

Professional experience

Director of Tax & Head of Regional C&I

DFDL (Thailand) Co. Ltd

December 2016 - Present

Guest Lecturer in LLM Business Law

Chulalongkorn University

January 2011 - Present


Webster University Thailand

October 2010 - Present

Senior Associate

Baker & McKenzie, Ltd.

March 2014 - February 2016(2 years)

Associate Principal

KPMG Phoomchai Tax Ltd

January 2012 - February 2014(2 years)

Executive Director - Financial Services Tax Group

Ernst & Young Shinnihon Tax

August 2008 - July 2010(2 years)

Adjunct Professor of Law

Temple University

September 2005 - May 2010(5 years)

Vice President - Tax

Lehman Brothers

March 2005 - July 2008(3 years)


S.J.D (Doctorate of Juridical Sciene)

Australian National University

October 2012 - Present

LL.M. Taxation (not completed)

New York University

January 2001 - May 2003(2 years)

JD (Cum Laude) - Corporate Law Concentration

Seton Hall University School of Law

August 1997 - May 2000(3 years)


Chaminade University of Honolulu

August 1992 - May 1994(2 years)

BA - International Relations

Kent State University

September 1985 - August 1992(7 years)

Followers (4)

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