Guhan Subramanian

Joseph H. Flom Professor of Law and Business

H. Douglas Weaver Professor of Business Law, Harvard Business School

Representative Publications

Bibliography


Books
Subramanian, Guhan. Negotiauctions: New Dealmaking Strategies for a Competitive Marketplace (W.W. Norton 2010).
Allen, William T., Reinier H. Kraakman & Guhan Subramanian. Cases and Commentaries on the Law of Business Organization (Aspen Publishers 3d ed. 2009).
Allen, William T., Reinier H. Kraakman & Guhan Subramanian. Cases and Commentaries on the Law of Business Organization (Wolters Kluwer Law and Business 2nd ed. 2007).

Articles in a Periodical
Subramanian, Guhan. "Deal Process Design in Management Buyouts," 130 Harv. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016).
Subramanian, Guhan. "Corporate Governance 2.0," 92 Harv. Bus. Rev. 96 (2015).
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Subramanian, Guhan. "Delaware's Choice," 39 Del. J. Corp. L. 1 (2014).
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Becker, Bo, Daniel Bergstresser & Guhan Subramanian. "Does Shareholder Proxy Access Improve Firm Value?  Evidence from the Business Roundtable Challenge," 56 J.L. & Econ. 127 (2013).
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Subramanian, Guhan. "A New Era for Raiders," Harvard Business Review, November 2010.
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Subramanian, Guhan, Steven Herscovici & Brian Berbetta. "Is Delaware's Antitakeover Statute Unconstitutional? Further Evidence and a Reply to Symposium Commentators," 65 Business Lawyer 799 (2010).
Subramanian, Guhan, Steven Herscovici & Brian Barbetta. "Is Delaware's Antitakeover Statute Unconstitutional? Evidence From 1988-2008," 65 Business Lawyer 685 (2010).
Subramanian, Guhan. "Negotiation? Auction? A Deal Maker's Guide," 87 Harvard Business Review 101 (2009).
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Subramanian, Guhan. "Go-Shop Provisions in Private Equity Deals: Evidence and Implications," 63 Business Lawyer 729 (2008).
Subramanian, Guhan. "Post-Siliconix Freeze-outs: Theory and Evidence," 36 Journal of Legal Studies 1 (2007).
Subramanian, Guhan. "The Emerging Problem of Embedded Defenses: Lessons from Air Line Pilots Ass'n Intl. v. UAL Corp," 120 Harvard Law Review 1239 (2007).
Millstone, David & Guhan Subramanian. "Oracle v. PeopleSoft: A Case Study," 12 Harvard Negotiation Law Review 1 (2007).
Subramanian, Guhan. "Bargaining in the Shadow of PeopleSoft's (Defective) Poison Pill," 12 Harvard Negotiation Law Review 41 (2007).
Subramanian, Guhan. "Fixing Freeze-outs," 115 Yale Law Journal 2 (2005).
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Subramanian, Guhan. "The Disappearing Delaware Effect," 20 Journal of Law, Economics & Organization 32 (2004).
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Subramanian, Guhan. "Bargaining in the Shadow of Takeover Defenses," 113 Yale Law Journal 621 (2003).
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Subramanian, Guhan. "The Drivers of Market Efficiency in Revlon Transactions," 28 Journal of Corporate Law 691 (2003).
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Bebchuk, Lucian A., John C. Coates & Guhan Subramanian. "The Trouble with Staggered Boards: A Reply to Georgeson's John Wilcox," 11 Corporate Governance Advisor 17 (2003).
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Bebchuk, Lucian A., John C. Coates & Guhan Subramanian. "The Powerful Antitakeover Force of Staggered Boards: Further Findings and a Reply to Symposium Participants," 55 Stanford Law Review 885 (2002).
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Subramanian, Guhan. "The Influence of Antitakeover Statutes on Incorporation Choice: Evidence on the 'Race' Debate and Antitakeover Overreaching," 150 Pennsylvania Law Review 1795 (2002).
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Coates, John C. & Guhan Subramanian. "A Buy-Side Model of M&A Lockups: Theory and Evidence," 53 Stanford Law Review 307 (2000).
Subramanian, Guhan. "A New Takeover Defense Mechanism: Using an Equal Treatment Agreement as an Alternative to the Poison Pill," 23 Delaware Journal of Corporate Law 375 (1998).
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Articles in a Newspaper
Subramanian, Guhan. "Board Silly," New York Times, February 14, op-ed.

Working or Discussion Papers
Subramanian, Guhan, Daniel Bergstresser & Bo Becker. "Does Shareholder Proxy Access Improve Firm Value? Evidence from the Business Roundtable Challenge" (forthcoming).
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(Journal of Law & Economics)
Subramanian, Guhan. "Post-Siliconix Freeze-Outs: Theory & Evidence," Journal of Legal Studies (2007).
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Bebchuk, Lucian A., Allen Ferrell, Reinier H. Kraakman, Mark J. Roe & Guhan Subramanian. "Placing Election Bylaws on the Corporate Ballot," Harvard PON Working Paper, No. 915403 (2005).
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Subramanian, Guhan. "Post-Siliconix Freeze-outs: Theory and Evidence," Olin Discussion Paper, No. 472 (2004).
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Reports or Studies
Subramanian, Guhan, B. Hall & C. Rose. "Circon Case Study, Case # 9-801-403; 8-801-404; 9-801-405", Harvard Business School Publishing (2001).

Works in Progress
Bebchuk, Lucian A., John C. Coates & Guhan Subramanian. The Effect of Takeover Defenses (2006).
(Discussion Paper, Harvard Law School Olin Center for Law, Economics & Business)

Representative Publications