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Guhan Subramanian

  • Harvard Law faculty top list of best corporate and securities articles of 2014

    June 11, 2015

    The legal journal Corporate Practice Commentator recently announced the 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles of 2014. Half of those selected this year were written by Harvard Law School faculty members.

  • Icahn Stirs Activist Pot on Possible Takeovers

    January 23, 2015

    Carl Icahn thinks that eBay Inc. ’s PayPal and Gannett Co. ’s publishing business will be prime takeover targets when they soon become independent. And he is trying to make sure nothing gets in a suitor’s way. In a corporate-governance double punch that began this week with a pact with eBay and a missive Thursday to Gannett, the billionaire joined other activist investors pushing back against a recent trend in which spun-off companies are cloaked with tough takeover defenses...Some observers said the defenses are justified. “With activists prowling everywhere these days…it’s not unreasonable to give brand-new companies a little breathing room,” said Guhan Subramanian, a professor at Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School.

  • Interdisciplinary collaborations on the rise

    January 29, 2013

    Since the founding of the joint J.D./M.B.A. program 43 years ago, the boundaries between Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School have grown more porous.

  • Professor Robert H. Mnookin

    Mnookin honored by International Academy of Mediators with Lifetime Achievement Award

    December 4, 2012

    Professor Robert Mnookin ’68, chairman of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, was honored by the International Academy of Mediators with a lifetime achievement award. The IAM Award is presented to a person who has made exceptional contributions throughout his or her career by personally advancing alternative dispute resolution and inspiring others to do so.

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    Jointly Held

    October 1, 2012

    A Harvard program immerses students in legal and business training.

  • Case studies developed at HLS available through new website

    July 31, 2012

    Harvard Law School has launched a new program to develop and distribute case studies, role plays, hypothetical problems and other experiential tools for the classroom. The centerpiece of the program is a website designed as a one-stop-shop for all participant-centered teaching tools developed and sponsored by HLS.

  • Bridging theory and practice in corporate law

    January 24, 2012

    For the last several years, former Harvard Law School Dean Robert C. Clark ’72 has broken with tradition in teaching his mergers and acquisitions course. It isn’t enough to read leading cases, he realized; students still may leave the classroom without any real understanding of how to structure a deal, identify and avoid pitfalls, and recognize why personalities matter—in short, how M&As work in the real world.

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    Harvard faculty and fellows contribute most of the ‘Top Ten Corporate and Securities Law Articles’ of 2010

    June 3, 2011

    This year’s list of “Top Ten Corporate and Securities Articles” based on an annual poll of corporate and securities law academics includes six articles authored or co-authored by Harvard Law faculty and fellows. The top ten articles, selected from a field of more than 440 pieces, will be reprinted in an upcoming issue of the Corporate Practice Commentator.

  • The Olin Advantage

    August 16, 2010

    Lisa Bernstein ’90 knew from her first day of law school that she wanted to be a professor, though as time went on, she wondered whether that would be possible without top grades or law review credentials. What helped to set her apart from other applicants, she says, was the paper she wrote—and mentoring she received—as an Olin Fellow during law school.

  • Fighting on Several Fronts

    April 1, 2010

    In his book "Negotiauctions: New Dealmaking Strategies for a Competitive Marketplace,” Professor Guhan Subramanian says that, traditionally, academics have looked at deals through one of two lenses. One branch of research examines auction theory, with roots in game theory and microeconomics. Another looks at negotiations, combining microeconomics with experimental economics, social psychology, behavior economics and law.

  • 2009 Year in Review: Faculty Publications

    December 14, 2009

    In their book,“No Place to Hide: Gang, State, and Clandestine Violence in El Salvador” (Harvard University Press, 2009), Clinical Professor James Cavallaro and Spring…

  • HLS and HBS professors submit open letter to SEC

    August 21, 2009

    A group of Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School professors submitted an open letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission last week offering changes to a new SEC policy proposal that would allow shareholders to nominate directors.

  • Professor Guhan Subramanian '98

    Subramanian leads ‘Top 10’ in corporate law and securities scholarship

    April 20, 2009

    This year’s list of 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles, as chosen by the legal journal “Corporate Practice Commentator,” includes a selection from HLS Professor Guhan Subramanian ’98, who was honored for his recent article examining the role of go-shop clauses in private equity deals from 2005-2007.

  • Winter 2008, Features

    The Ultimate Cafeteria

    July 29, 2008

    With the help of Harvard Law School’s new curriculum reforms, it’s getting easier for law students to take part in Harvard University’s intellectual feast.

  • Professors Bebchuk, Roe, and Subramanian

    Bebchuk, Roe, and Subramanian honored for top corporate law articles

    March 10, 2008

    Writings by Professors Lucian Bebchuk LL.M. '80 S.J.D. '84, Mark Roe '75, and Guhan Subramanian '98 were included on this year's list of 10 Best Corporate and Securities Articles, published in the legal journal "Corporate Practice Commentator."

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    Designing the deal

    September 1, 2005

    Some of the biggest deal makers put the world on hold while they teach in a class led by Professor Guhan Subramanian '98. But they're also there to learn a thing or two about negotiation.

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    Both Sides Now

    April 24, 2003

    By the time Guhan Subramanian J.D./M.B.A. '98 left the Harvard Business School faculty for the HLS faculty last summer, Harvard Law School had transformed the 1L experience from when he was a student.