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Professor Marcel Kahan

George T. Lowy Professor of Law
New York University School of Law
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Marcel Kahan, George T. Lowy Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
ECGI Fellow (2012) : ECGI Research Associate (2009) :

Marcel Kahan is the George T. Lowy Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law. His main areas of teaching and research are hedge funds, corporate governance, M&A, and bondholder rights. He has written over 40 articles for law reviews, finance journals, and professional publications. His articles have been awarded the Merton Miller Prize for the best paper submitted to the Journal of Business and the De Brauw Prize for the best paper in the ECGI Law Working Paper series and nine articles have been selected as among the best corporate and securities articles by the Corporate Practice Commentator. Professor Kahan has been Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, Columbia Law School, and the Hebrew University. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Center for Law and Business at NYU School of Law (1997-present).

Research Interests
Corporate bonds
Corporate finance
Corporate governance
Hedge funds
Mergers and acquisitions

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Anti-Activist Poison Pills ECGI Law Working Paper 364/2017 August 2017
Does Majority Voting Improve Board Accountability? ECGI Law Working Paper 310/2016 March 2016
The Law and Finance of Anti-Takeover Statutes ECGI Law Working Paper 274/2014 November 2014
The State of State Competition for Incorporations ECGI Law Working Paper 263/2014 August 2014
Embattled CEOs ECGI Law Working Paper 116/2009 December 2008
Hedge Fund Activism in the Enforcement of Bondholder Rights ECGI Law Working Paper 100/2008 March 2008
Hedge Funds in Corporate Governance and Corporate Control ECGI Law Working Paper 076/2006 July 2006 Winner of the 2007 De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek Law Prize (Best paper in the Law series)

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