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Robert J. Haft

Professor Emeritus

B.A., City College of New York; J.D., Columbia

Professor Haft teaches Corporations, Comparative Corporate Law, and Securities Regulation at the Law Center, and is the author of several articles and books in the...

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Professor Haft teaches Corporations, Comparative Corporate Law, and Securities Regulation at the Law Center, and is the author of several articles and books in the corporate and securities law field. Following his graduation from Columbia School of Law in 1954, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable Irving R. Kaufman. He then spent four years as an associate with Goldstein, Judd & Gurfein, fourteen years as a partner of Stamer & Haft, and four years as a partner with Kronish, Lieb, Shainswit, Weiner and Hellman. He served as Special Counsel (full-time) to the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1977-78 and, after joining the Law Center faculty in 1978, remained as a part-time consultant to the SEC until 1981. He is a member of the American Law Institute, the Federal Regulation of Securities Committee of the ABA and the Executive Council of the Securities Law Committee of the FBA. He has been a Visiting Professor at various foreign law schools, including the Sorbonne (Paris I), Cambridge (Jesus College), and the European University Institute in Florence.

Recent Scholarship

Books

  • Robert J. Haft & Michele H. Hudson, Analysis of Key SEC No-Action Letters (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 2006-2007; Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2007-2010) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Michele H. Hudson, 2-2E Venture Capital and Small Business Financings (Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2009) (publishing annual updates).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Peter M. Fass, 4-4F Tax-Advantaged Securities (Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2006-2009) (publishing annual updates).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Peter M. Fass, 1-2 Tax-Advantaged Securities Handbook (St. Paul, Minn.: West Group 2000-2005; Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2005-2008) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Michele H. Hudson, Due Diligence: Periodic Reports and Securities Offerings (Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2006-2009) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
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Books

  • Robert J. Haft & Michele H. Hudson, Analysis of Key SEC No-Action Letters (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 2006-2007; Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2007-2010) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Michele H. Hudson, 2-2E Venture Capital and Small Business Financings (Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2009) (publishing annual updates).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Peter M. Fass, 4-4F Tax-Advantaged Securities (Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2006-2009) (publishing annual updates).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Peter M. Fass, 1-2 Tax-Advantaged Securities Handbook (St. Paul, Minn.: West Group 2000-2005; Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2005-2008) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Michele H. Hudson, Due Diligence: Periodic Reports and Securities Offerings (Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2006-2009) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Michele H. Hudson, Liability of Attorneys and Accountants for Securities Transactions (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 2006-2007; Eagan, Minn.: Thomson Reuters/West 2008-2009) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft, 2-2E Venture Capital and Small Business Financings (St. Paul, Minn.: West Group 2000-2002; St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 2002-2007) (publishing annual updates).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Peter M. Fass, 4-4G Tax-Advantaged Securities: ILPs, Pass-Throughs, and Other Vehicles (St. Paul, Minn.: West Group 2000-2005; St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 2005-2006) (publishing annual updates).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft, Analysis of Key SEC No-Action Letters (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 2000-2006) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft, Due Diligence: Periodic Reports and Securities Offerings (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 2003-2006) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft & Barry J. Haft, Due Diligence in Securities Transactions (St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West 2000-2002) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
  • Robert J. Haft, Key SEC No-Action Letters: Text and Analysis of Staff Interpretations of the 1933 and 1934 Acts (St. Paul, Minn.: West Group 2000-2002) (publishing annual editions).    [BOOK]
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A news obituary for the late Professor Emeritus Robert J. Haft appeared in The New York Times, on May 14, 2017.

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A news obituary for the late Professor Emeritus Robert J. Haft appeared in The New York Times, on May 14, 2017.

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