Tag Archives: Ben Heineman

Ben Heineman on same-sex marriage rights

On DOMA, Real-World Arguments Could Sway the Supreme Court By Ben Heineman The Atlantic Monthly “After the Supreme Court hears oral argument in the two same-sex marriage cases next week, it could issue a momentous ruling that gay marriage is … Continue reading

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Ben Heineman on business scandals

Why are Some Sectors (Ahem, Finance) So Scandal-Plagued? By Ben Heineman Harvard Business Review “In the past 25 years, the size of settlements, fines and penalties for individual corporations found guilty of wrongdoing has escalated from millions of dollars, to … Continue reading

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Ben Heineman on Anna Karenina

Anna Karenina: Read the Book, Skip the Movie By Ben Heineman The Atlantic “For the holidays, buy someone you care about deeply Tolstoy’s novel, Anna Karenina. Don’t settle for silver or bronze – or modern dross – when you can … Continue reading

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Ben Heineman on Citigroup

Citigroup: A Symbol of Board Resurgence? By Ben Heineman Harvard Business Review HBR Blog Network “At the center of the corporate wreckage of the past fifteen years — the accounting scandals, the outright fraud, the environmental disasters, the financial meltdown … Continue reading

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Ben Heineman on George McGovern

The Gallant Idealism of George McGovern By Ben Heineman The Atlantic “People now remember McGovern as going down in one of the biggest defeats in history, losing every state but Massachusetts (and the District of Columbia) to Richard Nixon. But … Continue reading

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Ben Heineman teaches new HLS course

Ready or Not Quotes Ben Heineman Corporate Counsel “”This is really a course about how to be a lawyer when the law is only part of any question you’re dealing with,” Heineman explains in an interview after class is over.” … Continue reading

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Ben Heineman on corporate litigation

The Rise of the General Counsel Harvard Business Review September 27, 2012 Commentary by: Ben Heineman, Belfer Center Senior Fellow Topic: Corporate litigation “In a special New York Times section on business and law, Andrew Ross Sorkin opines: ‘as regulations change and … Continue reading

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