A Special Invitation to All Harvard University Club of Houston Members!


Meet Professor John Coates


Harvard Professor of Law and Economics,
Vice Dean for Finance and Strategic Initiatives


The Problem of 12: When a Few Financial Institutions Control Everything


Tuesday, August 22, 2023

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Junior League of Houston
1811 Briar Oaks Lane
Houston, TX 77027
(hosted by the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston)

Click HERE to RSVP


You are invited to join us on Tuesday, August 22nd at 7 PM to hear fellow Harvard alumnus John Coates at the Junior League of Houston. John Coates, a renowned expert in law and economics, will be sharing his profound insights and expertise with the audience.  If you are a current Harvard University Club of Houston member, there is no charge to attend this special program.  Please scroll down the page further to learn more about Mr. John Coates.


Please RSVP by clicking on the above link before 8/18 to secure your complimentary spot at this event. All current HUCH members will be granted complimentary admission. After your registration is received, you will be sent a promo code to attend the special program for free.



John Coates is the John F. Cogan, Jr. Professor of Law and Economics at Harvard Law School, where he also serves as the Vice Dean for Finance and Strategic Initiatives, Chair of the Committee on Executive Education and Online Learning, Chair of the Committee on Title IX Procedures and Research Director of the Center on the Legal Profession. Professor Coates served as Acting Director for the Division of Corporation Finance and as General Counsel for the SEC. Before joining Harvard, he was a partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, specializing in financial institutions and M&A. At HLS and at HBS, he teaches corporate governance, M&A, finance, and related topics. He has testified before Congress and provided consulting services to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the U.S. Department of Treasury, the New York Stock Exchange, and he served as the Chair of the Investor-as-Owner Subcommittee of the Investor Advisory Committee of t
he SEC.