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Rubinoff, Arn

Arn Rubinoff

Senior Lecturer
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Awards & Recognitions

2015-2016 Dean George C. Griffin Georgia Tech Faculty of the Year Award.


Arn Rubinoff teaches undergraduate courses on Business Law, International Business, Entrepreneurship and Law for Entrepreneurs, MBA courses on the Legal and Ethical Considerations in Business, and Law for Entrepreneurs, as well as a course offered through both the graduate engineering colleges at Georgia Tech and the MBA program addressing Legal Issues in Technology Transfer. He additionally speaks about intellectual property, capital formation and venture capital issues in the Executive MBA-Management of Technology program and the Executive MBA-Global Business program where he has also taught a course titled Business Regulations.

Mr. Rubinoff is an attorney who concentrates his law practice in mergers and acquisitions, internet and technology law, law involving the nuclear and non-nuclear energy sectors both domestically and internationally, corporate finance and international business transactions with particular emphasis on technology transfer and licensing, development and growth issues related to high growth businesses, joint ventures, capital formation and venture capital initial and follow-on investments.

Mr. Rubinoff was by vote of undergraduate students named Professor of the Year in 2012. Mr. Rubinoff was additionally in 2013 and in 2019 by vote of undergraduate students named Lecturer of the Year, Elective Business Courses and in 2018 received the Class of 1940 Course Survey Effectiveness Award and is the recipient of other honors recognizing his teaching at Georgia Tech, including Thank a Teacher recognitions from students through the Georgia Tech Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning and Professor Appreciation recognition from the Georgia Tech Men’s Football and Baseball teams, the Georgia Tech Women’s Volleyball team and the Georgia Tech Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving team. Mr. Rubinoff was additionally the recipient of the 2015-2016 Dean George C. Griffin Georgia Tech Faculty of the Year Award. This award is selected from the faculty of all six of the colleges at Georgia Tech.

Arn Rubinoff’s accomplishments include authoring published articles on tax and international law subjects, assisting the Georgia Department of Industry, Trade and Tourism with economic development missions to various countries, participating in the Jerusalem Economic Conference held in Israel, and speaking at the Belgian-American Chamber of Commerce Economic Mission to Belgium. Mr. Rubinoff is additionally a former member of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Committee’s Biotech Task Force and its Telecommunications Task Force and is a former member of the Board of Advisors of the College of Management of Georgia Tech.

Arn Rubinoff is a former President of the international transactions section of the Atlanta Bar Association, a former Member of the Board of Trustees of the Atlanta Council for International Visitors and a former Member of the International Coordinating Committee of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Arn Rubinoff is a past Chairman of the Board for the Georgia Foreign Trade Zone, as well as a volunteer lecturer in the Education Department of the High Museum of Art.

Published Papers

  • The North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation, 8, 131, 1983, "United States Income Taxation of Technical Export Transactions."

  • The International Lawyer, 17, 345, 1983, "Practical Guidelines Under the Economic Recovery Act of 1981 Regarding the Taxation of U.S. Citizens and Resident Aliens Employed in a Foreign Country."

  • Emory Law Journal, 23, 811, 1974, "Involuntary Conversions of Liquidating Corporations: When Does a Section 337 Sales Occur?"