Stefan J. Padfield

University of Akron School of Law

Prof. Stefan J. Padfield

150 University Ave.

Akron, OH 44325-2901

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Corporate Social Responsibility & Concession Theory

6 WM. & MARY BUS. L. REV. 1 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2015
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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corporate governance, corporate personality, corporate social responsibility

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Rehabilitating Concession Theory

Oklahoma Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 May 2013 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2013
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
Downloads 269 (123,308)
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First Amendment, Citizens United, Corporate Theory

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In Search of a Higher Standard: Rethinking Fiduciary Duties of Directors of Wholly-Owned Subsidiaries

Fordham Journal of Corporate and Financial Law, Vol. 10, p. 79, 2004
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 May 2006
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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fiduciary, corporate, director, subsidiary

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The Dodd-Frank Corporation: More than a Nexus of Contracts

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 114, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2011
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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Dodd-Frank, Corporate Theory, Citizens United, Campaign Finance

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Finding State Action When Corporations Govern

Temple Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Mar 2009
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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corporations, state action, new governance

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The Silent Role of Corporate Theory in the Supreme Court’s Campaign Finance Cases

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 18 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2012
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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Citizens United, First Amendment, Corporations

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Immaterial Lies: Condoning Deceit in the Name of Securities Regulation

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 61
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Mar 2010
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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securities, materiality, trust

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Who Should Do the Math? Materiality Issues in Disclosures that Require Investors to Calculate the Bottom Line

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 34, 2006
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Sep 2006
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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securities regulation, materiality

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Is Puffery Material to Investors? Maybe We Should Ask Them

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business and Employment Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Sep 2007
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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securities regulation, puffery

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Does Corporate Personhood Matter? A Review of and Response to Adam Winkler's 'We the Corporations'

20 Transactions: Tenn. J. Bus. Law___ (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Oct 2018
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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corporate personhood

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A New Social Contract: Corporate Personality Theory and the Death of the Firm

Akron Research Paper No. 18-01
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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law firm, personality theory, corporations, corporate entity

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The Role of Corporate Personality Theory in Opting Out of Shareholder Wealth Maximization

Akron Research Paper No. 18-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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shareholder, corporations, corporate directors, corporate theory,

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Corporate Governance and the Omnipresent Specter of Political Bias: The Duty to Calculate ROI

Marquette Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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corporate governance, shareholder wealth maximization, ESG, stakeholder governance

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The Inclusive Capitalism Shareholder Proposal

17 UC Davis Business Law Journal 147 (2017)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Mar 2018
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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shareholder, economic inequality, capitalism, inclusive capitalism

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Socio-Economics: Challenging Mainstream Economic Models and Policies

49 Akron Law Review 539 (2016)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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economics, economic models, economic policy

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The Helper Therapy Principle: Using the Power of Service to Save Addicts

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1165, 2018
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Stefan J. Padfield and Maria E. Pagano
University of Akron School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Addiction, Rehabilitation

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Totalitarian Nudges, Illusory Externalities, and Utopian Benefits: Reflections on the 34th Economics Institute for Law Professors

21 Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law 269 (2020)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jul 2020
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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Law and Economics; Behavioral Law and Economics; Antitrust; Externalities

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Killing Corporations to Save Humans: How Corporate Personhood, Human Rights, and the Corporate Death Penalty Intersect

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Jul 2020
Stefan J. Padfield
University of Akron School of Law
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Corporate governance, Corporate personhood