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Gig Economy Game-Changer? New Florida Law Ensures Contractor Status For Drivers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

The State of Florida is about to enact first-of-its-kind legislation that will ensure most ride-sharing drivers are independent contractors and not


NSW Government is looking at options to give Short-Term Holiday Letting a legal framework
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • April 24 2017

The NSW Government encourages short-term holiday lettings because they broaden the economic benefits of tourism in NSW. It is looking at options on


Uber now a taxable ‘taxi’
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • April 5 2017

Uber’s ongoing campaign to distinguish itself from the Australian taxi industry has brought it before the Court once again. In a Federal Court


Food & Beverage Litigation Update: Issue 629
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2017

Emerging technologies are changing the way we live, travel and buy goods and services. While new technology may improve our lives


Latest Misclassification Settlement Fails To Lyft Sharing Economy Companies
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 20 2017

Late last week, a federal court judge in California approved a settlement agreement whereby ride-sharing company Lyft agreed to pay $27 million to


The Future Rise Of The “Contributor” - Are We Closer To Finding That Elusive Third Category Of Worker?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

According to a recent survey by Randstad US, an HR and staffing services company a growing number of workers prefer to be known as “contributors”


Will Austin Come Crawling Back To Uber And Lyft?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

The sharing economy has become so entrenched in our vocabulary and culture, it’s hard to remember when exactly the romance began. For Uber, the story


Sharing economy - An encouraging framework to get out of the fog?
  • Loyens & Loeff
  • Belgium
  • March 10 2017

The Royal Decree of 12 January 2017 (Belgian Official Gazette of 24 January 2017) was the last component required for the new legal framework to be


California’s Legislative Approach To Regulating The Sharing Economy: Regroup
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

The month of February and its immediate aftermath is always an exciting time for California legislation. That’s the month when legislators submit all


Global antitrust in 2017 - Disruptive innovation
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

It started off as an easy way to be able to afford their San Francisco pad. With the internet providing access to millions of potential renters, the