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It’s a Gig World Out There - A guide to current issues in the gig economy
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • July 2 2018

There is a growing industry built around task-based work, ‘online platforms’ and ‘skill-sharing’. This ‘gig economy’, which expands well beyond the

Recent developments in Turkish law concerning online video-on-demand platforms
  • Hergüner Bilgen Özeke
  • Turkey
  • May 30 2018

Turkish Experience Turkish television series are a popular source of entertainment, especially within the Balkans, the Turkic republics, and

At a Glance: Uberization of the workforce
  • Bird & Bird
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2018

The Belgian employment market is struggling with disruptive economic systems such as the so-called platform workers (Uber, Deliveroo, Airbnb, etc.)

Legal Issues With Blockchain-Based Crypto Games and Collectibles
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2018

The use of blockchain technology for crypto games and token-based digital collectibles is on the rise. One of the first crypto games of note was

Liability regulation of online platforms in the UK
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • April 30 2018

The UK's diverse ecology of online platforms is a key growth engine for the UK economy and society. It enables knowledge discovery, sales, social and

How to Generate, File, Retain and Execute Electronic HR Documents While Complying with Employee Records Laws and Electronic Signature ProtocolsWorldwide
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA, European Union, Global
  • April 17 2018

Every minute of every workday, multinational employers rely on sophisticated HR Information Technologies to manage their global workforces. Laws

SEC Issues Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2018

The staff of the Divisions of Enforcement and Trading and Markets (collectively, Staff) of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March

Federal Circuit Again Reverses California Court in Oracle-Google Copyright Dispute over Java APIs - Releases a Major Ruling on Fair Use in the Software Context
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2018

In this long-running dispute that has been previously dubbed “The World Series of IP cases” by the presiding judge, Oracle America Inc. (“Oracle”)

Should the platform be responsible for a takeout carrier's traffic accident?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • USA, Australia
  • March 27 2018

If couriers have any traffic accident when delivering services, the compensation liability may sometimes be borne by the takeout platform, or

Review of SEC’s Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets
  • Fasken
  • USA
  • March 12 2018

On March 7, 2018 the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a “Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital