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Sharing is Caring - Or is it?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2017

There is no doubt about it - the sharing economy is here to stay. A recent report authored by the Insurance Institute of Canada concludes that the

Tax Implications of the Sharing Economy - Special Rules for Home Rentals
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

If you use online platforms to rent a spare bedroom, lawnmower, car or bicycle; or to provide car rides or dog walks; or to connect and deliver other

The Sharing Economy and Discrimination: Part Deux
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 8 2017

In a follow-up to our discussion earlier this summer regarding discrimination and the sharing economy, the California Department of Fair Employment

Traditional Homeowners’ Insurance on a Collision Course with the Sharing Economy
  • Lerners LLP
  • Canada
  • August 3 2017

Consumers are increasingly interested in leasing and sharing products rather than buying and owning them. The aptly named “sharing economy” is

China publishes the Guiding Opinions on Promoting the Development of the Sharing Economy
  • CMS, China
  • China
  • July 24 2017

The National Development and Reform Commission together with seven other government authorities published the Guiding Opinions on Promoting the

Sharing is caring? Loan for use, due care and the good paterfamilias
  • Stibbe
  • Netherlands
  • July 14 2017

These days, there is a lot of talk about the “sharing” economy. The basic idea is that there is no need to buy, say, tools or domestic equipment if it

Pumping the Brakes: New Regulations Aim to Limit the Impact of Short-Term Rentals in Toronto
  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • Canada
  • July 6 2017

The rise of the "sharing economy" has spawned many new industries, but perhaps one of the most prominent (together with ride sharing) has been the

Future Work: Are your gig-workers contractors or employees?
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • June 29 2017

Australia's enthusiasm for the sharing economy and disruptive technology has captured the attention of businesses seeking to harness agile gig-workers

New Florida Law Addresses Status of Workers and Other Issues in Ride-Sharing Industry
  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

As the sharing economy continues to gain popularity with workers, businesses, and consumers by offering increased job flexibility and consumer choice

Enjoy The Ride! Texas Ride-Sharing Businesses Can Now Escape Misclassification Battles
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

Texas Governor Greg Abbott just signed into law a measure that will regulate ride-sharing companies (H.B. 100) by establishing a consistent statewide