Scholars argue that consumer protection law can address sharing economy firms’ potential to abuse information.
Proposed regulations would limit number of short-term rental properties and add license requirements.
The outcome of a lawsuit filed by Airbnb may define the regulatory limits of the sharing economy.
Scholar explains the rise and expansion of startups that push the regulatory envelope.
Philadelphia’s parking authority takes action to rein in Uber’s alleged violations of the city’s regulations.
Legal scholar argues that the largest private startups should be required to disclose more information.
Scholars offer framework for better regulating sharing economy firms.
Class-action lawsuits filed against ridesharing companies over alleged misclassification of worker’s employment status.
Despite regulatory controversy, two legal scholars argue that state and local governments should actively subsidize the sharing economy.
Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft pose challenges for local regulators.
Company-focused regulation is better for regulators, consumers, and companies themselves.
Regulating Uber and Airbnb like their mainstream predecessors could be good for the sharing economy.