Month: September 2015

FTC Hosts Robust Discussions on the Sharing Economy

Over the summer the U.S. Federal Trade Commission held a workshop entitled “The ‘Sharing’ Economy: Issues Facing Platforms, Participants, and Regulators.”  The majority of the workshop was conducted by professors and FTC officials, with several notable exceptions. The regulation of

Posted in FTC

Keeping It Simple: What is the Sharing Economy?

Being a lawyer blogging about the “Sharing Economy,” I would be remiss if I didn’t first at least touch upon the meaning of the phrase. Having researched the issue, I am not aware of any binding legal definition of “Sharing

Posted in Definitions