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France: conformity of local regulations concerning short-term tourist rentals with European law

About: CJEU decision, aff. C-724/18 and C-727/18, sept. 22, 2020. Renting accommodation in which one does not live on Air BnB is considered a commercial activity under French law. The exercise of a commercial activity in premises presupposes that the premises have a commercial purpose, within the meaning of town planning law. These premises are […]

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NEW: Paper on Uber’s rating system

New paper on “Private Ordering of Online Platforms in Smart Urban Mobility. The Case of Uber’s Rating System”. Abstract: Rating and review systems are a self-regulatory mechanism widely used by online platforms, especially in the smart mobility sector. Such systems have already been analysed in empirical studies and legal contributions, in particular in the fields […]

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Article Community building IT&IP Law Law Narratives

Beyond soft regulation – Sanctions on digital platforms

Yseult Marique and I published a today a summary of our next paper accepted for publication in the Cambridge International Law Journal (December 2019 issue): “Beyond Soft-regulation – Sanctions on digital platforms“.

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NEW project SHINE

We are happy to announce that the CRIDES has been awarded with a grant by the European Commission (Erasmus+ Jean Monnet Actions) to conduct a research in the field of the sharing economy (SHINE. SHaring Economy and INequalities across Europe). The CRIDES is going to expand its consolidated line of investigation on the sharing economy […]

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New reference for a preliminary ruling by the ECJ – Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf

The Oberlandesgericht Düsseldorf has referred a question to the ECJ with regards to “kennenlernplattform (get-to-know platforms)” (Case C-438/19) with regards to consumer protection (directive 2011/93 /UE). The full reference is attached hereby (in German). Here are the French & Dutch version of the preliminary question (the official translation in English can be found in attachment). […]

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Uber in London: the battle between public and private regulation

[This is a reblog from Essex Law Research: “Uber in London: the battle between public and private regulation“] Dr Yseult Marique and her co-author Enguerrand Marique have published a chapter, entitled ‘Uber in London: The battle between public and private regulation’, in the collection Uber & Taxis: Comparative Law Studies, which was edited by D […]

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Law

Le point sur la situation d’Uber en Belgique et en Europe

Je publiais au cours du mois d’avril deux contributions sur le site de Justice-en-Ligne. J’y fais le point sur la situation d’Uber en Belgique (http://www.justice-en-ligne.be/article1173.html) et en Europe (http://www.justice-en-ligne.be/article1164.html).

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L’applicabilité du droit européen de la concurrence à l’économie collaborative

Il est clair que l’Internet et les technologies numériques ont largement transformé notre manière de vivre, tant du point de vue social et relationnel que du point de vue du travail[1]. Depuis plusieurs années, on peut ainsi constater une progression notable du secteur de l’économie numérique sur l’économie classique. L’économie collaborative fait partie de cette […]

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Article Consumer Protection Data Protection & Privacy IT&IP Law Law

New article: Limitations to TDM and Consumer Empowerment. Making the Case for a Right to Machine Legibility

Author: Rossana Ducato and Alain Strowel Download : https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3278901 Citation: R. Ducato, A. Strowel, Limitations to Text and Data Mining and Consumer Empowerment: Making the Case for a Right to “Machine Legibility”, CRIDES Working Paper Series 1/2018, 31 October 2018. Abstract The paper focuses on the current legal barriers to text and data mining (TDM) […]

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New Article: The Collaborative Economy Legal Conundrum. A Way Forward Through Harmonization

A new article titled “The Collaborative Economy Legal Conundrum: A Way Forward Through Harmonization” has been recently published by Marco Inglese in Legal Issues of Economic Integration, 4/2018. More information at this link: http://www.kluwerlawonline.com/abstract.php?area=Journals&id=LEIE2018022