Protection of users in the platform economy: mapping the scenario We have just launched a survey on the regulation of online platforms in the sharing economy and we would greatly appreciate your support! Please, take part to our survey! You will need just few minutes and you will greatly contribute to our research! The […]
Equal is organizing a study day in Brussels on “Collaborative law and business”, which mixes panels on digital platforms, social economy, democratic participation and the future of work. The full program is accessible at equalday.eu/en/. Inscription is compulsory.
The Labour Law Research Group of the Université catholique de Louvain will organize a conference (in French) on the future of Labour Law for Platform workers on April 18, 2018. The full program is accessible here
City4coEN – Steering Committee meeting
The Collaborative Cities for Collaborative Entrepreneurs (City4coEN) project held its Steering Committee meeting on Tuesday, 16 January. In the first part of the afternoon, project promoter Tom Dedeurwaerdere introduced the project, outlined the team’s view of the collaborative economy and the work conducted to date. Researchers Elisabetta Severi and Louise Lambert respectively presented the mapping of […]
In partnership with Full Circle, the Brussels-based Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR) is set to host a debate on the sharing economy on 8 March 2017. Three guest speakers – Juliet Schor (Boston College), Michel Bauwens (P2P Foundation) and Steve Keen (Kingston University London) – will take the floor to discuss the issues that lie behind […]
Today, the Court of Justice of the European Union held that internet platform Uber does not merely provide an App: it offers a full transport service. Uber exercises a decisive influence over the conditions under which drivers provide their service: the price, the minimum safety conditions, the conduct of drivers and their exclusion from the […]
The CRIDES (UCLouvain) and the Centre Perelman (ULB) organise a lecture series dedicated to “The Law of Digital Platforms” from February 6 to April 17 2018. The seminars will be held in French at ULB (campus Solbosch). The scope of the lecture series is to investigate the most prominent legal issues posed by digital platforms and their […]