Take part to our SURVEY on online platforms!

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 […]

Behavioural study on transparency in online platforms

The EU Commission has just published the results of the study on transparency in online platforms. The research has confirmed with empirical evidences that transparency is a precious value in today’s online transactions:    “70% said that the information about criteria for presenting search results was important in their decision and made them more confident and […]

ECJ, Case C-434/15, Asociación Profesional Elite Taxi: preliminary notes

Transport or information society service? That is the question   This post offers a preliminary analysis of the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the case C-434/15 (Asociación Profesional Elite Taxi), which has ruled on the legal qualification of the activity performed by Uber. by Rossana Ducato and Enguerrand Marique   The […]

Lecture series on “The Law of Digital Platforms”

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 […]