May 14, 2015

Share & Share Alike: The Regulatory Challenges of the New Sharing Economy

federal regulation, sharing economy, Uber

Caroline Fredrickson

American Constitution Society for Law & Policy
Begin: 0:00

Tim Sparapani

SPQR Strategies
Begin: 2:35

Dennis J. Herrera

City of San Francisco
Begin: 6:45

Slade Bond

U.S. House Judiciary Committee
Begin: 21:25

Matt Burton

Uber Technologies, Inc.
Begin: 15:05

Christina Weaver

The Raben Group
Begin: 11:15
As the “sharing” economy has exploded in the last few years, companies such as Uber, Airbnb, and Task Rabbit have become major economic drivers valued in the billions of dollars. With this rapid growth come concerns that technology is outpacing the law. On Thursday, May 14, the American Constitution Society hosted a discussion on how government and industry leaders can worth together to shape a framework that ensures consumers are protected without stifling technological innovation.
Welcome address by:
  • Caroline Fredrickson, President, American Constitution Society for Law & Policy
  • Tim Sparapani,  Principal & Founder, SPQR Strategies, moderator
  • Dennis J. Herrera, City Attorney of San Francisco
  • Slade Bond, Democratic Counsel, U.S. House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial, and Antitrust Law
  • Matt Burton, Senior Counsel, Policy, Uber Technologies, Inc.
  • Christina Weaver,  Director, The Raben Group