May 14, 2015
Share & Share Alike: The Regulatory Challenges of the New Sharing Economy
federal regulation, sharing economy, Uber
Caroline FredricksonAmerican Constitution Society for Law & Policy
Tim SparapaniSPQR Strategies
Dennis J. HerreraCity of San Francisco
Slade BondU.S. House Judiciary Committee
Matt BurtonUber Technologies, Inc.
Christina WeaverThe Raben Group
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