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Sharing Economy Meets The Sherman Act: Is Uber A Firm, A Cartel, Or Something In Between?, Mark Anderson Jan 2017

Sharing Economy Meets The Sherman Act: Is Uber A Firm, A Cartel, Or Something In Between?, Mark Anderson

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The sharing economy is a new industrial structure that is made possible by instantaneous internet communication and changes in the life, work, and purchasing habits of individual entrepreneurs and consumers. Antitrust law is an economic regulatory scheme dating back to 1890 in the United States that is designed to address centrally controlled concentrations of economic power and the threats that those concentrations pose to consumer interests and economic efficiency. In order to accommodate a modern enterprise structure in which thousands or millions of independent contractors join forces to provide a service by agreement among themselves, antitrust law requires re-envisioning and ...


Entity Exit: Rights, Remedies, And Bounded Rationality, Mark Anderson Jan 2016

Entity Exit: Rights, Remedies, And Bounded Rationality, Mark Anderson

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Beyond Voluntary Corporate Social Responsibility: Corporate Human Rights Obligations To Prevent Disasters And To Provide Temporary Emergency Relief, Anastasia Telesetsky Jan 2015

Beyond Voluntary Corporate Social Responsibility: Corporate Human Rights Obligations To Prevent Disasters And To Provide Temporary Emergency Relief, Anastasia Telesetsky

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Much of the focus of the emerging field of International Disaster Law is on state responsibility. Yet the source of some disasters is the failure of corporations to address known risks created by a company or located on company property. This Article queries whether there are obligations for corporations to act under international human rights law to prevent disasters where corporations have control over known hazards such as tailings dams or chemical dumps. This Article concludes that corporations have a legal duty to act in order to support and protect human rights whenever there is corporate knowledge of hazards that ...