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Sharing Economy

Sharing economy companies are facing issues of first impression and an ever-changing regulatory regime. In response, Arnold & Porter's interdisciplinary Sharing Economy Working group works to problem solve on the complex legal and policy issues confronting these companies.

As a global law firm, Arnold & Porter remains at the intersection of law and policy.

  • We offer renowned regulatory and legislative services, with nearly 80 former federal government officials at the firm.
  • Our corporate practice advises on mergers and acquisitions, IPO filings, venture capital financings, among other services.
  • More than half of our 140 intellectual property lawyers hold degrees in engineering and scientific disciplines.
  • Our lawyers have been involved in precedent-setting litigation in virtually every major sector, including antitrust, employment, and consumer protection.

Our interdisciplinary breadth of services span:

  • Antitrust/Competition investigations, litigations, merger clearances, and counseling/compliance programs
  • Corporate (including emerging companies, joint ventures, financial transactions, and bankruptcy)
  • Data systems privacy, cybersecurity, telematics, web scraping, hacking
  • Crisis management 
  • Corporate governance

  • Product safety (including liability issues and compliance counseling
  • Intellectual property (including trademark, false advertising, and unfair competition)
  • Technology transactions 
  • Tax (including audits, worker classification, compensation and benefits, and corporate giving)
  • Government contracts

  • Labor and employment (including wage and hour, class-action litigation, collective bargaining negotiations)
  • Legislative (including technology, privacy, tax, and workforce) 
  • Litigation (including antitrust, commercial, class actions, international arbitration, and consumer protection)