COMPLIANCE, REGULATORY & LEGAL
Platforms are disrupting the way we live and work, but in many ways laws and regulations have not evolved. Here you will be able to stay current and compliant.
The global pandemic is presenting companies and boards with unprecedented and complex legal, business and operational challenges. The session will focus on ways in which those challenges have become or may become significant litigation risks for companies and boards, and provide insights on how best to manage them. The session will address recently filed COVID-19 securities class action lawsuits: publc disclosure-related lawsuits: breach of fiduciary duty claims.
Marketplaces have the opportunity to do business at massive scale, but there are countless landmines. We'll discuss 10 common landmines that can get your marketplace sued, and how to avoid them.
Platform companies face unique risks when it comes to allegations of discriminatory conduct by their workforce. A company’s relationship with its independent contractors entails a substantially lower ability to control the workers’ conduct, yet companies can still be held liable when a customer alleges that a worker refused to provide services on a discriminatory basis.
A seamless customer experience has never been more important, so you can't let contracts get in the way. In this session, learn how to create self-service contract flows that will allow your marketplace to turn contract acceptance into a competitive advantage.
This session will cover hot topics and regulatory trends for marketplaces, including worker misclassification enforcement by City Attorneys (e.g., Instacart); misclassification rulemaking by the California Public Utilities Commission; regulatory tracking of product sharing (e.g., Uber lawsuits with cities requiring scooter geo-location data); and regulatory scrutiny of data discrimination by marketplaces using artificial intelligence/machine learning to make adverse decisions about users (e.g., FTC complaints and potential rulemaking).
The accessibility to individuals with disabilities of websites, mobile apps, and other digital assets continues to be a hot topic for litigation. In this session, ADA Title III specialist Kristina Launey of Seyfarth Shaw LLP will tell provide background on the Americans with Disabilities Act, and other applicable laws, accessibility requirements for websites, mobile apps, and other technologies.
Skilled surfers know that the first waves are not always best and that studying the rides of others can be the difference between a wipe-out and hanging ten in the pocket. In tech path-breaking creativity is often rewarded. But in what areas of navigating a return to onsite work during the COVID-19 pandemic might this not hold true? In this webinar we’ll focus less on when and how you can begin returning your workers to onsite activities and more on when and how it makes sense for you to do so, and why.
Building customers’ trust in how you handle their data is more important than ever. Regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are being enacted to help users take more control over their data and privacy. Recognizing the game-changing impact of the GDPR, California took the initiative with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to grant consumers new rights with respect to the collection and sale of their personal information. Learn how to get started on your path to CCPA compliance.