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Another judicial defeat for Uber, again from the European Court of Justice.

Another judicial defeat for Uber, again from the European Court of Justice.

Following last December’s court ruling, which responded to a consultation by Spain, in which the European Court of Justice stated that the Uber platform was not an intermediary between customers and drivers, but a main provider of the service, a further judicial setback seems to further complicate the legal fit of the application in Europe, […]

The situation of the platform economy in Spain: conflict between government and competition authorities in relation to Uber and Cabify.

The situation of the platform economy in Spain: conflict between government and competition authorities in relation to Uber and Cabify.

Entering into the territorial analysis within the Mediterranean countries of the situation and future perspectives of the collaborative economy and the platforms. In relation to Spain, we have already pointed out in previous posts that there is tension between the new BlaBlaCar (to share transport costs) or Uber and Cabify platforms (which provide transport services […]

Uber returns to operate in Barcelona amid tensions with the taxi sector.

Uber returns to operate in Barcelona amid tensions with the taxi sector.

The application of transport by city Uber has returned this week to work in Barcelona in the midst of a great controversy with the taxi sector, which already announces mobilizations and conflicts. Thus, one of the first examples of this “conflict” has been the appearance of Uber advertising marquees boycotted and modified: where “Uber” put […]

Conclusions about the ‘CJUE UBER’s resolution’ from December 2017

Conclusions about the ‘CJUE UBER’s resolution’ from December 2017

The ‘CJUE UBER’s resolution’ from December 2017 was an important judicial decision which clear the situation regarding Uber platform at Spain: it’s an intermediator or a service provider? It points out that the service provided by Uber is not only intermediation but “creates at the same time an offer of urban transport services” (paragraphs 38 […]