Robert Shannon Presents on Strategies for Local Governments to Address the Expanding Sharing Economy

November 24, 2015

Robert T. Shannon — chair of the Government Practice Group of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP — participated in a webinar titled "Uber, Airbnb and Municipalities: Maximizing New Tax and Licensing Revenue Opportunities." Mr. Shannon and his co-panelists: (1) addressed the legal and regulatory issues raised by shared economy and innovative businesses like Uber, Lyft, Airbnb and HomeAway; (2) outlined relevant safety, zoning, competition and consumer protection issues; and (3) provided perspectives on government oversight of such industries in the future.

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