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Call for Papers: International Academy of Comparative Law: Sharing Economy and the Law

What Sharing Economy Call for Papers International Academy of Comparative Law
When 2018-07-22 00:00 to
2018-07-28 00:00
Where Fukuoka, Japan
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The International Academy of Comparative Law (IACL) is organising its General Congress which is going to take place on July 22-28, 2018 in Fukuoka, Japan. On July 29, 2018, a special session entitled “Sharing Economy and the Law” will be chaired by Prof. Shinto Teramoto of Kyushu University (Japan). This session will be devoted to address cutting-edge legal issues related to the rise of sharing economy.

Call for Papers

Scholars and practitioners of all levels of experience are invited to submit paper proposals from legal, economic or interdisciplinary perspective. Proposed papers may address one or more of the following topics:
● Improving regulatory schemes to facilitate the proliferation of sharing economy business models;
● How regulatory schemes could be improved in order to facilitate sharing of both of resources and costs including risks and damages;
● Adjusting regulatory schemes to facilitate collaboration of citizens or citizens and industries and innovation in the context of sharing economy;
● Adjusting compliance costs and taxes to facilitate growth of sharing economy businesses;
● How the conventional contracts and insurance can adjust themselves to fit sharing economy;
● The possibility of international harmonization of regulatory schemes for sharing economy businesses.

Paper proposals should be in English and contain not more than 800 words be sent together with the applicant’s name, title and affiliation no later than 30 March 2018. Paper abstracts may be submitted to the Chairman of the Session, Professor Shinto Teramoto at: shin.teramoto@iacl2018fukuoka.info in PDF, MS word, PowerPoint, Pages, Keynote or using Google Drive. Notification of the outcome of the selection process will be made by 20 April 2018. Final versions of selected papers will have to be submitted by June 20, 2018. Selected papers will be published in a separate book or a special volume of an academic journal (further requirements regarding the submissions of final papers will be provided after the selection process is over). The authors of selected papers are expected to prepare papers as well as visual media for their presentations at the congress.

For more information about the call for papers please follow this link.

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