Sharing Platforms and New Era of Cooperation - Many Faces of Sharing Economy

15.3.2018 9:00–16.3.2018 18:00

Sharing economy can be seen as a new ecosystem for contracting as it includes cooperation which significantly differs from traditional consumer – business-based exchange. Technology has enabled platform-hosted value co-creation between different types of actors. These sharing platforms function as an active intermediary while the actual services are performed and goods are provided entirely by private persons or businesses.

Sharing economy is a disputed phenomenon. How can we balance between innovation and regulation?

The seminar is organized by the Institute of Private and Commercial Law at the University of Lapland (ICLU).

More information will follow in September 2017.

For further information, please contact:

Seminar arrangements and contents:
Jenna Päläs
Researcher, LL.M.
Faculty of Law, University of Lapland
Tel. +358 (0)40 4844 134
Email: Jenna.Palas(at)

Registration, accommodation and payments:
Rovaniemi-Lapland Congresses
University of Lapland
Tel. +358 (0)40 484 4462 and +358 (0)40 721 8260
Email: congress(at)