CLM(Claims and Litigation Management Alliance) Northern California Chapter held an informative educational and networking event featuring a presentation on “The Legal Landscape of the Sharing Economy: Homes and Rides” at City Club in San Francisco.
Melissa Neis, Vice President at Parr Insurance Brokerage and CLM Fellow attended the event and spoke about the recent legislation of California which included the Thriving Communities and Sharing Economy Act, amendments to the San Francisco ordinances to provide an exception on short term residential leases, and advertising residential private rental listings on the Internet. Parr Insurance was a sponsor of this event.
Other presenters included :
Tad Devlin, Partner and Chair of Sharing Economy Practice Group, Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck, LLP, (Moderater)
Amy Jensen, Lead Trial Attorney at The Hanover Insurance Group
Randy Nornes, Executive Vice President at Aon Risk Solutions Chicago
The Panel discussed, among other things, the ways in which California law has attempted to adjust in response to the insurance, labor, employment, and property issues that have emerged in the home-sharing and the ride-sharing economies.
The San Francisco Bay Area is the hotbed for all things that are innovative. Recent legislation and litigation regarding sharing economy companies have caused a dramatic change in the insurance industry, and the legal landscape alike. Learning the meaning of these new laws will be helpful to those looking to win new business, and to remain in compliance with the letter of the law.
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