A regulation for the Italian Home Restaurant: Ddl AC-3258, pros and cons.

When talking about the sharing economy, its legislative dimension is always a burning issue. In this context, in recent times the regulation of the so-called home restaurant has been high on the agenda, especially in Italy. But what is it the home restaurant? As defined on the Home Restaurant website, “the Home Restaurant is the […]

read more

The EU and the sharing economy. Guidelines to maximize its potential.

The topic of the sharing economy is gaining more and more attention at global level. Many institutions, governments, experts and also the private sector are increasingly questioning about its impact and how to regulate it in order to not suffocate its development and favor the achievement of its full economic potential, by promoting a flexible […]

read more

CO-Bologna restarts to build new forms of collaborative governance

The long route of the CO-Bologna project – the cooperation agreement between the Municipality of Bologna and Fondazione del Monte of Bologna and Ravenna to deepen and continue in the innovative process and administrative trial started in 2011, aiming to promoting cooperative forms of governance of the commons – is about to restart. The forthcoming […]

read more

CALIFORNIA SHARING ECONOMY BILL

LOOKING FOR A WAY TO REGULATE SHARING SERVICES. ONLINE VACATION RENTAL LEGISLATION SB 593 The regulation issue in the general sharing economy debate is gaining more and more momentum. New disrupting services are spreading, posing the question of their categorization between personal and professional provision and related forms of regulation. If the service is not […]

read more

Sharing economy: challenges and opportunities of a non-traditional business model

According to Google it was in 2009 when someone typed for the first time the term “sharing economy. It goes without saying that things have changed in these 6 years, and now, knowingly or less, everyone is aware of this non-traditional business model. A recent study published by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research, is […]

read more

IS ITALY “GREEN”? THE 2014 REGULATION ON SHARED GARDENS IN ROME

Another step further has been taken by the local administration in the promotion of the public/private partnership and in the care of the green public spaces. It is the case of Rome, where on 17th October 2014, a new regulation on the urban vegetable gardens and shared gardens was approved by the City Council, together […]

read more

Subsidiarity comes to Taranto

The Circular Subsidiarity Laboratory begun on the 5th of September with professor Iaione Born in collaboration with the Services Center for Volunteering of Taranto, the Circular Subsidiarity Laboratory – Together for a new development  is the new project of Labsus – Laboratory for Subsidiarity designed to all volunteer organizations of the Taranto’s territory. The Laboratory […]

read more

Talking about collaboration and urban commons at Forum PA

By Paola Brizi Gregorio Arena and Christian Iaione presentations about collaborative economy and shared administration at 2014 Forum PA  The XXV edition of the 2014 Forum PA took place from the 27th to the 29th of May. It is the main conference for the innovation and modernization of the Italian public sector,  this year titled […]

read more