US: Quinn Emanuel joins Uber rival case

US: Quinn Emanuel joins Uber rival case

Lawyers from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan are fighting an attempt by their former client, Uber, to disqualify the firm from pursuing antitrust claims against it by a former rival ride-hailing app, reported Law.com. Uber’s current lawyers at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher filed a motion in February to disqualify Quinn Emanuel from representing SC Innovations, […]

Poland: Gov proposes tough anti-Uber law

Poland: Gov proposes tough anti-Uber law

Poland’s government has proposed new legislation that will require Uber and other ride-sharing companies to use only licensed taxi drivers from 2020 onwards. The government claims that the new law is aimed at creating fair competition between Uber and taxis. In recent months, there has been a growing rift between taxis and ride-sharing drivers offering […]

UK: Drivers File GDPR Lawsuit Against Uber

UK: Drivers File GDPR Lawsuit Against Uber

Four UK Uber drivers are filing a lawsuit against the company for alleged violations of EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law, according to a report by CNBC. The drivers claim that Uber is “failing to honor its obligations” under the law. GDPR rules state that individuals have a right to their own data, even […]

US: Uber buys Careem For US$3B

US: Uber buys Careem For US$3B

Uber, the ride-hailing startup, is reportedly gearing up to make a US$3 billion bid for Careem Networks, the Dubai-based ride-hailing company. According to a report in Reuters, citing sources familiar with the deal, Uber could make the offer during the early part of the week. Uber is offering US$1.4 billion in cash and US$1.7 billion […]

India: Uber sells its Uber Eats to Swiggy

India: Uber sells its Uber Eats to Swiggy

Uber Eats, the food delivery business of Uber, is gearing up to sell its Indian operations to Swiggy, a rival food delivery company in the country. According to a report in The Economic Times citing three people privy to the development, the transaction is expected to close in March and would mark the biggest purchase […]

US: Uber sues NYC to get driver cap lifted

US: Uber sues NYC to get driver cap lifted

Uber, the ride-hailing startup, filed a lawsuit against the city of New York last week seeking to overturn a rule that puts a cap on the number of drivers that work for ride-hailing companies that can operate in the city. According to a report in The Verge citing the lawsuit, Uber has an issue with […]

Vietnam: Grab-Uber deal to be probed again

Vietnam: Grab-Uber deal to be probed again

Vietnamese authorities plan to conduct further investigations into the merger of Grab and Uber last year over possible antitrust regulations violations, announced the Ministry of Industry and Trade on Wednesday, February 13. The Competition Council announced that after examining documents and working sessions with relevant parties, it had discovered a number of new details related […]

Germany: New app designed to take on Uber and Lyft rolls out

Germany:  New app designed to take on Uber and Lyft rolls out

HERE Technologies, the automotive mapping company controlled by three German carmakers, is giving ride-pooling a new twist with an app that makes it easier for friends to share a trip to work, games or concerts, reported The Financial Times. “The current trend in the mobility-as-a-service market has turned out to be very consolidated, concentrated — […]

Vietnam: Grab’s Uber takeover violated competition law

Vietnam: Grab’s Uber takeover violated competition law

The Vietnamese Trade and Industry Ministry announced its investigation has found evidence that Grab’s acquisition of competitor Uber violated Vietnam’s Competition Law. The investigation, carried out by the Ministry’s Competition and Consumer Protection Department, found that the two ride-hailing firms had failed to report their merger to competition authorities as needed. They merger they carried […]

US: Defunct startup Sidecar sues Uber: “hell-bent on stifling competition”

US: Defunct startup Sidecar sues Uber: “hell-bent on stifling competition”

    Defunct startup Sidecar Technologies, which pioneered on-demand ride-hailing, is suing Uber, alleging it engaged in predatory pricing and anticompetitive practices that ultimately put Sidecar out of business. The lawsuit, filed in US district court in San Francisco on Tuesday, December 11, claims “Uber became hell-bent on stifling competition from competing ride-hailing apps,” and […]

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