The Official Blog for

The Executive School of the University of St.Gallen

Insights and observations on management and executive education from our directors and faculty.

Prof. Winfried Ruigrok

Uber liability

The German court decision to ban Uber will sustain the current structure of the German taxi market, and this is bad for German customers and innovation.  But Uber should not have been surprised.

Unlike in the Anglo-American (common law) system based on ex ante freedom of citizens and organisations, the German (civil law) system requires lots of (ex ante) negotiation […]