Includes websites relevant to selling US products and services in this country, highlighting resources for small- and medium-sized enterprises.

Irish Websites:
Enterprise Ireland
Local Enterprise Office: Supporting SMEs Online Tool
The U.S. Commercial Service in Dublin
Business Service Providers
Shannon Free Trade Zone
Irish Times
Irish Independent
Irish Examiner
The Herald
The Sunday Business Post
The Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland
Irish Department of Justice  & Equality
Office of the Parliamentary Counsel to the Government.
Registrar of Companies
Interactive Direct Marketing Association in Ireland
Public Sector Procurement portal
Companies Act 2014
Dun & Bradstreet Ireland
Chambers Ireland
American Chamber of Commerce Ireland
Irish Business & Employers Confederation – Ibec: https://www.ibec.ie
Small Firms Association: http://www.sfa.ie/
Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association: http://isme.ie/
Irish Revenue: https://www.revenue.ie

European Websites:

Privacy: http://ec.europa.eu/justice_home/fsj/privacy/index_en.htm
Data Protection: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/document/international-transfers/transfer/index_en.htm
Binding Corporate Rules: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/document/international-transfers/binding-corporate-rules/index_en.htm
Agent Distributor Agreement Termination: 
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:31986L0653:EN:HTML
Rules Governing Competition:
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.L_.2014.349.01.0001.01.ENG
Rules Governing Payment: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/smes/support/late-payment/
European Ombudsman: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu/
Protection of Personal Data: http://ec.europa.eu/justice_home/fsj/privacy/index_en.htm
Model Contracts for the Transfer of Personal Data to Third Countries:
http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/international-transfers/transfer/index_en.htm
Overview on Binding Corporate Rules: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/international-transfers/binding-corporate-rules/index_en.htm
AmCham EU position on Privacy Shield: http://www.amchameu.eu/position-papers/position-paper-amcham-eus-response-public-consultation-evaluation-and-review
AmCham EU position on the General Data Protection Regulation:
http://www.amchameu.eu/position-papers/position-paper-amcham-eus-position-general-data-protection-regulation
Consumer Affairs Homepage: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/index_en.htm
Consumer Rights:
http://ec.europa.eu/justice/consumer-marketing/rights-contracts/directive/index_en.htm
Directive 2002/65/EC:
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32002L0065:EN:NOT
EU Online Services - Single EU Market: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/e-commerce/index_en.htm
Official Journal of the European Community:
http://ted.europa.eu/TED/main/HomePage.do
E-Commerce Directive: http://ec.europa.eu/internal_market/e-commerce/directive_en.htm
VAT on Electronic Services:
http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/taxation/vat/how_vat_works/telecom/index_en.htm
Single Market Goods Product Liability:
http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/goods/free-movement-sectors/liability-defective-products_is
Consumers Safety: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/safety/prod_legis/index_en.htm
Consumers Rights: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/rights/gen_rights_en.htm
European Franchise Federation: http://www.eff-franchise.com/
EU Member States' Country Commercial Guides: https://www.export.gov/ccg
Access to European Union Law:
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=CELEX:32002L0065:EN:NOT
EuroMonitor International: http://www.euromonitor.com/internet-retailing-in-ireland/report
MOSS registration system: http://www.revenue.ie/en/tax/vat/moss/index.html

U.S. Websites:
U.S. Commercial Service:
http://www.export.gov/ireland/businessserviceproviders/index.asp
U.S.-EU Privacy Shield Overview:
http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/files/factsheets/factsheet_eu-us_privacy_shield_en.pdf
IP Protection: http://www.stopfakes.gov/
IP attaché: http://www.uspto.gov/learning-and-resources/ip-policy/ip-attach-program.html
US Trademark and Patents Office: http://www.uspto.gov/

 

Prepared by our U.S. Embassies abroad. With its network of 108 offices across the United States and in more than 75 countries, the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce utilizes its global presence and international marketing expertise to help U.S. companies sell their products and services worldwide. Locate the U.S. Commercial Service trade specialist in the U.S. nearest you by visiting http://export.gov/usoffices.



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