Research Project and Activities

Our Centre engages in many research projects and activities. For example Fidelma White has been engaged as the Irish national reporter by Civic Consulting, Berlin, for a DG JUST study to evaluate the EU Commission Consumer Programmes 2007-2013 and 2014-2020 (2017) and 

Here is a full list of our recent projects and activities:

 

1. Evaluation of the EU Consumer Programmes 2007-2013 and 2014-2020. Dr. Fidelma White was invited to act as the Irish national reporter by Civic Consulting, Berlin, for a DG JUST study to evaluate the EU Commission Consumer Programmes 2007-2013 and 2014-2020 (2017).

 2. Business-to-business transactions: a comparative analysis of legal measures vs. soft-law instruments for improving payment behaviour.  Dr. Fidelma White was invited to act as a national legal expert as part of a consortium organised by Milieu Ltd, Brussels, and funded the European Commission’s DG GROW (2016-17).

 3. Study on how an EU lifespan guarantee model could be implemented across the European for the JURI Committee of the European Parliament.  In 2016, Dr. Fidelma White was invited to act as national legal expert to explore interrelation between the Consumer Sales and Guarantee Directive and the Ecodesign Directive and how the legal guarantee of products could be coordinated with the notion of products’ expected lifetime, with institut für finanzdienstleistungen (iff), Hamburg, for the JURI Committee of the European Parliament.

 http://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=IPOL_STU(2017)583121 

 

 4. EU Study of impact of national procedural laws and practices on free circulation of judgments and on the equivalence and effectives of procedural protection of consumers under EU law. Dr. Fidelma White was invited to act as the Irish national legal expert in this - DG JUST funded study (2016).

 5. Consultant to Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. Dr. F.White was engaged to provide Observations and further feedback on draft Guidelines for Mobile Phone Traders on Mobile Phone Sales (2016).

6. The JCOERE Project began in September 2018 and will run for two years until 2020.

 

 

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