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Press Release - "Marrakesh Treaty must continue forster cooperation" say European publishers

European publishers welcome the agreement reached between the institutions on the implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty. European publishers are already working with ‘Authorised Entities’ (AE) to (...)

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Digital Single Market mid-term review

The European Commission is reviewing its digital single market strategy announcing three main areas where further action is needed:
1. The Data Economy including an initiative on accessibility (...)

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Press Release - FEP welcomes the adoption of a report on Rates of value added tax applied to books, newspapers and periodicals by the ECON Committee of the European Parliament

Following the adoption last week of a report on Rates of value added tax applied to books, newspapers and periodicals by the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, (...)

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Press Release - European publishers welcome the joint declaration of the French and Italian Ministers of culture on copyright in the Digital Single Market

The commitment of the French and the Italian Ministers of culture, Audrey Azoulay and Dario Franceschini, in support of a balanced and forward looking position on copyright in the Digital Single (...)

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FEP and EIBF react to the reintroduction of copyright protected material in the proposed geo-blocking regulation

Brussels, 25 April 2017
Today the Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection of the European Parliament adopted its report on the proposed geo-blocking regulation. EIBF and FEP (...)

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EUPL 2017 winners announced today by the European Commission

Today at noon, EUPL 2017 winners were announced by the European Commission. If you wish to learn more, read the press release here or visit EUPL website and Creative Europe (...)

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FEP Activities - Week 27-31 March To Week 3-7 April 2017

Week 27 – 31 March EP/Meeting with MEP Guoga’s office EP/Roundtable – Whistleblower protection in the EU EC/Meeting with the Copyright Unit (DG CNNECT) Brussels/Creativity Works! Plenary Session (...)

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Because education is valuable to us

The initiative "Freedom to publish for a better education" was launched in January 2017 by several German publishers with the aim of pointing out the high value of educational and scientific (...)

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FEP Activities - Week 20-24 March 2017

European Council/Debate on reduced rates of VAT on e-publications EP/JURI meeting on the directive on copyright in the digital single market EP/Hearing on exceptions of the copyright directive in (...)

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FEP Activities - Week 20-24 February to Week 13-17 March 2017

Week 20 – 24 February
Brussels/Meeting with the Portuguese Permanent Representation
Paris/FEP - CENL Working Group
Brussels/Meeting Vice-President Ansip
Brussels/Meeting DG CNECT on (...)

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