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What is an ebook?

What it an ebook? How does a Publisher set its price? Find out with this video Read more

The Federation of European Publishers presents the brochure "The Book Sector in Europe: Facts and Figures"

In occasion of its 50th anniversary, the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) has produced a statistics publication that provides a... Read more

New Premises

FEP secretariat has moved to its new offices in Brussels. The new address is: Chaussée d’Ixelles 29/35 (Galerie Toison d’Or, next to Théâtre... Read more

FEP Press release | The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) launches the campaign Stand Up for ©ulture – Yes to a fair reform at the Frankfurt Book Fair

After lengthy discussions and a failed vote in July, the European Parliament adopted the report on Copyright in the Digital Single Market on... Read more

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Reduced VAT for ebooks: good news and a call for action

7 February 2019

Last year closed with a piece of excellent news on one of the main fronts of FEP’s lobbying activity: the long-awaited adoption of the Directive that allows the EU Member States to apply to (...)

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German publishers, supported by FEP, in favour of rapid adoption of the copyright Directive

30 January 2019

European Publishers join their German colleagues in calling on EU Member States to find a positive outcome on Copyright Directive. Time is running out and we need the legal certainty.
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FEP celebrates “VAT day”, encourages Member States to minimise taxation on reading in all formats

4 December 2018

Brussels, 04 December 2018
From today, the EU Member States are allowed to apply reduced rates of VAT (in some cases super-reduced or zero) to digital publications. Today is the day when Council (...)

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FEP welcomes the adoption of the Horizon Europe reports in the European Parliament

3 December 2018

The Federation of European Publishers welcomes the adoption on 21 November of the two reports on the Horizon Europe funding programme in the Industry Committee of the European Parliament. The (...)

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Next Events

Charles Clark lecture featuring Daniel Gervais

12 March

FEP is co-sponsoring the Charles Clark lecture featuring Daniel Gervais at the London Book Fair... Read More

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