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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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Joint statement of the Copyright Directive

20 February 2019

FEP joins authors, composers, writers, journalists as well as news agencies, press and music publishers, audiovisual and independent music producers to call the European Council and the European (...)

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PRESS RELEASE - Stand Up for ©ulture. Stand up for Europe. FEP welcomes provisional agreement between the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission on 13 February 2019

18 February 2019

FEP welcomes the outcome of the final trilogue on 13 February and the provisional agreement reached on the Directive Proposal on Copyright in the DSM.
The provisional agreement reached today (...)

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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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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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