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FEP Report of Activities 2016-2017

FEP Report of Activities 2016-2017 is online!
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Pierre Danet, Chief Digital Officer of Hachette-Livre Group, passes away

The Federation of European Publishers is very sad to have to announce the passing away of Pierre Danet, Chief Digital Officer of Hachette-Livre Group and a long-time Board member of the (...)

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For a diverse and future-oriented European book culture

On the occasion of the Berlin Book Days, the French and German trade associations of the book industry launched a joint appeal to the political leaders in Berlin, Paris and Brussels.
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Press release - The Federation of European Publishers welcomes the renewed European Parliament’s support for reduced rates of VAT on books, newspapers and periodicals

FEP is delighted once again to thank and praise the European Parliament for its adoption today in its plenary session of the report on Rates of value added tax applied to books, newspapers and (...)

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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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