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European Union Call for Expressions of Interest in the field of publishing

The European Union has recently published a new Call for Expressions of Interest aimed at publishers who may be interested in working with the EU on co-publishing projects.
To access the Call, (...)

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FEP Activities - Week 6-10 July & Week Week 13-17 July

Week 6-10 July
EP/ Strasbourg Plenary Session on Reda report
EP/ EPP Working Group on Copyright
European Projects/Europeana Creative Culture Jam
Week 13-17 July
EC/Meeting with DG CNECT (...)

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New study builds pressure to reduce VAT on books, e-books (20 July 2015)

PRESS RELEASE
A new survey from the Federation of European Publishers and the International Publishers Association highlights major differences to taxing books and e-books.
The report, covering (...)

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FEP Activities – Week 29 June - 3 July

EP/ Coordinated publishers’ day at the European Parliament
Publishers’ Day, 30 June 2015, Brussels o Belgium (ADEB) o France (SNE) o Germany (Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V.) o (...)

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FEP Activities – Weeks 15-19 & 22-26 June

Week 15-19 June
EP/ Vote in legal committee affairs on the Reda report
EP/Presentation of the draft European Implementation Assessment on "The implementation, application and effects of (...)

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High-Level Conference of the Intergroup Creative Industries co-organised by Creativity Works

On 23 June, FEP co-organised a conference in the framework of Creativity Works for the European Parliament Intergroup on Cultural and Creative Industries. The conference was hosted by the (...)

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FEP Activities – Weeks 1-5 & 8-12 June

Week 01-05 June
Brussels/European Consumer Summit
EP/EIF Programming Committee meeting
London/FEP-CENL (Conference of European National Librarians) joint working group
IFRRO European (...)

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Commission opens formal investigation into Amazon’s e-book distribution

"The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into certain business practices by Amazon in the distribution of electronic books ("e-books"). The Commission will in (...)

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FEP Activities – From week 27-30 April to week 25-29 May

Week 27-30 April
EP/Vice-President Ansip at the CULT Committee
Brussels/NEM Executive Group meeting and NEM Summit organisation meeting
OHIM/Observatory Private Sector Representatives (...)

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FEP Vienna General Assembly

FEP members met in Vienna at the invitation of their Austrian colleagues from the Hauptverband des des Österreichischen Buchhandels.
We had two intense days of meetings punctuated by (...)

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