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European publishers welcome the adoption of the European Accessibility Act

The Federation of European Publishers has followed with interest the negotiations leading to the adoption of the European accessibility Act by the Parliament this Wednesday. E-books in their vast (...)

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#Yes2copyright – The letter

FEP co-signs (with many other organisations representing the creative sectors) a letter supporting the adoption of the copyright Directive.
TIME TO ADOPT THE COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE
We, the (...)

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Promoting FEP manifesto with political parties

FEP President, Rudy Vanschoonbeek, has been meeting politicians to promote the Manifesto FEP members adopted in their General Assembly in Berlin in June 2018. Amongst these meetings, FEP (...)

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FEP welcomes the vote on the provisional agreement on Copyright in the JURI Committee on 26 February 2019

The positive vote in JURI is a crucial step towards the adoption of the Copyright Directive before the end of this legislative term. Publishers expect much-needed legal certainty for their future (...)

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Joint statement of the Copyright Directive

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

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

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

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.
Press (...)

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FEP celebrates “VAT day”, encourages Member States to minimise taxation on reading in all formats

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

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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