Booksellers and publishers partner for a more ambitious Digital Markets Act

EIBF and the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) have joined forces to highlight the main changes we are proposing to the Digital Markets Act (DMA) proposal for it to truly benefit the book sector  

EIBF Webinar: Social media planning for booksellers

On Wednesday, 23 June, we hosted a webinar exploring the do's and don't's of social media engagement for booksellers  

LBF 2021: Discussing the impacts of Brexit on the bookselling industry

We hosted a digital panel during this year's online London Book Fair   

The book sector calls for protection of freedom to publish in Hungary

Ahead of the European General Affairs Council meeting on 22 June, EIBF, FEP and IPA reaffirm their support for Hungarian publishers facing new censorship  

EIBF at LBF: How has Brexit impacted the bookselling trade so far?

We are hosting a digital panel during Industry Insights track at this year's online London Book Fair   

EIBF Webinar: Brexit and the implications for the book industry

On Thursday, 27 May, we hosted a webinar exploring how the UK's exit from the EU and the establishment of a new trade deal between the two parties impacted the book industry   

GEO-BLOCKING: THE MUSIC AND BOOKSELLING INDUSTRIES CALL FOR COPYRIGHT PROTECTED WORKS TO BE KEPT OUTSIDE THE REGULATION ON GEO-BLOCKING

Following MEP Thun’s report on geo-blocking, EIBF and the European Association of Independent Music Companies Association (

Creativity Works! welcomes the Opinion of the CULT Committee on the Geo-Blocking Regulation

Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education overwhelmingly voted in favour of Maltese MEP Therese Comodini Cachia’s Draft Opinion yesterday.

EIBF press release on the ECJ judgment regarding e-Lending

The EIBF – European & International Booksellers Federation – has taken note of the judgment handed down by the ECJ with the greatest concern.

Public consultation on reduced VAT rates for electronic publications – EIBF Contribution

Between the 25th of July and the 19th of September, the European Commission conducted a consultation under the title “reduced VAT rates for electronically supplied publications”, since these publications are still taxed at a standard VAT rate compared to printed books and newspapers which can enj

PETITION FOR FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION: #FreeWordsTurkey – THE GERMAN GOVERNMENT AND THE EU COMMISSION MUST TAKE A STAND ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN TURKEY

The German Publishers and Booksellers Association (Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V.), the PEN Centre Germany (PEN-Zentrum Deutschland) and Reporters Without Borders (Reporter ohne Grenzen e.V.) call on the German federal government and the EU Commission to make an uncompromising co

LA CAPITALE MONDIALE DU LIVRE 2018 NOMMEE PAR L’UNESCO CE 22 JUIN 2016 – EIBF REITERE L’IMPORTANCE NON NEGOCIABLE DE LA LIBERTE D’EXPRESSION

C’est ce 22 juin 2016 que l’UNESCO devrait dévoiler le nom de la ville désignée Capitale mondiale du livre 2018 ; un choix qui devrait tenir compte des recommandations de l’association internationale des éditeurs (IPA) et la fédération internationale des associations de libraires (IFLA).