Three more best practices in the Börsenblatt from the EIBF Conference

After the article in last month’s Börsenblatt, the official magazine of the Frankfurt Book Fair has listed three more best practices from our members, as heard at the 

EIBF press release on the ECJ judgment regarding e-Lending

THE EUROPEAN & INTERNATIONAL BOOKSELLERS FEDERATION DENOUNCES THE JUDGEMENT OF THE COURT OF JUSTICE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION ON E-LENDING

Börsenverein Reform : Kyra Dreher becomes joint Managing Director

The Börsenverein has published a press release for the occasion that on the 1st of December, 2016, Dr.

Spanish Booksellers Association’s services to Members

The Spanish Booksellers Association ‘CEGAL’ (Confederación Española de Gremios y Asociaciones de Libreros) has published its latest leaflet detailing the different services they offer to its members. You can download the leaflet in attachment. 

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

UNESCO WORLD BOOK CAPITAL CITY TO BE APPOINTED ON 22 JUNE 2016 – EIBF REITERATES THE NEED OF A FULL RESPECT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

On 22 June, Unesco, with the help of an Advisory Committee composed of the IPA, International Publishers Federation and IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations, will appoint World Book Capital – WBC – 2018.

The European & International Booksellers Federation is against the use of closed generic TLD by commercial entities

The European and International Booksellers Federation, EIBF, represents Booksellers Associations in the European Union and in the world.

Platform Statement on strong budget for Creative Europe

The European Platform on the potential of Cultural and Creative Industries advocates for a strong budget for Creative Europe

EBF CONTRIBUTION TO THE CONSULTATION REVIEW OF EXISTING LEGISLATION ON VAT REDUCED RATES

The full contribution can be found in attachment. 

EBF AND FEP JOINT STATEMENT FOR ROUND TABLE ON E-BOOKS WITH VICE-PRESIDENT NEELIE KROES ON 26 JUNE

The European book sector is the first cultural industry in Europe with an estimated turnover of 40 billion euros(i). The European book sector employs several hundreds of thousands of highly skilled European citizens. Most of multinational book publishing companies are Europe-based.

EBF contribution to the European Green Paper on the Future of VAT

EBF believes that any reform of the VAT system should take into account the following principles: