POUR UNE EUROPE DU LIVRE ET DE LA CULTURE, OUVERTE ET TOURNÉE VERS L’AVENIR

A l’occasion des Journées du livre de Berlin, les syndicats français et allemand de l’industrie du livre lancent un appel conjoint aux dirigeants politiques de Berlin, Paris et Bruxelles #btb17

EIBF & SDLC WARMLY WELCOME THE APPOINTMENT OF FRANCOISE NYSSEN AS FRENCH MINISTER FOR CULTURE

Françoise Nyssen,  in charge of one of the most prestigious French publishing houses has been able to prove that  a policy of editorial quality pays off and is the best option for achieving both popular & economic success.

EIBF REJOICES AT THE APPOINTMENT OF NEW FRENCH MINISTER FOR CULTURE, FRANCOISE NYSSEN

EIBF is very happy to join its French Members in their warm congratulations to Françoise Nyssen, appointed Minister for Culture by President Emmanuel Macron.

The European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) and the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) react to the Commission’s mid-term review of the Digital Single Market strategy

The European and International Booksellers Federation – EIBF – and the Federation of European Publishers – FEP – have read with interest the Commission’s Mid-Term Review of the Digital Single Market, published just over two years after the strategy was launched in 2015.

The European and International Booksellers Federation (EIBF) and the Federation of European Publishers (FEP) react to the reintroduction of copyright protected material in the proposed geo-blocking regulation as the Internal Market and Consumer Protection

EIBF and FEP note with great satisfaction that the Committee supported the safeguards proposed by the European Commission (recital 23 and article 4.3), so that this regulation may not be used to circumvent fixed book price regimes.

Geo-blocking: EIBF & FEP reiterate their request to exclude non-audiovisual copyright-protected content from the scope of the regulation

Recent developments in the discussions around the proposed Geo-blocking Regulation in the European Parliament committees are a cause for great concern for the book industry. In a joint letter sent by EIBF & FEP to all IMCO MEPs, the book industry reiterates its request to exclude non-audiovis

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: