No Christmas without books

Booksellers, printers and publishers highlight the essential nature of books for Europe’s culture, education and economy in a joint statement

New edition of EIBF Insights

Autumn edition of EIBF Insights now available Welcome to a new edition of EIBF Insights, our quarterly newsletter dedicated to sharing news from the EIBF world and the wider bookselling industry. 

The DMA and interoperability: what about e-books?

EIBF has been advocating for the interoperability of e-book formats for many years now. 

EUPL celebrates its 2021 laureates at Award Ceremony

European Union Prize for Literature hosts its annual Award Ceremony

EUPL 2021 Award Ceremony

European Union Prize for Literature looks forward to the 2021 Award Ceremony in Brussels  

EIBF at Frankfurt Book Fair 2021

Following last year’s digital Fair, EIBF’s team was excited to join the in-person events at FBF 2021  

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:

Contribution of EBF to the consultation regarding the application of the Directive 2004/48/EC on the enforcement of intellectual property rights

Although booksellers are not usually the rights holders, they support the concept of the enforcement of copyright as passionately as authors and publishers. Furthermore, in reason of the shift to digitization and new digital business models, booksellers will de facto guarantee the proper enforcem

Copyright – EBF Statement of Principles

Although booksellers are not usually the rights holders, they support the concept of copyright as passionately as authors and publishers.

Joint EBF and FEP Contribution to the European Commission Consultation on the future EU Culture Programme

Joint EBF and FEP Contribution to the European Commission Consultation on the future EU Culture Programme

EBF Contribution to the Consultation on Future EU Culture Programme

In its contribution, EBF underlines that booksellers are both commercial entities, employing over half a million people in Europe, and cultural agents, providing the public with unbiased, reliable and informed advice and promoting literacy and reading – the funda

CAMPAIGN AGAINST CULTURAL FLAT RATE

A proposal to apply what its sponsors called a “cultural flat rate” was defeated recently in the European Parliament.