CREATIVITY WORKS! STATEMENT ON COPYRIGHT COMMUNICATION

Today the European Commission has published its Communication on the future of the European copyright framework. We are digital sectors at heart, and hope the Communication marks the start of an informed, constructive dialogue about how copyright should continue to enable the creative and cultura

EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL BOOKSELLERS EXPRESS THEIR SOLIDARITY TO PARISIAN COLLEAGUES AND POPULATION

EIBF wish to express its solidarity to Parisian colleagues and the French population. Say co-Presidents Kyra Dreher and Fabian Paagman: “ Our thoughts are with all of the Parisians and French people.

EIBF STRONGLY WELCOMES THE DECISION OF DG COMPETITION TO DECLARE ILLEGAL THE TAX RULINGS THAT ALLOWED BIG COMPANIES TO AVOID TAXES

The European and International Booksellers Federation today announced its strong support to the decision by DG Competition in the European Commission to declare illegal the tax rulings that allowed big companies to avoid taxes i

TTIP Negotiations Will Not Include Fixed Book Prices: Börsenverein Welcomes Official Confirmation from EU Commission

The EU Commission will by no means discuss fixed book prices as part of negotiations relating to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), even if US negotiators bring up the matter themselves.

GERMAN PUBLISHERS AND BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION LODGES SECOND COMPLAINT AGAINST AMAZON/AUDIBLE

After several months of contemplation, the Börsenverein has filed a formal complaint against audiobook retailer Audible at the Federal Cartel Office in Bonn in late August.

EIBF STRONGLY OPPOSES ANY FORM OF CENSORSHIP AND SUPPORTS ITS NEW ZEALAND COLLEAGUES

Much to the astonishment of the Book Community, the Film and Literature Board of Review in New Zealand prohibited the sale and distribution of Mr. Dawe’s book under penalty of a fine up to 10 000 Euro.