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EIBF NEWSFLASH 146 – 3 MAY 2018

  • VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION DELIVERED A SPEECH ON COPYRIGHT AT THE LONDON BOOK FAIR IN APRIL
  • REGULATION ON PROMOTING FAIRNESS AND TRANSPARENCY FOR BUSINESS USERS OF ONLINE INTERMEDIATION SERVICES – PROPOSED LEGISLATION
  • SUCCESSFUL FOURTH INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY IN THE US

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JEAN-LUC TREUTENAERE APPOINTED EIBF CO-PRESIDENT FOR A SECOND MANDATE

Brussels, 26 April 2018

20140930-_DSC6628The European and International Booksellers Federation – EIBF – is delighted to announce that its former co-President, Jean-Luc Treutenaere, has been appointed for a second mandate starting as of mid-May.

Jean-Luc Treutenaere initially stepped down from his role of co-President at the end of January 2018.  Due to new circumstances, he has accepted with enthusiasm to keep an active role in EIBF governance and has recently been re-elected as President of the Syndicat des distributeurs de loisirs culturels (SDLC)Read more

Boosting the EU culture budget – A call from Europe’s cultural & creative sectors

The European Commission is currently preparing its proposal for the next MFF (multi-annual financial framework), to be published 2nd May.

Ahead of this publication, creative and cultural sectors have joined forces to ask for an increased EU budget for culture. In a joint letter to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, the 70 signatories urge the EU to give a significant and much-needed boost to the EU’s budget dedicated to culture.

The letter with all the signatories can be downloaded belowRead more

EIBF NEWSFLASH 141 – 18 JANUARY 2018

  • PAYMENT SERVICES: NEW RULES APPLICABLE AS OF JANUARY 13th
  • VAT: MORE FLEXIBILITY ON VAT RATES, LESS RED TAPE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
  • CONTRACTS FOR THE SUPPLY OF DIGITAL CONTENT: SECOND TRILOGUE ON 30/01
  • WINTER INSTITUTE 13: TIPS, HINTS & REMINDERS FOR ATTENDEES
  • EIBF LONDON CONFERENCE: SAVE THE DATE – 11.04, FROM 2PM TO 5.30PM

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EIBF NEWSFLASH 140 – 11 JANUARY 2018

  • GERMANY: BOOKS & BOOKSELLING IN NUMBERS, 2016
  • EIBF FULLY SUPPORTS THE AMERICAN BOOKSELLERS ASSOCIATION’S & THE INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHERS ASSOCIATION’S CONDEMNATIONS OF DONALD TRUMP’S ATTEMPTS TO CENSOR FIRE AND FURY
  • NETHERLANDS: ANNE SCHROËN APPOINTED AS NEW DIRECTOR OF THE  DUTCH BA
  • MOLDOVAN WRITER ATTEMPTS TO EXTORT MONEY FROM FOREIGN BOOKSELLERS – WARNING

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