‘In the midst of the greatest rupture in world society,’ publishing, bookselling organizations hail the new European prize winners for solace in dark hours.
A rare benefit of COVID-19, the UK’s government finally–and suddenly–has wiped out the market’s punishing tax on digital publications.
Exemplary among many markets for its early testing and responsible distancing regulations, Germany looks will let bookstores begin reopening Monday.
Brexit is here: today’s separation from Europe for the UK market comes with little certainty for book publishing and other creative industries in Britain.
As 2020 rolls in, Copyright Clearance Center’s Roy Kaufman looks at key developments in STM publishing–with advice for what lies ahead.
Germany’s publishers and booksellers association releases dual studies on fixed book prices, long a tradition and legally regulated reality in the market.
The EU copyright directive may be positive for book publishers, but Roy Kaufman says publishers should pay particular attention to articles 16 and 20.
Set at London’s Barbican Centre on October 10, the UK Publishers Association’s Brexit Forum is will offer discussions on key Brexit challenges and legal advice for book publishers.
Warsaw’s cut in VAT rates on digital books takes effect November 1, a long-called-for equalization in taxation on print and ebooks, now allowed by Brussels.
The federation concurs with the European Union Court of Justice’s position that, as FEP puts it, ‘There is no second-hand market in the digital world.’