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Legislation / Europe

MEPs approve copyright reform

MEPs approve copyright reform

As approved on 26 March in Strasbourg, the European Parliament has adopted the directive to modernise copyright law, putting an end to over two and a half years of negotiations and intensive lobbying  

27/03 | Legislation | Europe

European authors ask for proportionate remuneration to be enshrined in the Copyright Directive

European authors ask for proportionate remuneration to be enshrined in the Copyright Directive

95 European filmmakers have signed a petition calling on the Digital Single Market laws to effectively deliver on their financial needs  

21/01 | Legislation | Europe

21,000 signatories in support of Europe’s screenwriters and directors

21,000 signatories in support of Europe’s screenwriters and directors

EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel received a delegation handing over a petition to support the right to fair remuneration of Europe’s screenwriters and directors  

24/10/2018 | Legislation | Europe

European Parliament gives the greenlight to copyright reform

European Parliament gives the greenlight to copyright reform

The European Parliament approved a draft copyright reform that has been under discussion for two years on 12 September in Strasbourg  

13/09/2018 | Legislation | Europe

The European Parliament votes to support digital content creators

The European Parliament votes to support digital content creators

The European Parliament is proposing an overhaul of copyright laws in favour of online content creators vis-à-vis digital platforms  

21/06/2018 | Legislation | Europe

Netflix forced to pay the German film levy

Netflix forced to pay the German film levy

The streaming service’s lawsuit has been thrown out by the European Court of Justice  

31/05/2018 | Legislation | Germany/Europe

Audiovisual organisations call for fair remuneration for authors

Audiovisual organisations call for fair remuneration for authors

CISAC, W&DW and SAA unveiled a new global study calling for legal reforms to help screenwriters and directors earn royalties for the use of their works  

14/05/2018 | Legislation | Europe

Agreement reached on new media services directive

Agreement reached on new media services directive

EP negotiators have managed to guarantee that at least 30% of content in programmes on TV channels and VoD platforms will be European  

27/04/2018 | Legislation | Europe

Mariya Gabriel announces new digital MEDIA initiatives

Mariya Gabriel announces new digital MEDIA initiatives

EU Digital Commissioner to create an online directory of European content available on legal on-demand services  

26/01/2018 | Legislation | Europe

The Parliament vows to protect the European production ecosystem

The Parliament vows to protect the European production ecosystem

MEPs have confirmed their wish to limit the scope of the country-of-origin principle to news and information programmes broadcast online  

13/12/2017 | Legislation | Europe