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Position Papers

 

Commercial communication (including restrictions on advertising)

Joint response to DG SANCO on the Non-Paper on Data Collection, Targeting and Profiling of Consumers for Commercial Purposes in Online Environments (PDF file) (13 July 2009)

Energy Labelling Directive - Concerns of the publishing industry (Joint letter from ENPA, EPC and FAEP) (PDF file) (Brussels 18 May 2009)

EASA reply to the EC digital paper (18 May 2009)

EASA - Digital marketing communications best practice (PDF file) (May 2009)

EASA - Advertising on the internet and other digital media (PDF file) (May 2009)

Media and advertising industry, etc.

Media and Advertising Industry launches new standards for Online Behavioural Advertising (PDF file)
Best Practice Recommendation (PDF file)     Cover Document (PDF file)

 

Competition policy

EPC factsheet: State aid and public service broadcasters (PDF file) (April 2010)

Press release: Unlimited expansion of public broadcasters into new media threatens development of commercial players (PDF file) (Brussels, 5 March 2009). Press release also in German and French

Joint letter to Commissioner Kroes about the review of the Broadcasting Communication (PDF file) (10 February 2009)

Briefing for Members of the European Parliament: Draft broadcasting communication - consultation 2009 (PDF file) (10 February 2009)

Comments from the European Publishers Council on the review of the Commission’s Communication on the application of state aid rules to public service broadcasting and a response to the questionnaire (PDF file) (March 2008)

 

Content online

Public consultation on post-i2010 - Response from the European Publishers Council (PDF file) (16 October 2009)

 

Copyright and the creative industries

CMBA submission on the "Digitisation of European Cultural Heritage" (PDF file) (10 Jan 2011)

Joint letter to Commissioner Karel De Gucht concerning ACTA (PDF file) (19 March 2010)

Hamburg Declaration on Intellectual Property Rights - signatures (PDF file) (03 February 2010)

Hamburg Declaration on Intellectual Property Rights (PDF file) (25 June 2009)

European Commission Green Paper "Copyright in the Knowledge Economy" - response from the European Publishers Council (PDF file) (28 November 2008)

 

Data protection and cookies

Response from the European Publishers Council to the Communication by the European Commission on "A Comprehensive Approach on Personal Data Protection in the European Union" (15 January 2011) (PDF file)

Contribution from the European Publishers Council to the review of the EU Data Protection Directive (18 December 2009) (PDF file)

Joint response to DG SANCO on the Non-Paper on Data Collection, Targeting and Profiling of Consumers for Commercial Purposes in Online Environments (PDF file) (13 July 2009)

EU Institutions pose threat to internet economy of Europe (24 April 2009)

Joint Industry Position on the European Parliament amendments regarding cookies reference article 5.3 and new recital 52a - e-Privacy Directive (PDF file)

 

Ecommerce

Contribution From The European Publishers Council To The Review Of The E-Commerce Directive (PDF file) (5 November 2010)

EPC response: Public consultation on the Review of EU Regulatory Framework for Electronic Communications Networks and Services (PDF file) (27 October 2006)

Letter to MEPs: COM 2004/0001 Directive on Services in the Internal Market and its effect on the advertising industry

Media ownership

Comments on the Media Pluralism Monitor on Behalf of the European Publishers Council, June 2009 (PDF file) (17 September 2009)

 

Paper products and sustainability

CEPI - The Story Behind Your Paper (PDF file) (15 June 2009)

 

Self regulation

EASA reply to the EC digital paper (18 May 2009)

EASA - Digital marketing communications best practice (PDF file) (May 2009)

EASA - Advertising on the internet and other digital media (PDF file) (May 2009)

 

State aid and Public Service Broadcasters

EPC factsheet: State aid and public service broadcasters (PDF file) (April 2010)

Contribution from the EPC to the Draft Broadcasting Communication (PDF file) (08 May 2009)

Joint letter to Commissioner Kroes about the review of the Broadcasting Communication (PDF file) (10 February 2009)

Briefing for Members of the European Parliament: Draft broadcasting communication - consultation 2009 (PDF file) (10 February 2009)

 

Television without frontiers

EPC position on revision of the Broadcasting Directive and proposals for a new Audiovisual Media Services Directive (PDF file) (01 June 2006)

Audiovisual Media Services (AMS) draft directive stakeholders' paper (PDF file) (April 2006)

 

VAT harmonization

Contribution from the European Publishers Council (EPC) ID number 4456380381-30 on the Green Paper of the European Commission: On the Future of VAT Towards a Simpler, More Robust and Efficient VAT System (PDF file) (June 2011)

Value added tax and the publishers

 

Issues archive

For older issues documents and materials please see the issues archive.

 

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