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Joint Statement: EU Urgently Needs Remuneration Rules for Authors and Performers

Press releases 2019-02-07

BRUXELLES: As the negotiations on Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market are drawing to a conclusion, European and international authors and performers' organisations urge  EU negotiators to strengthen the Article -14 providing for fair and proportionate remuneration for authors and performers, and to adopt Articles 14, 15 and 16 as they stand.

According to a statement signed by 14 organisations, this would be the first step in the right direction to reform EU copyright to the benefit of Europe’s authors and performers.

Click HERE for the full statement.