Press Statements

09.11.2018

CW! highlights the need to preserve an exemption for entertainment lights in the implementing Regulation of Directive 2009/125/EC

Creativity Works! is a leading European coalition of the cultural and creative sectors. Our coalition represents writers, screenwriters, video game developers, broadcasters, book publishers and retail......

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11.10.2018

Press statement: Final flicker for Europe’s creative sector?

Brussels, 10 October 2018 – With limited regard for Europe’s creative and cultural sectors, the European Commission has decided to remove certain exemptions for film and TV studio and live perform......

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12.09.2018

Creativity Works! statement on today’s vote on Copyright Directive

Today’s vote shows that MEPs have not been taken in by the disinformation campaign launched by tech giants and have instead attempted to balance the interests of all participants in the digital econ......

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05.07.2018

CW! on Plenary vote on JURI mandate

Furthermore, Laura Houlgatte, Chair of Creativity Works! says: "Today's vote shows that MEPs need more time to reflect on this important directive. As Creativity Works!, we stand united in our call fo......

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18.12.2017

Press Statement from Creativity Works! on the Council’s negotiating stance on the proposed Broadcasters’ Regulation

Creativity Works! – a coalition of organisations in the cultural and creative sectors – has expressed disappointment at the position taken by the Council of Ministers in its General Approach to th......

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12.12.2017

Press Statement: Creativity Works! welcomes Plenary confirmation of JURI mandate

Today, the European Parliament confirmed the Legal Affairs (JURI) Committee’s mandate on the proposed Online Broadcasting Regulation (also known as the SatCab Regulation). We welcome this developmen......

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29.11.2017

Statement from Creativity Works! on the European Commission’s Communication providing guidance on certain aspects of the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

Today, the European Commission published its Communication providing Guidance on certain aspects of Directive 2004/48/EC on the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRED). Creativity Works......

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21.11.2017

Statement from Creativity Works! on the JURI committee’s vote on the proposed Broadcasters’ Regulation

Today the European Parliament’s Legal Affairs Committee (JURI) voted on the proposed Online Broadcasting’ Regulation. We are encouraged by the approach taken by many JURI members to limit the regu......

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18.05.2017

PORTABILITY: PLENARY VOTE FINDS A PROPORTIONATE SOLUTION FOR CROSS-BORDER ACCESS

Today, the European Parliament adopted the Portability Regulation which aims to ensure the cross-border portability of online content services within the EU. These new measures will address cross-bord......

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