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MFN clauses threaten validity of publishers’ Amazon contracts

Publishers’ contracts with Amazon could become void if the European Commission (EC) finds that the online retailer has acted illegally in terms of its e-book... Read more

UK trade welcomes Amazon probe

The trade has welcomed the European Commission’s investigation into Amazon’s e-book business, with publishers, agents and booksellers calling for a fairer digital marketplace for books. ... Read more

BA leads way in Amazon competition inquiry

The UK Booksellers Association has taken a lead role in pressing for a regulatory investigation into Amazon, The Bookseller can reveal. The association submitted a... Read more

EC to reveal plans for 'digital single market'

The European Commission is today (6th May) set to reveal plans for the “digital single market”, to remove barriers to online services across Europe. The... Read more

France and Germany sign eight-point copyright call

France and Germany have signed a joint eight-point statement on copyright underlining the principles to be respected in the European Commission’s plan to overhaul the... Read more

EIBF submits evidence to EC enquiry into Amazon's taxes

The European Commission (EC) is committed to reporting the first results in its ongoing investigation into the legality of Amazon and Luxembourg’s tax arrangements in... Read more

EC 'poised to probe Amazon tax'

The European Commission is poised to begin a formal probe into allegations that Amazon has illegally benefited from state subsidies in Luxembourg over the past... Read more

EIBF calls on EC to investigate Amazon

A European bookselling lobbying group has called on the European Commission to investigate Amazon’s monopoly on the book market. Francoise Dubruille, director of the European... Read more

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