Federation of European Publishers

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

38

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Federation of European Publishers   (FEP-FEE)

    EU Transparency Register

    398541467-53 First registered on 25 Jun 2008

    Goals / Remit

    The Federation of European Publishers represents 29 national associations of publishers of books, learned journals and educational materials of the European Union, the European Economic Area and other European countries. Thus, FEP is the voice of the great majority of publishers in Europe. It acts in the name of publishers in the discussions and negotiations with the European Institutions concerning mostly the copyright legislation, information society, taxation and culture.

    Main EU files targeted

    Initiatives in the field of taxation (direct and indirect), in the field of e-commerce including on interoperability, in the field of intellectual property rights, in the field of freedom of expression and in the field of culture.

    Address

    Head Office
    Chaussée d'Ixelles, 29
    Brussels 1050 - 4
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Chaussée d'Ixelles, 29
    Brussels 1050 - 4
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%3
    50%1
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 30 Jan 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Quentin DESCHANDELLIERS 07 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Mr Enrico Turrin 07 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Ms Anne TAHON 07 Sep 2022 06 Sep 2023
    Mr Domenico LA MAGNA 26 Apr 2022 25 Apr 2023
    Mr Quentin DESCHANDELLIERS 02 Oct 2021 07 Sep 2022
    Mr Enrico Turrin 02 Oct 2021 07 Sep 2022
    Ms Anne TAHON 02 Oct 2021 07 Sep 2022
    Ms Josefine KROLL 07 Jan 2021 01 Feb 2022
    Peter KRAUS VOM CLEFF 21 Feb 2020 01 Mar 2021
    Mr Quentin DESCHANDELLIERS 08 Jan 2020 08 Jan 2021
    Ms Anne TAHON 15 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2020
    Ms Roberta Balduzzi 19 Oct 2019 17 Oct 2020
    Francois Pierre Camille DELÉTRAIN 27 Sep 2019 27 Mar 2020
    Ms Chloe KENNY 21 Aug 2019 22 Feb 2020
    Ms Malgorzata Szczodrowska 19 Jul 2019 03 Oct 2019
    Mr Enrico Turrin 18 Jul 2019 18 Jul 2020
    Ms Anne TAHON 23 Nov 2018 15 Nov 2019
    Ms Scenna ARIANNA 22 Nov 2018 22 Feb 2019
    Ms Roberta Balduzzi 12 Oct 2018 19 Oct 2019
    Ms Mathilde RENOU 21 Aug 2018 01 Apr 2019
    Ms Scenna ARIANNA 18 Aug 2018 22 Nov 2018
    Mr Enrico Turrin 11 Jul 2018 11 Jul 2019
    Ms Malgorzata Szczodrowska 18 Apr 2018 18 Apr 2019
    Ms georgia littlechild 13 Mar 2018 24 Nov 2018
    Ms Anne TAHON 01 Dec 2017 23 Nov 2018
    Ms Chloe PEIRCE 05 Oct 2017 26 Dec 2017
    Mr Enrico Turrin 20 Jul 2017 11 Jul 2018
    Ms Malgorzata Szczodrowska 12 May 2017 18 Apr 2018
    Ms Roberta Balduzzi 05 May 2017 03 May 2018
    Ms georgia littlechild 27 Jan 2017 24 Apr 2017
    Ms Anne TAHON 02 Dec 2016 01 Dec 2017
    Ms Isabella Ermili 07 Sep 2016 08 Dec 2016
    Mr Enrico Turrin 19 Jul 2016 19 Jul 2017
    Ms Malgorzata Szczodrowska 20 May 2016 13 May 2017
    Ms Andrea Buticchi 13 May 2016 31 Aug 2016
    Ms Roberta Balduzzi 10 May 2016 05 May 2017
    Mr Romain Jamagne 13 Feb 2016 21 May 2016
    Mr Marios PAPANDREOU 18 Nov 2015 21 May 2016
    Ms Anne TAHON 08 Dec 2015 02 Dec 2016
    Mr Papandreou Marios 18 Nov 2015 03 Feb 2016
    Ms Suela LIMAJ 10 Oct 2015 09 Feb 2016
    Ms Elodie Vaisberg 09 Sep 2015 21 May 2016
    Mr Enrico Turrin 25 Jul 2015 20 Jul 2016
    Ms Roberta Balduzzi 18 Jun 2015 10 May 2016
    Ms Catherine Klepinine 20 Feb 2015 18 Feb 2016
    Ms Anne TAHON 11 Dec 2014 08 Dec 2015
    Mrs Anne TAHON 11 Dec 2014 27 Jan 2015
    Ms Elodie Vaisberg 02 Sep 2014 27 Aug 2015
    Ms Julie Belgrado 02 Sep 2014 28 Dec 2014
    Mr Enrico Turrin 18 Jul 2014 16 Jul 2015
    Ms Laura Houlgatte 09 Jul 2014 03 Mar 2015
    Mrs Anne TAHON 28 Jan 2014 11 Dec 2014
    Ms Annie Scanlan 13 Sep 2013 11 Dec 2013
    Ms Elodie Vaisberg 06 Jul 2013 04 Jul 2014
    Mr Enrico Turrin 31 May 2013 30 May 2014
    Ms Laura Houlgatte 11 Jun 2013 08 Jun 2014
    Ms Pavlina Canova 12 Apr 2013 04 Jul 2013
    Mrs Anne TAHON 28 Feb 2013 28 Jan 2014
    Ms Laura Houlgatte 07 Dec 2012 17 Jun 2013
    Ms Elodie Vaisberg 24 Oct 2012 17 Jun 2013
    Mr Enrico Turrin 03 Oct 2012 17 Jun 2013
    Ms Joy-Gabriella de Looz-Corswarem 06 Sep 2012 01 Dec 2012
    Mrs Anne TAHON 10 Feb 2012 28 Feb 2013

    Complementary Information

    FEP's permanent staff is 4 people. Interns, who are with FEP temporarily, are sometimes included in the list and then removed when they finish their internship. FEP also normally includes its current President (Ricardo Franco Levi until November 2024, Sonia Draga from then on) in the list of people registered, only to facilitate his/her access to the Parliament during his/her visits to Brussels; (s)he does not regularly visit the EP like the permanent staff. A project officer (Gino Querini) works on a fixed-term contract with FEP from 2021 to 2024 and be included in the list during this period; he will have limited missions related to the Registry.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Member of "Creativity Works!", "Creative and Media Business Alliance" and "European Internet Forum".

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Expert Group on Forest-based Industries and Sectorally Related Issues#E01356#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=1356 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A
    European Internet Forum

    Other activities

    The main lobbying activities are:
    Copyright, Taxation, Information society, Competition, Culture and other policies affecting book publishing (environmental issues, postal issues etc.)

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    38 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 22 Apr 2020 Location video-conferencing
      Subject Impact of COVID-19 on publishers
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Innovation and Youth
      Commission
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
    • Date 05 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Introduce FEP, discuss European Prize of Literature, taxation and copyright
      Commission
      • Themis Christophidou (Director-General)
    • Date 31 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject The VAT for digital publications
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Antoine Kasel (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 31 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject copyright directive, ePrivacy, Open Data
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 Jun 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright, presentation of Storytel
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Jun 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright: Framing
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright, VAT, R&D
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Oct 2016 Location Frankfurt
      Subject Copyright
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Sep 2016 Location Belgium, Brussels
      Subject Copyright reform and digital contract proposals
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject copyright reform
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright reform
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Aug 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject European Union Prize for Literature
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Alicja Magda Herbowska (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject e-commerce package including geo-blocking
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Prize for Literature
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Alicja Magda Herbowska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Modernisation of copyright, intellectual property
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Marika Lautso-Mousnier (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject copyright
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 21 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject copyright
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Feb 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject London Book Fair
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Alicja Magda Herbowska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright, text and data mining, VAT on e-books
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Nov 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Copyright issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Nov 2015 Location Belgium, Brussels, BERL
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Sebastian Kuck (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject livre électronique
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • Fabien Dell (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Oct 2015 Location BXL
      Subject copyright
      Commission
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Jul 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market and Copyright Reform
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Commission
      • Friedrich Wenzel Bulst (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject online e-lending, copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jun 2015 Location BERL
      Subject copyright
      Commission
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright, Educational publishing
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Adrienn Kiraly (Cabinet member)
      • Tibor Navracsics (Commissioner)
    • Date 26 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright, DSM
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market, Copyright and Innovation
      Commission
      • Robert Madelin (Director-General)
    • Date 12 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Federation of European Publishers (to discuss challenges of European editing)
      Commission
      • Xavier Prats Monné (Director-General)
    • Date 12 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Les défis de l'édition européenne et la contribution à la diversité culturelle
      Commission
      • Xavier Prats Monné (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright, TVA
      Commission
      • Eric Mamer (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject The publishing sector and priorities in the copyright field
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with Fédération des Editeurs Européens to discuss author rights and their priorities
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
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