The Department for Legal Information analyses key legal issues linked to the audiovisual sector and reports on major legal developments and ground breaking cases which affect media legislation in Europe.
This report examines how the EU Directive 2019/790 on Copyright and Related Rights in the Digital Single Market (CDSM Directive) aims to strengthen the position of authors and performers when licensing their exclusive rights for the use of their works or performances.
Fair remuneration for audiovisual authors and performers in licensing agreements - National case studies
This annex complements the publication on “Fair remuneration for creators in exploitation contracts”. It provides a detailed analysis of the transposition of Chapter 3 of Title IV of the Directive on Copyright in the digital single market (CDSM Directive).
This first edition of the AVMSDigest report focuses on the national transposition of Articles 13, 16 and 17 of the revised Audiovisual Media Services Directive in the EU, EEA, EFTA and UK.
This legal analysis explores the place for public interest content and looks at how European media law can safeguard its accessibility.
This report provides an in-depth analysis of European media law in five Black Sea Region countries - the Republic of Armenia, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, the Republic of Türkiye, and Ukraine.
This new report explores current EU legislation and market practice concerning release windows and territoriality.
IRIS Themes - Vol. III - Freedom of Expression, the Media and Journalists. Case-law of the European Court of Human Rights (2023 edition)
This revised 8th edition contains summaries of over 378 judgements or decisions by the Court and provides hyperlinks to the full text of each of the summarised judgements or decisions. The summaries included in the e-book can be retrieved from our legal database, IRIS Merlin.
This report explores the ways in which international and European legislation, as well as national approaches, can help to improve accessibility to audiovisual content for those of us with disabilities.
Mapping of national rules applicable to video-sharing platforms: Illegal and harmful content online – 2022 update
This report includes a pan-European comparative analysis, detailed country profiles, as well as the perspective of industry stakeholders. It reflects the state of play as at May 2021 and contains information following an update in September 2022.