IFPI statement on today's vote on the European Copyright Directive

12th September 2018

Following today’s vote in the European Parliament on the European Copyright Directive, IFPI chief executive, Frances Moore said:

“IFPI joins others in the creative community in thanking the European Parliament for its work on this proposal in the most difficult of circumstances and congratulates Rapporteur Axel Voss MEP on an outstanding performance.

“We now look forward to working with the three institutions in the forthcoming trilogue to ensure the Value Gap is effectively closed.”

For further information please contact:

johnny.phelan@ifpi.org / press@ifpi.org / +32 (0) 490 11 49 83

john.blewett@ifpi.org / press@ifpi.org / +44 (0) 20 7878 7979