20 Feb 2011

An increasing number of creative professionals in Europe, including directors, are self-employed, multi-national and nomadic. It is crucial to improve their socio-economic status and to strengthen their contractual position.

Frequently when a director comes to  the point of signing the contract, the power of the producer and the current demands of the market players, paradoxically deprives him or her of   the benefit of well-intentioned copyright laws.

In the contribution FERA gives concrete proposals for what needs to be covered  to ensure fair contractual terms for authors, both offline and online.

Download the full document: FERA Contribution to European Contract Law Green Paper