YAYBIR-Publishers Copyright & Licensing Society had its biannual General Assembly on 2 March in Istanbul. Current issues for the publishing industry, copyright and collective management were discussed in the meeting.
Mr. Serhat Baysan stepped down as Chairperson of the organisation. The meeting elected a new Board and Mr. Erdal Karakaya of Dogan&Egmont Publishing became the new Chairperson.
As part of the meeting, FEP Director Anne Bergman-Tahon spoke on the implications of the European copyright reform for publishers, and IFRRO CEO Caroline Morgan spoke on key aspects of an RRO’s operation and highlighted some new business models being developed by RROs around the world.
More information and photos from the meeting can be found on the YAYBIR website.