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Serving, promoting and protecting the legal interests of public service media, the Union and its Members

What we do

In a fast-changing technological, political and regulatory environment, we advise our Members on specific legal issues, offering practical solutions in the fields of EU and national competition, copyright and media law that are specific to their needs. We analyse proposals, explore the implications with legislators and promote a legal framework which allows our Members to operate with optimum efficiency whilst continuing to contribute to the democratic, social and cultural needs of society. We also manage EBU membership and statutory matters and advise on all EBU contracts, including the Eurovision Song Contest, sports, news and networks.

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03 FEBRUARY 2017

Data retention reloaded

The Court of Justice of the EU determined on 21 December 2016 that the general and indiscriminate retention...

26 JANUARY 2017

EU UHF Spectrum agreement will safeguard future of free-to-air TV distribution

The EBU welcomes the vote by the European Parliament’s Industry Committee on the long term future of...

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13th Legal and Public Affairs Assembly
06 - 07 Apr 2017
Alcalá de Henares (Madrid)

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Guide
02 Dec 2016
PSM Remit Principles for the Digital Media Age
The Legal Focus on the PSM Remit identifies non-binding guidance principles to help PSM organizations deal with the critical question of their role in the digital media age.

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