• AVMSD – Take Two Please

    In some ways, Europe’s policy making industry is not far removed from Hollywood’s film studios: the long gestation period; the power play between the big cheeses; and for all the talk of block-busters, the conveyor belt often churns out a lower common denominator product which people wished had never seen the light of day. Many…

  • Brexit & Broadcasting – The UK’S Role As A European Hub

    The Audio Visual Media Services Directive – AVMSD – has been the cornerstone of EU television broadcasting since its introduction in 1989 (as the Television Without Frontiers Directive). AVMSD established the Country of Origin (COO) principle, enabling providers to broadcast across the whole of the EU once they have established themselves in one MS –…

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