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  1. Spirit Music Group Joins IMPEL, Pan-European Licensing Debate Remains Unresolved

    January 26, 2012 5:20 AM EST New York-based Spirit Music Group has become the first U.S.-based member of IMPEL, the initiative launched by U.K. collecting society PRS for Music to enable independent publishers with Anglo-American repertoires to navigate the complicated pan-Eu ...

  2. Buma/Stemra Offers Pessimistic Outlook

    May 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Dutch collecting society Buma/Stemra said performing rights income was stable in 2009 compared to the previous year, but mechanical rights income dropped as a result of declining physical sales. Buma, which focuses on performing rights for musical ...

  3. Business Matters: Lala, Viacom, YouTube, EMI

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- Lala has some pretty incredible sale prices for the Top 200 Albums of the 2000s feature at Pitchfork. Radiohead 's "Kid A" is $1 ...

  4. Amsterdam Dance Event Unveils 2008 Dates

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST European electronic music trade conference Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) is to be held on Oct. 23-25 this year. Registration has opened for this year's ADE, which is organised by Buma Cultuur, an offshoot of the Dutch rights organization Buma. ...

  5. EU Executive Stays Above Online Music Rights Fray

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST The European Commission said it has no date for reviewing its voluntary guidelines on managing online music rights despite new calls on Thursday for a mandatory shake-up of the system. The guidelines are not legally binding on EU states and music ...

  6. Buma/Stemra, MCPS To Discuss eMusic Argument

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Buma/Stemra and MCPS-PRS Alliance are to enter into talks to hammer out a solution to eMusic's contested pan-European license, executives at the music download store said today (Sept. 18). Buma/Stemra and MCPS-PRS Alliance are to enter into t ...

  7. MCPS-PRS Rebukes eMusic's Pan-Europe System

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance is contesting the validity of eMusic's pan-European licensing structure. In a statement issued today (Sept. 15), the London-based authors' rights society warned that the n The U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Allian ...

  8. MCPS-PRS Rebukes eMusic's Pan-Europe System

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Alliance is contesting the validity of eMusic's pan-European licensing structure. In a statement issued today (Sept. 15), the London-based authors' rights society warned that the n The U.K.'s MCPS-PRS Allian ...

  9. EMusic Launches European Download Service

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Presses button on pan-Euro service Sept. 12. After almost two years of groundwork, eMusic pressed the button today (Sept. 12) on a digital music operation servicing all 25 European Union member states. At launch, the online retailer offers 1.7 mil ...

  10. EMusic Launches European Download Service

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After almost two years of groundwork, eMusic pressed the button today (Sept. 12) on a digital music operation servicing all 25 European Union member states. After almost two years of groundwork, eMusic pressed the button today (Sept. 12) on a digi ...

  11. CISAC Responds To Objections

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Regulatory arm of European Union sent objections in Jan. CISAC, an international umbrella group for collecting societies, has sent a written response to the European Commission's Statement of Objections concerning questionable anti-competitiv ...

  12. CISAC Responds To Objections

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Regulatory arm of EU sent objections in Jan. CISAC, an international umbrella group for collecting societies, has sent a written response to the European Commission's Statement of Objections concerning questionable anti-competitive activities ...

  13. BUMA Backs EC Royalty Collection Reforms

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT BUMA, the Dutch authors' rights society, has broken ranks to publicly support the European Commission's plans to overhaul Europe's licensing system. BUMA, the Dutch authors' rights society, has broken ranks to publicly support ...

  14. BUMA Backs EC Royalty Collection Reforms

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Dutch warn Brussels to 'navigate issue with care.' BUMA, the Dutch authors' rights society, has broken ranks to publicly support the European Commission's plans to overhaul Europe's licensing system. In a statement issued ...

  15. CISAC Revamps: Rights Body Streamlines Exec Structure

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, is moving into the 21st century with a new structure more capable of representing its members' interests in a fast-changin SEOUL, Korea -- CISAC, the International ...

  16. Cees Vervoord Takes Over CISAC's Board

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cees Vervoord, CEO of Dutch authors society Buma/Stemra, was elected to the new position of chairman of the board of directors of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers Cees Vervoord, CEO of Dutch authors society Bum ...

  17. Cees Vervoord Takes Over CISAC's Board

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Cees Vervoord, CEO of Dutch authors society Buma/Stemra, was elected to the new position of chairman of the board of directors of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers Cees Vervoord, CEO of Dutch authors society Bum ...

  18. VNU Finalizes Ownership of Music Control

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT VNU, parent company of Billboard.biz, is beefing up its European presence in the airplay-monitoring business by acquiring full ownership of Music Control and Aircheck. VNU, parent company of Billboard.biz, is beefing up its European presence in th ...

  19. VNU Finalizes Ownership of Music Control

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT VNU, parent company of Billboard.biz, is beefing up its European presence in the airplay-monitoring business by acquiring full ownership of Music Control and Aircheck. VNU, parent company of Billboard.biz, is beefing up its European presence in th ...