Eric Baptiste

  1. Jeff Price, SOCAN CEO Discuss Price's New Role at Organization

    October 05, 2012 6:30 PM EDT SOCAN -- the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada - announced earlier this week that it has hired TuneCore co-founder and former CEO Jeff Price as a consultant, but the performance rights organization has no plans to start ...

  2. Jeff Price, Ousted TuneCore Co-Founder, Announces 'Agreement' With SOCAN

    October 03, 2012 10:10 AM EDT Jeff Price - who left TuneCore, the music-distribution upstart he co-founded, in August - announced today that he is now working with SOCAN - the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. The announcement doesn't specify w ...

  3. Frances Preston Remembered by Dolly Parton, Linda Moran, Lamont Dozier, International Publishing Execs, More

    June 13, 2012 3:03 PM EDT Frances Preston in her role as then-vice president of BMI. (Photo: Billboard Archives) The music community was saddened today by news of the passing of Frances Williams Preston, longtime head of BMI and one of the pioneering female executives in t ...

  4. @MIDEM: Global Royalties Down, But Still Topped €7 Billion

    January 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Worldwide authors' royalties topped €7 billion for the second year running in 2008, despite an overall fall of 1.5%. According to figures released today (Jan. 25) by CISAC -- the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Compose ...

  5. SOCAN Appoints Eric Baptiste Chief Exec

    January 21, 2010 12:00 AM EST Eric Baptiste is the new chief executive of the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), the organization has announced. Baptiste will join SOCAN in May, replacing André LeBel who announced his plans for retirement las ...

  6. CISAC To Stage World Copyright Summit in June

    April 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers will hold its second annual World Copyright Summit on June 9 and 10 in Washington D.C., with a line-up of more than 100 speakers including the Bee Gees' Robin Gibb, songwri ...

  7. Numbers In For Copyright Summit

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The inaugural CISAC Copyright Summit in Brussels attracted 582 delegates, according to figures issued by the confederation of authors‚ societies today. Delegates were drawn from 263 different companies and 53 countries. CISAC director general Eric ...

  8. Euro Societies Call YouTube, MySpace To The Table

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST European copyright societies have asked YouTube and MySpace to bring discussions to a climax on back-payments for unauthorized use of copyright works. Paris-based CISAC and its ally BIEM say they have sent letters to the respective user-generated ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. CISAC Agrees On Operations Overhaul

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT During its general assembly in Seoul, South Korea, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) today (Oct. 20) approved measures aimed at streamlining its operations. During its general assembly in Seoul, South Ko ...

  11. CISAC Prepares For Major Changes At Seoul Gathering

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) is poised for one the biggest overhauls in its close to 80-year history. LONDON -- The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) is poise ...