Federalism

  1. Mexican Doc 'Hecho en Mexico' to Feature Music By Cafe Tacvba, Alejandro Fernandez, Others

    November 07, 2012 4:15 PM EST "Hecho en México," a documentary that explores the soul, psyche and the current socio-economic state of Mexico with the music of diverse Mexican artists, interviews and intimate footage of the country's lesser-known landscapes, will ...

  2. EU Demands Italy Repay Elton John Concert Costs

    November 19, 2010 12:00 AM EST The European Union said Friday (Nov. 19) it has ordered Italy to repay almost $1 million in EU money that was used to pay Elton John for a concert in Naples last year. Italy used €720,000 ($983,000) in EU money - typically used for investment proj ...

  3. EU Probes Elton John concert It Funded

    November 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST The European Union wants to know why some of its development funds were used last year for an Elton John concert in Italy at a time when the financial crisis was forcing member nations into austerity. EU spokesman Tom van Lierop said Friday (Nov. ...

  4. French Subsidy For Music Downloads Gets EU Nod

    October 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT France's strategy to combat illegal music downloads by contributing to the amount young people pay for them won European Union approval and praise for promoting cultural diversity. Under the scheme, French residents who purchase a card - the ...

  5. EC Anti-Piracy Measures Soothe But Don't Satisfy

    September 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT IFPI chairman/CEO John Kennedy says new European Commission measures on intellectual property rights are "good news for Europe's music sector," but rights-holders still want stronger anti-piracy legislation across Europe. The Commis ...

  6. New European Song Contest Mooted

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A group of European Parliament members, singers and journalists are bidding to set up a European song contest restricted to the 27 members of the European Union. They have already contacted various broadcasters, sponsors and the EU institutions fo ...

  7. EU Warns Romania, Bulgaria To Improve IP Protection

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Countries expected to enter EU in 2007. Countries expected to enter EU in 2007. News ...

  8. MEP Criticizes EU Online Royalty Initiative

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Plan called inadequate. Plans for a one-stop-shop for licenses for online music services in the European Union have been slammed by Members of the European Parliament (MEP) as inadequate from a legal as well as a cultural and political view. Durin ...

  9. EU Online Licensing Rules Set For Overhaul

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Key committee gives OK. A key European Parliament committee confirmed plans today (July 13) to overhaul the European Union's complex rules on collective licensing for online music. Members of the European Parliament in the Committee on Cultur ...

  10. EU Online Licensing Rules Set For Overhaul

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Key committee gives OK. A key European Parliament committee confirmed plans today (July 13) to overhaul the European Union's complex rules on collective licensing for online music. Members of the European Parliament in the Committee on Cultur ...

  11. Danish Ministry Issues Music Funding Criteria

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Danish Ministry of Cultural Affairs on Nov. 29 unveiled its criteria for funding the production and marketing of pop music and its sub-genres. The Danish Ministry of Cultural Affairs on Nov. 29 unveiled its criteria for funding the production ...

  12. Piracy Threatens Romania, Bulgaria EU Hopes

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST EU accession could fail if black market continues. EU accession could fail if black market continues. News ...

  13. EC Unveils New Collective Licensing Rules

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Aims to clear rights efficiently on an EU-wide basis. Aims to clear rights efficiently on an EU-wide basis. News ...

  14. Collecting Licensing Up For Overhaul

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Proposal for EU-wide online license. Proposal for EU-wide online license. News ...

  15. EU Expected To Uphold TV Quota Rules

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The European Parliament is due Sept. 6 to uphold European rules on television quotas, backing claims that the limits on American imports help boost local productions. BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The European Parliament is due Sept. 6 to u ...

  16. EC Opens Consultation With BUMA, SABAM

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Brussels push for EU-wide c'right licensing scheme. Brussels push for EU-wide c'right licensing scheme. News ...

  17. U.S., EU Bond For Program Fighting Piracy

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. government officials announced plans June 8 to join forces with their counterparts from the 25-nation European Union to fight piracy and counterfeiting in DVDs, CDs and other audiovisual products BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- U.S. gove ...

  18. EU Directive Hikes Euro Broadcasts

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Europe's controversial Television Without Frontiers directive has had little impact on the viewing patterns of audiences there who still prefer to see American imports rather than programming from oth BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Euro ...

  19. EU Broadcaster Licensing Plan Fails

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST New proposals to simplify the licensing process for broadcasters across the European Union were rejected March 15 by members of the European Parliament and broadcast representatives at a special heari BRUSSELS (The Hollywood Reporter) -- New propo ...

  20. EU Broadcast Quotas Come Under Fire

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST The European Union's rules on broadcasting quotas were challenged in the EU's highest court Jan. 19 as outdated relics that are ill-suited to cope with the needs of pay-per-view technology. BRUSSELS -- The European Union's rules on ...

  21. Melua, Rice Among Border Breakers Winners

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Prize sponsored by the European Commission. Prize sponsored by the European Commission. News ...