PPL

  1. PPL, PAMRA, AURA Merger Completed

    January 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST PPL has completed its merger with PAMRA and AURA, creating a new body which it says represent the "most fundamental change" in the U.K. collecting society's seventy-three year history. London-based PPL (Phonographic Performance Limi ...

  2. McGee Supports Gowers Review In Blog

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Alan McGee, CEO of U.K. independent label Poptones and Creation Management, has become the first high profile executive to break ranks with the music industry and come out in favour of the Gowers Review on intellectual property. The review created ...

  3. Gowers Review: 'Don't Change Copyright Term'

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a verdict which was widely anticipated in the British recorded music industry, Andrew Gowers' review on intellectual property has called on decision-makers to preserve the U.K.'s current term of copyright on sound recordings. The long ...

  4. Report: Gowers Won't Budge On U.K. C'right Duration

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound recordings is heading for a defeat, according to unconfirmed media reports. Ahead of the publication of the Gowers review -- due around the chancellor's Dec. ...

  5. Report: Gowers Won't Budge On U.K. C'right Duration

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound recordings is heading for a defeat, according to unconfirmed media reports. The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound r ...

  6. Report: Gowers Won't Budge On U.K. C'right Duration

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound recordings is heading for a defeat, according to unconfirmed media reports. The British record industry's battle for extended copyright protection on sound r ...

  7. RealNetworks Presses Button On RealAmplify

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Plug-in software goes live in U.K. RealNetworks Inc., the digital media and entertainment creator, today (Nov. 1) launches RealAmplify, an ad-free streamed online-music radio technology for both consumers and Web-based businesses to use on Web sit ...

  8. RealNetworks Presses Button On RealAmplify

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks Inc., the digital media and entertainment creator, today (Nov. 1) launches RealAmplify, an ad-free streamed online-music radio technology for both consumers and Web-based businesses to us RealNetworks Inc., the digital media and enter ...

  9. DDEX Establishes First Digital Data Standards

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Group formed to develop customs. Digital Data Exchange (DDEX) has established its first four standards to facilitate efficient information sharing among companies involved with digital music. DDEX was launched in May to develop voluntary data exch ...

  10. PPL Appoints Kemlo To Legal Team

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Move is part of group's plans to expand legal expertise. PPL, the U.K. royalties-collecting society representing record companies and performers, has appointed Fergus Kemlo to be legal and business affairs executive. The move, part of the org ...

  11. Ricall, Siren U.K. Synch-Rights Service Goes Live

    August 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT London-based Ricall, the digital music-search and licensing service provider, has completed integrating San Francisco-based Siren Systems Inc.'s technology to create what it describes as "the Google o London-based Ricall, the digital mus ...

  12. PPL Names Head Of International

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Laurence Oxenbury previously CEO at BECS. PPL, the U.K. record companies and performers collection society, has appointed Laurence Oxenbury to be the organization’s head of international. The newly created position will give Oxenbury, previously C ...

  13. OFT OKs U.K. Collecting Societies Merger

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT PPL, AURA, PAMRA to press ahead with integration. PPL, AURA, PAMRA to press ahead with integration. News ...

  14. Yeates Joins Sheridans

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Andrew Yeates, former director general of U.K. labels body the BPI, has joined London-based law firm Sheridans as a consultant. Yeates will tackle general copyright and rights issues for the entertain Andrew Yeates, former director general of U.K. ...

  15. Yeates Joins Sheridans

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Andrew Yeates, former director general of U.K. labels body the BPI, has joined London-based law firm Sheridans as a consultant. Yeates will tackle general copyright and rights issues for the entertain Andrew Yeates, former director general of U.K. ...

  16. Brit Review On Copyright Enters Next Phase

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Petitions from almost 6,200 individuals were presented to the British Treasury today (April 21) before the submission deadline for a government review on copyright. Petitions from almost 6,200 individuals were presented to the British Treasury tod ...

  17. Brit Review On Copyright Enters Next Phase

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Petitions from almost 6,200 individuals were presented to the British Treasury today (April 21) before the submission deadline for a government review on copyright. Petitions from almost 6,200 individuals were presented to the British Treasury tod ...

  18. Britain's Three Collecting Societies To Merge

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britain's record company and performers collecting societies have taken formal steps to form a single body to represent U.K. performers. In a statement issued today (March 6), PPL said it has moved to Britain's three collecting societies ...

  19. U2 Awarded Nordoff-Robbins Lifetime Accolade

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Charity also honors Bob Geldof. U2 picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 30th anniversary of the annual charity Nordoff-Robbins O2 Silver Clef Awards Lunch, held today (June 17) in London. When presenting the four band members with the a ...

  20. British United Front Takes On U.S.

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry organizations representing the whole spectrum of the music sector are urging U.S. authorities to "ensure that creators and performers are given a fair deal." Industry organizations representing the whole spectrum of the music se ...

  21. British United Front Takes On U.S.

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry organizations representing the whole spectrum of the music sector are urging U.S. authorities to "ensure that creators and performers are given a fair deal." Industry organizations representing the whole spectrum of the music se ...

  22. Sony BMG Names U.K., Ireland, S.A. Execs

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. BMG ...

  23. Sony BMG Taps U.K., Ireland Senior Execs

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. Sony BMG Entertainment U.K. and Ireland chairman/CEO Rob Stringer has appointed his executive team for those territories. BMG ...

  24. Kakar Takes Reins At Universal Music India

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lazarus becomes IMI, PPL president. Lazarus becomes IMI, PPL president. News ...

  25. Collecting Society PPL Brings Case Against U.K. Gov't

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Collecting society PPL has taken legal action against the British government for failing to implement a European directive that would extend the circumstances under which royalties should be paid for LONDON -- Collecting society PPL has taken lega ...

  26. New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venues

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Developing technologies are beginning to raise new legal issues for performance venues, as the rights of patrons and artists potentially collide. That was the warning delivered by Denis Clive Braham d New Technologies Raise Legal Questions At Venu ...

  27. Big Acts Set To Play NARM Confab

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A number of top acts are on tap to perform at this year's NARM convention, set for Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marriott. A number of top acts are on tap to perform at this year's NARM convention, set for Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marri ...

  28. Big Acts Set To Play NARM Confab

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A number of top acts are on tap to perform at this year's NARM convention, set for Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marriott. A number of top acts are on tap to perform at this year's NARM convention, set for Aug. 21-24 at the San Diego Marri ...

  29. Brit Government To Face The Music In Court

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT PPL takes legal action over royalty directive. PPL takes legal action over royalty directive. News ...

  30. Brit Government To Face The Music In Court

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT PPL takes legal action over royalty directive. London-based collecting society Phonographic Performance Ltd. (PPL) has cleared the first hurdle in a legal case it launched against the British government. PPL is accusing the government of failing t ...

  31. U.K.'s PPL Forms New Government Relations Role

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dominic McGonigal will coordinate PPL's lobbying efforts in his new role as director of government relations. LONDON -- British collecting society PPL has created a new position, director of government relations, who will coordinate the organ ...

  32. Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withholding Royalties

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" Canterelli has filed a class-action lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, alleging that the company engages in unfair business practices by failing to promptly pay out uncl Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withhold ...

  33. Top Stories From Entertainment Law Weekly

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT <UL> <LI>Hatch's Induce Act Targets P2P Services</LI> <LI>Confab Tackles Digital Legal Issues</LI> <LI>PPL, SoundExchange Forge Reciprocal Agreements</LI> <LI>Boucher Bill Raises Ire At House Ju ...

  34. Hatch's Induce Act Targets P2P Services

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, R-Utah, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced a late-session bill June 22 that would allow artists and labels to sue peer-to-peer companies that profit from e Hatch's Induce Act Targets P2P Services C ...

  35. Procol Harum Shades Rivals In PPL Survey

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Procol Harum's 1967 classic "A Whiter Shade of Pale" has been named as the most-played record of the past 70 years in the United Kingdom, in a chart compiled by collecting society PPL (Phonographic Pe Procol Harum's 1967 classi ...

  36. Yeates To Exit BPI

    February 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a surprise move, British Phonographic Industry (BPI) director general Andrew Yeates is to exit the trade body. In a surprise move, British Phonographic Industry (BPI) director general Andrew Yeates is to exit the trade body. The London-based ro ...

  37. Web-licensing Group Inks Deal For U.K. Music Archive

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST London-based online music licensing company Ricall Limited has signed a deal with U.K. music library Broadchart. The move gives Ricall's clients -- including advertising agencies and TV/film productio London-based online music licensing compa ...

  38. Web-licensing Group Inks Deal For U.K. Music Archive

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST London-based online music licensing company Ricall Limited has signed a deal with U.K. music library Broadchart. The move gives Ricall's clients -- including advertising agencies and TV/film productio London-based online music licensing compa ...

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