Tariff

  1. The End of German Discos? New GEMA Tariffs Ignite Nightclub Protests

    June 26, 2012 8:46 AM EDT A note on Berlin's Berghain nightclub's website against GEMA's new fees encourages supporters to sign a petition. BERLIN - More than 2,000 German discotheque owners are protesting against a new tariff structure implemented by the Ge ...

  2. SOCAN Members to Receive Highest Ever Royalties This Month

    August 10, 2011 10:55 AM EDT The next quarterly payment of royalties to SOCAN members this month is a record high at $75 million (CAD), Canada's performing rights organization, the Society of Music Authors, Composers, and Publishers of Canada, reports. That figure includ ...

  3. PRS Launches Live Rate Consultation

    June 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. collecting society PRS for Music has launched a customer consultation on its royalty rates more music events. The rate, which is currently 3% of ticket receipts, was last reviewed in 1988. PRS for Music points out that this is one of the lowe ...

  4. PPL 'Disappointed' At Copyright Tribunal Verdict

    October 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. music licensing organization PPL has lost its Copyright Tribunal case on tariffs for the hospitality sector, in a ruling that will also impact on its tariffs on offices and factories. It has announced that it will appeal the decision at the H ...

  5. Australian Eateries Weeks Away From New Music Rates

    October 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australia's cafes and restaurants have until the end of the month to consider whether music will remain a core ingredient to their businesses. The Phonographic Performance Company of Australia (PPCA) on Dec. 1 will implement a new tariff cove ...

  6. Aussie Restaurants Face Performance Rate Increase

    June 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Aussie restaurateurs have been getting away with paying too little, too long for the music they use to create ambience. That's the basis of an argument presented by the Phonographic Performance Company of Australia, which has begun targeting ...

  7. Tribunal On Gym Music Tariff Down Under

    March 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Phonographic Performance Company of Australia is getting physical with fitness gyms, which the collecting society reckons is underpaying for the use of music in its workout classes. The PPCA's case for a proposed new recorded music tariff ...

  8. Canada Extends Online Royalties

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canada has extended music royalties to broadcasters on the Internet in a move that will encompass commercial TV and radio station Web sites, as well as electronic gaming sites and online radio stations. But the Copyright Board of Canada stopped sh ...