UPFI

  1. French Indies Body Laments Govt Music Strategy

    September 17, 2010 12:00 AM EDT French independent labels trade body UPFI has publicly denounced the government's policy measures to support the music sector. In a statement, UPFI stressed that "the measures planned for music unfortunately won't have any significa ...

  2. French Indies Body Calls For Digital Tax Credits

    October 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT French independent labels trade body UPFI has called for the government to introduce a tax credit scheme for consumers buying cultural digital products online. Under this scheme, users would be able to offset part of their purchases, for an amount ...

  3. Tax Credit Scheme Talk Heats Up

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K. trade body the BPI has entered the debate on tax breaks for labels. In a statement issued today (Sept. 25), the London-based industry organization called on its government to extend a tax credit U.K. trade body the BPI has entered the debate ...

  4. SNEP, UPFI Fight French Album Certifications

    July 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Thresholds on albums lowered after July 1. France's SNEP has lowered its album certification thresholds. The decision is applicable for all certification requests received by the labels trade body after July 1. From that date, 75,000 album sh ...

  5. France's UPFI Re-elects Bourdoiseau As Pres

    June 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Stephan Bourdoiseau was re-elected president of UPFI during the French indies' association's annual general meeting June 6 in Paris. Stephan Bourdoiseau was re-elected president of UPFI during the French indies' association's a ...

  6. French Minister Supports Downloads Campaign

    January 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST The French minister of culture and communication has expressed support for the music industry's campaign to promote legal downloads, and urged labels to release more repertoire online. The French minister of culture and communication has expr ...