Brussels, 26 May 2016 - Yesterday the European Commission unveiled its highly anticipated e-commerce package. The measures include proposals to end unjustified geoblocking, plans to update the EU’s Audiovisual Media Services Directive and a communication on online platforms.
On 18 May, National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) announced a Rights Agreement with Dubset Media Holdings for NMPA’s independent music publisher members.
New York, 9 May 2016 - The 13th round of US - EU negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement was held in New York from 25 – 29 April.
Brussels, 27 April 2016 - The International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP) has today revealed that leading music trade fair Midem is the special honouree of the 2016 ICMP Ralph Peer II Award for Outstanding Contribution to Global Music Publishing - the unique and prestigious prize in the international music publishing field.
Marrakesh, 21 March 2016 - At its 55th meeting in Marrakesh, the Board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) submitted a plan to the US government that should lead to the transition of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) contract away from the government to a global so-called “multi-stakeholder community.” The transition is the final step in the long-anti
Helsinki, 7 March 2016 – The Board of Directors of the International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP) met in Helsinki on 1 and 2 March.
Nairobi, 24 February 2016 - Musicians and artists in Kenya are demanding more transparency and accountability from the country’s collecting society MCSK. The society has been accused of corruption and misappropriation of royalties.
Brussels/Washington, 8 February 2016 - On 2 February, the European Commission and the U.S. agreed on a new framework for transatlantic data flows: the so-called EU-US Privacy Shield. The two parties had been working on a new deal since the European Court of Justice ruled in October 2015 in Case C‑362/14 that the Commission’s Decision on the Safe Harbour arrangement was invalid.
London, 1 February 2016 - The Music Publishers Association is delighted to announce the appointment of Tina Hart as Membership & Outreach Manager.