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Brett Cottle AM receives AMPAL Award

At a recent presentation ceremony hosted by the AMPAL Board of Directors, the Chair of AMPAL, Matthew Capper (Warner/Chappell Music Australia), Deputy Chair, Clive Hodson (Perfect Pitch Publishing) and General Manager, Matthew O'Sullivan, presented the AMPAL Award for Outstanding Contribution to

CEEMPC18 held in Bucharest

Some 130 music publishers, collective management organisations (CMOs), and IP/copyright experts attended ICMP’s annual Central and Eastern European Music Publishers Congress (CEEMPC), which was this year held in Bucharest on 20 September.

ICMP appoints John Phelan as its Director General

Brussels/Bucharest, 20 September 2018 - The International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP) has today announced the appointment of John Phelan to the position of Director General of the organisation, effective as of 1 October. He succeeds Coco Carmona.

It’s a Yes! European Parliament votes to protect creators

Brussels, 12 September 2018 – Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have today approved MEP Axel Voss’s updated version of the European Union’s (EU) Copyright Directive, along with an amended version of Article 13.

ICMP lends its support to 'Europe for Creators' campaign

ICMP is supporting the ‘Europe for Creators’ campaign ahead of the European Parliament’s crucial copyright vote on 12 September.

The online campaign contains information on the EU’s Copyright Directive. It also showcases creative content, including videos, images, tweets and quotes.

Vancouver to boost music industry

Vancouver’s City Council recently approved a grant of 400,000 CAD for Vancouver-based music projects and for enhancing vibrant cultural spaces across the city.

EU signs mammoth trade deal with Japan

At the EU-Japan summit in Tokyo on 17 July, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, signed the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

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