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Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on collective management of copyright and related rights and multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for online uses in the internal market

Abstract

The present proposal for a directive aims to put in place an appropriate legal framework for the collective management of rights that are administered by collecting societies on behalf of rightholders by providing for rules ensuring the better governance and greater transparency of all collecting societies and also by encouraging and facilitating the multi-territorial licensing of the rights of authors in their musical works by collecting societies representing authors.

Process

Commission Status

11/07/2012 Proposal Adopted by European Commission
Next Action: A copy of the proposal will be sent to the European Parliament and Council

EU Parliament Status

11/07/2012 Received from Commission
Next Action: Will be allocated to relevant Parliamentary Committee(s)

Council Status

11/07/2012 Received from Commission
Next Action: It will be allocated to a committee for discussion

Additional Comments

None

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