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Jennifer Jones named as the Recording Academy’s first in-house legal counsel

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The Recording Academy — which organises the Grammy Awards — has named Jennifer Jones as Executive Vice President of Legal Affairs, effective immediately. Based in Los Angeles, she eports to CEO Harvey Mason jr.

Jones is responsible for managing the organisation's legal affairs department covering contract law, employment law, privacy and data protection, intellectual property, advocacy, and not-for-profit governance. This is the first time in its history that the Recording Academy has an in...

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Emmanuel is a Washington, DC-based freelance journalist, blogger and media consultant, specialising in the entertainment business and cultural trends. He was the US editor for British music industry trade publication Music Week. Previously, he was the editor of Impact, a magazine for the music publishing community (2007-2009), the global editor of US trade publication Billboard (2003-2006), and the editor in chief of Billboard’s sister publication Music & Media (1997-2003).

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Universal Music Group in partnership with digital collectibles marketplace LimeWire

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In its initial incarnation and a peer-to-peer service, LimeWire had a few problems with rights holders, leading to the service shutting down; now, the platform is re-born as a digital collectibles marketplace and has signed a partnership with Universal Music Group (UMG).

As part of this partnership, UMG will provide licenses that will allow LimeWire to partner with UMG artists in order to launch music-based NFT projects utilising the LimeWire marketplace.

The two companies said they would...

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Skybound Entertainment taps Ned Sherman as Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer

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Content and tech veteran Ned Sherman has joined Skybound Entertainment as Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer.

He was previously partner and leader of the digital transactions team at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, where he focused on advising companies, individuals and financiers on media technologies, entertainment franchises, TV, movies, games, esports, music, podcasts, blockchain, NFTs, creators and influencers.

He is also known as the co-founder of Digital Media Wire, a consul...

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Berlin-based Dominique Casimir promoted to Chief Content Officer at BMG

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BMG has promoted Dominique Casimir to Chief Content Officer. She was  EVP Repertoire & Marketing EU, APAC & LATAM, and with global responsibility for Synch and Corporate Responsibility.

Berlin-based Casimir — who joined BMG in 2008 — will take on take on additional responsibility for UK repertoire, with Alistair Norbury, President Repertoire & Marketing UK, reporting to her. She will also join the BMG board charged with representing the company’s repertoire interests.

She will...

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