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ADAMI posts 2022 collections above 2019 levels, suggesting a return to normal

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ADAMI collected €85.5 million in 2022, up 3% compared to 2021's €82.9m, but more importantly up 6% compared to 2019 (€80.6m), before the pandemic, according to provisional figures released by the French neighbouring rights society for performers.

"After two difficult years linked to the Covid crisis, the amounts collected in 2022 will exceed pre-crisis collections," said the Paris-based society in a statement.

ADAMI said the growth in collections between 2021 and 2022 was due to an incre...

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CISAC honours creators’ rights advocates Frank Stella and Mario Mitrotti

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CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, has paid tribute to two creators who played a central role in advocating for creators' rights — American painter and visual artist Frank Stella and Colombian filmmaker Mario Mitrotti — who both recently passed away.

Stella who died May 4 at the age of 87, was described by CISAC as "a giant in the world of abstract art and a relentless advocate for the rights of visual artists." Stella dedicated himself "to adv...

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The MLC sues Spotify for unpaid mechanical royalties following the introduction of new bundles providing access to audiobooks

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The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC), which administers the blanket compulsory license for the use of musical works by digital music services in the United States, has filed a lawsuit against Spotify USA Inc. in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

The MLC alleges that Spotify has introduced new offerings that the streaming service qualified as bundles, thus leading to what The MLC believes are underreported mechanical royalties. The MLC seeks corr...

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Catherine Starkie will leave IFRRO at the end of June; Anthi Akritidou joins as Senior Legal and Policy Adviser

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Catherine Starkie, who has been Head of Legal Affairs at IFRRO since 2017, is leaving the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations for personal reasons. Her last day at IFRRO will be on June 20, 2024.

"We all thank Catherine for her enormous contributions to the IFRRO membership throughout the past years. The IFRRO Secretariat has been incredibly lucky to have had the privilege to work with Catherine, and we wish Catherine all the very best for the future," said the Bru...

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