16th December 2020

IFPI statement on the European Commission’s Digital Services Act

Commenting on the publication of the Digital Services Act Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, said: “We strongly support the European Commission’s goal to ensure greater accountability and transparency of digital services and to introduce effective obligations to tackle illegal content online. “This proposal represents an important starting point and we look forward to working […]

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15th December 2020

IFPI Welcomes European Commission’s “Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List”

15th December 2020 – The European Commission has published its Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List, exposing online service providers established outside of the European Union (EU) that engage in or facilitate intellectual property rights infringement affecting European rightsholders. The list is intended to raise awareness across law enforcement and policymakers outside the EU of the role […]

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4th December 2020

Frances Moore featured in the Billboard 2020 Women In Music Executives list

IFPI’s Chief Executive, Frances Moore, has been included in Billboard’s 2020 Women in Music Executives. This list acknowledges the resilience and strength of the women executives who are leaders in the music community. Read the full list here.

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2nd December 2020

IFPI mourns former IFPI Deputy Director General, Professor Adrian Sterling

2nd December 2020 – IFPI is saddened to hear of the death of former IFPI Deputy Director General, Professor Adrian Sterling. During his twenty years working at IFPI from 1954 – 1974, Sterling was instrumental in gaining recognition for the rights of record producers worldwide. Sterling was a key member of the IFPI delegation that […]

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17th November 2020

Music supports two million jobs, contributes €81.9 billion annually to economy of EU and UK, study finds

17th November, 2020 – The music sector supports two million jobs and contributes €81.9 billion annually to the economy across the 27 EU Member States and the UK (EU28), according to The Economic Impact of Music in Europe, an in-depth study by Oxford Economics that was commissioned by IFPI. The study, using 2018 data, found […]

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14th October 2020

RDx, recording industry’s new data exchange service, now fully operational

First-ever system to enable record companies to exchange authoritative data with music licensing companies through a single, centralised hub More than one million pieces of repertoire data already processed by RDx 14th October 2020 – IFPI and WIN, working together on behalf of the global recording industry, have announced that their global repertoire data exchange […]

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