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18th July 2022

Record companies in Italy take successful action against CloudFlare

18 July 2022 – IFPI, the organisation that represents the recording industry worldwide, has coordinated successful action taken by its members companies in Italy (Sony Music Entertainment Italy s.p.a., Universal Music Entertainment Italy s.r.l., Warner Music Italia s.r.l.) against CloudFlare. Following an application, supported locally by Italian anti-piracy group, FPM, and IFPI’s national group FIMI, […]

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22nd June 2022

Brazilian authorities coordinate large-scale action against infringing music services

22 June 2022 – Brazilian law enforcement authorities have coordinated a substantial series of actions as part of the fourth wave of ‘Operation 404’, an initiative to tackle infringing services on the internet, supported by IFPI and Pro-Música Brasil. The operation, which was initiated yesterday, is one of the largest of its kind and involves […]

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30th May 2022

IFPI and UAE Ministry of Economy sign landmark MoU to support local recorded music

30 May 2022 – IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, and the Ministry of Economy (MoE) of the United Arab Emirates today announced their joint signing of a landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support the continuing growth of the UAE’s recorded music business.  The agreement, which is a first-of-its-kind for the region, lays the […]

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19th May 2022

New research confirms the Middle East and North Africa as thriving music region

~ IFPI announces plans to launch its first ever regional chart in the Middle East and North Africa ~ ~ Follows recent global report confirming that the Middle East and North Africa is fastest growing music region in the world ~ ~ New research from IFPI shows music fans in UAE are listening to 22.5 […]

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26th April 2022

IFPI Statement on the CJEU’s Judgment on Poland v Parliament and Council

26th April 2022 – Frances Moore, CEO, IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, made the following statement on today’s judgment by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) on the Case C-401/19 Poland v Parliament and Council: “We welcome today’s judgment by the CJEU which dismisses the action brought by Poland against Article […]

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26th April 2022

Frances Moore named in Billboard’s 2022 International Power Players List

26th April 2022 – Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, has been named as one of Billboard’s International Power Players. The list recognises industry leaders driving the success of the music industry. Included alongside Moore is IFPI’s Regional director of Southeast Asia, Simon Seow.  Read the full list here. ENDS Notes to editors: About IFPI IFPI is the voice […]

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