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9th November 2018

Statement from Frances Moore, Chief Executive of IFPI, in response to Google’s Anti-Piracy Paper

“We welcome Google’s recognition that it and Google’s YouTube need to operate responsibly and properly value creators and their work. However, the figures in Google’s anti-piracy paper don’t match our own. “It is difficult to get any clarity on Google’s claims as it doesn’t explain its methodology, but IFPI data shows that revenue returning to […]

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12th October 2018

IFPI calls for swift ratification of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

IFPI, alongside 27 European business organisations, has signed a statement reiterating its strong support for the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and calling on the European Parliament to proceed with a swift ratification process, following the signature of the Agreement on 17 July 2018. Read the full letter here. For further information please contact:press@ifpi.org / […]

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9th October 2018

IFPI releases 2018 Music Consumer Insight Report

In-depth study on global music listening habits Read the full report here IFPI has today released its Music Consumer Insight Report 2018. The report examines the ways in which music consumers aged 16-64 engage with recorded music across 20 of the world’s largest music markets. Report highlights: Music is an integral part of our lives: […]

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12th September 2018

IFPI statement on today’s vote on the European Copyright Directive

Following today’s vote in the European Parliament on the European Copyright Directive, IFPI chief executive, Frances Moore said: “IFPI joins others in the creative community in thanking the European Parliament for its work on this proposal in the most difficult of circumstances and congratulates Rapporteur Axel Voss MEP on an outstanding performance. “We now look […]

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11th September 2018

Joint Music Sector Statement – Upcoming European Parliament Copyright Directive Vote

The 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), from across all 28 EU Member States, are set to vote on Wednesday to close the Value Gap which deprives creators and artists of a fair deal. The 751 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), from across all 28 EU Member States, are set to vote on […]

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17th July 2018

Global recording industry welcomes EU Japan trade agreement

At the EU-Japan Summit today in Tokyo, the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, and President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker, officially signed the Free Trade Agreement / Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Japan. Commenting on the agreement, Frances Moore, chief executive of IFPI, representing the recording industry worldwide, said: “We […]

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