On June 23rd 2016, the U.K. voted in favor of leaving the European Union. The referendum put the majority at 52%, with England and Wales in favor and Scotland and Northern Ireland against....
In June, the United States Department of Justice both denied a review of ASCAP and BMI’s consent decrees and extended the reach of the decrees to eliminate the traditional practice of...
Brexit and the Music Industry1
Consent and Songwriters’ Rights2
YouTube’s Value Gap3
by Corliss Lee
It may still be early, but 2016 has already been important for diversity, inclusion, and activism in the entertainment industry. The year was off to a controversial start when Oscar nominees were announced on January 14. No minorities were selected for awards by the Academy in any of the four...Read More
by Brooke Adams
The recent and sudden collapse of SFX is a sobering lesson for the live music market. The business has many intermediaries and is perforce regional in nature. Money can go so far in building the market, for it is largely decentralized and depends on the whims and the attentions of the local...Read More