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October 4, 2018

October News

  • View Webcasts of Panels – One of the many benefits of membership is our archive of past panels. If you missed the LA September panel UNCONVENTIONAL MONEY: Royalty Sources You Might Not Think Of, Members can view the video, as well as all archives, here. All are welcome to view a sampling of video clips here.
  • On October 11th, the The Music Modernization Act was signed into law by President Trump after the House of Representatives unanimously approved passage of the U.S. Senate’s version of the MMA, which had itself been approved by that chamber the week prior.  
  • Read David Israelite's guest op-ed, "The Music Modernization Act Marks a New Era for the Music Industry."
  • Also, The Music Modernization Act: A Breakdown of the Benefits for Artists and Songwriters, by Wallace E. J. Collins, III, Esq. 
  • What will the new EU Copyright Law mean for media, tech companies and users?  Read more about it here.  
  • On September 30, the U.S. and Canada announced that they had reached an agreement in their negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), now called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA. With all three parties coming to an agreement, it’s anticipated that the new deal will be signed in the coming months. The text of the updated agreement can be found here and the intellectual property chapter can be found here
  • ASCAP member Julian Hornik receives the 2018 Sammy Cahn  Award. Read more about him here
  • BMI London Awards - Harry Gregson-Williams and other top songwriters are honored.  Read more about them here.  
  • SESAC celebrates its CMA Awards nominees.  Read more about them here.  
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