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Business News (more headlines) 09-17-2016

Towards A Fair And Competitive Licensing Market: IMPALA Comments On EC Copyright Proposal

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IMPALA shares its views on the European Commission's proposal for a new Directive on copyright, published. Part of a wider strategy to reinforce Europe's digital market, this proposal covers a wide range of sectors, including music where independent companies are at the forefront.

Commenting on the value gap provisions, IMPALA's Executive Chair Helen Smith: said: "Our members work hard with a whole range of services on a daily basis to meet citizens' thirst for music. This proposal is a good first step to help the legal framework to catch up with market reality by clarifying the situation of platforms which provide large scale access to music and other protected works."

"For everyone in the music ecosystem to benefit, the starting point is fair negotiations and remuneration for creators and their partners. This is vital for artists' self-determination and freedom of expression", she added. "More work is needed to make sure the draft is fully effective, but this is a good start."

She continued: "This proposal will help remove some of the friction in the licensing market. It will also stop services providing discriminatory access to their content identification systems."

Commenting on the transparency provisions for performers and authors, Helen Smith said: "Our members are proud of their relationship with artists." More than two years ago the independent sector adopted the Fair Digital Deals Declaration supporting transparency and proper remuneration for artists. "Further work is needed to ensure the contract adjustment provision does not go beyond its original intention. We need to be able to maintain our current levels of investment and risk. This is important because 80% of all new releases rely on investment from independent music companies" commented Helen Smith.

Today's proposal is a step towards a fairer and more inclusive online environment. Helen Smith concluded: "The EU is also looking at wider questions regarding the role of platforms. We expect proposals that will end the type of unfair trading practices our members have experienced in their dealings with certain platforms."

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