Posts Tagged ‘SOCAN’

SOCAN elects new Board of Directors

Tweet Some familiar faces and new faces are elected to SOCAN’s next Board The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) today announced the results of its Board of Directors election. The results were based on votes cast by SOCAN members (music writers and publishers) from April 10, 2012 – May 11, [...]

SOCAN Announces 2011 Financial Results

Tweet SOCAN members’ music shines in Canada and abroad as SOCAN sets a royalties distribution record of $262 million. The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) today announced its 2011 financial results, highlighting the further continuation of the positive trends observed in 2010: stronger collections and higher distributions to members. Total [...]

CMRRA, SOCAN, SODRAC Exploring Integrated Approach to Music Rights Management

Tweet Feb. 9, 2012 – CMRRA, SOCAN, and SODRAC, today announced that they are exploring opportunities to create a more integrated approach to the management of performing and reproduction rights of music creators and publishers in Canada. Together, they will look for ways to create efficiencies that would benefit members of all three organizations, which [...]

SOCAN Appears at Supreme Court Hearing on Music Copyright

Tweet Seeks Fair Remuneration for Internet Uses of Music. SOCAN is appearing before the Supreme Court of Canada today and tomorrow to represent the interests of its members, Canadian music creators and publishers, in three copyright cases related to the use of music on the internet by large telecommunications and broadcasting corporations. SOCAN will appear [...]