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VOIS and GDA (Portugal) signed an agreement

14.03.2016

A bilateral agreement on mutual representation of interests was signed between VOIS and GDA – the Portuguese society for the collective management of related rights. The agreement provides for the parties’ cooperation and exchange of catalogs of performers. GDA collects, distributes and pays remuneration owed to actors and musicians for the use of phonograms created […]

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VOIS participated in SCAPR working group meetings in Madrid

16.01.2016

SCAPR (the Societies’ Council for the Collective Management of Performers’ Rights) working group meetings were held on January 18-21, 2016 in Madrid (Spain). VOIS was represented at the meetings by Deputy Director General Erik Valdes-Martines. The participants of the Rights Administration Working Group discussed current issues related to the societies dealing with the collective management […]

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Chairmen of VOIS and SAMI (Sweden) met in Moscow

16.10.2015

On October 6-7, 2015 a meeting of Chairmen of VOIS and SAMI – the Swedish Society for the collective management of performers’ rights was held in the VOIS office in Moscow. The meeting resulted in signing a bilateral agreement on mutual representation of interests. Director General of SAMI Stefan Lagrell and Head of International Department […]

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The first international workshop of VOIS & SCAPR was held in Moscow

29.07.2015

SACPR & VOIS regional workshop on collective management of performers’ rights in the post-Soviet countries and international practice was held in Russia, Moscow, on October 16-17, 2014. It was initiated by VOIS under the aegis of SCAPR. The event gathered together leading experts from Europe and CIS countries. SCAPR was represented by the Working group […]

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VOIS and CMORR (Azerbaidzhan) fled into partnership

27.07.2015

VOIS concluded a bilateral agreement with the Azerbaidzhan collecting society on neighboring rights Azerbaijan Public Association «For the Collective Management of Owners of Related Rights» (CMORR). According to the bilateral agreement the performers and the producers of phonograms of both countries will be protected equally on the contracting territories. Cooperation of VOIS and the Azerbaidzhan […]

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VOIS and Itsright (Italy) fled into partnership

VOIS concluded a bilateral agreement with the Italian collecting society on neighboring rights «Itsright». According to the bilateral agreement the performers and the producers of phonograms of both countries will be protected equally on the contracting territories. Cooperation of VOIS and the Italian colleagues will allow Russian performers and record companies get remuneration for the […]

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VOIS and CMORR (Azerbaijan) signed an agreement

24.07.2015

VOIS and CMORR (Azerbaijan Public Association «For the Collective Management of Owners of Related Rights») concluded a bilateral agreement on mutual representation of interests for collective management of related rights. The agreement provides for cooperation between the parties and exchange of catalogs of performers and phonogram producers. Azerbaijan Public Association «For the Collective Management of […]

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VOIS participated in SCAPR working groups

11.06.2014

The Societies’ Council for the Collective Management of Performers’ Rights (SCAPR) held sessional meetings of its working groups in Madrid (Spain) on 25-27 February, 2014. Mr. Eric Valdez-Martinez, the Deputy General Director of VOIS, participated in Rights Administration Working Group (RAWG), Legal Working Group (LWG), Cooperation and Development Working Group (CDWG). During the work of […]

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VOIS and MROC (Canada) fled into partnership

VOIS concluded a bilateral agreement with the Musicians’ Rights Organization Canada (MROC) – the Canadian collective rights management society. According to the agreement the performers of both countries will be protected equally on the contracting territories. MROC was founded in 2009. The society collects, distributes and pays remuneration to performers and phonogram producers for public […]

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Audio Branding Congress 2013 was held with the support of VOIS

Audio Branding Congress 2013 was held in Moscow on November 28, 2013 with the support of VOIS. Mr. Vadim Vechkasov, the Advisor of VOIS General Director for Legal Affairs, made a report “Audio Branding and Its Legal Use”. The Congress has become a platform for interaction between specialists from different countries. The experts agreed that […]

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