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VOIS and Itsright (Italy) fled into partnership

27.07.2015

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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VOIS took part in MIDEM 2014

MIDEM, the largest international exhibition dedicated to music, was held in Cannes (France) from 1 to 4 February, 2014. Mr. A. Krichevsky, General Director of VOIS, and Mr. E. Valdez-Martinez, Deputy General Director of VOIS, attended the exhibition. Mr. A. Krichevsky and Mr. E. Valdez-Martinez met with the representatives of the collective management societies PPL…

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VOIS and STOART (Poland) fled into partnership

22.11.2013

VOIS concluded a bilateral agreement with the Union of Performing Artists STOART – the Polish collective rights management society. According to the agreement the performers of both countries will be protected equally on the contracting territories. The Polish Union of Performing Artists STOART was founded on the initiative of the Association of Polish Musicians (SPAM),…

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VOIS took part in SCAPR meetings in Stockholm

27.09.2013

On 16-19 September, 2013 the Societies’ Council for the Collective Management of Performers’ Rights (SCAPR) held sessional working group meetings in Stockholm (Sweden). VOIS took part in the Rights and Administration Working Group, the Cooperation and Development Working Group and the Technical Working Group. At the meeting of the Cooperation and Development Working Group VOIS…

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VOIS became the official partner of Audio Branding Congress 2013

Audio Branding Congress 2013, organized by the Audio Branding Academy and supported by the National Research University – Higher School of Economics, Moscow based company DigiSky and Humboldt University of Berlin, will take place in Moscow on November 28th. VOIS became the official partner of the Congress. The event devoted to the topic “Sound Opportunities”…

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VOIS became an ordinary member of SCAPR

14.08.2013

On May 14-17, 2013 in Kyoto (Japan) the annual General Assembly of the Societies’ Council for the Collective Management of Performers’ Rights (SCAPR) was held. VOIS was elected an ordinary member. Some time ago VOIS was accepted as an associated member of this international organization, but due to the results of work in 2012 the…

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