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‘For Ukraine’, an album in support of ucranians victims

Ukraine needs everyone’s support, and what better way than to arouse public solidarity through music. For this reason, from Unison we support the initiative ‘For Ukraine’, a charity music compilation album of Ukrainian artists, musicians and creatives whose aim is to raise funds for Ukrainian humanitarian organisations. 100% of the profits generated by this project…

We join the “Verifi Rights Data Alliance” initiative with Warner Music Group, Deezer and FUGA

We are part of the inaugural members of “Verifi Rights Data Alliance” initiative of Verifi Media, a global leader in modern media rights data management services. This alliance will streamline the exchange of information for music catalogues throughout the digital value chain, allowing each entity to maintain its own data source. In addition, Warner Music…

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The Spanish Competition Authorities open a new file against SGAE for “Abuse of Dominant Position”.

In December we informed about our request to the Commercial Court nº3 of Barcelona to comply with the precautionary measures of December 20, 2019, which determined the anti-competitive nature of certain clause of SGAE. Now, the Spanish Competition Authorities (CNMC) has agreed to initiate, at the request of Unison Rights, a new antitrust proceeding against…

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SGAE obliged to withdraw exclusive management from their new contract model at the request of Unison

As a result of the latest modification of the SGAE management contract model, from Unison we requested the Commercial Court No. 3 of Barcelona to comply with the precautionary measures of December 20, 2019, which determined the anti-competitive nature of certain clauses. Specifically, we denounced that SGAE’s new management contract model imposed the exclusive management…

Celebrating 2 Million Musical Works

In Unison we are celebrating one further achievement: we now manage rights in an excess of 2 million musical works. Behind this milestone figure there are more than 300 clients that have trusted Unison for the management of their music publishing rights.  In the last 18 months we have become a true digital rights licensing…

New collaboration agreement with Brazilian SOCINPRO

Following our recent agreements with Smart Rights, SADIA and CAPASSO, now we sign with Brazilian CMO SOCINPRO a collaboration agreement for Pan-European collection of digital rights on behalf of Brazilian writers and publishers. Thanks to this collaboration agreement, we will collect digital publishing rights, both mechanical and public performance, on behalf of SOCINPRO for all the…

Groundbreaking Pan-European digital agreement with CAPASSO

Following our recent agreements with Smart Rights and SADIA, we are proud to announce a new one: CAPASSO, the leading South African mechanical copyrights collection agency. We both are happy with this milestone collaboration agreement, and it is aimed at improving African writers, composers and publishers digital income in Europe. The African musical heritage and…

New digital rights collection agreement with SADIA

We are happy to announce our new representation agreement with the Angolan Collective Management Entity (SADIA) for the collection of digital rights in Europe for the repertoire of more than 35,000 songs entrusted by Angolan authors, artists and publishers to SADIA. SADIA members will now be represented in their digital rights throughout the Pan-European territory…

New partnership agreement with Smart Rights

We announce a new agreement at Unison, this time with the Brazilian company Smart Rights. The representation agreement for Europe digital collections will include digital rights management across Europe for over 40k high profile songs. This cooperation will allow Smart Rights customers to be covered throughout all Europe through a single point of contact, thanks…