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The Commercial Court No. 3 of Barcelona grants the interim measures requested by UNISON and forces SGAE to allow authors and publishers to withdraw their repertoire and works from their catalogues without limitations

Barcelona, December 23, 2019 – The Commercial Court No. 3 of Barcelona grants the interim measures requested by UNISON and forces SGAE to allow authors and publishers to withdraw their repertoire and works from their catalogues without limitations  By means of the interim measures, UNISON requested that the consequences of the Spanish Competition Authority (so-called…

SGAE fined 2.95M euros by Spanish Competitions Authority, via Unison complaint

Barcelona, Spain – The Spanish Competition Authority (CNMC, as is its Spanish acronym) has fined Sociedad General de Autores y Editores (SGAE) 2.95 million euro fine for abusing its dominant position in the music copyright market in Spain. The complaint was initiated by two independently organisations, UNISON (Independent Spanish Music Rights Organisation) and DAMA (Spanish…