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Federal Court of Appeal Dismisses Re:Sound’s Application for Judicial Review of Re:Sound Tariff 8 – Non-Interactive & Semi-Interactive Webcasts (2009-2012)

Today, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision dismissing Re:Sound’s application for judicial review of the Copyright Board of Canada’s decision certifying Re:Sound’s inaugural tariff for Non-Interactive and Semi-Interactive Webcasts (Re:Sound Tariff 8). The Court’s decision upholds the rates set by the Copyright Board for 2009-2012. “Re:Sound had no choice but to seek judicial […]

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Ian MacKay Speaks to the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce

On November 2, 2016, Re:Sound President Ian MacKay was invited to speak at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce as part of a study on the operations and practices of the Copyright Board of Canada. Ian joined copyright experts and other stakeholders in discussing the workings of the Board in […]

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Re:Sound Attends International Music Industry Conference on Data

Re:Sound attended the DDEX Plenary meeting in Los Angeles. The meeting convened international music industry organizations to establish standardized methods for exchanging data.  The development of technical specifications, rules and guidelines will lead to increased  efficiency and  reduced costs across the music industry.

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Canadian Musician’s article on Re:Sound’s Music Has Value

Canadian Musician’s Michael Raine, pens an editorial on music’s value that features an interview with Re:Sound President, Ian MacKay on musichasvalue.ca.  

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Re:Sound Presents at Coalition Music

On August 28th, 2015, we presented Re:Sound’s role within the music industry and our operations to the Artist Entrepreneur Session at Coalition Music. Topics discussed involve how royalties are collected and distributed, the value of music, and how copyright applies to artists’ various works.

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Re:Sound Launches Music Has Value

Re:Sound is passionate about the value of music. We make it our business to help businesses leverage music to achieve their goals and in so doing, support music creators.  Which is why we’re pleased to announce our new Music Has Value initiative. The first Canadian consumer research of its kind, Music Has Value looks at the interaction of recorded music […]

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Re:Sound Files Tariff Renewals with The Copyright Board of Canada

Re:Sound has filed with the Copyright Board eight proposed tariffs, which are all renewals of previously proposed or certified tariffs. The Copyright Act requires that Re:Sound file a proposed tariff with the Board by March 31st of the year before the year to which it applies. Re:Sound has four tariffs whose terms expire at the […]

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Re:Sound Announces the Election of Mr. Peter Steinmetz as Chairperson of Re:Sound’s Board of Directors

Re:Sound, Canada’s not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights, is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Peter Steinmetz to the position of Chairperson of Re:Sound’s Board of Directors. Mr. Steinmetz has been a leading figure in the Canadian music industry spanning several decades […]

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Re:Sound Congratulates Justice Robert A. Blair on his appointment as Chair of the Copyright Board of Canada

Re:Sound congratulates Justice Robert A. Blair on his appointment as Chair of the Copyright Board of Canada. The Copyright Board of Canada is a fundamentally important tribunal overseeing many transactions in the developing world of copyright. “Mr. Justice Blair has a very strong reputation within the legal community,” said Ian MacKay, President of Re:Sound. “His […]

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