IMPF

Brussels, Belgium

Brussels
Belgium

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Business

IMPF to host brand new music business conference

IMPF is delighted to announce a brand-new annual music business conference and writing camp that will bring together music publishers and the wider industry from around the world.

Business

IMPF statement on Poland C-401/19 Art 17

IMPF welcomes the judgement of the European Court of Justice in the long-awaited decision brought about by Poland’s challenge to Article 17 of the EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market.

Business

IMPF calls on music and licensing industry to sever economic, business, political and socio-cultural ties with all Russian counterparts

Full Statement of IMPF on Ukraine; calls on all those within the music and licensing industry to immediately sever economic, business, political and socio-cultural ties with all Russian counterparts, members, companies, affiliates, and organisations.

Business

IMPF receives EU grant to build capacity of independent publishers

IMPF has received a substantial grant from the European Union as part of the Creative Europe Programme, which will fund a new project designed to support IMPF’s members across Europe, as well as benefitting independent music publishers more widely around the world.

Business

IMPF launches Independent Music Publishing Global Market View 2021

The International Music Publishers Forum (IMPF) has launched its second Independent Publishing Market View, which dissects the value of the independent music publishing industry, as well as the sector’s influence on the modern music ecosystem and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Business

IMPF backs Credits Due campaign

IMPF has backed the Credits Due campaign and pledges to actively promote the initiative among its global membership of some 100 independent music publishers.

Business

Music publishers made members of ZAiKS after 20-year battle

IMPF is very pleased to confirm that music publishers will now be included in the membership of the Polish Society of Authors and Composers – ZAiKS.

Business

LyricFind and Musixmatch named as first ‘Friends and Supporters of IMPF’

IMPF has launched a new ‘Friends and Supporters’ category for companies wishing to work with independent music publishers – with LyricFind and Musixmatch the first to join.

Business

IMPF and IMPEL launch Digital Licensing Handbook for members

IMPF and IMPEL are set to jointly publish a Digital Licensing Handbook, which will be available exclusively for the independent publisher members of the two organisations.

Business

IMPEL and IMPF agree ground-breaking digital Charter of Co-operation

IMPEL Collective Management (IMPEL) and the Independent Music Publishers International Forum (IMPF) have agreed a ground-breaking Charter of Co-operation to share experiences and best practices in the digital music marketplace. Their shared goal is to drive streamlining and innovation in digital licensing, as well as increased choice, flexibility, and transparency for independent publishers and their songwriters.

Business

IMPF members named on Billboard’s 2021 International Power Players list

IMPF President Annette Barrett has been named on Billboard’s 2021 International Power Players list alongside a number of high-profile IMPF members.

Business

IMPF signs Keychange pledge

IMPF President Annette Barrett said: “IMPF has sought, since its inception, to reflect the broad diversity and values of the global independent music publishing sector."

Blog

Letter from international music producers and publishers organisations – Concerns regarding last minute amendment to Belgian copyright law

Company of the Month: Guesstimate

Statement of IMPF on Ukraine

Company of the month: CCS Rights Management

IMPF writes to President of Ukraine, regarding Bill N5572 and the collective management of music authors rights in Ukraine

IMPF calls DSA – A MISSED OPPORTUNITY AND A STEP BACKWARDS

Company of the Month: Sentric Music Publishing

IMPF Company of the Month

Company of the Month: Dancing Bear Publishing

IMPF Company of the month

IMPF joined rights holders in Europe’s Creative Sectors to express their concerns around the European Commission’s Guidance on Article 17.

IMPF Board gathers to assess global impact of Covid on music publishing markets

Company bosses across key territories look to the future as publishing revenues take a hit of up to 25%...

Company of the Month: Music Asset Management

Celebrating its 15th Anniversary in 2021, MAM is a leading global independent music publishing and consulting company founded in 2006 by industry veteran Mary Jo Mennella, one of the most well-known and respected rights administration and licensing experts in the industry. Music Asset Management joined IMPF in 2020 and Mary Jo Mennella is a sitting member of the IMPF Board of Directors.

IMPF joins right holders in expressing concerns about the implementation of DSM copyright directive

Broad Group of right holders in Europe’s creative sector express concerns to German MPs on the implementation of DSM Copyright Directive

Company of the Month: All Stars Music

All Stars Music is founded in 2016, by Mine Aksoy, the pioneer of music publishing in Turkey with more than 25 years of experience, and Yasemen Yazıcıoğlu Korukçu, Senior Advisor of the Investment Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey for Spain and Holland. Mine Aksoy has been one of the founders and former General Secretary of Turkish Collecting Society- MSG and also among the founding partners of Universal Music Taxim Edition.”

About Us

IMPF is a network and meeting place for independent music publishers globally.

We want to take advantage of the incredible opportunities to have our music on every service, licensed easily and without borders. And most importantly, we want our writers and our companies rewarded fairly for their work.

IMPF is based in Brussels, the home of the European Institutions. And with our members located everywhere, we can quickly act on policy and key legislation that affects our writers and companies anywhere.

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