Foundation for Transpport meets new Transport Minister
20 May 2022
The Foundation for Transport of which the Malta Chamber of SMEs is a founding member...
On the 11 July 2012 the Commission put
forward a proposal for a directive on collective rights management and
multi-territorial licensing of rights in musical works for online uses. The objective of the proposal is to put
in place a better legal framework for the collective management of rights that
are administered by collecting societies on behalf of rightholders such as
authors, performers, producers etc.
The specific objectives of the proposal
improve the way all collecting societies are managed by
establishing common governance, transparency and financial management
set minimum standards for the multi-territorial
licensing by authors' collecting societies of rights in musical works for the
provision of online services; and
to create conditions that can expand the legal offer of
In order that Malta may effectively
contribute to discussions on this proposal at the EU Council it is essential
that the views of all national stakeholders in this area are taken on board.
You are therefore kindly requested to review this Directive and provide GRTU
NB. The full impact assessment is
available on the EU website at
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