SOCAN also has an international collections business, including collections from the MLC. You can be a client of either CMRRA or SOCAN for this purpose, but not both. If you have signed up with SOCAN for collections from the MLC or other International collections – for your reproduction rights specifically – then you should not […]
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Yes, CMRRA will register song ownership information on behalf of those clients who sign up for our International Collections service for the USA, and make claims to any royalties that exist for previously unidentified songs. There is a three year timeframe within which to make claims against these royalties, after which the payout of any […]
You should only sign up for our International Collections service for territories in which you are not otherwise collecting royalties either yourself or via a sub-publisher. Please refer to section 4 of Schedule I of our affiliation agreement for further details.
Switzerland, the United Kingdom and all states within the European Economic Area which includes Belgium, Bulgaria, Czechia, Denmark, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Spain, France, Croatia, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Iceland, Austria, Liechtenstein, Norway, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece. Albania, Andorra, Bosnia, Gibraltar, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, San Marino, Serbia, and […]
We are currently focused on implementing Phase 1 of our International Collections agreement with IMPEL. Expansion to Phase 2 territories will be confirmed at a later date, and is likely to follow in 2022.
CMRRA is working with new global partners to provide music publishers and self-published songwriters an option to facilitate international licensing and royalty collection. The MLC Mandated by US congress via the Music Modernization Act, the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) launched on January 1, 2021. Digital service providers will be paying mechanical royalties for streaming and downloads to the MLC, both for […]
par Jon Dekel When Jennifer Mitchell first heard “What a Wonderful World,” she could never have imagined that one day she would be working to represent the timeless anthem (that was written in 1968 by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss and recorded by Louis Armstrong), alongside other classics like “My Way,” “YMCA,” and the […]
This month, we spoke with Shari Segal, CMRRA’s Supervisor, Data Exchange. You are often described as the bridge builder at CMRRA. Can you tell us about your role and how you landed at CMRRA? After working a few years maintaining systems at an insurance company, I got my dream job. I was hired in 1990 […]
Thank you for updating your tax identification information. Your information has been successfully submitted. If you have more than one payee’s tax information to submit, return to the form here. In accordance with the Government of Canada’s Social Insurance Number Code of Practice Section 4, collection of your tax identification number will solely be used […]