70% of the music published worldwide.

The aggregate catalog of phonograms and musical works of NFMI member companies accounts for more than 70% of all music published in the world.

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NFMI took part in the Russian Creative Week and the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum
NFMI took part in the Russian Creative Week and the St. Petersburg International Legal Forum
29.09.2022

Russian Creative Week

At the meeting of the industry guilds of the "Russian Creative Week", representatives of the Federal and Moscow City Duma, the Presidential Administration and members of professional guilds, including the Director General of the NFMI Nikita Danilov, supported initiatives for the development of creative industries.

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Music majors are afraid of abuse of the temporary order of payments to copyright holders
Music majors are afraid of abuse of the temporary order of payments to copyright holders
28.09.2022

According to TASS, Nikita Danilov, Director General of the National Federation of the Music Industry, noted that the new order could jeopardize payments to Russian artists signed to foreign labels.

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The Ministry of Economic Development has prepared explanations on the Decree of the President of the RF on the opening of special accounts for settlements with copyright holders
The Ministry of Economic Development has prepared explanations on the Decree of the President of the RF on the opening of special accounts for settlements with copyright holders
27.09.2022

In May of this year, the President of the RF signed a decree according to which Russian companies can fulfill obligations to some copyright holders from unfriendly states in rubles when using a special account of the "O" type opened in an authorized bank.

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A bill on compulsory licensing of the use of objects of copyright and related rights has been submitted to the State Duma
A bill on compulsory licensing of the use of objects of copyright and related rights has been submitted to the State Duma
27.09.2022

On August 19, deputy D.

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A bill on automatic prolongation of license agreements has been submitted to State Duma
A bill on automatic prolongation of license agreements has been submitted to State Duma
27.09.2022

In March 2022, a bill was submitted to the State Duma, according to which the validity period of license agreements, by virtue of which Russian persons had the right to use the results of intellectual activity, is extended for the period of sanctions of foreign states and international organizations against Russian persons.

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The Constitutional Court of the RF has ruled that illegal processing/creation of a composite and derivative computer program does not exclude the right to protection of the processor/compiler. This approach can also be applied to remixes..
The Constitutional Court of the RF has ruled that illegal processing/creation of a composite and derivative computer program does not exclude the right to protection of the processor/compiler. This approach can also be applied to remixes..
27.09.2022

As follows from the case file, the programmer created an application (computer program) based on publicly available software products.

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The Ministry of Culture of Russia proposed to extend the fee for the import of equipment to Russia, levied in favor of copyright holders, to the import of equipment from the Eurasian Economic Union countries ..
The Ministry of Culture of Russia proposed to extend the fee for the import of equipment to Russia, levied in favor of copyright holders, to the import of equipment from the Eurasian Economic Union countries ..
27.09.2022

The Ministry of Culture has prepared a draft resolution of the Government of the RF on amendments to the resolution on remuneration for the free reproduction of phonograms and audiovisual works for personal purposes (hereinafter – the draft resolution).

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The music industry asks deputies to develop a mechanism for blocking payments to pirates
The music industry asks deputies to develop a mechanism for blocking payments to pirates
27.09.2022

According to Vedomosti, on July 21, the National Federation of the Music Industry asked the chairmen of the State Duma committees on Information Policy and Financial Market, Alexander Khinstein and Anatoly Aksakov, to create legislative conditions for blocking payments by individuals to pirated resources and their owners.

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The Agency of Creative Industries has released a study of the Russian music market
The Agency of Creative Industries has released a study of the Russian music market
27.09.2022

The pandemic weakened the concert market and stimulated the growth of streaming.

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The problem of access to new releases of foreign music is going to be solved in the Russian Federation in the near future
The problem of access to new releases of foreign music is going to be solved in the Russian Federation in the near future
27.09.2022

According to TASS, the National Federation of Music Industries (NFMI) expects that in the near future the problem of access of users of Russian services to new tracks by foreign artists will be solved.

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The members of the NFMI are major music companies. The cumulative catalog of phonograms and musical works of the NFMI member companies makes up more than 70 % of all music published in the world

The Association of Music Companies "National Federation of Music Industry" (NFMI) is a Russian non-profit organization representing the interests of the music business in Russia and other countries.

NFMI was founded in 2011 by record companies to remove barriers in the development of the music industry and create a favorable business climate, to form an effective system of legal protection of copyright and related rights, and to develop and strengthen the legal music market, represent and protect the interests of authors, performers, phonogram producers and other rights holders.

The aggregate catalog of phonograms and musical works of the NFMI member companies represents more than 70% of all music published in the world. NFMI's main goal is to develop in Russia the conditions for the successful existence of any business connected with the creation and distribution of music.

NFMI represents the interests of its members, who are rights holders in the field of music, and the music industry in general, before state authorities, as well as before commercial and non-commercial organizations. The Association also organizes interaction and dialogue with other IT and creative industries on a wide range of issues, promotes the exchange of opinions and coordination of positions within the music industry, explains to the general public the music business' position on key issues, and ensures interaction with international music associations.