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The Independent Code Review of twelve of the UK’s Collective Management Organisations (CMOs), including CLA, has published its final report. This comes after a public consultation that took place in January and a subsequent period during which the independent reviewer, Walter Merricks, visited those societies under review and drew conclusions. The ... Read more »
Schools across Scotland are set to benefit from streamlined copyright licensing as The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) and the Scottish Government, with the agreement of COSLA, negotiate central licensing through a National Agreement on behalf of all Scottish state-maintained schools.The two-year licence, which comes into effect on 1 April 2014, ... Read more »
The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) has announced the addition of more than 4,000 blogs, news and media websites to its licences following an agreement with US based company Newstex. The agreement represents an increase in the repertoire licensed by CLA and will be particularly valuable to Media Monitoring Organisations (MMOs) and ... Read more »
CLA is pleased to announce its support of the Impress Scottish School Media Awards. The awards aim to encourage young people into careers in publishing and the creative industries. Pupils attending Scotland’s 422 secondary schools are encouraged to submit their print or online newspaper for the Awards, with the ... Read more »
The UK government yesterday announced the passing of the European Council’s Collective Rights Management (CRM) Directive.The Directive incorporates changes to increase transparency and efficiency among European collecting societies alongside introducing minimum standards of conduct for those organisations – a policy already in place in the UK.The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) ... Read more »
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