Executive IMPALA board meeting

Geert De Blaere & Michel Lambot represented BIMA members at the IMPALA board meeting in Vienna early this month. Here is some of topics discussed during the meeting :

  • The secretariat to monitor the outcome of streaming tax debate in France while generally supporting tax credits across Europe.
  • IMPALA to investigate a possible study on added value to the sector of tax credits.
  • Streaming reform group and management committee to agree terms for an economic streaming study Chris Carey.
  • Management committee to request clarity from Deezer, prepare a note for members on their deal with UMG referring updated streaming plan, and a statement.
  • Emerging tech and copyright committee to produce a public position on AI to capitalise on commercial opportunities and support a strong copyright framework.
  • Members to not count digital in their carbon accounting.
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