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Troubled Spanish authors’ society SGAE has been on the receiving end of fresh criticism from global music publishers’ association ICMP over an alleged inappropriate and unbalanced television broadcast distribution scam.


  • Although the authors' society acknowledged that some of its members had engaged in fraudulent conduct, SGAE said it was not party to its members' wrongdoings.

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  • Details the latest complaint by ICMP over Spanish authors' society SGAE's alleged inappropriate and unbalanced television broadcast distribution scam.
  • Details the complaint and SGAE's defense of the accusation.

Key questions answered

  • Why has ICMP accused SGAE of manipulating its TV broadcast revenue?
  • What has SGAE said in its defense of the criticism?

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  • Summary
  • SGAE in the firing line of new publisher accusations
  • ICMP raises new concerns over la rueda
  • CISAC responds to SGAE misconduct complaint


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