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As the world comes to terms with the UK’s vote to leave the European Union (EU), many in the music industry are figuring out what “Brexit” will mean to them.


  • According to EU rules, the UK has two years to untangle itself from the various EU institutions. This means that although little will change in the short term, UK rights holders face uncertainty once negotiators on both sides start poring over the finer details of Brexit.

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  • Explains what is likely to happen in the aftermath of Brexit for the UK copyright sector.
  • Includes statements from notable music trade associations and bodies.

Key questions answered

  • What are the immediate effects of the UK Brexit vote for the sector?
  • What are the possible outcomes for the UK copyright sector?

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  • Summary
  • The immediate effects of the UK Brexit vote
  • European copyright reform to continue
  • Possible outcomes for the UK copyright sector


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