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Troubled Spanish authors’ society SGAE has been suspended from CISAC over concerns about the society’s operations, discriminatory treatment of rights holders, and unfair practices relating to the distribution of royalties.


  • Despite the expulsion, SGAE says it is confident that it will be readmitted to CISAC after required changes are endorsed at the society's June general assembly.

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  • Details the background to Spanish collection society SGAE's expulsion from global society confederation CISAC.
  • Includes comment from CISAC and SGAE and an explanation of what happens next.

Key questions answered

  • Why has CISAC expelled SGAE from its membership?
  • What must SGAE do to be readmitted to the confederation?

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  • Summary
  • Temporary expulsion of SGAE from CISAC
  • Broadcast scams and publisher disquiet


  • Author

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