Universal Music Publishing strikes first multi-territory licensing deal in Asia Pacific

Tom Pakinkis

Universal Music Publishing has struck a deal with Australasia’s APRA and AMCOS that will see the collection societies license the publisher’s digital rights throughout Asia excluding Japan.

The deal is similar to the digital licensing scheme between UMP and SACEM in Europe announced in 2008.

“Universal is proud to be the first music publisher to enter into a multi territory licensing and administration arrangement for the Asia Pacific region,” said UMP executive VP Asia Pacific and industry affairs Andrew Jenkins. ...

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