Music

Overview

In 2018, the music industry is at a crucial stage in its development, with increasingly innovative approaches to how music is created, developed, distributed and accounted for. With such rapid development comes a number of challenges. Specialists in guiding clients through disruption, we can help you anticipate and harness the challenges of an industry in which the playlist keeps changing and the line between entertainment and technology continues to blur - whether it be addressing the value gap, implementing blockchain or navigating changes to copyright law. 

Our international music group works seamlessly across our 28 offices spanning numerous key music jurisdictions in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. We're proud of the fact that we really are one firm – a single partnership, globally – providing our services directly from the most appropriate jurisdictions. Our music group are particularly strong in UK, Germany and Sweden. This expertise means that we really understand what our music clients want when they are entering new markets or doing something innovative, and we know how to provide practical advice and solutions to help drive those projects forward.

Who we act for:

  • Those who use music in their services
  • Artists, songwriters and music producers
  • Record labels, music publishers and other rights owners
  • Live-entertainment and event companies
  • Corporate players
  • Collecting societies

We hope we’ve made it clear how much we love music. Among the firm’s 28 international offices and 1,200 lawyers, we have a number of experts that would love to talk to you about music, too. Whether it’s copyright, financing, sponsorship, corporate, tax, or you just want to talk about your favourite artist, please do stop by or give us a call.

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