The music industry is currently 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. As specialists in guiding organisations being changed by technology and the digital world, 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 across key music jurisdictions in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, with particular strength in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Denmark and Australia. Our expertise in the music industry means we can provide practical advice and solutions, wherever you're located, to help you drive your projects forward whether you are entering new markets or doing something innovative.
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We love music. Among our 29 international offices and 1,300 lawyers, we have a number of experts who would love to talk to you about music, whether it’s copyright, financing, sponsorship, corporate, tax, or simply about your favourite artist!
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