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Commercial Radio - Remember to Sign RMLCSESAC Contract By March 26 to Get the Full Benefit of Arbitration Decision
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2018

We wrote last summer about the substantial reductions in SESAC royalties that the Radio Music License Committee was able to achieve for commercial


FCC Announces Information Session on Revised Biennial Ownership Reports
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2017

The FCC yesterday released a Public Notice announcing that it will be holding an information session on November 28, 2017 at 1 PM Eastern Time to


Looking at Music Royalty Issues for Radio and TV Broadcasters
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

Last week, I participated in a discussion about music royalties for broadcasters at the Texas Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention in Austin


GMR Offers Commercial Radio 6 Month Extension of Interim License to Play Their Songs
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2017

Global Music Rights, commonly known as GMR, is the newest Performing Rights Organization (PRO) in the US music business, licensing public performance


FCC to Eliminate Need for Social Security Numbers from Board Members of Noncommercial Licensees for Biennial Ownership Report
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2017

Last week, we wrote about two of the three broadcast items to be considered at the FCC meeting on April 20. We wrote here about the draft order to


FCC Votes to Abolish Requirement for Retaining Letters From the Public on Station Operations - First Step in Broadcast Deregulation?
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2017

The FCC on Tuesday voted to abolish the 44 year old requirement that commercial broadcast stations retain, in their public file, letters (and emails


RMLC Reaches Agreement with ASCAP on Royalties for Commercial Radio for Through 2021
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2016

ASCAP and the Radio Music License Committee (RMLC) announced yesterday that they have reached an agreement for the period 2017-2021, setting the


RMLC Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against GMR And Seeks to Enjoin New Music License Fees on Radio Stations
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2016

RMLC, the organization that represents most commercial radio stations in the US in negotiating music license agreements for the public performance of


October Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters - Quarterly Issues Programs Lists and Children’s Television Reports, EEO Obligations, Noncommercial Biennial Ownership Reports, and Incentive Auction Comment Deadlines
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2016

Another month has started - and it is one with regulatory dates for broadcasters. All broadcasters, commercial and noncommercial, have an obligation


Reminders: Nationwide EAS Test and Reg Fees Filing Deadline This Week!
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

Tomorrow, September 27, is the deadline for commercial broadcasters to submit their annual regulatory fees. We wrote about those fees and this