September 26, 2017 – Toronto and Montréal: On August 25, 2017, the Copyright Board of Canada (“Board”) released its decision certifying the royalties payable to songwriters and music publishers for the reproduction of musical works by online music services operating in Canada, including services that offer music downloads, on-demand streaming and webcasting. CMRRA-SODRAC Inc. (“CSI”), […]
Earlier this year, CMRRA-SODRAC Inc. (CSI) launched a new Claims Website for unpaid royalties associated with Post-2012 major label releases. Rightsholders can now make claims on musical works for which royalties have been disbursed into a newly established trust account managed by CSI (“Licensing Trust”) and created pursuant to the 2010 settlement of the Canadian […]
A second medium‐value claims distribution will be performed in December 2012. This distribution will cover the payment of medium-value claims that did not get validated in time for the September 15, 2012 distribution. Please refer to the status of your claims on the Claims Website for any update related to your claims.
A partial distribution of the settlement took place on September 15, 2012. Click here for a copy of the CSI information letter that was enclosed with this distribution.
The claims process in the Canadian class action settlement regarding unpaid mechanical and video royalties will commence on February 3, 2012. CSI has created a searchable web-based system, the Claims Website, to facilitate individual claims for medium- and high-value items in this matter. The Claims Website will be available for a limited time only. Claims […]
Toronto, December 7, 2011 An important milestone has been reached in the Canadian class action lawsuit dealing with unpaid mechanical and video royalties by the major record labels. CSI, as Settlement Administrator in the action, will be making its first market share distribution of royalties to the class on December 15, 2011. This distribution consists […]