Monday, 07 May 2018 09:45

Event in NYC: Music Modernization Act Explained, May 21

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Got questions about the Music Modernization Act? It's not law yet, but following it's unanimous passage in the U.S. House of Representatives, the MMA is drawing nigh.

The Production Music Association (PMA) is on our pages yet again because it's hosting "The Music Modernization Act and What It Means to You" this coming Monday, May 21st. for anyone who wants to ensure that their opt-to-date the latest laws regarding music licensing payments and distribution, this would seem to be a must-attend.

See the full details here, courtesy of our friends at SonicScoop. MusicSupervision101 Editor David Weiss will be in attendance – if you see him there, please say hello!

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