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Argentina: SME confederation asks for review of Copyright fees

 |  August 21, 2018

The CAME (Argentine Confederation of Medium Enterprises) has embarked on an effort to reduce copyright costs for its members, asking all its partners to prepare a letter to the Argentine Society of Authors and Composers (SADAIC) to set a meeting and renegotiate the established rates for music reproduction, currently the highest in Latin America.

The hotel sector has already had positive results in this matter, having received a favorable ruling from the Court of Justice, forcing SADAIC to pay a fine of $47 million pesos, (US$1.1 million) over what it considered excessive charges.

The CAME sent a letter to the SADAIC requesting that the copyright charges set for SMEs be reviewed, following the recommendation by the National Commission for the Defense of Competition (CNDC) , in order to arrive at a solution that benefits all the sectors involved.

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