The European Commission, in the framework of the consultation for the issuance of a Directive for the amendment of the Union law regarding rental and lending rights and certain rights related to intellectual property rights, invites the interested parties to submit their opinions and relevant information.

The purpose of the Commission is to ensure legal certainty and to ascertain the conditions regarding the remuneration of performers of musical works and related producers from third countries (non-Member States of the European Union), when tangible sound carriers are used within the Union on the radio or television, or in public places such as bars and restaurants.

For this purpose, interested parties are invited to submit relevant information by registering or connecting to their existing social media account.

The relevant comment period started on 28 July 2022 and ends on 22 September 2022 (midnight Brussels time).

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