Music Licensing and Sustainable Nightlife: Germany’s “GEMA- Tarifreform” Debates – Luis-Manuel Garcia

Our latest guest post is by Luis-Manuel Garcia, of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin. It provides a brief overview of the author’s in-depth article for Resident Advisor. Here he explains the background to the dispute that has erupted regarding the German royalty collection society’s proposed tariff reforms and their potential effect on the nightclub scene.  

Nightclubs – UK – Mintel (2012)

Mintel’s report assesses the impact of the current weak economic recovery on the UK’s nightclub sector, as well as impending levies on the industry and how rising overheads are affecting business.