Sony Music Entertainment

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Registration as it was on 18 Jan 2024
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Overview

Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Apr 2022 - Mar 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.6 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

1

High-level Commission meetings

0

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Sony Music Entertainment   (SME)

    EU Transparency Register

    352934436086-01 First registered on 02 Oct 2019

    Goals / Remit

    Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a current roster that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars. The company boasts a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. It is home to premier record labels representing music from every genre.

    Main EU files targeted

    Intellectual Property and other chapters of Trade negotiations; Copyright Directive; E-Commerce Directive; Geo-Blocking Regulation; GDPR/Privacy; Data access; IP Enforcement; Digital Services Act; Artificial Intelligence, Metaverse, Virtual Worlds, etc.

    Address

    Head Office
    Sony Music Entertainment 25 Madison Avenue New York
    New York 10010
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    Sony Music Entertainment Belgium nv/SAE Avenue du Port 86c boite 121
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%1
    10%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.6

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 24 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Ricardo CASTANHEIRA 19 Jul 2023 18 Jul 2024
    Mr Ricardo CASTANHEIRA 24 Jun 2022 23 Jun 2023

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    IFPI -- www.ifpi.org -- and its national groups

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Apr 2022 - Mar 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    Such activities are largely done in conjunction with our trade association, IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry). Publications include the annual Global Music Report; the Music Listening Report (formerly the Consumer Insight Report).

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    None declared

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