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Sacks & Co. Expands Nashville Office

A former staff attorney for Nashville Congressman Jim Cooper is joining Sacks & Co.’s Nashville team.

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Belmont, Avenue Bank Team For Music Biz Finance Course

Belmont University has teamed with Avenue Bank for a new class focusing on music industry personal finance and banking. The course will be offered this fall through Belmont’s Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business (CEMB). Avenue Bank developed the curriculum which includes industry-specific case studies, loan examples, finance for entrepreneurs, and personal finance. […]

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Rhythm Condos Strumming Foreclosure

The Nashville Business Journal is reporting high-rise condo, Rhythm at Music Row, is heading toward bank control as its developer plans to file “friendly foreclosure.”

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Perry’s Legal; Freeman Signs; Halper Moves

The Band Perry recently celebrated a particularly special milestone this weekend; youngest brother Neil Perry’s 21st birthday. While on tour opening for Tim McGraw’s Emotional Traffic Tour, TBP celebrated with a cupcake display created by sister Kimberly and a box of cupcakes from visiting songwriter, Jeff Cohen. McGraw also contributed to the festivities by having […]

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Antitrust Regulators Eye Google

Amid scrutiny by federal antitrust regulators, Google is funneling more money than ever into lobbying efforts. According to a report by NPR, Google spent $2.06 million to influence lawmakers between April- June 2011, a 54 percent increase from the same period last year. Last month the Federal Trade Commission opened an inquiry into Google. The […]

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Borders, Gannett Latest Victims of Digital Media

The shuttering of Borders bookstores has been a long time coming, the latest casualty in the switch to digital media. Yesterday (7/18), the nation’s second-largest bookstore chain, which also sold music, announced plans to begin the liquidation process.

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Robertson Taylor Co-Founder Passes

Willie Robertson, co-creator of live entertainment brokerage firm Robertson Taylor, passed away July 9, 2011 after a short but determined fight against cancer. His company’s board, management team and staff describe him as an “inspirational and passionate leader, business partner and friend.” Robertson was also a dedicated philanthropist, and founded charity Nordoff Robbins, which used […]

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Rights Holders Team With ISPs To Fight Piracy

Copyright holders have teamed with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to fight copyright infringement via illegal downloading. A first-of-its-kind plan for notifying those accused of stealing copyrighted material was announced today (7/7). The RIAA, Motion Picture Association of America and others have paired with the country’s biggest ISPs including Comcast Corp., Time Warner Cable, Verizon and […]

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Industry Ink Monday

NSAI Visits Washington DC • RIAA Lobbying Costs • Public Relations Workshop • Songwriting Contest

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iPhone Software Could Curtail Concert Taping

Apple has filed a patent for software that would stop iPhone users from taping concerts. The London Times first discovered the patent document, and the Daily Mail thoroughly examined it in a new report.

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Industry Ink: Black River Ups Dawn Delvo

Pickin’ on the Patio • Pandora • Details about the Eminem Supreme Court case • BMLG’s Ashley Jeanette • Robyn Ludwick

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