Portugal: Decree-Law No. 100/2017 of August 23, 2017

August 24, 2017

Portugal: Decree-Law No. 100/2017 of August 23, 2017, which entered into force on August 24, 2017, amends the Code of Copyright and Related Rights, in order to implement Directive 2014/26/EU of the European Parliament.

The Decree-Law provides, inter alia, for the establishment of a legal regime governing the collective management of copyright and related rights and for the requirements for multi-territorial licensing by collective management organizations of authors' rights in musical works for online use.