In a historic occasion, MACP celebrated its 25th anniversary at the Royale Chulan, Damansara Hotel on 23 November 2014. This year’s event witnessed a memorable and meaningful celebration, in addition to MACP’s usual annual dinner and award show.
This year witnessed some of the biggest challenges for MACP especially with regards to collecting royalties from general music users after the commencement of licensing activities by 2 licensing bodies for performers; namely RPM and PRISM since late last year.
Since 2012, MACP has encouraged members to provide their bank accounts for direct payment of royalties into their bank accounts.
In the month of October, the Enforcement Division of the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (MDTCC), assisted by CyberSecurity Malaysia and MACP, successfully conducted two raids on premises located in Klang Valley.
The implementation of goods and services tax (GST) at the rate of 6% will be effective in Malaysia on 1 April 2015.
MACP hosted a one-day "Sukan Persahabatan MACP 2014" on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Arena Sports @ Sentosa in Kuala Lumpur.
At the recent 24th MACP AGM, all the 3 retiring directors, Pn Habsah Hassan, Ad Samad and Ms Jackie Poh were re-elected uncontested as Directors for another 2 years.
Since the first Cipta Ekspres held at Tioman Island in 1999, almost 200 composers, lyricists and arrangers have participated in this composers�?workshop which brought experienced and and promising songwriters together, with many collaborating for the first time, to compose new songs at a place away from the comfort of their homes and studios.
In an historical event, three music-based collecting bodies at a joint Press Conference announced their certification as Licensing Bodies under the Copyright Act 1987 by the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO), an agency under the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism today.
As part of our continuous efforts to provide better services and for good transparent practices, MACP is pleased to inform that we are making available works information at our website accessible from the Work Search menu.