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  1. Universal Music Gets Japan's Approval for EMI Deal

    3:39 am 7/12/2012

    After the green light in the world's second-largest music market, the company is now focusing on getting regulatory clearance in Europe and the U.S.Read more

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  2. In Wake of $2.2 Billion Sale, Layoffs at EMI Music Publishing Begin

    4:30 am 7/11/2012

    Chief executive Roger Faxon is one of 30 to 40 staffers to lose their jobs as a Sony/ATV-led consortium integrates the two companies. Read more

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  3. David Guetta Extends Contract With EMI, Credits Label's Devotion

    4:19 pm 7/2/2012

    "They believed in my music a decade ago when EDM was just an underground scene and took it to another level," says the French DJ, Grammy winner and collaborator to the stars. Read more

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  4. Quincy Jones, Pharrell Williams Honored; EMI Wins Big at ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Awards

    1:45 am 7/1/2012

    The night also featured a swan-song moment for "Big" Jon Platt as the outgoing EMI Music Publishing president accepted the Publisher of the Year award -- the company's 20th in 25 years. Read more

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  5. Sold! EMI Music Publishing to Consortium Led by Sony/ATV, Michael Jackson Estate for $2.2 Billion

    2:30 am 6/30/2012

    On Friday, the Federal Trade Commission announced it had completed its investigation into antitrust implications, giving the deal its green light. Read more

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  6. 'Big' Jon Platt Exiting EMI Music Publishing After 17 Years

    1:47 pm 6/27/2012

    The beloved executive, who has discovered hits for the likes of Kanye West, Jay-Z, Diddy and Drake, among many others, made the announcement to his staff on Tuesday. Read more

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  7. EMI and Universal Should Merge, Purge and Start Over (Opinion)

    12:00 pm 6/22/2012

    As a Senate panel hears arguments over the potential mega-merger, THR's music editor Shirley Halperin thinks maybe it's time to simply allow these companies to “screw it up again,” which might finally lead to a new business model.Read more

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  8. EMI-Universal Merger: Labels Gave $500K to Senators Probing Anti-Trust Claims

    2:53 pm 6/21/2012

    UPDATED: More than half of the eight-member subcommittee deciding the merger's fate have taken significant campaign donations from the two music industry giants.Read more

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  9. Universal Music Gets EU Antitrust Complaint on EMI Deal

    1:44 am 6/20/2012

    Vivendi's music arm says it will put together a detailed response to regulators’ concerns about the proposed $1.9 billion acquisition.Read more

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  10. Lucian Grainge, Roger Faxon, Irving Azoff to Appear Before Congress and Lobby for EMI-Universal Merger

    12:44 pm 6/15/2012

    Opponents of the deal express concern that the newly created company would create a monopoly in the recorded music market.Read more

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