A Quiet Word:
Lobbying, Crony Capitalism
and Broken Politics in Britain

Universal Music Group, Inc. (UMG Recordings, Inc., abbreviated as UMG) is the largest music corporation in the world. An American-based, French-owned multinational music corporation, it currently operates as a subsidiary of Paris-based media conglomerate Vivendi. UMG also owns Universal Music Publishing Group, which is the second largest music publishing company in the world. [1]
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$25,740,000 spent on lobbying in US, covers roughly through Q2, 2014 [2]

UK government doesn't require disclosure of lobbying spend in UK.

Dec 2011 - Feb 2012

  • Open Road provided UK public affairs consultancy services to Universal Music. [8]

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

  • Open Road provided UK public affairs consultancy services to Universal Music. [6]
  • Finsbury Ltd provided UK public affairs consultancy services to Universal Music Group. [7]

Sep 2010 - Nov 2010

  • Open Road provided UK public affairs consultancy services to Universal Music. [5]

December 2010

Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport

November 2010

Dept. for Business, Innovation and Skills
  • Universal Music UK met with Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, to discuss music publishing, along with 21 others. [3]
Dept. for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Uiniversal Music UK met with Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, to discuss music publishing , along with 21 others. [4]

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