New accreditation to collect private copying levy is coming up.
This September special commission should decide who will collect private copying levy. Currently Russian Union of Right holders keeps accreditation to do it. 18th September in accordance with sub-item 4 item 1 article 1244 of Russian Civil Code (to exercise the right of authors, performers, producers of phonograms and audio-visual works to receive remuneration for reproduction of phonograms and audio-visual works for private purposes) will be appointed certain CMO to collect levy. Russian Union of Right holders has already applied for accreditation, also rumors going around that new CMO will also apply for this accreditation.