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Ukrainian Authors' Rights Agency

Submitted by veraliah on Mon, 03/02/2020 - 13:57
UARA, Ukrainian Authors' Rights Agency
26 Zh, Dniprovska Naberezhna str., office 5
Kyiv, Ukraine
02132
Ukraine
Phone
+380 (44) 500-11-57
Fax
+380 (44) 500-11-58
Website
www.vaap.com.ua
Chief Executive Name
Yuriy Gandziuk
Chief Executive Title
Chairperson
Chief Executive Email
Key representative
Yuliia Kucheriavenko
Title
Executive director
Phone
+380445001158
Year of incorporation
2004
Total number of Board Members
4
How are Board Members elected
elected by the General Meeting of the members of the Agency
Remarks about the Board
The authority of the Board of the Agency includes:
- determination of the main directions of the Agency's activity, approval of its plans and reports on their implementation;
- assistance in expanding the Agency's resource sources;
- development and implementation of measures ensuring achievement of the purpose and implementation of the main lines of the Agency's activity, determined by this Statute and organization of implementation of the decisions of the General Meeting of the members of the Agency;
- convening of the General Meeting of the members of the Agency and formation of their agenda, preparation of materials on the issues of the agenda, preliminary consideration of all issues that fall within the competence of the meeting and preparation of draft decisions on these issues before the meeting;
- convening an extraordinary General Meeting of the members of the Agency in cases stipulated by this Statute;
- formation, if necessary, of commissions, committees from the members of the Agency, staff of the Agency and experts for the preparation of specific issues;
- development and submission of the Agency's activity report to the General Meeting of the members of the Agency for approval;
- coordination of the work of the branches of the Agency;
- approval of the Agency's own symbolics;
- decision-making on creation (reorganization, liquidation) of separate subdivisions of the Agency;
- election of the liquidation commission, approval of the liquidation balance;
- determining the procedure and methods of exercising property rights and exercising control over its implementation.
Members of the Board of the Agency: Leonid Muzhuk, Dmytro Lomachuk, Yuriy Nagulko, Yuriy Gandziuk - headed the Board of the Agency
Staff total number
4
DATES OF FINANCIAL YEAR
01 January to 31 December
Type of National legislation
Civil Law
OTHER LICENCES - Public Lending Rights
off
Outline of Distribution plan and methodology used
Remuneration for reprographic reproduction of works shall be collected from producers and (or) importers of equipment and material carriers, with the use of which the reprographic reproduction of works can be made
Administration costs as a percentage
20
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made?
yes
Cultural and social deductions combined as a percentage
not more than 15 percent of the revenue collected
Remarks about administrative and other costs
If the collected share of the income from the rights is payable directly to the rightholder, the maximum amount of the management fee may not exceed 20 percent of the amount collected in favor of the rightholder.
If the distributed share of the rights income is paid by UARA on the basis of a contract concluded between the organizations, the cumulative maximum amount of the management fee of all collective management organizations involved in the process of collecting and paying the income from the rights of the rightholder may not exceed 25 per cent of the amount collected in favor of the rightholder.
In the case of the expanded collective management, a large share of the aggregate amount of management remuneration may belong to the organization that collected the relevant revenue from the rights of the users, provided that in the agreement of representation concluded with the organization that lists the collected revenue from the rights to the rights of the owners, indicated the size of this share, and the transfer of funds is carried out with the provision of comprehensive and objective data on the basis of which the distribution of income from the rightholders performed.
In the case of mandatory collective management, the share of the aggregate amount of remuneration for management of organization, accredited for management in this field, can not exceed one third of the amount of remuneration of all collective management organizations involved in the process of collecting and paying income from the rights of the rightholder.
New developments / legislation
At the begining of 2020 UARA got accreditation in the field - reprographic reproduction of works and their parts (excerpts). According to Ukrainian legislation tarrifs must be established and approved by relevant importers/manufacturers of equipment, tarrifs still not established, negotiations are still ongoing.
Other agreements with RROs
ORIGINAL (Association for the realization and protection of reproduction rights)
Remarks about financial data
All figures in Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH)
Total amount distributed from all licensing
284 090.63
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders
234 861.66
Administration Charge (actual figure)
56 818.13