Licensing Group Shorts Smaller Radio Stations: Suit

Law360, New York (September 29, 2011, 6:56 PM EDT) -- Radio station operator Spanish Broadcasting System Inc. on Wednesday sued the Radio Music License Committee, accusing the broadcast rights negotiator of violating its fiduciary duty to SBS and other small radio stations by unfairly giving better licensing deals to larger stations.

SBS said in New York federal court that RMLC lacks the authority to make such an unfair allocation of licensing fees and asked the court to enter damages against the group for its misrepresentation of its members.

“RMLC's allocation of the court-approved [licensing] fees to...
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