Sony Music Entertainment
Sony Music Entertainment (SME or Sony Music) is the second-largest global recorded music company of the "big four" record companies and is controlled by Sony Corporation of America, the United States subsidiary of Japan's Sony Corporation.
Campaign Finance$554,201 Given
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- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
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- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Lobbying on Behalf of Sony Music Entertainment
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Sony Music Entertainment $15,410,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Radio & TV Broadcasting,
- Arts & Entertainment,
- Consumer Product Safety,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Media Information & Publishing
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.848 Performance Rights Act S.379 Performance Rights Act H.CON.RES.49 S.CON.RES.14 H.R.4789 Performance Rights Act S.2500 Performance Rights Act S.968 PIPA H.R.4137 College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007 S.1642 Higher Education Amendments of 2007 H.R.1319 Informed P2P User Act
RegulationsMentioned in 19 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Sony Music Entertainment" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 3 EPA National Emission Standards for Magnetic Tape Manufacturing Operations 2003
- Toggle 2 2013 Special 301 Out-Of-Cycle review of Notorious Markets 2013
- Toggle 1 CPSC Tracking Labels for Children's Products Under Section 103 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act 2009
- Toggle 1 EPA Proposed Revisions to Clarify the Scope of Sufficiency Monitoring Requirements for Federal and State Operating Permits Programs 2003
- Toggle 1 ETA Wage Methodology for the Temporary Non-agricultural Employment H-2B Program 2010
- Toggle 1 USTR 2012 Special 301 Review 2011
- Toggle 1 ED General and Non-Loan Programmatic Issues 2009
- Toggle 1 FTC Public Workshop Concerning the Prohibition of Unfair Methods of Competition In Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission 2008
- Toggle 1 EPA Clean Air Act Advisory Committee 2004
- Toggle 1 FTC National Association of Music Merchants, Inc., Analysis of Agreement Containing Consent Order to Aid Public Comment 2009
EPA Violations1 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Abb, Inc. Et Al (Spectron Deminimis Settlement)||Sony Music Entertainment, Inc (+547 others)||2003||Elkton, Md||$2,803,841|
Advisory Committees1 person on 1 committee
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Sony Music Entertainment" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Office of the United States Trade Representative 1 person on 1 committee