Music added in court // RAO resumed collection from debtors

The Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) resumed the prosecution of debtors, which was suspended at the beginning of the pandemic. RAO believes that business has begun to recover and may pay debts. Organizers of public events and cinemas have accumulated the largest royalties arrears. They want to revise the rules for calculating contributions, citing the dire … Read more

Russians scattered on business trips // Activity in the business travel market has grown

Autumn, traditionally an indicative season for the business tourism market, instilled optimism in its participants. Russian business trip activity has grown 1.5 times year on year, approaching pre-crisis values. At the same time, the share of foreign trips doubled, and the average check decreased due to the expansion of geography. Business expects that next year … Read more

International corporations earned € 360 billion from the pandemic

In 2020, international corporations earned an additional € 360 billion thanks to the pandemic, Der Spiegel writes with reference to a study by scientists from the Czech Charles University, commissioned by the left-wing faction in the European Parliament. According to researchers, American corporations benefited from the pandemic about € 100 billion, French – € 20 … Read more

US Airport Passenger Traffic Set A Pandemic Record Ahead Of Thanksgiving

On the eve of Thanksgiving, which is celebrated in the United States every fourth Thursday in November, passenger traffic in the country has risen to a record level since the beginning of the pandemic. According to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), 2.3 million passengers were registered at the country’s airports on November 24, the highest … Read more