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Jeff Brabec

SVP Legal & Business Affairs

Jeff Brabec is Senior Vice President of Business & Legal Affairs for BMG Rights Management (US) LLC (BMG). Brabec specializes in evaluating, analyzing, projecting income and negotiating music publishing catalogue acquisitions. A graduate of New York University School of Law, he has also been a government legal services attorney.

Brabec is the co-author of the best-selling book "MUSIC, MONEY, AND SUCCESS: The Insider's Guide To Making Money In The Music Business". Variety Magazine selected the 8th Edition as one of The Best Music Books of 2019. He is also co-author of the Music Publishing chapter of the 2018 Juris Publications multiple volume treatise "The Essential Guide To Entertainment Law".

He has been awarded the Deems Taylor Award for Excellence in Music Journalism, The Texas Star Award by the Entertainment & Sports Law Section of the State Bar of Texas for Outstanding Contribution and Achievement in the Field of Entertainment Law, the 2019 California Copyright Conference Apollo Award Honoring Leadership and Achievement In the Music Industry and the 2023 Association Of Independent Music Publishers' Person Of The Year Award for his Support of Songwriters and Publishers. Brabec is an adjunct professor at USC Thornton School of Music/Business Division where he teaches music publishing and licensing. He is also on the board of the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC) which was established by the Music Modernization Act and on the board of the Canadian Publishers Committee (CPC) of SXWorks, LLC.

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