Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, TuneCore
Kevin Bodenheimer serves as Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs at TuneCore where he oversees and manages the company’s legal team and all legal functions to maintain compliance and ensure that TuneCore artists’ rights are protected.
Bodenheimer joined TuneCore in 2020 as Senior Attorney before being named VP, Business and Legal Affairs in early 2022. Bodenheimer’s music industry and legal experience is vast, having served on legal teams at numerous record labels, music technology companies and entertainment law firms including Razor & Tie, Matador Records, Bandsintown, Serling Rooks Hunter McKoy Worob & Averill LLP, and Boyarski Fritz, LLP. He holds a BA in Music from Fairfield University and a JD from Fordham University School of Law.
CLE 2023: Piracy and Streaming Fraud in the Digital Music Era
Friday, October 13, 2023
In the modern music industry, billions of dollars are routed through digital service providers each year. As digital music has evolved, one of the most pressing issues facing creators (and their business partners) has shifted from piracy to fraud. Streaming fraud reportedly costs the industry up to $1B annually as fraudsters manipulate DSPs into making wrongful payments. This panel will discuss the breadth and depth of those schemes along with the actions taken by DSPs and other stakeholders to disrupt them, as well as examine the degree to which piracy is still a threat to the industry today.