In line with its usual schedule - GVL’s Rights Holders’ Assembly took place last Friday, 5th of May 2017, in Berlin. 327 GVL rights holders voted directly and 712 rights holders via proxy to elect 22 delegates from a pool of 52 candidates. With this election, the previous Board members were replaced by the new delegates in their capacity as rights holders’ representatives. They jointly represent the interests of all rights holders together with the associates of GVL in the new Associates’ and Delegates’ Assembly. Furthermore, a record level in terms of collections for 2016 was announced - projected to be well in excess of EUR 200m for the first time.