ECSA Documents

Here you can find important ECSA documents for download:

ECSA

ECSA Articles of association

ECSA Internal rules

Position papers

2016 draft copyright directive- ECSA viewpoint – December 2016

ECSA position paper on the review of the EU copyright acquis – What Music Creators Want – March 2015

ECSA position paper on fair remuneration for authors in the digital age – January 2015

Authorship and Joint-Authorship of Musical Works: A Quest for Common Standards in EU Copyright Law – 2013

ECSA position paper on governance/transparency standards of Collecting Societies – January 2012

ECSA position paper on Collective Rights Management – November 2010

Statements, declarations and briefings

ECSA – Statement against sexual harassment – February 2018

ECSA letter to Congressman Collins on the Music Modernization Act – January 2018

Joint statement on transfer of value/value gap – October 2017

ECSA briefing paper on Value Gap – June 2017

ECSA briefing paper on Rights Reversion Mechanism  – March 2017

Authors’ Group letter on UGC exception – March 2017

ECSA statement Berlin Regional Court decision 14 November 2016 – December 2016

Authors’ Group statement on the European Commission’s copyright directive proposal – September 2016

Authors’ Group declaration “Towards a modern, more European copyright framework and the necessity of fair contracts for creators” – May 2016

ECSA letter on ICMP’s press release of 7 March 2016 – March 2016

Information note for EP President Martin Schulz by the Authors’ Group – January 2016

Authors’ Group statement on EC Communication ‘Towards a modern, more European copyright framework’ – December 2015

London declaration on the EU Digital Single Market and Fair Music Value Chain – October 2015

EBU, ECSA, GESAC and ICMP joint recommendation for the licensing of broadcast-related online activities – April 2014

Authors’ and performers’ organisations joint statement on MEP Castex report on Private Copying – February 2014

ECSA declaration supporting exclusive assignment of the performing right – February 2012

Partnerships

ECSA-FACDIM recommendation – July 2015

Activity reports

Activity report 2017

Activity report 2016

Activity report 2015

Activity report 2014

Activity report 2013

Activity report 2012

Activity report 2011

Activity report 2010

Activity report 2009

Latest News

Press release – European Authors call on MEPs to maintain their strong support to authors’ rights

5 July 2018, Brussels – European organisations representing authors have acknowledged Read More

Vote on the Copyright Directive-Letter by Prominent Composers and Songwriters

Prominent composers and songwriters urge members of the European Parliament to make Read More

News from Brussels – June 2018

  In memoriam – Patricia Adkins Chiti On 12 June 2018, Patricia Adkins Chiti, Read More