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

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 briefing paper on Rights Reversion Right  – 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 2015

Activity report 2014

Activity report 2013

Activity report 2012

Activity report 2011

Activity report 2010

Activity report 2009

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