International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers

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Lobbying Costs

10,000€ - 24,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers   (CISAC)

    EU Transparency Register

    322787612775-56 First registered on 30 Jan 2014

    Goals / Remit

    CISAC is the umbrella organisation representing collective management organisations (CMOs) for authors worldwide. Founded in 1926, CISAC is a non-governmental, not for profit organisation based in Paris, France, with regional offices in Hungary, Chile, Burkina Faso and China. CISAC counts 228 authors societies as its members. These societies are based in 120 countries, including all EU Member States. Together, CISAC societies around the world represent over 3 million creators from all artistic disciplines including music, film, literature, drama and visual arts.

    Music composers and lyricists, filmmakers, screenwriters, painters, illustrators, sculptors, book writers, journalists, playwrights and other creators shape the world in which we live and enrich our lives with their creativity. CISAC’s key mission is to promote the interests of these creators and safeguard the future of creative activity and cultural diversity, in Europe and around the world. A main part of the work (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Reform of the EU Copyright rules.
    Implementation of the Directive on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market
    Directive on Collective management - Report on implementation to be published soon
    Application of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679
    Digital Single Act


    Head Office
    Boulevard du Parc, 20-26
    Neuilly Sur Seine 92200
    EU Office
    Boulevard du Parc, 20-26
    Neuilly Sur Seine 92200


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    At present 6 persons in the CISAC's staff are involved in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register: the Director General, the Legal and Lobbying Director, the Legal Advisors (2), the Communications Director, the Regional Director for Europe.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking


    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    10,000€ - 24,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    10,000€ - 24,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    Artificial intelligence and digital

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    1 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

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