About ACCS

The Association of Caribbean Copyright Societies (ACCS) functions as a central administration office servicing the Caribbean territory for the administration, registration and data management of copyright and related rights for musical, literary and artistic works as well as sound recordings and performances. ACCS provides its members, copyright and related rights collecting societies, with data management services. 

The Founding members of the ACCS are:

  • Trinidad & Tobago - Copyright Music Organisation of Trinidad & Tobago (COTT)
  • Jamaica - Jamaican Association of Composers, Authors & Publishers Ltd (JACAP)
  • Barbados - Copyright Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers Inc. (COSCAP)
  • Eastern Caribbean – Eastern Caribbean Copyright Collective Organisation for Music Rights (ECCO) formerly, the Hewanorra Musical Society

Other members are:

  • Cuba – Agencia Cubana de Derecho de Autor Musical (ACDAM)
  • Suriname – Stichting Auteursrechten Suriname (SASUR)
  • Belize – Belize Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (BSCAP)
  • Jamaica – Jamaica Music Society (JAMMS)
  • Jamaica – Jamaican Copyright Licensing Agency (JAMCOPY)