Affiliates

While by its initial agreement with the Performance Right Society (PRS) and the Mechanical Copyright Protection Society (MCPS) both of the United Kingdom, MCSN controls exclusively the right on the entire international repertoire of copyright music the territory of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it has signed direct reciprocal representation agreement with several societies from many countries across the world for the exclusive control and administration of their copyright in Nigeria. Some of the societies with which MCSN has direct reciprocal agreements are PRS, MCPS, DPRS all of the United Kingdom, SAMRO of South Africa, Irish Music Rights Organization (IMRO) of Ireland, ZAMCOPS of Zambia, ZIMRA of Zimbabwe, American Mechanical Rights Agency (AMRA) of the United States of America, SODRAC of the Canada, COSCAP of Barbados, ASCAP of the United States of America, SACEM of France, Music Authors' Copyright Protection (MACP) of Malaysia, Copyright Organisation of Trinidad and Tobago (COTT), The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society Limited (ALCS) of the United Kingdom, TONO of Norway, Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong (CASH) to name a few. MCSN is a member of the Confederation Internationale des Societes des Auteurs et Compositors - Internationa Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) and Bureau International des Societes Gerant les Droits D'Enregistrement et de Reproduction Rights (BIEM). MCSN is yet the only Nigeria organization in the membership of these international organizations. MCSN is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the African Committee of CISAC.