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Bsathe Software Alliance (BSA)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

BSA is a trade / professional association based in Washington, DC that was founded in 1988. As of 2019 they had $58 million in revenue and $49 million in assets.

The Business Software Alliance is the foremost organization dedicated to promoting a safe and legal digital world.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Bsa Business Software Alliance.

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Program areas at BSA

Enforcement: in 2018, solicited approximately 33,000 leads from the public concerning possible illegal uses of Software by companies; directed approximately 7,700 end-user enforcement actions seeking to end the illegal use of unlicensed Software by companies; took down approximately 1,400,000 webpages hosting infringing content on peer-to-peer (p2p) and direct download (dd) sites; worked with marketplace and auction sites to take down more than 315,000 listings offering infringing Software products.

Policy: educated policymakers on the need for new or revised laws, regulations, and global agreements in the areas of privacy, cybersecurity, international trade, workforce development, intellectual property rights and data services. Bsa also advocated against harmful policies, laws or regulations that would stifle innovation and adversely impact the ability of the Software industry to compete in the global marketplace.

Communications: issued 92 news releases to us and global media on developments affecting Software policy and legal topics; conducted educational outreach programs to Software users and related key audiences; and convened or cosponsored public events bringing together Software industry representatives and allies.

Form 990s for BSA

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Feb 14, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Mar 15, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Dec 14, 2017990OView PDF
2015-12Dec 6, 2016990OView PDF
2014-12Dec 21, 2015990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for BSA

Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Program services$53,138,458
Investment income and dividends$784,453
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$4,156,990
Total revenues$58,079,901

Vendors for BSA

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Pricewaterhousecoopers LLPTax accounting2020-02-14
██████Content management system software2019-12-05
██████ █ ███████ ███Public Relations$3,501,9762018-12-01
███ ███ ██████████████ ██ ███Public Relations$1,162,0702018-12-01
██████ ████████Legal$829,8292018-12-01
███████ █████████Legal$883,1022018-12-01
█████ ██████████████ ██ ███Enforcement Support$1,094,1142018-12-01
█████████ ████████Software2018-08-22

Personnel at BSA

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Victoria A. EspinelPresident and Chief Executive Officer$1.8 millionMay 20, 2020
Ha McNeillChief Operating Officer-May 20, 2020
███ ████████Chief Financial Officer-May 20, 2020
█████ ██████Vice President , Global Policy$445,947May 20, 2020
█████ ████████Vice President , Legislative Strategy$401,841May 20, 2020
████ ██████General Counsel and Vice President / Deputy General Counsel / Deputy GNL Counsel$369,633May 20, 2020
█████ ██ ██████Senior Vice President and General Counsel$672,136July 12, 2019
█████ ███████Managing Director, Compliance and Enforcement Emea-July 12, 2019
███████ ████████Director, Legislative Strategy-May 20, 2020
█████ ████████Director, Policy - Apac-May 20, 2020
...and 26 more key personnel

Peer trade / professional associations and chambers of commerce

1US Dairy Export Council (USDEC)501(c)(6)$28 millionArlington, VA
2United States Grains Council (USGC)501(c)(6)$25 millionWashington, DC
3Cotton Council International (CCI)501(c)(6)$23 millionWashington, DC
4American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM)501(c)(6)$43 millionWashington, DC
5Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA)501(c)(6)$28 millionWashington, DC
6Association for Accessible Medicines (GPhA)501(c)(6)$26 millionWashington, DC
7American Insurance Association501(c)(6)$18 millionWashington, DC
8National Confectioners Association (NCA)501(c)(6)$20 millionWashington, DC
9United State Travel Association501(c)(6)$33 millionWashington, DC
10Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)501(c)(6)$29 millionWashington, DC
11Entertainment Software Association (ESA)501(c)(6)$36 millionWashington, DC
12National Business Aviation Association (NBAA)501(c)(6)$47 millionWashington, DC
13Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers501(c)(6)$34 millionWashington, DC
14American Land Title Association (ALTA)501(c)(6)$17 millionWashington, DC
15Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)501(c)(6)$24 millionWashington, DC
16Airports Council International - North America (ACI-NA)501(c)(6)$17 millionWashington, DC
17United States Chamber of Commerce (USCC)501(c)(6)$167 millionWashington, DC
18Association of American Railroads (AAR)501(c)(6)$53 millionWashington, DC
19American Petroleum Institute (API)501(c)(6)$234 millionWashington, DC
20American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)501(c)(6)$16 millionWashington, DC
21National Retail Federation (NRF)501(c)(6)$56 millionWashington, DC
22American Beverage Association (ABA)501(c)(6)$90 millionWashington, DC
23CropLife America501(c)(6)$16 millionWashington, DC
24Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)501(c)(6)$19 millionWashington, DC
25Ncta - The Internet and Television Association (NCTA)501(c)(6)$65 millionWashington, DC