BSA | The Software Alliance


BSA | The Software Alliance

Founded as Business Software Alliance assumed its present name in 2012. BSA is a trade group established by Microsoft Corporation representing a number of software makers and is a member of the International Intellectual Property Alliance. Its mission is to advance the goals of the software industry and its hardware partners and to provide a unified voice for its members around the world. Its principal activity is trying to stop copyright infringement of software produced by its members.

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
BSA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Business, Computer/Technology, Trade (Foreign And Domestic), Computers & Databases, Information Processing See Data Processing
Year Founded:
1988
Address:
20 F St. NW
Suite 800 Washington, DC 20001
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
64
Members:
29 Organisations.


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $55,423,952


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-7.62%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Miscellaneous revenue
 
Investment income

Total expenses: $52,089,473


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-8.99%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Legal fees
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Other expenses
 
Other

Total assets: $47,965,960


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
21.30%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Accounts receivable
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $14,011,599


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-1.51%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Tax-exempt bond liabilities
 
Other liabilities

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 53,531,275
Miscellaneous revenue 1,201,996
Investment income 690,681
Royalties 0
Sales of non-inventory assets 0
Net rental income 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Total contributions 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Total Revenue:

$55,423,952

1-yr growth
-7.62%
Program service revenue
Miscellaneous revenue
Investment income

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Legal fees 16,196,104
Compensation for non-officers/directors 9,060,849
Other expenses 5,920,327
Other fees 5,385,219
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 3,602,232
Lobbying fees 1,972,027
Occupancy 1,683,527
Information technology 1,496,629
Conferences, conventions, meetings 1,157,774
Other employee benefits 1,068,016
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 1,019,774
Travel 901,340
Payroll taxes 670,837
Pension plan contributions 670,812
Office expenses 521,180
Accounting fees 360,864
Insurance 186,294
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 102,531
Investment management fees 90,417
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 22,720
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Advertising and promotion 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Royalties 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Management fees 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Total Expenses:

$52,089,473

1-yr growth
-8.99%
Legal fees
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Other expenses
Other fees
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Lobbying fees
Occupancy
Information technology
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Other employee benefits
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 27,069,177
Accounts receivable 12,700,624
Cash -- non-interest bearing 5,487,884
Savings and temporary cash investments 1,202,993
Other assets 562,239
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 555,762
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 384,311
Investments in other securities 2,970
Inventories for sale or use 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Total Assets:

$47,965,960

1-yr growth
21.30%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Accounts receivable
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Savings and temporary cash investments
Other assets
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 10,838,393
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 2,101,872
Other liabilities 1,071,334
Deferred revenue 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$14,011,599

1-yr growth
-1.51%
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Tax-exempt bond liabilities
Other liabilities

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 33,954,361
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$33,954,361

1-yr growth
34.10%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Aaron R. Cooper Vice President, Global Policy Government Relations ...X
Adam J. Coates General Counsel and Vice President Legal ...X
Alexander Whalen Director, Policy Government Relations ...X
Anna Hughes Senior Director, Global Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Annabel Lee Manager, Policy Government Relations ...X
Anne O. Riser   Administration ...X
Brandon Consolvo Director, Legislative Strategy Government Relations ...X
Cassandra D. Oshinnaiye Director, Compliance Programs Government Relations ...X
Christian Troncoso Director, Policy Government Relations ...X
Craig Albright Vice President, Legislative Strategy Administration, Government Relations ...X
Daniela Combe Chair Board Member ...X
Darryn Lim Director, Policy Government Relations ...X
Eleni Chronopoulou Senior Manager, Policy Government Relations ...X
Gary Gan Director, Compliance Programs Government Relations ...X
Georg Herrnleben Senior Director, Compliance Programs and External Affairs Administration, Government Relations ...X
Ha McNeill Chief Operating Officer Administration ...X
Holly Canevari Chief of Staff and Vice President, Strategy and Operations Administration, Operations ...X
Jamie Rismiller Contact, Media Communications/Public Relations ...X
Jared Ragland Senior Director, Policy Administration, Government Relations ...X
Jesse Martin Director, Compliance and Enforcement Government Relations ...X
Jodie L. Kelley Senior Vice President and General Counsel Administration, Legal ...X
Joel Schwarz Senior Director, Global Internet and Data Analysis Administration, Computer/Information Technology ...X
Joseph Whitlock Director, Policy Government Relations ...X
Kate Goodloe Director, Policy Government Relations ...X
Kristen Nafziger Director, Member Relations and Strategy Membership ...X
Leticia Lewis Director, Policy Government Relations ...X
Matteo Quattrocchi Manager, Policy Government Relations ...X
Pearson Cummings Contact, Media Inquiries Communications/Public Relations ...X
Regina Perry Federal Lobbyist Government Relations ...X
Roberto A. Fierro Director, Legislative Strategy Government Relations ...X
Sarah Coombes Managing Director, Compliance and Enforcement Government Relations ...X
Scott Morrison Senior Manager, Legislative Strategy Government Relations ...X
Scott Taylor Vice Chair Board Member ...X
Scott Van Hove Vice President, Global Operations Operations ...X
Shaundra Watson Director, Policy Government Relations ...X
Steven Dietz Treasurer Board Member, Finance ...X
Tammy Muhyee Senior Director, Policy Government Relations ...X
Tarun Sawney Senior Director Administration ...X
Tommy Ross Senior Director, Policy Government Relations ...X
Victoria A. Espinel President and Chief Executive Officer Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20182018 General Counsel Forum Napa , CA , United States Meadowood Napa Valley resort and Spa November 11 November 13    ...X
20172017 General Counsel Forum St. Helena , CA , United States Meadowood Resort November 12 November 14 25 attendees  ...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Members ListonlineNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q3: $462,500
2019 Q2: $642,500
2019 Q1: $582,500
2018: $1,702,500


PAC Details

Name: BSA | The Software Alliance PAC



FEC ID: C00416685



Last updated: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM


PAC Contributions

(2019-2020)

Contributions

 Democrat

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
Alpine Group, Inc.Termination 12/31/2015 ...X
BGR GroupTermination 04/30/2011 ...X
Bridge Street Group LLCTermination 12/31/2018 ...X
CGCN GroupRegistration 01/01/2015 ...X
Emery SimonTermination 12/31/2016 ...X
K&L Gates LLPTermination 06/30/2014 ...X
Peck, Madigan, Jones & Stewart, Inc.Registration 01/01/2015 ...X
Sixkiller Consulting, LLCRegistration 01/01/2016 ...X
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (dba WilmerHale)Termination 04/01/2016 ...X

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
CGCN Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $157,500 ...X
Peck, Madigan, Jones & Stewart, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $120,000 ...X
Sixkiller Consulting, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $90,000 ...X
Bridge Street Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $60,000 ...X
CGCN Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $210,000 ...X
Peck, Madigan, Jones & Stewart, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $200,000 ...X
Sixkiller Consulting, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $120,000 ...X
Bridge Street Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $80,000 ...X
CGCN Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $210,000 ...X
DANIEL EDLEMAN INC PUBLIC RELATIONS2017 $3,103,680 ...X
ECIJA LEGAL2017 $840,298 ...X
KURODA PARTNERS LEGAL2017 $906,644 ...X
LIPPERT ADVOGADOS LEGAL2017 $834,273 ...X
MSL MMS COMMUNICATIONS KK MSL PUBLIC RELATIONS2017 $990,424 ...X
Peck, Madigan, Jones & Stewart, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $220,000 ...X
Sixkiller Consulting, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $120,000 ...X
Bridge Street Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $80,000 ...X
CGCN Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $210,000 ...X
Emery Simon Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $140,000 ...X
Peck, Madigan, Jones & Stewart, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $240,000 ...X
Sixkiller Consulting, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $80,000 ...X
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (dba WilmerHale) Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 - ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $210,000 ...X
Bridge Street Group LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 - ...X
CGCN Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $202,500 ...X
Emery Simon Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $200,000 ...X
Peck, Madigan, Jones & Stewart, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $200,000 ...X
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (dba WilmerHale) Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $80,000 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $240,000 ...X
Emery Simon Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $150,000 ...X
K&L Gates LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 - ...X
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (dba WilmerHale) Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $200,000 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $200,000 ...X
Emery Simon Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $240,000 ...X
K&L Gates LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 - ...X
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (dba WilmerHale) Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $80,000 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2012 $200,000 ...X
Emery Simon Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2012 $140,000 ...X
K&L Gates LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2012 - ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 $200,000 ...X
BGR Group Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 - ...X
Emery Simon Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 $200,000 ...X
K&L Gates LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 $50,000 ...X
Alpine Group, Inc. Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2010 - ...X
Emery Simon Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2010 - ...X
Arent Fox LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X
Geoffrey P. Gray Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X
Marshall A. Brachman Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X
Mayer Brown, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X
ML Strategies, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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