UBC – Brazilian Union of Composers is a non-profit organization for the collective management of music rights of Brazilian and foreign creators, publishers, performers and producers.
UBC is a private entity directed by authors where a new Board of Directors is elected by the General Assembly every three years. The executive director is appointed by the board of Directors and is responsible for the management of UBC.
The main purposes of UBC is to defend their members interests, distributing author rights and developing cultural activities.
The collection and licensing of authors and neighbouring music rights is made by music users through the Central Office of Collection, Ecad. UBC is responsible for the distribution of the amounts collected by Ecad and for members' services.