NCB - Nordic Copyright Bureau
NCB, Nordisk Copyright Bureau, is tasked with safeguarding the rights of music creators during recording, copying and distributing protected music and lyrics on CD, vinyl, DVD, Internet etc.
NCB's head office is in Copenhagen. NCB is owned by STIM and the corresponding performing rights societies in Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway. The Baltic states are associated members. NCB has the Nordic/Baltic countries mandate to administer mechanical rights and downloads.