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20. November 2017

SUISA remuneration is subject to AHV (pension) contributions

Copyright royalties paid out by SUISA are deemed as earned income from independent activities and therefore have to be taken into consideration for the Swiss Compensation Office (pension funds). That way, later claims and pension reductions at a later stage in life can be avoided. (Photo: Crafft)

14. November 2017

“I think it’s particularly exciting when I don’t know which direction a song is going to take”

James Gruntz recently released his new album “Waves”. An important role in the creation of this album is the composer in residence year that the 30-year-old songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and singer has been granted by FONDATION SUISA. (Photo: Gregor Brändli)

11. November 2017

Julien-François Zbinden: 100 years’ old!

Julien-François Zbinden is a pianist, composer, writer and ... 100 years’ old. On 11 November 2017, the honorary member of SUISA will celebrate his centennial birthday. For the occasion, the author Jean-Pierre Mathez has been invited to review the jubilarian’s life and work. (Photo: Yvan Ischer)

03. November 2017

SUISA Board looks ahead into the future

Initiated by Ticino-based Board member Zeno Gabaglio, the Board of Directors of SUISA held its autumn meeting in Lugano this year. The agenda items for the meetings on 3 and 4 October 2017 were quite exhaustive. A selection of the topics under discussion are included in this report from the Board. (Photo: Marc Latzel)

30. October 2017

Always on top of things thanks to “my account”

More than 14,000 members are already using our member portal “my account”. More than half of all new registrations of original works during 2016 were done online. Why do more and more members regularly use “my account”? (Photo: Manu Leuenberger)


09. November 2017

Valid 2018 Tariffs

Tariff negotiations took place this year as well. As soon as a new tariff is approved by the Federal Arbitration Commission for copyright and neighbouring rights, we make it available here for downloading. At the beginning of the year, the new tariff will also be available from the Download Center and the relevant tariff page.

23. October 2017

Distribution Regulations: Decision of the Federal Institute for Intellectual Property

The Federal Institute for Intellectual Property has approved the following amendments of SUISA's Distribution Regulations:


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