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06. June 2019

Everyone come and join us at our General Assembly in Biel/Bienne

Dear members, on 21 June 2019, it’s that time of the year again. At our General Assembly, you will have the opportunity to contact the executives of your cooperative society SUISA and to co-determine the future of your collective management organisation. On that day, we hope that we see a lot of you in Biel/Bienne. (Photo: Sibylle Roth)

04. June 2019

Sampling and Remixes

The articles about arrangements in the “Good to know” series have so far focused on “conventional” arrangements of musical works. Sampling and remixes are two additional and specific forms of arrangement. What rights need to be secured when existing recordings are used to produce a new work? What agreements have to be contracted? (Photo: Tabea Hüberli)

03. June 2019

Overall, a positive financial year 2018

The SUISA Board and its Committees for Tariffs and Distribution as well as for Organisation and Communication met for their regular spring sessions on 9 and 10 April 2019 at the SUISA head office in Zurich. (Photo: Natalie Schlumpf)

31. May 2019

Adapting federal copyright law to digital usage

On 26 March 2019, after months of protest on the streets and in the Internet community, the European Parliament approved the proposal for a new EU Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market. Revision of copyright law in Switzerland and the EU: where are the similarities, where are the differences? (Photo: Emmanuele Contini / NurPhoto via Getty Images)

27. May 2019

“Get Going!” goes into its second round: “We definitely have our fingers on the pulse of our age”

Last year, FONDATION SUISA awarded four innovation grants under the title “Get Going!” for the first time in order to promote groundbreaking creative concepts outside the usual boxes. The positive reactions that were received were overwhelming. At the end of June 2019, the call for contributions enters its second round. (Photos: Anna Katharina Scheidegger; Andrea Ebener; Zak van Biljon; Rui Pinheiro)


03. June 2019

SUISA Group year-end result: strong growth in the online sector

In the past year, SUISA achieved revenue of CHF 150.8 million from the utilisation of copyrights in Switzerland and abroad. Revenues from the online sector in particular contributed to this great result. Together with the subsidiary SUISA Digital Licensing AG, SUISA hit CHF 10.1 million in this sector, which is 22% more than the previous year. The good result benefits composers, lyricists and publishers of music as they will receive CHF 132.2 million this year.

20. May 2019

Enroll now!

From 26-29 January 2020 the Swiss music scene will benefit from the umbrella stand SWISS MUSIC at the Internationale Kulturbörse Freiburg (IKF).


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Hotel Mercure Plaza, Biel
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Powerplay Studios, Maur
Workshops / courses
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Selected events
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Kaufleuten Zürich
Selected events

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