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Tuesday, 19. January 2021

Mint Digital Services and SUISA Manage Online Business for Greek Collecting Society AUTODIA

Mint Digital Services, SUISA and the Greek copyright society AUTODIA have signed an agreement for the international online licensing and administration of composers, lyricists and publishers.To notice

Friday, 15. January 2021

Corona Pandemic Measures

SUISA's offices remain closed to the public until further notice. However, SUISA can still be contacted by e-mail and telephone.To notice

Wednesday, 23. December 2020

Press release of the Taskforce Culture: Parlament erweitert die Unterstützung für die Kultur

(only available in German) Mit dem zweiten Kultur-Lockdown nahm das Parlament auf Antrag des Bundesrates noch einmal die Diskussion über die Unterstützungsmassnahmen für diesen besonders betroffenen Sektor auf. Während der Differenzbereinigung zwischen den beiden Räten wurden aufgrund der sich zuspitzenden Lage neue Anträge zum Covid-19-Gesetz beraten. Die Taskforce Culture ist erfreut und erleichtert über die beschlossenen Anpassungen. Die von ihr letzte Woche angemahnten Lücken wurden zu einem grossen Teil geschlossen.To notice

Friday, 18. December 2020

Nothilfe Suisseculture Sociale: Gesuche bis am 20. Dezember 2020 einreichen

Only available in German: Reichen Sie noch vor dem 20. Dezember ein Nothilfe-Gesuch bei Suisseculture Sociale ein. Damit kann dieses gegebenenfalls noch für den Zeitraum Oktober bis Dezember berücksichtigt werden.To notice

Tuesday, 15. December 2020

Mint Digital Services and SUISA Digital Licensing Manage Online Business for Israeli Copyright Society ACUM

The Israeli copyright society ACUM has entrusted Mint Digital Services and SUISA Digital Licensing with the international licensing and administration of its members’ rights – composers, lyricists and publishers.To notice

Wednesday, 25. November 2020

Negotiating in the age of corona … and with corona

Negotiating is one of SUISA’s key functions. SUISA negotiates tariffs and contracts inter alia. It must safeguard the interests of its members, ensure their legitimate demands are understood and accepted, and obtain the best possible terms for musical creation. It does this through discussion and compromise: in a nutshell, through human relations. But last spring, a new player invited itself to the negotiating table: Covid-19. (Photo: Tabea Hüberli & Dirk Hoogendoorn)To notice

Friday, 20. November 2020

Legal consequences of concert cancellations for Covid-19

Regrettably, owing to the coronavirus, some musical events have had to be cancelled. What are the consequences of such cancellations for the artists and organisers concerned? Is the artist still entitled to the contractual fee? (Photo: Disq)To notice

Friday, 13. November 2020

Musicdirectory.ch: Having a beer with a music platform

Elia of Helvetiarockt [Helvetia rocks] met musicdirectory.ch for a pint of beer. Keeping your social distance under blue skies. The last few weeks have been turbulent. On 20 October 2020, the platform Music Directory was presented in public for the first time, after that, things went crazy. Both in terms of campaign work and inside the new database. So it was high time to raise a glass together. To notice

Friday, 06. November 2020

Corona pandemic: Offices in Lausanne will be closed to the public until further notice.

Since Friday, 6 November, the SUISA offices in Lausanne will, until further notice, be exceptionally closed to the public. There is also only limited access to the offices in Zurich and Lugano for visitors, masks are compulsory throughout the buildings, and the staff do, in line with the recommendation from the authorities, mainly work from home. If possible, visitors are asked to get in touch via telephone or email. SUISA shall of course continue its services in this situation.To notice

Thursday, 05. November 2020

Extension of the emergency support scheme of Suisseculture Sociale until 31/12/2021

The emergency support via Suisseculture Social will be continued under the Covid-19 law. Full time creative professionals who have their residence in Switzerland, may submit a here request from Thursday, 5 November 2020. We recommend to all creators and artists who are entitled to make a claim and who are in a financial emergency situation, that they submit a request now, and not wait until all of the reserves have been used. To notice

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