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2016 at SSA - at a glance

More rights distributed thanks to lower commission rate – the year 2016 at SSA at a glance

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Session letter march 2017

Swisscopyright, the umbrella organisation of the five collecting societies in Switzerland, presents the session letter march 2017 with short articles about the copyright (the letter is available in German and French).

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The copyright working group AGUR12 II concluded its work on 2 March 2017 and reached a compromise on various issues. The Federal Department of Justice and Police (FDJP) will take into consideration the results of the AGUR12 II on the revision of the Copyright Act and submit a proposal on how to...

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Session letter december 2016

Swisscopyright, the umbrella organisation of the five collecting societies in Switzerland, presents the session letter december 2016 with short articles about the copyright (the letter is available in German and French).

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Session letter september 2016

Swisscopyright, the umbrella organisation of the five collecting societies in Switzerland, presents the session letter september 2016 with short articles about the copyright (the letter is available in German and French).

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Session letter june 2016

Swisscopyright, the umbrella organisation of the five collecting societies in Switzerland, presents the session letter june 2016 with short articles about the copyright (the letter is available in German and French).
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2015 at a glance

  • At 6.57%, collections reached a record level of CHF 22,734,527.-. Even with a very slight increase of CHF 39,363 (+1.17%) which was mainly due to the rise in costs for governmental supervision, our average commission rate could be lowered for the fourth year running. In 2015, it amounts to 13.06%...
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Swisscopyright, the association of the five Swiss collecting societies, is only partially satisfied with the Federal Council's proposed revision of copyright law.

The draft revision must be improved in various regards. Swisscopyright completely rejects the planned tightening of oversight of the...

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Session letter march 2016

Swisscopyright, the umbrella organisation of the five collecting societies in Switzerland, presents the session letter march 2016 with short articles about the copyright (the letter is available in German and French).

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Yann Lambiel

"The contact with my copyright society for all legal matters in connection with my shows is always easy and efficient. I am confident that my royalties are properly asserted, verified and distributed."