Deadlines

Distribution for commercially published phonograms

  • November: Annual main distributionmain distribution
    Main distribution audio performers
    The distribution always covers the previous (usage) year, not the current calendar year. Example: Our main distribution 2015 is the first time we pay out remuneration for broadcasts that took place in 2014.
     
    Main distribution audiovisual performers
    Films and series: Broadcasts that took place two years ago are included in this distribution. Example: Our main distribution 2015 is the first time we pay out remuneration for broadcasts that took place in 2013.
      * Sound tracks and other audiovisual performances: see main distribution audio performers

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    and forwarded payments from abroad. The distribution always relates to the usage in the previous year. Discographies must be received by SWISSPERFORM by 30 June at the latest.
  • July: Annual supplementary distributionsupplementary distribution
    All claims of right holders against SWISSPERFORM lapse after a period of five years after the first distribution has been run, however, at the latest by 31 December of the sixth year following the respective usage (cf. item 1.5.7 distribution rules).
     
    In order for contributions to be considered in our supplementary distribution, they must be registered no later than five years after the first distribution of the relevant broadcast year. Example: The last supplementary distribution for broadcasts which were remunerated for the first time in 2006 is carried out in 2011.
     

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    and forwarded payments from abroad. Discographies must be received by SWISSPERFORM by 28 February at the latest.

 

Distribution of music on audiovisual recordings

Distribution of live performances and phonograms that were not commercially published

Please note:

We need to obtain your recent postal address in case of a removal to make sure that our payoffs reach the receiver properly.

SWISSPERFORM
Kasernenstrasse 23
CH-8004 Zürich
T +41 (0)44 269 70 50
F +41 (0)44 269 70 60
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Antenne Romande
David Johnson
Av. du Grammont 11bis
1007 Lausanne
T +41 (0)32 724 31 25
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