International cooperation

Umbrella organisations

SWISSPERFORM is a membermember
Performers, producers and broadcasters can become members of SWISSPERFORM pursuant to Art. 3 of the Articles of Association (german version).

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of several European umbrella organisations:

Bilateral agreements and rights administration agreements with foreign sister societies

For most rights managed by SWISSPERFORM, foreign right holdersright holders
Right holders are persons who are entitled to a share of the collected remuneration. The distribution rules distinguish between the following five right holder groups:...
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are also entitled to receive remuneration if their performances are used in Switzerland. Their entitlements and claims are, as far as possible, administered through bilateral agreements with foreign sister societies. Vice versa, SWISSPERFORM’s membersmembers
Performers, producers and broadcasters can become members of SWISSPERFORM pursuant to Art. 3 of the Articles of Association (german version).

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are represented abroad based on bilateral agreements with foreign sister societies.

 

In case that it is not possible to enter into such agreements, foreign right holdersright holders
Right holders are persons who are entitled to a share of the collected remuneration. The distribution rules distinguish between the following five right holder groups:...
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' rights are managed on a mandate basis. The prerequisits for bilateral agreements and cooperation agreements with foreign sister societies as well as for individual rights administration agreements (mandates) are explained in more detail in our distribution rules.

 

SWISSPERFORM applies two different types of reciprocal agreements with foreign sister societies which manage performers' rights:

  • Type A agreementType A agreement
    In the case of an A- type agreement, the remuneration due to the members of the other contracting party
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  • Type B agreementType B agreement
    In the case of a B- type agreement, the remuneration due to the members of the other contracting party remains in the country where it was collected and is distributed to its own right holders to compensate for the remuneration that they would be entitled
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