Skip to main content

Società Italiana degli Autori ed Editori

Submitted by admin on Thu, 07/08/2010 - 13:04
SIAE, Società Italiana degli Autori ed Editori
Viale della Letteratura, 30
Roma
00144
Italy
Phone
+39 06 59903606/2364
Fax
+39 06 59902319
Website
http://www.siae.it
Chief Executive Name
Giulio Rapetti Mogol
Chief Executive Title
President
Publish chief executive details ?
on
Title
CEO
Title
Director of SIAE's OLAF Department (Literary Works - Visual Arts)
Title
Head of the Organizing Literary Works of OLAF Department
History of the organisation
SIAE was founded in 1882. SIAE, the Italian Society of Authors and Publishers, is a multipurpose collecting society that acts for the protection and the collective administration of musical works, dramatic and dramatico-musical works, cinematographic works, audiovisual works, literary works and works of visual arts. It is the public organization to which the Italian law confers the exclusive activity of intermediation in the management of author’s right for various categories of works, upon mandate of authors and publishers. SIAE is entitled by law to collect and distribute fees for private copy, reprography,resale right and public lending right. SIAE also offers to authors and publishers a number of services connected to copyright.
SIAE is divided in 5 Sections: Music, Cinema, DOR(dramatic works), Lirica (opera)and OLAF (literary works - visual arts). The head office is in Rome while a wide net of regional offices, local branches and hundreds of agencies are spread all over Italy.
Year of incorporation
1882
Year of first distribution
2005
Year of first collection
2001
Total number of Board Members
5
Remarks about the Board
Supervisory Board, composed of 36 members, 18 and 18 to Authors for Editors, representing the Assembly of all members.
How are Board Members elected
5 members are appointed every four years by the Supervisory Board, it will be at the end of the appointment procedure as required by law
Remarks about the members
At present, as regards reprography, SIAE represents over 10.253 authors and 960 publishers
Remarks about staff
2 employees work full time at OLAF Section. Other departments of the SIAE's structure are involved in the management of reprographic rights together with the other rights administered by SIAE (i.e. IT dept., accounting dept.,legal affair dept). The collection of fees is mostly carried out by all the SIAE' agencies spread all over Italy (about 500).
Other Law
copyright law 633/1941 amended by law 248/2000 and further laws
legislative decree 35/2017 implementing the directive 2014/26/UE
Licensing system
Legal Licence
Other licensing system
Legal licence: for personal use and for the copies up to 15% of the book/periodical (sheet music excluded)
Voluntary system: under mandate of authors and publishers over the 15% and for professional use
Mandating Rights Holders
authors, artists of visual arts, publishers
Types of works licensed
books and periodicals. Sheet music only under mandate from the rightsholders
Public Lending Rights
off
Other areas of licensing
performing rights, broadcasting rights, reproduction rights, communication rights, resale right, public lending right and private copy.
Distribution methods
Title-specific distribution
Non title-specific distribution
Sampling
Statistical surveys
Text authors’ % share
50
Publishers' % share
50
Visual material authors’ % share
30 % on authors' % share
Are deductions for cultural and/or social purposes made ?
no
New developments / legislation
The copyright law 633/1941, as amended by the law decree 118/2006, implements the Directive 84/2001, and rules the resale right in Italy. SIAE is entitled by law to collect royalties from art galleries, auction houses, etc. and to pay them to the artists of visual arts (members and non members).
The copyright law 633/1941, as amended by the law decree 286/2006, implements the Directive 100/1992, and rules the public lending right in Italy.A fund is appropriated by government every year.SIAE is entitled by law to distribute the fund following the criteria fixed by decree of the Ministery of Culture of October 15, 2009

Bilateral agreements type A with
ACCESS,CADRA, CA, CEDRO, CFC, CLA,CLL, COPIBEC, COPY-DAN,COPYRUS COPYRUS, HKRRLS,IRRO, KOPINOR,ProLitteris, REPROBEL,VG WORT.
Bilateral agreements type B with
CCC,LIRA.
Remarks about financial data
Collection is updated to Dec. 31st, 2016; the amounts are in course of distribution and are still to be paid.
Please select your currency
Euro
Total amount collected for all licensing
4 163 040.23
Total amount collected for reproduction licensing
3 132 554.23
Total amount collected nationally for reproduction licensing
2 747 753.35
Amount for schools
0.00
Amount for further education
0.00
Amount for higher education
0.00
Amount for government
0.00
Amount for business
0.00
Amount for other sector(s)
0.00
Levies on equipment and other mediums
0.00
Total amount collected for PLR
1 030 486.00
Total amount received for licensing from other RROs world-wide
384 800.88
Total amount distributed to national rightsholders from reproduction licensing
1 546 410.86
1. Of which for visual works, to publishers only
0.00
to publishers and visual creator organisations
0.00
to visual creators organisations
0.00
to collecting societies only
463 035.43
to individual artists only
282 583.04
Total Amount distributed to foreign RROs
422 316.23
Total amount distributed from PLR
1 425 741.03
Administration Charge (actual figure)
0.00
Name
Valeria Foresi
Name
Valeria Foresi
Name
Gaetano Blandini