Seminar for Expat CFOs – April 5/6, 2022

Posted by on 20. December 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

This English-language 2-day seminar from the University of Lucerne is designed for expat CFOs and financial executives. The event revolves around Swiss rules and regulations and how they compare to those in the expats’ countries of origin. Content Ways in which corporate governance, accounting (Swiss Code of Obligations, Swiss GAAP FER), taxes, social security, pension funds, dealing with authorities and more are different in Switzerland. Everything expats need to know and what the major differences are compared to their home countries. This...

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CTA Afterwork in Zug – November 3, 2021

Posted by on 28. October 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

3. November 2021 – 3. November 2021 Pilatusstrasse 1 Map and Directions | Register Description: This time our Monthly Informal Gathering of Commodity Professionals will be different. We are happy to invite you to the next CTA Afterwork at Kurioz Bar & Kitchen, Pilatusstrasse 1, 6300 Zug on Wednesday 3rd November at 18:00 Switzerland (CET) time. The participation fee is CHF 25 for CTA Alumni/CT Club Members/WISTA Members/STSA Members/ZCA Members and CHF 35 for non-affiliates. The fee includes a welcome drink of your choice (red or...

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ZCA Lunch (Hybrid) Event: Commodity Finance – November 12, 2021

Posted by on 27. October 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

12. November 2021 – 12. November 2021 Metallstrasse 20 Map and Directions | Register Description: Commodity Finance – Challenges and solutions in a shifting landscape In this event we will explore the commodity finance landscape and alternative finance solutions. Commodity trade finance is a vital component in the exchange of goods and commodities, supporting market participants and facilitating global trade flows. Although trade finance is well-established, with a long tradition of bank support, recent regulatory & compliance...

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ZCA Online Event: Regulatory Developments and evolving Cyber Risks for Commodity Traders – September 29, 2021

Posted by on 09. September 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Get an overview of new and upcoming regulatory requirements for commodity traders, including their implications. In addition to that, we will look into the increasing risk around cyber security and how commodity traders can protect themselves and mitigate risks. Building Cyber Resilience With the everevolving cyber threat landscape, the risk of significant disruption to operations caused by cyber events is becoming a major business risk to all companies operating complex infrastructure and logistics, therefore developing organizational...

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Related Event: Current Issues in Maritime law – September 2, 2021

Posted by on 27. August 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

ZSN is delighted to announce their next in-person event in collaboration with HFW Geneva. Current Issues in Maritime law – September 2, 2021 Following 2 presentations by lawyers from HFW, the firm has kindly offered the networking drinks. Please join and use this unique opportunity to meet again in person and discuss contemporaneous issues impacting the shipping industry. Program: 18:00 Arrival and registration 18:30 Seminar by HFW 19:30 Networking drinks 21:00 End of official programme Location: Event Space Bogen D Bogen D,...

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Related Event: 4th Mare Forum Geneva 2021 – September 21, 2021

Posted by on 23. August 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Following the successful 3rd Mare Forum Geneva, Mare Forum is pleased to announce the 4th Mare Forum Geneva 2021 “THE CHARTERERS – SHIPOWNERS DIALOGUE”, to be held on Tuesday 21 September 2021 at the Hotel Beau-Rivage in Geneva. The three previous Mare Forum Geneva forums have been bristling with ideas and dynamic debate. A very high level audience consisting of leading executives from the shipping, trade, and finance industry, appreciates and makes the most of the dynamic format and honest debate. Together with a high level...

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ZCA Online Event: Commodity, Covid-19 and decarbonization, June 22, 2021

Posted by on 31. May 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Impact of Covid-19 on trade logistics Trade logistics are the key enabler to the international trade in goods as are related operations, such as border controls and insurance. In the current environment we have seen a signifi-cant upheaval in international transportation. We will learn more about the impact of the global pandemic on trade logistics and thus our businesses today and tomor-row as ‘crisis’ migrates to recovery. We will also receive news on the new decarbonization regula-tions adopted at MEPC 76, as well as an overview of what...

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Related Event: Commodity Trading Week – June 7-11, 2021

Posted by on 14. May 2021 in General News | 0 comments

Commodity Trading Week, online on 7-11 June 2021 We’re delighted to announce that we are an Event Partner at CommodityTrading Week. As Event Partner, we’re inviting you to join for a packed week oflearning, discussion and networking. With over 100 speakers sharing theirinsights and more than 3000 attendees from around the globe, this will bethe biggest gathering of commodity trading professionals this year. Find out more here: https://www.commoditytradingweek.com/zca From risk management to digitalisation, supply chain, logistics and...

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Related Event: Workshop on Respecting Human Rights in Energy Trading – June 10, 2021

Posted by on 14. May 2021 in General News | 0 comments

10. June 2021 – 10. June 2021 Map and Directions | Register Description: RESPECTING HUMAN RIGHTS IN ENERGY TRADING Embedding the Commodity Trading Sector Guidance on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights into business operations The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and the State Secretary for Economic Affairs (SECO) warmly invite you to a unique, innovative online workshop involving actors from across the energy value chain, including traders, financial institutions, insurers, and other corporate actors. The...

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ZCA Online Event: A REV’ed up start to 2021 – May 5, 2021

Posted by on 03. May 2021 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Over the past decade the GSCI is down c.60%, erasing 3 decades of gains. We believe this streak of poor returns has reached an end, and that this re-covery in commodity prices will actually be the beginning of a much longer structural bull market for commodities driven by three key themes. 1. Revenge of the old economy: Structural under-investment in the old economy was accelerated during 2020 in response to Covid and ESG, leav-ing inadequate production capacity to meet a V-shaped vaccine driven demand recovery. 2. REV’ing demand...

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