ZCA HR Afternoon Event: Cognitive diversity – the DNA of innovation, March 18, 2020

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18. March 2020 – 18. March 2020 Map and Directions | Register Description:   As a consequence of the increased rate of the Coronavirus spread, Zug Commodity Association has decided to postpone this event.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused, but believe the decision is in line with the measures many of us have taken.     We are all different – this is what harnessing the diversity of our work-force is all about. However, it is all too easy to focus on “visible” traits on diversity and miss out on...

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Addressing Human Rights in Coffee and Cocoa Value Chains – January 16, 2020

Posted by on 27. November 2019 in Events, General News | 0 comments

You are a coffee or cocoa grower, processor, trader, retailer, or even a financial institution and you want to find ways to better manage potential human rights impacts within your own operations and those of your business partners? OBJECTIVES AND DESIRED OUTCOMES This event brings together the different actors of the coffee and cocoa value chain to strengthen the learning around embedding human rights due diligence, as set-out in the Commodity Trading Sector Guidance on the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human...

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ZCA Seminar: Shipping and Trading Law – November 27, 2019

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27. November 2019 – 27. November 2019 Campus Zug-Rotkreuz Map and Directions | Register Description: HFW and ZCA come together once again to offer the shipping and trading community in Zug a seminar covering some of the most interesting and pressing issues in the shipping industry today. Sanctions – in this update, Sarah Hunt will be tackling the implications of recent sanctions on Iran, Russia, Sudan and Venezuela, focusing particularly on their practical and commercial impact and on what trading still works in these...

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ZCA Seminar: Letters of indemnity: What the books do not tell you – December 5, 2019

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Letters of indemnity: What the books do not tell you, the standard forms do not cover and the steps you can and should take to protect yourself Reed Smith LLP and Zug Commodity Association will be running a seminar on letters of indemnity. This 2-hour seminar will focus on the standard form “delivery” indemnity wordings recommended by the International Group of P&I Clubs along with commonly used “payment” indemnity wordings. It will first identify what are considered to be a number of issues with the standard forms that can arise in the...

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ZCA HR Day: Staying on top of the latest HR trends – November 6, 2019

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6. November 2019 – 6. November 2019 | Register Description: “Without connections, change happens in isolation and without lasting effect.” It is finally time for our networking annual HR event! We invite you to participate and share, connect, collaborate and evolve; Human Resources teams, also other influencers and decision makers are welcome to join! Our speakers are well-seasoned experts in their fields. They generously share real stories from daily practice and resources on the following topics: newest trends in pension funds  ▪ ...

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LCTA Global Commodities Conference 2019 – November 13, 2019

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13. November 2019 – 14. November 2019 | Register Description:   The annual international conference on commodities and commodity trading, organised by Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA) and Conoscere Eurasia Association, will be held in Lugano on November 13 and 14, 2019. With a new format, the Global Commodities Conference will gather world-renowned special guests, international trade experts, commodity traders, banking institutions and service providers. It is a unique platform in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland...

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ZCA Seminar: Modern Technical Analysis for Commodities Traders – Thursday, October 17, 2019

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17. October 2019 – 17. October 2019 | Register Description: What technical tools should I use? What timeframe is right for me? With technical analysis work well in my markets? What indicators should I have on my screen? Can I become systematic? Trevor Neil has the knowledge, experience and skills to help you to create a process to suit your objectives. He will assist turning your trading and analysis into a structured and disciplined process. No more thinking in a state of stress and fear. Now your actions will be easy and fluid – like...

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ZCA Evening Event: Systematic Trading – Thursday, October 24, 2019

Posted by on 12. September 2019 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Improving Performance with rule-based decision making Systematic trading refers to trading & investing with clearly defined rules that have been tested in advance. Using proper back-test methods, recurring patterns can be identified based on historical data. Instead of relying on the trader’s intuition, all decisions are based on quantitative factors which are not driven by emotions. Especially for institutional market participants, professional software for technical analysis and algorithmic trading is an indispensable tool. David...

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ZCA Evening Event: IMO 2020 Regulation: Is sailing an option? – September 12, 2019

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The following two speakers will share their knowledge with us: Mr Jorne Langelaan, Dutch Captain For thousands of years the sailing vessel was the only, and emission free, option for long distance shipping. In the 19th century that all changed when burning fossil fuels replaced the wind as source of energy. This is the story of shipping through the ages, and offers a view on how to make global logistics, sustainable again. Ms Luisa Rodriguez, Transport Section of UNCTAD Presentation of latest Review of Maritime Transport: The Review of...

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GTR Commodities 2019

Posted by on 05. July 2019 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Following several successful years in Lugano, GTR’s annual event for the global commodities sector will relocate to Geneva for 2019, taking place at the Hotel President Wilson on September 19. Widely regarded as one of the premier gatherings for the global commodity financing sector, GTR Commodities 2019 will provide an unrivalled forum for networking and discussion on the key issues impacting on the global commodities market, from financing trends to geopolitical factors, sector profiles, risk management strategies, sustainability issues and...

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