ZCA Online Event: Trade and Commodity Finance Series – April 22, 2021

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Trade and Commodity Finance Series Alternative Funding in Support of Trading? Insurance Solutions With traditional lenders existing the commodity finance space, how Credit and Political Risk Insurance  (CPRI) can help in unlocking funding and reduce borrowing costs? How can CPRI be used pro-actively to improve a your company’s working capital? Surety Bonds – the insurance industry’s alternative to bank guarantees you probably never heard about but wish you did. Alternative Credit – Given the recent turmoil caused by Greensill How will...

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10th ZCA Annual General Meeting & Evening Event – May 5, 2021

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Dear ZCA Member, Dear Sir or Madam, We are pleased to invite you to the 10th ZCA Annual General Meeting and the following Event with Jeff Currie, Head of Global Commodities Research at Goldman Sachs. 10th Annual General Meeting Wednesday, 5 May 2021 Program 17.30 – 18.00 – ZCA Annual General Meeting 18.00 – 19.00 – Evening Event with Jeff Currie, Goldman Sachs The Documents for the AGM: – invitation and agenda for the AGM – minutes of the AGM 2020 – audit report/financial statement – will follow soon...

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ZCA Online Event: How to unlock Alternative Capital for small/medium commodity traders – March 24, 2021

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24. March 2021 – 24. March 2021 Map and Directions | Register Description: The role of technology for creating trust and removing frictions What is holding alternative capital back from entering commodity trade finance What frictions must be overcome to ensure financing for small / medium commodity traders Is there a deeper issue going on, looking at recent commodity trade finance frauds Why has blockchain technology not seen more adoption in commodity trade finance yet, despite all the hype What’s next for commodity trade finance in...

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Ernst & Young webcast: The day after the RBI vote – November 30, 2020

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How will the Responsible Business Initiative change your business? In June 2020, the Swiss Parliament agreed on an indirect counterproposal for the Responsible Business Initiative (RBI). The public vote will take place on 29 November 2020. If the Swiss electorate rejects the RBI, the counterproposal will automatically be adopted. Regardless of the outcome, many Swiss companies will face increased reporting and due diligence requirements, so it’s important to keep up with these developments. EY would like to invite you to the RBI webcast on...

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Tag der Zuger Wirtschaft – November 10, 2020

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Aufgrund der neuesten Weisungen des Bundes können wir den Tag der Zuger Wirtschaft vom 10. November 2020 leider nicht wie geplant in physischer Form im Theater Casino Zug durchführen. Die Zuger Wirtschaftkammer hat entschieden, das Programm zu straffen und einen Programmteil, die Podiumsdiskussion, online auszustrahlen. Die Podiumsdiskussion zum Thema «Wirtschaftswachstum und Nachhaltigkeit: ein Widerspruch?» findet am 10. November 2020 von 17.30 – 18.30 Uhr statt. Programm Begrüssung Andreas Umbach, Präsident Zuger Wirtschaftskammer...

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ZCA Evening Event: COVID-19 and beyond: New compliance requirements for commodities trading firms – October 28, 2020

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28. October 2020 – 28. October 2020 | Register Description: Compliance has recently become an ever more important topic for commodities trading firms. The recent verdicts of the Swiss prosecutor and the bankruptcies in Singapore have again brought compliance at commodities trading firms in the spotlight of the attention of banks, counterparties, and other stakeholders of commodities trading firms. The focus of this event is on how to organize, set-up, and operate a state-of-the-art compliance function at commodities trading firms of...

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ZCA/HFW Seminar: Shipping, Trade Finance, Sustainability and Sanctions – November 10, 2020

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10. November 2020 – 10. November 2020 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. The seminar will open with a presentation on effective enforcement of international awards in China by Chris Chan. Michael Buisset will then examine the impact of a recent case of the MV Eternal Bliss, in which the Court awarded cargo damages in addition to demurrage,...

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ZCA Online Event: Trade and Commodity Finance: Up for a major global overhaul? – Thursday, September 24, 2020

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24. September 2020 – 24. September 2020 Map and Directions | Register Description: Banks freeze. What’s next ? Does regulation have to do with it? Fraud in the commodities market: Agritrade, Hin Leong, Zen Rock, Phoenix Commodities, GP Global: too much for the market to bear? Are we in for a Paradigm shift? Who will fund trade? At what terms? Alternative credit providers Digitalization a solution? What about trade & commodity hubs? What does it take to be successful? Is re-onshoring in the cards? Europe fights back?  ...

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WISTA Webinar: Zero emission shipping – how do we get there? – June 16, 2020

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16. June 2020 – 16. June 2020 Map and Directions | Register Description: In April 2018, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted an ambitious greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction strategy for shipping. Decarbonizing the shipping industry can be disruptive in terms of cost, introduction of new technology, crew competence requirements and operational patterns. As we are heading towards 2050, the industry will be characterized by an increasing diversity in fuel choices, with a wider range of alternative and carbon-neutral...

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