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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HFW, LCTA and ZCA WEBINAR: Shipping and Trading for Metals traders – June 23, 2020

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Shipping and Trading for Metals traders: review of key shipping, trading and commercial issues Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2-4pm (CET) In association with the Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA) and the Zug Commodity Association (ZCA), HFW Partners Sarah Hunt, Sarah Taylor and Michael Buisset, together with Associates Anne-Marie Pearce and Caroline West are pleased to invite you to their webinar on shipping and trading for metals traders. Michael Buisset will open the webinar with an introduction on the general developments on the legal...

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ZCA Online Event: Impact of Covid-19 on trade logistics – June 24, 2020

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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 significant upheaval in international transportation. We will learn more about the impact of the global pandemic on trade logistics and thus our businesses today, tomorrow and as ‘crisis’ migrates to recovery: The implications on road, air, and sea transportation modes Associated activities – border controls and insurance How the future might look as we move to...

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ZCA Online Event: How Commodity Trading Companies’ CFOs are coping in the current environment – June 9, 2020

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9. June 2020 – 9. June 2020 Map and Directions | Register Description: During the webinar, we will learn about the impact of the global pandemic on trade finance and get insights on how CFOs can navigate in the current environment when: Managing relationships with Financial Partners Maintaining appropriate levels of liquidity Managing credit risk exposure   Speaker Mr Guillaume de La Ville Ezpada Chief Financial Officer, Member of the Board of Directors Guillaume brings over 25 years of experience in the international commodity...

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ZCA Online Event: Challenged oil and gas markets and potential impact on other markets – May 14, 2020

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Less than zero. Was the shocking collapse of oil to -$40/bbl in April a harbinger or a fluke? Dr Pirrong will discuss the how the extreme demand shock to the oil market has affected prices and price relationships, and created the conditions that made the West Texas Intermediate futures contract vulnerable to such an epic price collapse – and how strategic behav-iour during the liquidation likely exacerbated greatly the magnitude of that collapse. He will also discuss the potential for similar episodes in the future. Dr Craig Pirrong is...

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ZCA Online Event: Uncertainty, Geopolitics and the Energy Market – May 27, 2020

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27. May 2020 – 27. May 2020 Map and Directions | Register Description: Anyone who thought it couldn’t get any crazier on the oil market was disappointed: For the first time in history, the price of oil on a futures exchange has turned negative. There was a technical peculiarity behind it. But it is also clear that the “historic” deal between Saudi Arabia and Russia has no effect. Gerold Hosp will tell us about the background. Gerald Hosp, NZZ Gerald Hosp was born in Bludenz (Austria) in 1973. He studied economics in Freiburg...

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9th ZCA Annual General Meeting – May 27, 2020

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We are pleased to invite you to the ZCA Annual General Meeting and the following Online Event “Uncertainty, Geopolitics and the Energy Market”. 9th Annual General Meeting Wednesday, 27 May 2020 Program 17.00 – 17.30 – ZCA Annual General Meeting 17.30 – 18.30 – Online Evening Event (please see the separate program) Documents for the AGM – invitation and agenda for the AGM – minutes of the AGM 2019 – audit report/financial statement – annual report 2019 – statutes – flyer for the online evening...

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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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