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STSA Training: Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Commodity Trading – Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Posted by on 14. February 2019 in General News | 0 comments

An increasing number of standards, initiatives and legislation require that companies know and show how they respect human rights across their own operations and global value chains. The Swiss Federal Council adopted a National Action Plan for the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights on December 2016, and published the...

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ZCA Evening Event: Tax Reform and AHV Financing (formerly: Tax Proposal 17) – Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Posted by on 13. February 2019 in Events, General News | 0 comments

13. March 2019 – 13. March 2019 Grafenauweg 10 Map and Directions | Register Description: Key takeaways for the commodity trading industry Another chapter of the reform of the current Swiss corporate tax system has just started. The referendum on Tax Reform and AHV Financing was successfully called and the public vote on 19 May 2019 will tell us...

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ZCA Lunch & Learn: Frequent issues under Swiss-law trading contracts – February 7, 2019

Posted by on 21. January 2019 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Swiss law is frequently chosen by contractual parties to govern contracts for international sales contracts for commodities or for manufactured goods. This is because Swiss law is often seen as being business-friendly, neutral and commonsensical. William Hold will discuss a number of issues that frequently arise in connection with contracts for the sale of...

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ZCA Evening Event: DNV GL – Energy Transition Outlook to 2050 for the Maritime Industry – January 30, 2019

Posted by on 07. January 2019 in Events, General News | 0 comments

Decarbonization will be one of the megatrends that will shape the maritime industry over the next decades, especially in light of the new IMO Greenhouse gas strategy. As we head toward 2050, our industry still faces considerable uncertainty in changing markets, regulatory changes; new technologies, and the effects of digitalization. During this DNV GL...

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