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

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14. May 2020 – 14. May 2020 Map and Directions | Register Description: 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...

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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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27. May 2020 – 27. May 2020 Map and Directions | Register Description: Dear ZCA Member, 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...

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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

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16. January 2020 – 16. January 2020 Office of the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) Map and Directions | Register Description: 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...

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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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5. December 2019 – 5. December 2019 Campus Zug-Rotkreuz Map and Directions | Register Description: 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...

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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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