2ND MARE FORUM GENEVA, ON APRIL 18, 2018

Posted by on 10. April 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about the upcoming Mare Forum in Geneva on April 18, 2018 at the Hotel Beau Rivage in Geneva. With the healthy commodities, finance and shipping services business community in Geneva and being one of the world’s important commodities trade hub, Mare Forum decided to host again its second annual forum in Geneva entitled “ The Charterers Ship-owners Dialogue” on Commodities and Shipping in Geneva. The focus will be on the challenges and opportunities facing the commodities and...

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ZUG CHAMBER OF ECONOMY EVENING EVENT “LOBBYING OPPORTUNITIES & LIMITS” ON MAY 16, 2018

Posted by on 06. April 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about the upcoming evening event, organized by the Zug Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Swiss Marketing Zug on the topic “Lobbying, Opportunities & Limits. This evening event takes place on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, starting at 5.30 pm at the Böschhof Kultursilo in Huenenberg, until 8 pm, followed by an apéro. Lobbying is referred to as the process of advocacy for influencing political decisions. By lobbying, interest groups try to influence parliamentarians by...

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ZCA EVENING EVENT – US TAX REFORM AND TARIFFS ON IMPORTS OF STEEL AND ALUMINIUM – April 18, 2018

Posted by on 05. April 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

US Tax Reform and tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium – What is the impact for Commodity Sector? President Trump signed into law on 22 December 2017 extensive changes to the US tax system and on 8 March 2018 he signed a proclamation imposing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium that took effect on 23 March 2018. There is much uncertainty within the commodity industry about the impact on their business because of these changes. This evening will give you an understanding how the business of commodities companies will be im-pacted....

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ZCA/HFW – SHIPPING AND TRADING LAW SEMINAR, MAY 2, 2018

Posted by on 04. April 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

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 four sessions will cover the following topics: Contracts of affreightment, seaworthiness, obligation to load in areasonable time, dangerous goods Container Shipping Issues in sale contracts involving risk, title, delivery, insurance and certificates final The Luxmar case: HFW will lead the audience in a mock arbitration to examine: sellers’...

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EVENING EVENT ON AN INTERACTIVE CASE STUDY COVERING SHIPPING, TRADING AND BANKING ISSUES ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 4, 2018

Posted by on 27. March 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about the interactive case study hosted by Zurich Shipping Network, presented and sponsored by Holman Fenwick Willan LLP. This event starts at 6.30pm at Glockenhof (Sihlstrasse 31, 8001 Zurich). Sarah Hunt and Jeremy Davies – both partners at HFW Geneva, will explain how, in a recent case, the Supreme Court held that there is no special rule relating to debts represented by letters of credit. This gives hope to debtors trying to enforce Awards in difficult jurisdictions....

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EVENING EVENT ON – DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN COMMODITY CONTRACTS – WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21, 2018

Posted by on 13. March 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to invite you to the upcoming evening event with focus on “Dispute Resolution in Commodity Contracts”. The presentation is delivered by experienced professionals in cooperation with CLYDE&CO starting at 17:15 in Zug (Grafenauweg 10, in room Helsinki). The focus will be on a practical overview of the advantages of using the English courts or arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism in commodities contracts. This presentation will look at the pros and cons of each, including in terms of...

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AGRICULTURAL TOUR – VISIT RURAL ALENTEJO (PORTUGAL), JUNE 1-3, 2018

Posted by on 08. March 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about an upcoming 3-day trip which will give you insights into the agriculture sector in the region of Alentejo as well as the rich culture of Portugal. The trip is organized by the Commodity Club and will bring you on the very particular Quinta do Quetzal terroir and a guided tour will walk you through the Quinta do Quetzal vineyards and its modern wineries. After a visit to the Quetzal Art Centre, modern Alentejan food will be served paired with the Estate wines in the Quetzal...

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PROCUREMENT & SUPPLY CHAIN EVENING EVENT ON TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018

Posted by on 07. March 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about the upcoming evening event, organized by the Technology Forum Zug in cooperation with CIPS-Switzerland. The topic is Procurement & Supply Chain with focus on Procurement Technology and Talent in the Canton of Zug. This evening event takes place on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, starting at 5.30 in GIBZ with speakers from Crown Europe, Restaurant Brands International, and Corning Switzerland. Conference language is English. For additional information and registration, please...

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DAY OF THE ZUG ECONOMY, EVENING EVENT ON MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2018

Posted by on 17. January 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about the upcoming evening event, organized by the Zug Chamber of Commerce on the topic “Local and global companies: what makes the Zug economy strong?”. This evening event takes place on Monday, March 26, 2018, starting at 5.30 pm at the Theater Casino in Zug until 7 pm followed by an apéro. Guests from the industry, commerce and politics will discuss opportunities and challenges that the world of local and global economies are facing. For additional information, please...

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BREAKFAST MEETING WITH FOCUS ON THE FISCAL REFORM (PF17) AND THE STEP-UP IN POLITICAL NEGOTIATIONS AT BOTH FEDERAL AND CANTONAL LEVEL IN ZURICH ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2018

Posted by on 16. January 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association is pleased to inform you about the upcoming breakfast meeting organized by STSA and KMPG which will be held in Zurich. Given the current high level of uncertainty concerning the fiscal reform (PF17) and the step-up in political negotiations at both federal and cantonal level, this event will be an opportunity to get fully up-to-speed on the current situation of the Swiss fiscal reform project, address specific issues, share expectations and help shape STSA’s overarching objectives in this area. Mr. Stefan...

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