EVENING EVENT: DIGITALIZATION ON SHIPS, ON JUNE 13, 2018

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The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about the WISTA Conference, organized by WISTA and the Zurich Shipping Network. The event takes place in Zug (Park Hotel, Industriestrasse 14) on June 13, 2018, starting at 18.30. The main topic of the evening is on “New technologies in shipping & new trading patterns: What to expect in the future? Speakers: Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou, Wista International President & Tototheo Maritime CEO will present “Digitalization on Ships” Gaukhar Nurgalieva, Head of Eurasian Studies...

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LUNCH & LEARN: THE FEDERAL COUNCIL´S EXPECTATIONS OF THE CORPORATE SECTOR AND AN INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RIGHTS DUE DILIGENCE ON JUNE 20, 2018

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The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about a lunch and learn event in cooperation with the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and twentyfifty ltd.. This event takes place on June 20, 2018, starting at 12:00 in Zug (Grafenauweg 10). The focus is on one of the hottest current topics in corporate governance; the corporate responsibility to respect human rights. Increasingly companies face requests from business customers, investors, governments and civil society to show how they know they respect human rights in...

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LUNCH & LEARN: NEW OPPORTUNTIES WITH 1E PENSION SOLUTIONS, ON JUNE 6, 2018

Posted by on 24. May 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about a lunch and learn event in cooperation with Credit Suisse on June 6, 2018, starting at 12:00. This Lunch & Learn Session will focus on two distinct topics, both equally relevant for CFOs and other Executives of companies in the commodity sector. Andreas Arni from Credit Suisse Entrepreneurs & Executives Desk will discuss new opportunities in terms of pension schemes, yielding benefits for companies and their employees alike. He will address the positive balance sheet...

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EVENING EVENT: TRANSPORTATION LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION IN LONDON, ON JUNE 12 JUNE 2018

Posted by on 24. May 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about the upcoming event organized by MME Legal Partners with their ATLO-cooperation partner Tim Knight  with focus on litigation and arbitration in London. The Event takes place at the MME office, (Zollstrasse 62, 8005 Zurich, 5th floor) starting at 5pm. London is still one of the most important jurisdictions in transportation Law, especially in maritime matters. Such proceedings are still unavoidable since most maritime General Terms of Conditions refer to English law and the...

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EVENING EVENT: CHARTERER’S PROTECTIVE AGENCY, ON MAY 22, 2018

Posted by on 15. May 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

The Zug Commodity Association (ZCA) is pleased to inform you about an interactive session hosted by the Zurich Shipping Network, presented and sponsored by Wallem Group in Zug on May 22, 2018, starting at 18.15. Wallem Group is an international maritime services provider whose business extends across Ship Management, Ship Agency and Commercial Services. Denzyl Allwright and Tomas Langgård will give a brief introduction to the Group and its main areas of business followed by deeper insights into the issue of Protective agency, from the...

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7th ZCA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON MAY 15, 2018

Posted by on 24. April 2018 in Events, General News | 0 comments

We are pleased to invite all ZCA Members to the ZCA Annual General Meeting and the following Evening Event “Turkey in today’s context”: Program 17.15 – 18.00 – ZCA Annual General Meeting 18.15 – 19.45 – Evening Event 19.45   Apéro Documents for the AGM: The invitation and agenda Minutes of the AGM 2017 Flyer for the evening event   The ZCA audit report / financial statement and the annual report 2017 will be distributed few days before the event or at the AGM directly. Please use the AGM and the following event for your...

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ZCA EVENING EVENT – TURKEY IN TODAY’S CONTEXT ON MAY 15, 2018

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Turkey is one of the most significant so called newly industrialised countries, being among the world’s leading producers of vehicles, gold, machinery, iron, electronics, mineral fuels, agricultural products, textiles and ships. According to the IMF, Turkish GDP is 17th-largest and 13th-largest GDP by PPP, of which 24% is export-based. Needless to say that Turkey’s multi-faceted geopolitical position also gives it considerable influence over the European neighbours as well as Russia, the US, and even China. The speakers will address the...

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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

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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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