Tax, Legal and Compliance

Beginning of 2019 the global economy seems to turn more fragile than it was a year before. Populist policies carried out in a number of countries, a trade war between the USA and China on its way, and growing uncertainty in the political arena - all of this vastly affects the international business environment.
The moderator: Marco Compagnino. Speakers: Bryan Fok, Luka Groselj, Sarah Hunt.
Main purpose of this panel is to understand how commodity trading companies can approach those new challenges and remain profitable.

The key topics and questions covered during the discussion:

  • What is the current status of sanctions against Russia and Iran and how can your business be affected?
  • What are the main trends, differences and constraints with the approaches of US, EU and Swiss regulators?
  • How to make sure that your company's trade finance is sanctions-safe and compliant?
  • What are the practical tips from Swiss business perspective?
  • How to mitigate risks and maximize protection to your investments in complicated environments?