Credit Trends - Switzerland

GLOBAL FORCES, LOCAL IMPACTS

IN-PERSON EVENT

Widder Hotel | ZURICH

Moody’s are thrilled to bring an in-person Credit Trends event to Switzerland in 2024. Join us to take the local view of global credit markets and gain unique insights into defaults.


Credit Trends – Switzerland will explore Moody’s key 2024 credit themes and interpret what they mean for the region.



Agenda

08:30
CET

REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

09:10
CET

Investor Outlook: Reshaping Portfolios in a Competitive Landscape

  • In times of high interest rates, geopolitical events and sluggish growth, where are investors finding attractive opportunities for returns? What is the impact on risk assessments?
  • What funding strategy for a Swiss issuer in a rising interest rate environment and what investment strategy for cash reserves?
  • How is the growing emphasis on sustainability and the transition to net zero influencing investment preferences?
10:10
CET

NETWORKING AND COFFEE BREAK 

10:40
CET

Digital Finance: Moving toward interoperability and standardization

  • How AI and DLT transformation will shape credit metrics and financial markets?
  • How does Switzerland benefit from favorable regulation and institutional support?
11:20
CET

Cyber Risk: Continued Growth and Evolution

  • A resurgence of ransomware losses and their impact on the cyber insurance market
  • The risks associated with the increasing use of generative artificial intelligence
  • The transition to post-quantum cryptography systems
  • The tightening of cyber budgets
  • Cyber espionage and intellectual property theft
12:00
CET

Networking lunch with experts in digital finance and digital assets

Those with an interest in digital finance or cyber can join our experts in these areas for lunchtime discussion.



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Patrick Saner Head Macro Strategy Swiss Re Bio
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Jani Relander SVP, Corporate Treasurer ABB Bio
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Dr Maya Bundt Director Swiss Risk Association Bio
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Benjamin Müller Advisor Swiss National Bank Bio
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David Newns Head SDX Bio
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Christian Kopf Head of Fixed Income and Currencies Union Investment Group Bio
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Sandra Veseli Managing Director, Head of EU and Country Manager Germany Moody's Investors Service Bio
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Matthias Hellstern Managing Director, Corporate Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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Christian Hendker Associate Managing Director, Corporate Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio
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Bethany Vohlers Model & Product Specialist Moody's RMS Cyber Solutions Bio
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Vincent Gusdorf Senior Vice President - DFDA, DeFi and Digital Assets Moody’s Investors Service Bio
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Leroy Terrelonge Vice President - Senior Analyst, Cyber Credit Risk Moody's Investors Service Bio
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Matthias Heck Vice President – Senior Credit Officer, Corporate Finance Moody's Investors Service Bio

Location


Event Details:

Venue Name: The Widder Hotel

Address: Rennweg 7, CH-8001 Zürich, Switzerland


The Credit Trends 2024 series will cover APAC (virtual), North America (virtual), UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, Denmark, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Sweden. Please click the links for more information on these separate events.