Event Overview
Date: 15 July 2020
Time: 16.00 CEST | Time Zone Converter

The ICMA Switzerland and Liechtenstein region invited you to participate in a virtual event which featured Martin Bardenhewer, Head of Institutional Clients and Multinationals, Zürcher Kantonalbank, and Co-Chair of the National Working Group on Swiss Franc Reference Rates (NWG) discussing the new Swiss Franc Risk Free Rate: SARON. 

The NWG is the key forum fostering the transition to SARON and reviewing the latest international developments on the transition to risk-free rates. The NWG was co-chaired by a representative of the private sector and a representative of the Swiss National Bank (SNB).

For more information about the transition to risk-free reference rates,  please visit either the SNB or the ICMA website.

The agenda items included:
  • Opening and overview of the Swiss region and the recently held written Regional Annual Meeting: Benjamin Heck, Head of Investment Grade Capital Markets, Credit Suisse and ICMA Regional Chairman Switzerland and Liechtenstein 
  • Update on ICMA and its activities: Martin Scheck, ICMA Chief Executive
  • The new Swiss Franc Risk Free Rate - SARON: Martin Bardenhewer, Head of Institutional Clients and Multinationals, ZKB, and Co-Chair of the NWG

Please click here for Martin Bardenhewer's presentation.

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