MAZARS AND SOLVAXIS AT EPHJ 2018 Firms Partner to Discuss Key Topics for Manufacturers, Including GDPR Sonceboz, May, 2018 – SolvAxis, one of the leading providers of ERP for SMEs in Switzerland, today announced its program for EPHJ 2018. Partnering with Mazars SA, an international, integrated and independent organization, specializing in audit, advisory, accounting and tax services, SolvAxis will present at the conference on important topics for industrial SMEs on Wednesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Room P126. Discussion topics are: DATA PROTECTION - GDPR: ARE YOU READY? Wednesday 13.06 / 15h - 16h With: Gualtiero Falchini - Advisory Manager, Mazars / Ivan Mezui-Minko - Advisory Manager, Mazars / Romain Hermann - Product Manager, SolvAxis / Olivier Goguey - Partner, Mazars The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR-RGPD) entered into force on 25 May 2018. It will concern all organizations active in the European Union as well as all non-EU organizations offering goods and services in the EU, or which process personal data relating to persons within the territory of the EU. At the same time, Switzerland is in the process of completely overhauling its data protection law. In this context, the vast majority of companies will have to adapt their processes, their documentation, and their technical means to these new requirements for data protection. We propose to make a pragmatic overview of the regulations and to discuss with specialists in the field. ETHICS - THE CHALLENGES OF RESPONSIBLE OUTSOURCING AND CERTIFICATIONS Wednesday 13.06 / 17h - 18h With: Franck Paucod - RJC Audit and Certification Manager, Mazars Sustainable development and social responsibility (CSR) have become major issues for companies, particularly in the luxury sector. Respect for ethical and environmental standards is an essential aspect of the image capital of luxury brands and watchmaking. Faced with these challenges, subcontractors are under increasing pressure from their customers to meet their expectations in terms of social responsibility and in particular the traceability of the supply chain. Certified auditor RJC, Fairmined, LBMA and FINMA, Mazars offers you an overview of good practices in terms of CSR certifications. TAXATION - YOUR PRODUCTION CHAIN, A POTENTIAL FOR UNTAPPED TAX SAVINGS? Thursday 14.06 / 11.30 - 12.30 With: Laurent Bovet - Director Tax / Markus Hertel - Tax Manager, Mazars / Nathalie Pellanda Gaud - Senior Tax Manager, Mazars The production and distribution chain, in a cross-border context, raises many tax issues that need to be analyzed on a country-by-country basis. Possibilities, often unknown, make it possible to improve their economic efficiency. How to improve your operating margin thanks to a good apprehension of the taxation related to your value chain? What are the impacts of taxation on your current cash flow and how to optimize it? Mazars specialists offer you a practical overview of possible tax measures related to the production chain. SolvAxis invited its clients and stakeholders to join them in booth S41 for the duration of the show. Discover the latest ProConcept ERP Success Story at our stand: An SME on the way to industry 4.0! Read the article About ProConcept Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Sonceboz, ProConcept is the number-one Swiss provider of business software. ProConcept's modern ERP, accounting and payroll software solutions are for Swiss businesses that thrive on precision, from discrete- and project-based manufacturers dealing with the highest of quality standards, to SMEs meticulously managing their finance and administration responsibilities according to Swiss law. ProConcept ERP helps more than 15,000 users throughout Switzerland, France and Germany perform their daily tasks. Learn more at www.solvaxis.com.