Throughout the two-day event, more than 300 international banking professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest operational techniques, innovation trends, industry regulations and other issues related to the development of foreign trade.
As part of an action-packed agenda that covers key topics such as Basel III updates, supply chain finance, electronic trade processing, there will be a special panel on trade-based money laundering. Alcides Avila, founding partner at Avila, Rodriguez, Hernandez, Mena & Ferri (ARHMF), will moderate the discussion, which will feature panelists such as Clark Abrams, assistant district attorney and chief money laundering and financial investigations unit from New York City’s office of the special narcotics prosecutor, and John F. Tobon from the financial investigations division of Homeland Security.
Other featured presenters include Matthew L. Ekberg, senior advisor for regulatory affairs and public policy at the Institute of International Finance (IIF), the global association of the financial services industry.
CLACE, now in its 13th year, is recognised worldwide as a leading authority on subjects relating to foreign trade and the financial sector within Latin American. In addition to educational sessions, CLACE also provides an excellent opportunity for networking and conducting business meetings targeted to increased collaboration between participating financial institutions.