XXVIII Latin American Conference on Foreign Trade

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Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce our media partnership with the XXVIII Latin American Conference on Foreign Trade which will be held on 3-5 June, in Miami. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

XXVIII Latin American Conference on Foreign Trade, CLACE 2012

The XXVIII Latin American Conference on Foreign Trade, CLACE, to be held in Miami, Florida, in 2012, is expected to attract over 300 bankers from Latin America, North America and Europe. The participants will be introduced to new products and structures, current trends, international regulations, and other issues related to foreign trade development.

In addition, it is an excellent opportunity for the participating financial institutions to conduct vital business networking. The CLACE Conference, which this year will celebrate its twenty-eighth anniversary, has established itself in the financial sector as one of the most prestigious and respected events on foreign trade in the Latin American community.

Dates: June 3-5, 2012
Venue: JW Marriot Marquis - Miami, Fl 33131, Phone: 305-421-8600
Registrations: us$850/Bankers; us$580/Regulators; us$1.050/Non-Bankers

Topics to be covered at the conference:

  • DYNAMICS AND CURRENT TRENDS IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND THEIR IMPORTANCE FOR THE BANKING INDUSTRY
  • PAYMENT SYSTEMS: AGREEMENTS ON RECIPROCAL PAYMENTS, INCLUDING THE CHINESE RMB
  • GLOBALIZATION OF PAYMENTS AND SETTLEMENTS
  • PAYMENTS: THE CONVERGENCE OF CASH AND TRADE
  • LETTERS OF CREDIT, DOCUMENTATION, INCOTERMS: OVERVIEW AND UPDATE
  • FACTORING: LEGAL DOCUMENTATION FOR INTERNATIONAL FACTORING TRANSACTIONS, WHERE THE DEBTORS ARE IN THE USA
  • FORFEIT, SECONDARY MARKETS, CORPORATE TRADE FINANCE
  • SUPPLY CHAIN, LOGISTICS AND PAYMENT FLOWS
  • THE ROLE OF THE BANK IN TODAY'S COMPETITIVE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
  • RISK MITIGATION INCLUDING SOVEREIGN (COUNTRY)
  • EXPORT CREDIT AGENCIES
  • LEGAL RISKS IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE
  • USING BANK AND CORPORATE CREDIT ANALYSIS IN LENDING DECISIONS

Speakers:

  • John Hernandez, BNYMellon
  • Hernan Mayol, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Greg Bernardi, London Forfaiting Americas Inc.
  • Brendan Herley, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Teri Ryan, USDA/FAS/Office of Trade Programs
  • Joao Vianei da Silva, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Tod R. Burwell, BAFT-IFSA
  • Soloane D. Jackson, UPS Capital Global Trade Finance
  • Grace Davila-Perez, US Century Bank
  • Roberto Artavia, Fundación Latinoamérica Posible
  • Eduardo Torres, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Buddy Baker, Fifth Third Bank
  • Frank Ryll, Jr., Florida Chamber of Commerce
  • Luis Gabriel Segura, CVCredit Inc / Credivalores USA Inc,
  • Emy Ruiz, Fifth Third Bank
  • Chris Conn, SWIFT
  • Norbert Gomez, Wells Fargo
  • Patricia Hernandez, Avila Rodriguez Hernandez Mena & Ferri, LLP
  • Sharyn Koenig, Export Bank of the U.S.
  • Sean Mulvaney, Ex-Im Bank
  • Othman Gamero, Citi
  • Augie Picado, UPS Americas Region
  • Pedro García, Indra
  • Michael W. Ullman, Ullman & Ullman, P.A
  • Carl Carrier, Wells Fargo

Please visit www.clace2012.com for more information.

Organized by FIBA & FELABAN