Banking Challenges and Opportunities in an Era of Global Crisis: Prospects for South Florida and Latin America - November 20, 2013

8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast
8:45 Welcome and opening remarks
Michael Johnson, Senior Vice President, Supervision and Regulation, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and David Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer, Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA)
9:00 Panel 1: South Florida Real Estate, Trade, and International Banking/Wealth Management: Prospects for the International Banking Community
  • Foreign Buyers and Prospects for the South Florida Real Estate Market
    Scott C. Hughes, Director, Risk Analysis Unit, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta [Presentation] PDF icon
  • International Trade and the South Florida Economy
    Ken Roberts, President/Chief Executive Officer, WorldCity
  • International Banking and Wealth Management Prospects
    Mathieu Ferragut, EVP, Crédit Agricole Private Banking [Presentation] PDF icon
Moderator: Grisel Vega, General Manager, BCI Miami Branch and past FIBA President
10:10 Panel 2: The Internationalization of Payments Platforms
  • Internationalization of Payments—The Role of Central Banks and New Payments Frameworks
    Daniel Littman, Research Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
  • Panama as a Gateway for the Federal Reserve FedGlobal Platform
    Ramiro Wong, Chief Executive Officer, TELERED Panama
  • Emerging Payments Risks
    Mary Kepler, Chief Risk Officer and Director of the Retail Payments Risk Forum, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Moderator: Jorge Jimenez, RPO Product Development Director, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
11:20 Break
11:40 Panel 3: Financial Sector: Regulatory Reform Developments (United States, Europe, and Latin America)
  • The United States
    Kwayne Jennings, Manager, Bank Supervisory Oversight, Federal Reserve Board
  • Europe
    Santiago Fernández de Lis, Chief Economist, Financial Systems and Regulation–BBVA Research [Presentation] PDF icon
  • Latin America
    Rudy V. Araujo, Secretario General, Asociación de Supervisores Bancarios de las Américas (ASBA) [Presentation] PDF icon
Moderator: David Schwartz, CEO, Florida International Bankers Association
1:00 p.m. Luncheon and Keynote Speaker: The Economic Outlook
Introduction: Todd Greene, Vice President, Community and Economic Development, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Paula Tkac, Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
2:15 Closing Comments
Juan Sanchez, Vice President, Supervision and Regulation, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta