Panama Conference 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

September 2018

Conference

Panama Conference 2018

thursday, November 08, 2018
london

Panama Conference 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
September 2018
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Panama City

Panama Conference 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
September 2018
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Panama City

Panama Conference 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
September 2018
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Panama City
Ciudad de Panamá

Panama Conference 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
September 2018
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Panama City

Panama Conference 2018

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
September 2018
Hotel Riu Plaza Panama
Panama City

Overview

Moody's Inside LatAm Series brings over 2,000 leading market participants together in 7 countries across the Latin America region, providing an opportunity to get behind the numbers to understand the major drivers impacting credit in key sectors.

Moody's Investors Service is pleased to invite you to the fourth event of the series, the 2018 Panama Conference, which will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 7:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Hotel Riu Plaza Panama.

The conference will feature keynote speakers from the Superintendencia de Bancos de Panamá - Javier Motta, Financial Studies Director, and Nahila Melgar, Risk Director. Mr. Motta and Miss Melgar will provide their outlook on the Banking Sector.

Topics for discussion will include:

  • Panama Sovereign Credit Outlook
  • Funding innovations for Infrastructure projects
  • The Banking Landscape during a Challenging Credit Cycle
  • Regulatory reforms in the corporate bond market
  • Shifts in global funding conditions

In Partnership with Moody's Investors Service:

Why Attend?

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Agenda

7:30 AM       Registration and Coffee

8:00 AM      Welcome Remarks

  • ‍Renzo Barbieri O'Hara, Director Gerente General, Equilibrium
  • ‍Reynaldo Coto, General Manager, Equilibrium

8:15 AM      Keynote Address: Recent regulatory developments

Update on the banking sector, NIIF 9 adoption, and Basel III

Presenters

  • Javier Motta, Financial Studies Director, Superintendencia de Bancos de Panamá
  • Nahila Melgar, Risk Director, Superintendencia de Bancos de Panamá

9:00 AM      Positive Sovereign Outlook: What comes next for Panama’s creditworthiness?

  • What could move the Baa2 rating up?
  • The “mystery” of Panama’s rising debt ratios
  • Strengthening the fiscal framework: The current fiscal rule and the proposed changes
  • ‍How Panama will sustain long-term economic growth
  • ‍Trade wars: is Panama vulnerable?

  Renzo Merino, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Moody's Investors Service

9:45 AM       Perspective for the local Insurance and Reinsurance Companies

  • Potential regulation changes and the possible impact on insurance and reinsurance
  • Importance of solvency

  Jose Montano, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody's Investors Service

10:15 AM      Networking Break

10:30 AM    Impact of recent regulatory reforms in Panama’s corporate bond market and shifts in global funding                       conditions

  • Overview of the Panamanian Securities Market
  • Variables to Determine the risk of a Corporate Issuer
  • ‍Main Challenges for Panamanian Corporate Issuers
  • Expectation of the Securities Market
  • ‍Global Funding Options for Panama’s Corporates

  Presenters

  • Leyla Krmelj Alarco, Director of Credit Analysis, Equilibrium
  • Gersan Zurita, Senior Vice President, Moody’s Investors Service

11:30 AM      The Banking Landscape during a Challenging Credit Cycle

  • Lenders with good access to retail deposits better positioned to withstand uncertainties regarding LIBOR
  • Improving AML regulation and global tax cooperation to gradually shore-up correspondent banking relationships
  • Fintech to have limited disruptive effects on banks

  Georges Hatcherian, CFA, Assistant Vice President – Analyst, Moody's Investors Service

12:00 PM      Funding infrastructure projects in Latin America

  • ‍Infrastructure as an asset class: characteristics and credit strengths
  • ‍Public private partnerships and concessions
  • Stories of success across the region: transport and energy projects

  Adrian Garza, Vice President – Senior Analyst, Moody’s Investors Service

12:30 PM      Concluding Remarks

  Martin Fernandez-Romero, Managing Director-Regional Head Latin America, Moody's Investors   Service

12:35 PM      Conclusion

Speakers

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Additional Information

Should you have any questions, please email Nicole Avellan.