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VI Annual Meeting of the Group of Latin American and the Caribbean Debt Management Specialists

Date: 14 Jul 2010 to 16 Jul 2010

Time: 8:15 AM

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

The Sixth Annual Meeting of the Group of Latin American and the Caribbean Debt Management Specialists (LAC Debt Group), jointly organized by the Secretariat of Finance and Public Credit of Mexico and the Inter-American Development Bank, will be held at the Hotel Nikko in Mexico City, Mexico, on July 14, 15 and 16, 2010.

On this occasion, discussions and presentations will focus on the analysis of local debt markets and regulatory challenges in the context of recent international events, the measurement and treatment of contingent liabilities, and asset and liability management practices in the region. Discussions will include, among other topics, the effects of current international debt distresses in Latin America and the Caribbean, recent advances in the management of contingent liabilities, and successful and challenging experiences in the use of asset and liability management techniques.

Sessions will include conceptual presentations on the topics discussed as well as regional and international experiences to illustrate relevant practices in each topic. In addition, investment banks and financial regulatory agencies will participate to inform about their views and opinions on public debt markets. Each session will include a question and answer section with the aim of encouraging active involvement of participants with regard to their perspectives on the topics discussed. The program will conclude with a general discussion, in which participants are invited to briefly comment on the experiences of their countries, the current situation of issues of interest in their debt management offices, and their next challenges on public debt management.

This is a closed event - participation is by invitation only.

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