An Agenda for Brazil and the United States 2012

December 6 – 8, 2012 • Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

This Latin America-U.S. Symposium was held on Fundação Getúlio Vargas campus in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from Friday, December 6, through Sunday, December 8, 2012.


• Brazil and New York as Financial Centers
• Inflation and Exchange Rates
• The Optimal Amount of Leverage for Financial Institutions
• Development of Derivatives Markets and Risk Management in Brazil

Keynote Speakers

• Arminio Fraga, Founding Partner, Gávea Investimentos
• Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Jr., U.S. Ambassador to Brazil
• Commissioner Daniel Gallagher, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
• Commissioner Troy Paredes, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
• Commissioner Ocatvio Yazbek, Brazilian Securities Commission
• Chairman Leonardo Pereira, Brazilian Securities Commission

Symposium Materials

Final Presentation
Final Report
Concept Papers