An Agenda for Latin America and the United States 2014

November 12 – 14, 2014 • Cambridge, MA

This Latin America-U.S. Symposium was held at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA from Friday, November 12, through Sunday, November 14, 2014.


• U.S. monetary policy and its impact on Latin America
• Extraterritorial impact on Latin America of U.S. and European regulations
• Improving capital markets in Latin America and the U.S.
• Pension fund diversification of Latin American assets

Keynote Speakers
• Manuel R. Agosin, Dean, School of Economics and Business, Universidad de Chile
• Jaime González Aguadé, Chairman of the Board, Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores
• Gabriel Amado de Moura, Chief Investment Officer, Itau Unibanco
• Susan Baker, Director, Office of International Banking and Securities Markets, U.S. Department of Treasury
• Roberto Belchior, Chief Legal Officer, BM&FBOVESPA
• William Brodsky, Executive Chairman of the Board, Chicago Board Options Exchange
• Juan Andres Camus, Chairman, Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago
• Sebastian Claro Edwards, Board Member, Banco Central de Chile
• Juan Pablo Cordoba, President, Bolsa de Valores de Colombia
• Manuel Ramos Francia, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Mexico
• Alexandre L. Ibrahim, Vice President and Regional Head, Intercontinental Exchange, NYSE
• Stephen Scherr, Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Latin America, Goldman, Sachs & Co
• Jeremy Stein, Moise Safra Professor of Economics, Harvard University, Former Governor, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank
• Lawrence Summers, President Emeritus, Charles W. Elliot University Professor, Harvard University

Symposium Materials

Final Presentation
Final Report
Concept Papers and Presentations