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Hits and Errors of Risk Management in the Crisis – 1st Mexico PRMIA Event for 2009 a Success

The first event for PRMIA Mexico in 2009, “Hits and Errors of Risk Management in the Crisis” was hosted by BMV  the Mexican Stock Exchange, headquartered on the prestigious Paseo de la Reforma located at the financial heart of Mexico City.

Carlos Kretschmer, Director Head of Capital Markets at Scotia Bank Inverlat, the sponsor Institution, welcomed more than 220 delegates and guests who attended last Thursday, March 5th, to learn and discuss with a panel of four well known risk managers speakers with great background in theory and practice on risk management.

Juvencio Ramírez, representing Banco de Mexico, prepared and presented: “Current Status of Financial Risk Management “ and “The Mexican Financial System and the Subprime Crisis: Contagion or Defense? – A Liquidity Risk Perspective”.

On behalf Banamex Citibank, Carlos Vallebueno talked about the “Origin and Evolution of the First Global Crisis. Heleodoro Ruiz, Credit Risk Manager at Banorte, followed and focused on the “Common Elements in the Crisis and Lessons Learned – A Credit Risk Perspective”.

Jorge Galindo, CEO of HiTo and Regional Manager of PRMIA Mexico, completed the conference providing the audience with information and details about PRMIA organization. Right after that, the experts opened the panel for discussion and to respond all delegates’ questions.

At the end of the event, the large group of professionals representing national e international bank institutions in Mexico, mortgage and insurance companies, private corporations, among many others, enjoyed a cocktail outside of the Mexican Stock Exchange Auditorium where they were able to exchange points of view and give a pleasant close to a very interesting evening.

Download the Speaker presentations below:
Juvencio Ramirez, Banixco ( Estado Actual de la Admon de Riesgos Financieros )
Juvencio Ramirez, Banixco ( El Sistema Financiero Mexicano y la Crisis de la Suprime )
Carlos Vallebueno, Banamex ( Aciertos y Errores en la Administracion de Riesgos )
Heleodoro Ruiz,  Banorte  ( Impacto Altamente Improbable )

Jorge Galindo,  HiTo ( PRMIA – Credit Risk Management in Times of Economic Stress )
Jorge Galindo, HiTo ( PRMIA Overview )

Source: PRMIA Mexico, 10.03.2009

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