Presentations

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"Designing a Financial Stability Architecture for a Regionally Integrated Financial Space: The European Experience"

            Presentation at the CARTAC-CCMF conference, “Financial Stability, Interconnectedness, and risk assessment in the Caribbean”, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, 19-20 March 2015.


"Diseñando el nuevo sistema financiero global" (link to video)

            Presentation at the 6º Congreso Asobolsa/BVC "Dilemas del entorno financiero global y los retos para Latinoamérica” (Asociación de Comisionistas de Bolsa de Colombia/Bolsa Colombiana de Valores), Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, 11-12 September 2014


El posible impacto de reformas internacionales en América Latina y el Caribe"

Presentation at the World Savings Bank Institute WSBI-GRULAC conference "Customers at the center of the banking strategy: Banking to meet evolving consumers’ needs" / " Los clientes en el centro de la estrategia bancaria: Banca para satisfacer las necesidades cambiantes de los clientes" , La Habana, Cuba, 4-5 November 2013

 

            on the occasion of the BIS Annual General Meeting, June 2012


“The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision: Current main activities", 

Presentation at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Group of Bank Supervisors, Georgetown, Guyana, 24-25 May 2012


“El BIS y la cooperación financiera internacional”

Presentation at the CEMLA/FRBNY comprehensive course on central banking, Mexico City, 6 March 2012 


“El beneficio de la cooperación en la elaboración de estándares y la reforma de sistemas de pagos en América Latina y el Caribe “,

Presentation at the Regional Payments Week, organised by the World Bank, BIS-CPSS, and hosted by the Central Bank of Paraguay, Asunción, 29 November 2011


Panelist on “Basilea II y Basilea III “ at

“Rumbo a Basilea III “, Symposio de Riesgo, Asociación de Bancos de México (ABM), México, 13-14 October, 2011


Panel co-chair at 

Americas Government Funds Roundtable (Institutional Investor), Washington, DC, 19-20 September 2011


 

"Annual Report for the Americas" on the activities of the BIS Americas Office (2010-2011)

            on the occasion of the BIS Annual General Meeting, June 2011


“Admistración de reservas : Tendencias “,

presentation to the governors of the Consejo Monetario Centroamericano, Nicaragua, June 2011


¨Basliea III - Relevancia para la banca de desarrollo¨

presentation at ALIDE, Asamblea General, Asunción, Paraguay, 19 May 2011


Some thoughts on the development of retail payment systems”,

Opening remarks at the BIS-CEMLA Workshop on Retail Payment Systems in the Caribbean and Latin America, Trinidad&Tobago, 8 February 2011


“El papel de bancos centrales en la regulación macroprudencial”

presentation at the CEMLA meeting of Governors of central banks from the American Continent and Spain, Buenos Aires, 13-14 May 2010; and at

Primera Jornada de Estabilidad Financiera, Banco Central de Bolivia, 27 September 2010.


Annual Report for the Americas, on the Activities of the BIS Americas Office (2009-2010)

            on the Occasion of the BIS Annual Meeting, June 2010


Fortalecimiento de bancos centrales”

panel presentation at the 50th Anniversary Conference of Banco Central de Nicaragua,  “Fortalecimiento institucional de los bancos centrales y efectividad de la política monetaria”, Managua, 26 February 2010; see BCN Press release


"Enfrentando riesgos evolutivos y reglas cambiantes", 

at the 15th Meeting of WSBI Latin America and Caribbean Regional Group (GRULAC), “Savings and retail banking and the global financial crisis: challenges and opportunities”, El Salvador, 7-8 December (see summary of discussions in English and Spanish).


“El papel del BIS en la crisis financiera internacional”

Presentation at 75th Anniversary Conference, Banco Central de Reserva de El Salvador, San Salvador, 19 November 2009


 “Reservas internacionales – la salvaguardia ultima? – Repercusiones de la crisis financiera para el BIS”,

Presentation at 6th Annual Conference of IADI-CRAL on “The role of deposit insurance in the current crisis”, Lima, Peru, 20-21 August 2009.


"Repercusiones de la crisis financiera para el Banco de Pagos Internacionales" 

 Powerpoint slides of presentation at: Tercera Jornada Monetaria "(Medidas de Política Económica frente a la crisis internacional", Banco Central de Bolivia, 23 July 2009.


“Payment systems and related standards and recommendations: Of relevance to deposit insurance?”    

Presentation at IADI/CRAL seminar, on the occasion of the IADI Annual Conference, Arlington, VA, 28 October 2008


“Trascendencia del Banco de Pagos Internacionales en el contexto jurídico nacional”

Presentation at the Congreso Internacional de Derecho, Universidad de Puebla, Mexico, 15 February 2008-02-14


“The use of the euro in trade and banking”

Presentation in the session on “The importance of choice of currency for reserve management”, at the Americas Sovereign Funds Roundtable, Miami, 11-12 February 2008


“Investing beyond borders: What is holding Latin sovereign funds back?”

Introduction and moderation of the panel at the Americas Sovereign Funds Roundtable, Miami, 11-12 February 2008

 

"Capital de bancos centrales y los déficits cuasi-fiscales"

At a REDIMA workshop, Banco Central de Guatemala, August 2007

 

“Operational risk, payments, payment systems, and implementation of Basel II in Latin America : recent developments”,

Panel presentation at XI Encuentro Latinoamericano de Usuarios SWIFT, ELUS 2006, “Creciendo en Competitividad”, Santiago de Chile, 3-5 July 2006.

 

Acceso a medios de pagos : recomendaciones del CPSS”,

presentation at XII Asamblea anual del grupo regional para América Latina y el Caribe del Instituto Mundial de Cajas de Ahorro: "Cambios estructurales para ampliar el acceso a los servicios financieros", Mexico City, 12 May 2006

 

"Determinación de estándares internacionales – Hacia la certidumbre jurídica y la estabilidad financiera",

Speech at Congreso Internacional de Derecho Mercantil, UNAM, 9 March 2006

 

"Recomendaciones del Comité de Basilea sobre el gobierno corporativo de bancos"

Panel presentation at "Seminario Regional-CEF - Gobierno Corporativo, Responsabilidad Social y Transparencia" at Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires, 17 October 2005.

 

"Basilea II  y su aplicación en América Latina"

Presentation at "Seminario internacional - Supervisión y regulación para cooperativas de ahorro y crédito en América Latina y el Caribe : Desafíos para los supervisores y las CACs", Mexico City (DGRV-CEMLA), 5 October 2005.

 

"Basilea II - Fundamentos, discreción nacional, y la ruta crítica para su implementación"

Inaugural presentation at "Congreso Bancario de Centroamérica, Panamá y República Dominicana" (page contains links to all presentations), El Salvador,  13-15 April  2005

 

"El seguro de depositos como parte de la red de estabilidad financiera"

Presentation at the Foro de Seguro de Depositos - una Perspectiva Internacional",  (see http:///www.ipab.org.mx), Mexico City, 7 March 2005

 

"The role of the BIS in international financial cooperation"

Lecture at University of West Indies - Mona, Kingston, Jamaica, 26 January 2005

 

"Basilea II - Convergencia internacional de medidas y normas de capital"

Presentation at Asociación de Instituciones Financieras Internacionales en México (AIFI), 28 September 2004

 

"El seguro de depósitos y la estabilidad financiera" (Deposit insurance and financial stability),

Remarks at the international seminar on "El seguro de depósitos en Latinoamérica, retos y perspectivas", organised by the Latin American Regional Committee (LARC/CRAL) of the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI), Acapulco, Mexico, 26-27 August 2004
(Note: a Portguese translation of this presentation, "
Seguro de depôsito e estabilidade financeira", was published by FGC, the Brazilian Deposit Insurance Agency)
 
 

"La importancia y los objetivos del Nuevo Acuerdo de Basilea"

Speech at Congreso Internacional de Microfinanzas, IMCA-FEPCMAC, sobre "Gestioon financiera en entidades microfinanzas", Trujillo, Peru, 20-22 April 2004

 

"International financial architecture/Arquitectura financiera internacional"

Presentation at CEMLA Comprehensive Course on central banking, Mexico City, 22 March 2004 and 3 March 2005

 

“Los retos del Nuevo Acuerdo de Capital para los países en desarrollo y la función del BIS”

            Speech at Convención Bancaria 2003, Asociación Bancaria y de Entidades Financieras de Colombia, Cartagena, 12 June 2003

 

“Las iniciatives del Comité de Sistemas de Pagos y Liquidaciones (CPSS)”,

            panel presentation at the 66th Annual Convention, Mexican Bankers Association in Merida, Yucatan, 3-4 April 2003

 

“El Nuevo Acuerdo de Basilea y la nueva Oficina de Representación del BIS para las Américas”,

            and panel discussant at 5th Symposium on Risk Management, Mexican Bankers’ Association, Puebla, 6 December 2002

 

“La contribución del BIS a la estabilidad financiera y el Nuevo acuerdo de capital del Comite de Basilea”

            and panel discussant at ALIDE international conference on development banks, El Salvador, 19 October 2002

 

“Outlook from a European perspective”

            Meeting of CEMLA Board of Governors, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles, 9-10 May 2002

 

"The Committee on payment and settlement systems: role, achievements, present work",

NACHA Cross Border Council meeting, Baden-Baden, 27/28 June 2001

 

"Payment, Clearing and Settlement Systems for the New Era : the avoindance of systemic risk",

MEFMI 2001 Central Bank Governors Forum, Basel, 12 June 2001

 

"The role of the CPSS in standard-setting"

Conference on issues relating to the CPSS-IOSCO Recommendations on Securities Settlement Systems, CEECSDA- Central and Eastern European Central Securities Deopositories and Clearing House Association, Budapest, 26.3.2001

 

"Systèmes de paiement et de règlement - Enjeux financiers et standards internatioonaux".

Séminaire sur la réfomre des systèmes de paiement et de règlement de la CEMAC, (BEAC), Douala, 19.3.2001

 

"Impact of new technologies on payment media and systems"

Séminaire monétaire international - Nouvelles technologies: conséquences et enjeux pour les banques centrales, Banque de France, Paris, 5.2.2001

 

 

"Nuevas tendencias en sistemas de pago y la implementaci'on de estandares internacionales / New trends in payment systems and the implementation of international standards ",

Workshop/Taller: Desarollos recientes en los sistemas de liquidación de pagos y valores: Un intercambio de experiencias (Recent developmentes in payment and securities settlement systems: An exchange of experiences), CEMLA, Mexico-City, 24 January 2001.

 

"Erfüllungsrisiko bei Devisenhandelsgeschäften aus der Sicht der G10 Zentralbanken",

Devisenabwicklung mit CLS, IBC/Euroforum Konferenz, Frankfurt a.M., 4.September 2000.

 

“Modernisation of Payment and Settlement Systems - (Financial Sector Reform in Africa) -  The Core Principles for Systemically Important Payment Systems”

Paper presented at the Symposium on "Financial Sector Reforms and the African Economic Environment in the Next Decade", Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 10 August 2000.

 

"The BIS process and the CPSS Core Principles",

"The contribution of payment systems to financial stability" , regional workshop held at CEMLA, Mexico-City, May 2000;

 

"The BIS/CPSS process"

Regional Workshop on the CPSS Core Principles hosted by the Central Bank of Turkey, Istanbul, 28 January 2000;

Regional Workshop on the CPSS Core Principles, organised by Bank Indonesia in cooperation with the CPSS and the BIS Asian Office, Bali, 27-28 March 2000.

 

"Year 2000: Countdown to zero", Panel discussant

SIBOS, Munich, September 1999; special forum on Year 2000 readiness;


"Achieving riks reduction through progressive change - Recommendations of the BIS/CPSS",

3rd International Conference of Clearing Institutions in Central and Eastern Europe - ICCI '99, Sofia, 7-8 October 1999;
based on aKeynote address given at:

IBC Conference on Managing risk with the latest developments in CLS and netting, London, 13 July 1999;

 

"The role of central banks in payment systems"

      Joint Vienna Institute - Workshop on payment systems, Vienna 25 May 1999;

 

"Le rôle des banques centrales dans les systèmes de paiement"

BCEAO - Seminaire conjoint BCEAO/BRI sur les systèmes de paiement et de règlement, Dakar 15-19 février 1999;

 

"The BIS and the CPSS's contributions to the strengthening of payment systems",

SADC - Workshop on Payment System Reform&<, Pretoria, 25-26 January 1999;

 

"BIS - CPSS (Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems) : Perspectives and Support"

World Bank "Western Hemisphere"  Project Launch Workshop, CEMLA, Mexico, 18 January 1999;

 

"El Banco de Pagos Internacionales [The BIS and its role in international monetary cooperation (with particular emphasis on secretarial support for the CPSS)]",

Universidad Panamericana, Dept. of Economics, Mexico, 19 January 1999; reported in: Noticia (Mexico) No. 128, 16(1999)6-7;
 

"Aspectos legales de pagos y sistemas de liquidación (netting)", and
"Aspectos legales de sistemas de liquidación en tiempo real (RTGS)",

Conference-Workshop on Payments and Settlement Systems, CEMLA, Mexico, 29-30 September 1998.

 

"Electronic commerce and electronic money - Co-operative efforts undertaken at the Bank for International Settlements",

TREC-98; Conference on "Trends in electronic commerce", (Hamburg, Germany, 5-8 June 1998); TREC - 98; presentation as panelist the Session "Worldwide Electronic Commerce: Chances, Risks, and Implications",

 

"Automía y independencia de bancos centrales - Aspectos legales y introduccíon",

Conference-Workshop for central bank lawyers, CEMLA, Mexico, 2-3. September 1998.

 

 

"Pagos, instrumentos de pago y sistemas de pago - Conceptos jurídicos"

Conference on Payment System Reform, Banco Central de Reseva del Perú, Lima,  9-11 March 1998

 

"El truncamiento de cheques - Questiones y soluciones jurídicos"

            Conference on Payment System Reform, Banco Central de Reseva del Perú,

            Lima,  9-11 March 1998

 

"The Bank for International Settlements and its initiatives regarding electronic commerce, payment systems and electronic money, "

Comments as panellist at OECD Conference "Dismantling the barriers to global electronic commerce", (Turku, Finland, 19-21 November 1997), Session 9: "Establishing payment systems and easing logistical problems".

 

"The BIS, its privileges and immunities, and its role in international monetary cooperation"
            January 1997, University of Bombay, Legal Department, and University of Pune;

            June 1997, Central Bank of Russia (Tula)

            September 1997, Joint Vienna Institute (Vienna)

 

"Banking secrecy and the fight against money laundering - Legal approaches and international initittaves,"

            June 1997, Central Bank of Russia (Tula)

 

"Cybercash and Digicash"

            August 25, 1995, short presentation given at the Swiss Bankers's Association, Basle.

 
"E-cash, stored value cards, internet payments  - An introduction to the discussion of legal and policy issues,"

            IMF, (Wasington. D.C.) May 1996

 

 

"São Tomé e Príncipe - Campo de aterragem no Atlãntico"

            Presentation at Symposium "São Tomé und Príncipe", 7.4.1995, Universität zu Köln

 
"Electronic Data Interchange - Recent developments and legal aspects; and

International legal harmonisation efforts in the field of payments, payment systems and commercial contracts."

            November 1994, Workshop on "New Banking Instruments" organised by International Development Law Institute - IDLI (Rome), in Esztergom (Hungary)

 

"Law and laws - Fundamentals of the "civil law" legal system."

February 1994 and August 1994 - Joint Vienna Institute: "Applied Market Economics, Segment on 'Money, Banking and Financial Reform'"

 

"Computer contracts for central banks"

            October 1993 and Aprl 1994 - Joint Vienna Institute: "Selected issues of monetary and banking law";

            October 1994 - Central Bank of Russia (Moscow).

 

"Central Banking Legislation :"

            January and November 1993, April 1995 - Joint Vienna Institute, Seminar "Comparative Central Banking";

            October 1994, and September 1996 - Central Bank of Russia. (Moscow and St. Petersburg)

 

"International aspects of payments  - Harmonisation efforts:"

            17. and 25.2. and October 1993 - Joint Vienna Institute: "Payment and settlement systems"

 

"Legal aspects of payments, payment instruments, and payment and settlement systems"

            16. and 24. 2. and October 1993 - Joint Vienna Institute, Seminar: "Payment and settlement systems"

            March 1996 - SAMMA (Riyadh): "Payment and settlement systems"

            Janaury 1997 - RBI (Pune) - "Payment and settlement systems&quuott;

 

"Aufrechnungsklauseln als Kreditsicherheit:"

8.2.1989, as part of the lecture series "Seminar für deutsches und internationales Kreditrecht" der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz

 

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