Panel Discussion: 4 pm to 5:30 pm ET (3 pm to 4:30 pm Quito)

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Sovereign Debt Restructuring: From the Brady Plan to Ecuador 2020

AS/COA and Universidad de las Americas held a panel discussion on sovereign debt structuring in Ecuador.

Panel Discussion: 4 pm to 5:30 pm ET (3 pm to 4:30 pm Quito)

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Overview

Follow the discussion on Twitter: #EcuadorCOA | @ASCOA

Americas Society/Council of the Americas in partnership with the Universidad de las Americas will host a virtual conversation with renowned debt restructuring expert Lee Buchheit and former chief economist for Latin American and the Caribbean of the World Bank Augusto de la Torre for a conversation on the evolution of sovereign debt restructurings, with a particular focus on Ecuador.

Speakers: 

  • Lee Buchheit, Professor, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Augusto de la Torre, Director, Economics Research Center, Universidad de las Américas, Ecuador
  • Susan Segal, President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Event Information: Please email Guillermo Zubillaga at gzubillaga@as-coa.org.
Sponsorship Opportunities: Ana Calderon | acalderon@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8358
Individual Membership Information: Sarah Bons | sbons@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8375
COA Corporate Membership: Mila Fontana | mfontana@as-coa.org | 1-212-277-8331
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Speakers

Lee C. Buchheit
Professor, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

Lee C. Buchheit retired in 2019 after a 43-year career with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. His practice focused on international and corporate transactions, including Eurocurrency financial transactions, sovereign debt management, privatization, and project finance...

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Augusto de la Torre
Director, Economics Research Center, Universidad de las Américas, Ecuador

Augusto de la Torre was recently the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Latin American and the Caribbean. Before his appointment as the region’s chief economist, de la Torre was a senior advisor responsible for financial matters in Latin America and the Caribbean. Since joining the...

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Susan Segal
President and CEO, Americas Society/Council of the Americas

Susan Segal was elected president and CEO of the Americas Society and Council of the Americas in August 2003 after working in the private sector with Latin America and other emerging markets for over 30 years. A passionate supporter of Latin America, she joined the organizations...

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