MEXICO TODAY: AFTER THE OIL PRICES, MEXICAN PESO’S DEVALUATION AND REFORMS. LONG TERM AND SHORT TERM EFFECTS

Thursday April 16, 2015 From 08:30 AM to 10:30 AM (PDT)
Fox Rothschild LLP Offices
1800 Century Park East Suite 400 Los Ángeles CA 90067

Distinguished Speakers:
Marcela Meirelles, Managing Director, Emerging Markets TCW, Los Angeles
Daniela Ruiz, Economic Analyst, Tempus Inc. Subsidiary of Banco Monex, Mexico City
Cecilia Sarabia, Attorney, SantaMarina y Steta

Topics Discussed:
Pesos’ Devaluation and Implications.
Oil Prices drop and Mexico’s overall economy
Mexican Bidding Rounds

Who Should Attend:
Companies interested in investing in Mexico (Manufacturing, Maquiladoras, Real Estate, etc)
International Trade Companies
Manufacturing Companies

Venue:
Fox Rothschild LLP Offices
1800 Century Park East Suite 400 Los Ángeles CA 90067

Marcela Meirelles, PhD, CFA
Managing Director
Emerging Markets Sovereign Research
Biography

Dr. Meirelles joined TCW in 2006, and is TCW’s primary Latin America credit analyst. Prior to that, she worked for two years as an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, where she conducted research on inflation targeting and was responsible for the construction of U.S. macroeconomic scenarios. Born and raised in Brazil, Dr. Meirelles previously worked as economic policy advisor in the Brazilian Senate and as an economics specialist in the Health Ministry of Brazil. She also worked as a researcher with the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) in Brasilia. Dr. Meirelles earned her PhD in Economics from UCLA, where her dissertation focused on the optimal design of inflation and fiscal targeting regimes in emerging markets. She holds a Master degree in Economics from the University of Sao Paulo and a BA in Economics from the University of Campinas, Brazil. She is a CFA charterholder.

DANIELA RUIZ ZÁRATE
Main Education POMPEU FABRA UNIVERSITY. Barcelona Graduate School of Economics. (Spain) 2011- 2012
MSc in Specialized Economic Analysis (International Trade, Finance and Development).Thesis: Monetary Policies for Preventing Financial Distress: An Early Warning System for Brazil. Supervisor: Fernando Broner
ANAHUAC UNIVERSITY.
BSc in in Economics. Thesis: “Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and its linkage with market conditions”. Supervisor: Ramon Lecuona.
Academic Achievements
● NATIONAL PRIZE OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH “TLACAÉLEL” (1st place) 2008
Mexican Financial Group Economic Analyst
Elaborate analysis in the fields of international economics, monetary policy, macroeconomics; developed forecasts for the Mexican, American, and European economies; elaborate reports about economic perspectives.
Presents on Forotv every Friday and occasionally on Bloomberg TV.
Economic research group in charge of projects related with microeconomics, international economics, competition, and regulation.
Research Analyst who Participated in research projects for institutions such as: The British Embassy, United Nations Conference for Trade and Development.

CECILIA SARABIA
Her professional practice is focused in renewable and non-renewable energy, oil, gas and power.
Assisted in the process of providing legal advice for Transmontaigne Group regarding the operation of a LP Gas transportation pipeline and a LP Gas storage plant located in the north of Mexico and in negotiations of storage and transportion agreements of LP Gas with Pemex Gas y Petroquímica Básica.
Assisted in the process of providing legal advice for the project of the joint venture between Vopak and Enagás in financing, amendments to the permit of liquefied natural gas storage and regulations before CRE (Energy Regulatory Commission) for the acquisition of a liquefied natural gas storage and regasification terminal located in Altamira.
Advisor for the execution of Interconnection Wheeling, Back-up and Supply of Contracts and Agreements with the Federal Commission of Electricity.
Advisor in the drafting, negotiation, and execution of various Power Purchase Agreements.
Law degree from Universidad Iberoamericana (2013) with a Diploma on Energy Law at the Escuela Libre de Derecho.

Registration
USMCOC Members $30.00
Non Members $35.00

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For additional information please contact:
US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, California Regional Chapter
marlen@usmcocca.org
(310) 598-4188(310) 598-4188