09.30: Outsourcing – navigating the restrictions of a tighter legislative framework
Creating the optimum corporate structure
What services can be sub-contracted and how are those services defined?
The consequences of non-compliance
The ethics of outsourcing
Renato Mejía Madrid, Miranda & Amado Jorge G. De Presno, Basham, Ringe y Correa, SC Enrique M. Stile, Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal
10.30: Coffee break
11.00: Global mobility – defining the employer-employee relationship in a globalised world
Employee rights in an expat assignment – the home or host country?
Sending someone to a new country without setting up a company
Compensating the international employee
Cross-border secondments or transfers
Moderator: Isabel Rivera, Corporate Counsel, Caterpillar Inc. Oscar Aitken, Carey Marco Durante Calvo, BDS Asesores (a member firm of Littler Global) Alejandra Flah, Director and Associate General Counsel Latin America, Citibank Juan Carlos Pró-Rísquez, Norton Rose Fulbright
12.00: Coffee break
12.30: Restrictive covenants – what control does a company have over departing employees?
What are the laws?
Is garden leave permissible?
What restrictions are enforceable when an employee departs? Can they be prevented from soliciting other employees or customers, working with competitors, or disparaging the company?
John P. Barry, Proskauer Rose Dario Abrahão Rabay, Souza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch
13.30: Networking lunch sponsored by Littler Global
14.45: As anti-corruption legislation ramps up worldwide, what is the role of the L&E lawyer?
Toolkit for handling investigations, conducting audits, working with US/UK firms
How to handle privilege issues
Best-practice for anti-corruption compliance – e.g. training employees, developing appropriate policies (such as whistle-blowing policies), and transporting the message from corporate headquarters to local subsidiaries and far flung employees
Adapting to Brazil’s clean company law
Moderator: Mark J. Biros, Proskauer Rose Jamie Blanco, Director, International Compliance and Business Development for Latin America, W.W. Grainger, Inc. John D. Tucker, Hoet Peláez Castillo & Duque Juan Carlos de la Vega, Santamarina y Steta, SC José Carlos Wahle, Veirano
15.45: Coffee break
16.15: Employee privacy – striking a balance in the digital age
How to balance the desire of the employer to control and monitor employee communications both inside and outside the workplace vs. employees’ right to privacy
Adapting global workplace monitoring policies to local law
Privacy pitfalls in the hiring process
Use of social media and grounds for discipline and or dismissal
Moderator: Celia M. Joseph, Fisher & Phillips Jose Alfredo Arce, Senior Vice President of Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer for Latin America, Citi Group Alejandra Castro, Arias & Muñoz Mihoko Sirley Kimura, TozziniFreire Jorge Reynardus, Deputy General Counsel, Data Privacy Officer and Head of Latin America Legal Affairs, Amadeus North America, Inc.
17.15: Chair’s closing remarks
17.30: Close of conference
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2014 Brazil Economic Conference
The 2014 Brazil Economic Conference will address economic developments, including new trends and sectors that will continue to drive Brazil as an attractive market for foreign investment. We will also engage in a debate about the current political landscape in the country and the challenges that will face the next president, to be elected in October. The roster of speakers for this annual milestone, organized to coincide with the fall meetings of the World Bank/IMF, is consistently comprised of such notable individuals as the Finance Minister of Brazil, President of the Central Bank, Brazilian and US Ambassadors, and CEOs and Presidents of various global corporations. Over 250 leaders from the Brazilian-American business community are expected to attend, including top executives from the public and private sectors, fund managers, financial analysts, members of the press and representatives of the academic and government spheres.
Speakers Include: Ambassador Mauro Vieira, Ambassador of Brazil to The United States, Embassy of Brazil
Ambassador José Alfredo Graça Lima, Subsecretary-General of Political Affairs, Ministry of External Relations
Professor Luciano Coutinho, President, BDNES - The Brazilian Development Bank
Otaviano Canuto dos Santos Filho,Senior Advisor on BRICS Economies, DEC, World Bank Group
Paulo Nogueira Batista Junior, Executive Director, International Monetary Fund
Cassio A. Calil, Managing Director, Head of International Commercial Banking, JPMorgan
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