Tuesday, August 5, 2014



Labour & Employment Conference
Thursday, 11 September 2014  Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Miami.
Chaired by
Anthony J. Oncidi, Proskauer Rose   
Oscar AitkenCarey
Jose Alfredo ArceSenior Vice President of Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer for Latin America, Citi Group
John P. BarryProskauer Rose
Mark J. BirosProskauer Rose
Jamie BlancoDirector, International Compliance and Business Development for Latin America, W.W. Grainger, Inc.
Marco Durante CalvoBDS Asesores (a member firm of Littler Global)
Alejandra CastroArias & Muñoz
Juan Carlos de la VegaSantamarina y Steta, SC
Alejandra FlahDirector and Associate General Counsel Latin America, Citibank
Celia M. JosephFisher & Phillips
Mihoko Sirley KimuraTozziniFreire
Renato Mejía MadridMiranda & Amado
Renata NeeserLittler Global
Jorge G. De PresnoBasham, Ringe y Correa, SC
Juan Carlos Pró-RísquezNorton Rose Fulbright
Dario Abrahão RabaySouza, Cescon, Barrieu & Flesch
Jorge ReynardusDeputy General Counsel, Data Privacy Officer and Head of Latin America Legal Affairs, Amadeus North America, Inc.
Isabel C. RiveraCorporate Counsel, Caterpillar Inc.
Enrique M. StileMarval, O'Farrell & Mairal
John D. TuckerHoet Peláez Castillo & Duque
Further speakers to be announced
08.30: Welcome coffee and registration
09.15: Chair’s welcome and opening remarks
Anthony J. Oncidi, Proskauer Rose
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
  • Immigration issues
  • 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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Friday, October 10, 2014

Save the Date!

2014 Brazil Economic Conference

Washington, D.C.
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 VieiraAmbassador of Brazil to The United StatesEmbassy of Brazil
Ambassador José Alfredo Graça LimaSubsecretary-General of Political Affairs, Ministry of External Relations
Professor Luciano CoutinhoPresidentBDNES - The Brazilian Development Bank
Otaviano Canuto dos Santos Filho,Senior Advisor on BRICS Economies, DEC, World Bank Group
Paulo Nogueira Batista JuniorExecutive DirectorInternational Monetary Fund
Cassio A. Calil, Managing Director, Head of International Commercial BankingJPMorgan
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Sponsorship opportunities for this traditional program are available.  For further information please contactevents@brazilcham.com / 212-751-4691.

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