Latin American bankers analyze the effects of the crisis

Panama City has become the financial capital of Latin America and is hosting the XLII Annual Assembly of the Latin American Federation of Banks (Felaban).

Monday, November 17, 2008

Most of the representatives at the assembly are from commercial banks in the 44 countries participating in the international event. The event brings 1200 executives from 500 commercial , and state banks, and regulatory entities.

The main topic at Felaban is the financial crisis which has many of the world's economies on the border of collapse, many of which are fighting to prevent recession or at the least make it as painless as possible.

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Panama will host the XLII Annual Assembly of the ederation of Latin American Banks fro the 16 to the 18 of November.

The event will bring together high level representatives of the member banks of the federation and the president of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, will also be present.

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