Critical Debates on Sovereign Debt

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 1:00 PM
Council on Foreign Relations, 1777 F Street NW, Washington
Apr 16

CIGI is partnering with Council on Foreign Relations to host this discussion of “Critical Debates on Sovereign Debt” in which CIGI Senior Fellows Greg Makoff and Miranda Xafa along with CIGI’s Director of the Global Economy program Domenico Lombardi will panelists.

Other panelists include:

Azucena Arbeleche, Former Head of the Debt Mangement Unit, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Republic of Uruguay

Lee Buccheit, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP

Jens Nystedt, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Robert Kahn, Steven A. Tananbaum Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations 

Event Speakers

Domenico Lombardi is the former director of the Global Economy Program and a former member of the executive management committee at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). He serves on the advisory boards of the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the Bretton Woods Committee in Washington, and is a member of the Steering Committee of the Asian Economic Panel.

CIGI Senior Fellow Gregory Makoff researches issues in international financial policy, including the management of sovereign debt crises. He is an expert in sovereign debt and an experienced debt capital markets professional.

Miranda Xafa is a CIGI senior fellow. Miranda focuses on sovereign debt crises and drawing lessons from the Greek debt restructuring for future debt crises. Previously she served as a member of the executive board of the IMF in Washington, DC.