The Puerto Rico Financial Services Forum Returns: Pioneering Trends in International Banking and Insurance Centers

The event will be held on October 21st and 22nd, and will feature experts on compliance, captive insurance, financial crimes, among others.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Puerto Rico Financial Services Forum (FSF), the most comprehensive international financial and insurance conference in Puerto Rico, celebrates its fourth edition on October 21 and 22, 2024 in San Juan. Local and international experts in the international banking and insurance industries will converge, addressing the most current topics on compliance, financial crimes, regulations, and opportunities, presenting Puerto Rico as a premiere center for international banks and insurers. The latest topics on industry updates and trends will be included: Sustainable Insurance, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Cybersecurity, Anti-Money Laundering, latest developments from FinCEN, New Regulations Regarding Cryptocurrency, Captive Insurance, and Success Stories in international banking and insurance, among others.

This event, hosted by the Puerto Rico International Banking Association (PRIBA) and the Puerto Rico International Insurance Association (PRIIA), expects will showcase over 40 experts, including Stephen Muldrow, U.S. Attorney District of Puerto Rico; Natalia I. Zequeira, Esq, Commissioner of Financial Institutions; Manuel Cidre, Secretary of the Puerto Rico Department of Economic Development and Commerce; and Ella Woger, Chief Executive Officer of Invest PR, FBI agents, representatives for U.S. agencies such as the Federal Reserve Board, international insurance and banks , among others.

Puerto Rico has become fertile ground for the establishment of international banks and insurers, providing more advantages when compared to other well-known destinations. Being under the US financial and legal framework, the island provides a stable business environment, a bilingual population, and the necessary infrastructure for business.

“At a time when we are faced with constant technological advancements, we must stay updated and also understand all of the resources and tools we have at our disposal when conducting business at a larger scale. With this event, we seek to guide and educate our audience, with the objective of offering all the tools to potential investors on the island,” emphasized Eduardo Colón, President of the Puerto Rico International Banking Association.

Hugo Cordova, President of the Puerto Rico International Insurers Association (PRIIA), added: “The information presented during the FSF is carefully curated to offer the most updated information available with renowned industry experts. Over two days, we will dive into highly relevant topics, in addition to seeing the opportunities this represents for businesses in Puerto Rico, he concluded.

The FSF was created following the success it achieved locally in its first edition as part of the Puerto Rico Investment Summit in 2019. For more information on tickets, speakers, and accommodations, visit:

About the Puerto Rico Financial Services Forum

The Puerto Rico Financial Services Forum is hosted by the Puerto Rico International Insurers Association and the Puerto Rico International Banks Association. After a successful second edition at the 2022 Financial Services Forum, it now returns as a main annual event.


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