Alumni Notes: Fall 2015

Alfredo Ferrer (BBA ’81) has been hired as security director for Swire Properties, and will supervise Brickell City Centre operations. Ferrer was formerly a director of PortMiami Seaport Law Enforcement. The Health Law Practice Group at Broad and Cassel has added Joseph C. Picone (BBA ’82) as their newest associate….

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To devalue or not to devalue? That is the question. During the last decade, Latin American central banks have effectively steered the rudder of monetary policy, avoiding major devaluations of their currencies–with the exceptions of Argentina and Venezuela. Recognizably, there have been incremental devaluations in the region as a country…

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Volunteering in Nigeria: Reflections

“I hope you will judge yourselves not on your professional accomplishments alone, but also on how well you have addressed the world’s deepest inequities, on how well you treated people a world away who have nothing in common with you but their humanity.”—Bill Gates As I near the end of…