2024 Encuentro Internacional

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is delighted to invite you to join us at the 2024 Encuentro Internacional in Mexico City, co-hosted by the Barra Mexicana de Abogados (BMA). The Encuentro will take place June 26-29, 2024, providing opportunities for U.S. and international attorneys to meet representatives from numerous U.S. companies as well as Latin American companies and law firms. Our panels, plenary sessions, and receptions will connect the HNBA Familia with Mexican and Latin American practitioners.

The Encuentro will offer two days of learning and connecting as part of a robust and forward-looking program on cutting edge topics led by leading practitioners and trailblazers from México, Latin America, and the U.S., as well as one-of-a-kind networking opportunities that you would not want to miss.

2024 Encuentro Internacional
June 26-29, 2024
Hyatt Regency Mexico City
Campos Elíseos 204, Polanco Chapultepec
Mexico City, Mexico, 11560


AGENDA – 03/04/24

The panels and plenary sessions will all be conducted in English.

June 26




Welcome Reception- Futbol en las Americas

June 27


8:-00 am – 9:15 am

9:-15 am – 10:15 am

10:-15 am – 11:15 am

11:-15 am – 12:15 pm

12:-15 pm – 1:15 pm

1:-15 pm – 2:30 pm

2:-30 pm – 3:30 pm

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

4:30 pm – 4:45 pm

4:45 pm – 6:00 pm

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

7:30 pm – 11:00 pm


Breakfast Welcome

Rule of Law

Mexico Cross-Border Disputes

White Collar & Mexico

Corporate + Energy

Special Remarks by Keynote Speaker U.S. Ambassador to Mexico – Ken Salazar


Cross-Border Investments and Trade between Mexico and the U.S.

Coffee Break

Managing Partner Roundtable: US Mexico Relations in the New Sexenio: What can Investors Expect?

Networking Reception

Speakers Dinner

June 28


8:30 am – 9:00 am

9:00 am – 10:00 am

10:00 am – 10:50 am

10:50 am – 11:40 am

11:40 am – 12:30 pm

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

1:30 pm – 2:20 pm

2:20 pm – 3:10 pm

3:10 pm – 4:00 pm

4:00 pm – 4:20 pm

4:20 pm – 5:10 pm

5:10 pm – 6:00 pm

6:00 pm – 6:15 pm

6:15 pm – 7:45 pm

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm


Breakfast Welcome

Opening Plenary: Investment Challenges in Latin America

Compliance Challenges in Latin America

Managing a Global Company and Workforce: Labor and Tax Issues

Life Sciences Update


IP: Media and Innovation

Tech & Innovation & Data Privacy

Insurance Update

Coffee Break

Construction Law Update

Cross-Border Litigation & International Arbitration


Networking Reception

Dine Around


Hyatt Regency Mexico City
Campos Elíseos 204, Polanco Chapultepec
Mexico City, Mexico, 11560

HNBA Group Rates:

  • Standard King $220.00 USD
  • Park View King $240.00 USD
  • Club King/Twin $305.00 USD

Room rates in USD, per night, per room, quoted exclusive of local taxes (which are currently 3.5% occupancy tax and 0% VAT). WiFi is included; however, breakfast is not included.


Hotel will begin accepting reservations under the HNBA room block in April.

Reservation Deadline: June 11, 2024
NOTE: June 11this the last day to make hotel reservations and receive the discounted rate. The HNBA room block can sell out prior to this date. Once the block is sold out, room rates cannot be guaranteed.



Registration will open in late April.


View our partnership brochure HERE.

Michael A. Fernández
Chair, HNBA International Section

Pablo Fautsch 
Chair, Mexico Subcommittee