On May 29, Cefeidas Group Political Risk Specialists – Heidi Lough and Megan Cook – spoke to students of George Mason University’s Masters in Management program about the political and regulatory climate in Argentina in a session hosted at the Meliá Hotel, Buenos Aires.

Meliá Hotel, Buenos Aires

Their presentation, “Argentina’s political landscape: the challenging road to prosperity,” explored the economic reforms implemented by the administration of President Mauricio Macri; regional differences and dynamics between the federal and provincial governments; the importance of unions in Argentina; and the impact of the upcoming mid-term elections in October on the current political environment. They answered questions about labor conflict and the internal dynamics of the Peronist party ahead of the elections.