Financial, Business and Legal Services

Financial, Business and Legal Services

Individuals, institutions and companies who serve as, or provide services related to banking, customs house brokers, certified public accountants, insurance agencies and brokers, finance companies, real estate and property development, corporate attorneys, transportation services, freight forwarders, lawyers and individuals involved in the buying, selling and supplying of services to the financial, business, and legal services industries.

How To Get Involved

By serving on the Financial, Business & Legal Services Committee, you can participate in grassroots policy development, exchange ideas and information through cross-border communication and collaboration, and contribute to the implementation and advancement of cross-border projects. Contact your co-chairs today!

Arizona Co-Chairs

CarlosCarlos Emmermann
Business Development and Trade Banking
Emmermann & Associates, LLC.
Ph: (602) 421-5715

Benjamin AguileraBenjamin Aguilera
Partner and Owner
Aguilera International Counsel, L.L.P.
(602) 682-8421

Duane FroeschleDuane Ralph Froeschle
President, Arizona & Northern Nevada Division
Western Alliance Bank
Ph: (520) 285-8051

AMC Grant Project

Click here to view the Financial, Business & Legal Services Grant Project

Past Plenary Presentations

2014 Plenary Financial, Business and Legal Services Committee Presentation


Bipartisan Coalition Sends Letter Urging Regulator to Address Border Bank De-Risking
Letter to Secretary Johnson Regarding Unified Inspections Pilot Program


Invest Now In Arizona & Sonora

2016 Action Plans

Addressing Arizona-Mexico Border Banking Problematic


baseline indicatorsWhere: Arizona-Sonora
What: Baseline Indicators Illuminate Economic Progress
Pillars: Advocacy, Trade
What Happened:The original concept of transborder cluster development in the Arizona-Sonora region was proposed in the Strategic Economic Development Vision at the 1993 AMC Plenary Session in Phoenix, Arizona. This groundbreaking approach of viewing Arizona and Sonora as a single economic region led directly to the creation of the Arizona-Sonora Regional Economic Indicators Report, an initiative of the AMC done in collaboration with The University of Arizona.