Strengthening Relations: Brazil-Canada

We are pleased to announce that our FY Associate Philippe Jeffrey was nominated for a seat on the Board of directors of the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CCBC).

Congratulations Philipe!

More About the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CCBC).
Established in 1973, the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Canada (CCBC) is a nonprofit independent organization held by the private sector. CCBC gathers Brazilian and Canadian companies and aims at fostering, supporting and expanding trade relations and investments, as well as promoting cultural and technological exchange between the two countries. CCBC focuses on building up a professional and social network, on the dissemination of information related to the trading environment of both countries, and on the identification of opportunities, trends and qualified suppliers that may contribute to the businesses development of its members in Brazil and in Canada.

The CAM-CCBC, Arbitration and Mediation Center established in 1979, serves companies from various countries with technical Independence and reliability. It also enjoys outstanding international recognition in the administration of appropriate conflict resolution methods.

 

Bateman Mackay LLP recognized as one of Best Workplaces in Canada

Our FY Associate Firm in Burlington, Ontario – Bateman Mackay was recognized as one of the 50 Best Workplaces ™ in Canada with less than 100 employees.

This list and related stories appeared in The Globe and Mail in a Special National Report on Friday, April 26, 2019.

Congratulations! We are so proud and lucky to have you as part of our big FY family!

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Prosur Explained

Recently, our FY Associate in Paraguay, Juan Manuel Moratal was on the Café CNN Chile giving his opinion about Prosur- the initiative proposed by the president of Colombia, Iván Duque, together with his Chilean counterpart, Sebastián Piñera, for the creation of an integration body to replace the Union of South American Nations.

Check out the full interview (in Spanish):

Open Office

Students from the University of Amsterdam visited our office in Vancouver.

Last Thursday, we had the pleasure of receiving the students from the faculty of Economics and Business (Sefa) of the University of Amsterdam at our office in downtown, Vancouver as part of their study trip to learn more about Canadian business environment.

The Dutch delegation was composed by the top 30 students in their second and third year of their bachelor’s degree as well as master’s students.

Our president  Jim Fernandez and the associate Jorge Oceguera welcomed students and promoted several activities. It was great meeting all these brilliant minds!

Sefa has been the study association for Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam since 1922. Accompanied by 6.500 members, of whom 300 are active members. Sefa is one of the largest study associations in the Netherlands.

 

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Effective Bridge: Canada – Guatemala

We are pleased to announce that our FY Member Luis Monzon is the new president of the Camara de Comercio Guatemalteco – Canadiense.

Congrats Luis Monzon for one more achievement – We are proud of you!