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.


FY Head Office


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!

Coveney Nicholls, Welcome to FY!





Coveney Nicholls joined FY in July 2018.

Coveney Nicholls was started over 60 years ago in London. The current base in Reigate near London Gatwick airport was established in 1996 by Jeff Kelly & John Mabey.

Jeff and John both qualified with the firm in the 1980’s before spending around 10 years with Big Four companies. The firm has advanced with a focus on mid corporate clients developed largely from Jeff and John’s network of contacts, primarily from their days at the “Big Four. Coveney Nicholls has broad range of clients in terms of sectors with a strong international focus.

The firm acquired Deloitte’s medical services division in Gatwick in 1999, which has developed into a strong service line. Sue Beaton joined the firm with that medical portfolio. Matthew Bennett also joined the company post qualification, becoming a director in 2006 and now the Managing Partner of the operations.

Currently, Coveney Nicholls have offices in Chelsea, Central London, which is right next to the embassy district and East Grinstead in Sussex to provide a spread across London and the South East of England.


Bateman Mackay LLP, Welcome to FY!

Bateman MacKay LLP joined FY in March 2018.

Since 1979, Bateman MacKay LLP has been proactively advising and positioning clients for success in all areas of growth: from start-up phase to maturity and succession and/or exit. Offices in Burlington and Mississauga enable the Firm to serve a broad mix of clients across the Greater Toronto Area with a hands-on approach.

The Firm offers a range of services designed to uncover meaningful changes to enhance their business that results in optimal outcomes. With services including audit and review engagements, tax consulting and compliance services as well as a variety of business advisory and consulting services, Bateman MacKay is a genuine full-service firm. The Firm services clients with PRIDE (Proactive, Responsive, Integrity, Dedication, Entrepreneurial)!

Bateman MacKay’s team of over 30 has a wide variety of educational backgrounds and professional designations, which enables the Firm to problem solve and take on unique challenges. The Bateman MacKay Team enjoys engaging with their local community through office fundraisers and annual community activities.