On Wednesday, July 18th 2012 Boyd & Jenerette hosted a discussion with Ecuadorian Ambassador Nathalie Cely-Suarez at our Miami office.
The Topics of Ambassador Cely's presentation included recent economic incentives offered by the Ecuadorian government to American investors and how newly enacted legislation has made Ecuador one of Florida's premier trading partners.
Speakers included our very own Marisol Soledad Bodero; Fernando Navia, Trade Commissioner of Ecuador in Miami and Ambassador Cely. In attendance were attorneys from the Boyd & Jenerette; Eduardo Rivadeneira, Ecuadorian Consul in Miami; presidents and CEO's of international accounting firms, banks, distribution companies and other various investors.
To view the article written on Ambassador Cely-Suarez's dialogue on trade and investment click here.
Boyd & Jenerette Hosts Roundtable to Discuss the Free Trade Agreement Between Colombia and The United States
A roundtable event was held on June 8,2012 in our Miami office to discuss the political and economic impact that the Free Trade Agreement between Colombia and the United States will have on South Florida.
Invited guests included various attorneys from the law firm Boyd & Jenerette, including Jorge Gutiérrez, Managing Partner, Carlos Aguilar, Director of the International Practice, and Ronald Neiwirth, Partner at the firm. Other panelists included Rafael Castillo-Triana, International Law Expert and CEO of FTAA International, Iván Barrios, VP of Commercial Development forEnterpriseFloridaand Fernando Navia, Trade Commissioner ofEcuadorinMiami.
The panelists discussed the different benefits that will arise from the treaty, including a boom inSouth Florida’s economy through an increase in available jobs and exports. Iván Barrios, from Enterprise Florida, highlighted the areas two areas that he believes will have more growth; telecommunications and electronics. Iván also spoke about the importance of the treaty for South Florida, reason for which Enterprise Florida has organized a trip to Colombia with Governor Rick Scott, with the purpose of establishing commercial relationships with the country.