During the period of Nov 19 till Dec 6, 2018, Maysa Fischer has been: (i) lecturing at UNIVILLE – private University headquartered in Joinville, SC, Brazil, gathering students outcoming from the North Region of the State of Santa Catarina, being the attendees graduates of the Foreign Trade School and the speech focused the status of the investment in our State enhancing the expansion of businesses or its establishment by national or foreign investors as a consequence of the optimistic environment in place from the economic stand point caused by the results of last October general elections; (ii) at Joinville Entrepreneurs Association (ACIJ), leading the event Innovation in International Business by the adoption of the fishbowl conversation methodology gathering industrial leaders of distinguished sectors with outstanding performance in innovative management and practices; and (iii) in synergy with Jaragua do Sul Entrepreneurs Association (CEJAS), SC, and Advanced Exchange Broker the International Business Chapter of ACIJ has promoted the presentation “Exchange Best Practices” offered by Adilson Chaves to the companies established in Itapocu River Valley, with great success.

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On October 23, 2018 Maysa Fischer as the Head of the International Business Chapter (2018-2019 Term) of Joinville Entrepreneurs Association has welcomed all sponsors and attendees of LOGISTIQUE during the opening ceremony of the Brazilian second largest multimodal business fair on its 5th edition carried out at Expoville Convention Center.

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Last September 13, 2018 the International Business Chapter of Joinville Entrepreneurs Association jointly with Sustentare Business School and Bank of Brazil have promoted the speech of Mr. Ronaldo José Ferreira Tavora, BB’s Chief Economist, who has enlightened the audience on distinguished scenarios focusing trends of the exchange rate, economic and political environment based upon certain premises of the international landscape forecasted up to 2023 and the outocome of the forthcoming Presidential election next October/18. Maysa Fischer, Head of NNI ACIJ, and Wilmar Cidral, Principal of Sustentare Business School were the hosts of that outstanding event which has been aclaimed by more than 180 professionais outcoming from distinguished places of Santa Catarina.

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The Fifth Edition of Logistique & Multimodal Trade Show has been officialy launched last August 8, 2018 at Joinville Entrepreneurs Association headquarters, being ACIJ and its International Business Chapter sponsors of that outstanding event which will be carried out next October 23 – 25, 2018 at Expoville Convention Center. Maysa Fischer has welcomed the invitees as Head of IBC and in particular Ms. Karine Marmitt, Administrative Officer and Mr. Leonardo Rinaldi, CEO of the Organizing Committee, both representatives of Zoom Fairs & Events who is the fair promoter.

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Meeting Comex 7th edition has been carried out on April 18, 2018 at Expoville Convention Center in Joinville, SC, reaching out an impressive success attested by the approval of 97% of the attendees coming from different parts of the Southeast and South Regions of Brazil. Fischer Law Firm, by joint efforts with Fegamo y Vasaf Attorneys at Law headquartered in Monterrey, has encouraged the attendance of Dr. Salvador Garza who brought enlightment on the subject “Mexico: the maquiladora industry and other import proceedings”. The workshop has been joined by more than 80 companies interested in going international with its businesses heading the Mexican marketplace and the 46 Free Trade Agreements executed by the country as Member State. Being a tremendous exporting base since North America to other economic zones, a commercial presence in Mexico is certainly key to enhance the strategic growth of the organizations worldwide.

 
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On March 7, 2018 a festive breakfast has taken place for the Meeting Comex - 7th edition kick-off, a seminar annually promoted by the International Business Chapter of ACIJ - Entrepreneurs Association of Joinville, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil. IBC Board has steering the show all over which has been attended by sponsors, guests, members and associates, and such annual gathering between all participants was a major succees of public and integration. This year Joinville Rotary Club - Floresta is also attending the event as sponsor of the initiative "One Ticket One Tree" joining efforts with IBC to get the donation of tree seedlings to be planted furtheron at Expoville surroundings. Fischer Law Firm is one of Meeting Comex sponsors which is the most important event carried out in the Southern Region of Brazil focusing the multi-faceted field of international business.

 
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By celebrating the 10th Anniversary of its foundation on Nov 27, 2017 Fischer Law Firm was awarded by Joinville Entrepreneurs Association (ACIJ), Joinville, SC, Brazil, with the grant of a certificate acknowledging that period of time whereby it has been enduring at the organization as an ongoing acting associate.

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The International Business Chapter of Joinville Entrepreneurs Associaton, headquartered in Joinville, SC, Brazil, has welcomed on Nov 11, 2017 the representatives of Hong Kong Trade Development Council namely Mrs. Marina Barros, Officer, and Mrs. Marcia Takemiya, Accounts Executive. During the roadshow the business opportunities facilitated by the Hong Kong Government and which are available to the Brazilian entrepreneurs under most distinguished forms to enhance the commercial relationship with Asian parties and presence of its companies in such global leading Region have been highlighted.

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Last September 27, 2017 Maysa Fischer has attended a summit in São Paulo on Global Mobility & Expatriates which training program has been promoted by Corpbsuiness focusing updated practices and legislation as drivers to the transfer of professional to work overseas.

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Meeting Comex 2017 has been again a successful audience & workshops driven initiative. Carried out on April 19, 2017 at Expoville Convention Hall in Joinville, SC, Brazil, more than 400 attendees were gathered to debate updated matters in the global business environment, as well as pursuing the exchange of experiences and approaches, and networking in general. Maysa Fischer, Managing Partner of Fischer Law Firm, has offered the audience with a presentation over "JAFZA Dubai - where business comes together" bringing together decision makers and traders who are acting in direct investment overseas. The Government of the State of Santa Catarina, through its Secretary of International Affairs, has been one of the many supporters.

 
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On April 5, 2017 the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the State of Santa Catarina, Dr. Carlos Virmond, has been welcomed by the International Business Chapter of Joinville Entrepreneurs Association (ACIJ) in Joinville, SC, Brazil, for the presentation of the profile and results as outputs of the important job SAI is performing by spreading out to foreign investors the opportunities offered by our State to those interested in headquartering its operations locally as a strategic gateway to access Brazilian and South American marketplaces.

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A mission of businessmen coming from Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, has been recently in Joinville, SC, Brazil, to carry out a business round with companies of Joinville region. The meeting has been supported by the Chamber of Commerce Brazil-Germany of the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil, and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Transport, Agriculture and Viniculture of that German federal State. The picture shows the businessman Thomas Adam (CEO of Berger Gruppe), Altum Rusbüldt (representative of the aforesaid Ministry), Maysa Fischer (managing partner of Fischer Law Firm) and Charles Soares (officer of KS Metal Experts).

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Fischer Law Firm and Braspar - Brazil-Paraguay Business Center, by their founding partners Maysa Fischer and Wagner Weber, respectively, have attended the 5th Edition of Meeting Comex organized and carried out by the International Businnes Chapter of ACIJ - Entrepreneurs Association of Joinville, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil, on April 13, 2016. The event has gathered business leaders, managers, traders and students with the purpose to discuss and reflect on subjects which currently are drivers to encourage foreign commerce and the Brazilian investment in Paraguay (with the benefits of the Maquila System). Wagner Weber has presented means on how the local companies can take advantages of that outsourcing activity and its related taxation; Maysa Fischer, on the hand, has highlighted the steps of preparation that shall be taken into consideration when the business goes internacional, according to the Brazilian legislation.

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During the period of November 14 - 20, 2014 o group of entrepreneurs of the State of Santa Catarina with the support of the International Business Center of FIESC have attended a mission to the United Arab Emirates. Technical visits have been held and two days dedicated to the BIG 5 - International Building & Construction Show which is considered to be the biggest and most important trade fair in the construction and building field of the GCC - Gulf Countries Council region. Maysa Fischer, managing partner of Fischer Law Firm, Astor Kist, vice president of FIESC - Federation of Industries of the State of Santa Catarina and Joao Formento, CEO of the Construction Trade Union, were the attendees out there.

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On May 7, 2014 Maysa Fischer gave a speech on the subject "Joint-Venture: Governance Structure and Results" in a workshop carried out with the support of the Brazilian-German Chamber of Commerce - Santa Catarina Branch (CCBA), at the premises of Blumenau Entrepreneurs Association (ACIB), State of Santa Catarina. The CCBA Regional Manager, Mr. Otfried Schnabel , the Economic Development Secretary of the municipaloyt of Blumenau, Mr. Jorge José Cenci, and the Director of the Small and Mid-Sized Companies of the EDS, Mr. Móris Cleber Kohl attended that large group event.

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During the International Summit focusing "The Convention on the International Sale of Goods" carried out on March 19-20, 2014 in Curitiba, PR, Brazil, Maysa Fischer (managing partner of Fischer Law Firm) and Ingeborg Schwenzer (Prof. Dr.iur., LLM Professor of the Faculty of Law of the University of Basel, Switzerland, Chair of Private Law, and Director of the CISG Advisory Council being one of the main lecturers invited for that Summit) held conversation on Brazil adoption of that Convention which enforcement in the country starts up from April 1st, 2014 on and related effects on international business among Brazilian and foreign parties.

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3rd year undergraduates of the Foreign Trade Faculty - UNIVILLE, Joinville, SC, Brazil, to whom Maysa Fischer has taught the subject "International Commercial Law" - school year 2013.

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3rd year undergraduates of the Foreign Trade Faculty - UNIVILLE, Joinville, SC, Brazil, to whom Maysa Fischer has taught the subject "International Negotiations" - school year 2013.

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Last July 4, 2013, the Foreign Trade Chapter of ACIJ - Joinville Entrepreneurs Association carried out the 2nd Meeting Comex. At that opportunity Mrs. Claudia Rolim and Dr. Alex Van Breedam were welcomed as visitors and representatives of Flanders Investment & Trade, an agency for the encouragement of foreign direct investment in Belgium, more precisely in the Flanders region; both supported by the General Consulate of Belgium, with headquarters in Sao Paulo. Dr. Van Breedam has presented a closing speech focusing Flanders existing multi-modal and integrated logistic system as a matter competitiveness to operate in the EuroZone.

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Maysa Fischer has been honored as Sponsor of the Fourth Year undergraduate students of the International Affairs College held by UNIVILLE - University of the Region of Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil, with the graduation ceremony being celebrated in May of 2012.

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On November 7, 2012 Fischer Law Firm was one of the sponsors of the 1ºst Foreign Trade Meeting promoted by the Foreign Trade Chapter of ACIJ - Entrepreneurs Association of Joinville, SC, Brazil. The event had the aim to join businessmen, managers and operators for the debate of matters linked to business performed overseas and the economic forecasts for 2013. Maysa Fischer, managing partner of Fischer Law Firm carried out a workshop on "International Contracts" which was attended by more than 70 persons.

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Maysa Fischer, managing partner of Fischer Law Firm, and Marcus Mucciolo, CEO of MicroJuntas have presented Luso Brazilian Business Association in Slovakia, as their patron members, during open meeting at ACIJ - Entrepreneurs Association of Joinville, SC, last May 20, 2011. Business opportunities and support to Brazilian businessmen who would like to know and invest in Slovakia, where the main topics shared with the audience. If you want to know more about the subject, please visit www.lusobrazilian.sk and contact Fischer Law Firm - maysaf@fradv.com.br.

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On March 31, 2011, Maysa Fischer, on behalf of ACIJ, welcome the distinguished visitor Mr. John Moseley, General Manager, Trade Development Origination Divison, and Mr. John Cuttino, Brasil Representative, both coming from the Port of Houston Authority, Texas, US, while, during breakfast was being served to local entrepreneurs, the operational profile of that important maritime operator has been presented. Located in a privileged region along the east coast, the Port of Houston in headquarted in the fourth-largest city in the United States. The Port is a 25-mile-long complex of diversified public and private facilities distant a few hours of sailing time from the Gulf of Mexico. It is the busiest port in the United States in terms of foreign tonnage, second-busiest in the United States in terms of overall tonnage, and fifteenth-busiest in the world, inter-connected with other modals for fast and safe transportation and delivery of the goods.

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Last March 22, 2011 ACIJ was proud to welcome representatives Warren Harris, Director, Mark Wawner, Project Development Coordinator and Scott Hall, Business Development Coordinator, all of them working for Virginia Beach Economic Development, Virginia State, East Coast of the US, focusing presentation on Virginia Port as well as opportunities for FDI - Foreign Direct Investment (it has to be said that Tupy, Weg and Schulz are listed among 15 Brazilian enterprises holding their operations seating in Virginia Beach a city with 600.000 (six hundred thousand) inhabitants, where Norfolk and Chesapeake are the surrounding towns). It is an important entry corridor to US marketplace, offering low ax burden (Enterprise Income Tax of 6%) and labor regulation pro-business (dismissal without cause is one the concept that is allowed). Moreover, Foreign Trade Zone and Dry Port are also available, driven by multi-modal distribution. With the docking of Post-Panamax wessels (16 meters deep), the modern facilities of that port system encompass five harbours throughout the region.

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On March 14, 2011 ACIJ - Joinville Entrepreneurs Association jointly with SIDE - Secretary of Integration and Development of Joinville City Hall welcome distingueshed Austrian entrepreneurs. In that opportunity a workshop was led by the visitors focusing Urban Technologies and representatives of the following outstanding Viennese enterprises, in their respective economic sector, have attended that business meeting, namely: ATM Recycling Systems (presses); B.D.I. (biodiesel installations); DIETZEL - UNIVOLT (electric installations); FREQUENTIS (comunication and information on air traffic, public utilities, maritime and railroad transportation); HALLAMASCH (turistic projects); SOLAR LIGHT (public lighting); H.E.T. (traffic technology); IMAGE (artistic concerts); MUT (disposal of waste); PROSPACE (spaces for events); RABMER BAU (sanitation and/or renewal of public piping); FRIES (baskets for industrial laundry). Mrs. Brigitte Jan, as CEO of Vienna Commercial and Industrial Chamber, and Mr. Ingomar Lochschmidt, as Austria Commercial Consul, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, have been the sponsoring entities of that commercial mission receptioned by Maysa Fischer, President of ACIJ Board of Economic Clusters. Additional information for the generation of business opportunities, please dial XX 55 (47) 3422.0545.

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Fischer Law Firm has been inserted in the Guide to Latin America & Caribbean Markets of the  British Chambers of Commerce - 2010 Edition - please access the e-book and go to page 30. Many thanks! (www.latinamericaandcaribbean.gtglobaltrader.com)

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This is the Steering Committee of the 11th SENI - Foreign Trade State Summit which will be carried out next October 21 and 22, 2010 at Recanto das Aguas SPA & Hotel, Camboriu Beach, SC. Join us !!!

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• 10th State Seminar of Foreign Trade - Santa Catarina, Brazil, Octubre 23, 2209

• We are pleased to share with you the entire content of  Directive nº 85 issued on February 10, 2009 by the National Immigration Board of the Ministry of Labor and Employment that you will find attached hereto conveying updated information on how foreign investors (individuals) are welcome to request and be granted the authorization to regularly live, work and hold business in our country.  Fischer Attorneys at Law are at your disposal to serve and cooperate with you pursuing success and legal safety to vest your business in Brazil. (click here)

• We are pleased to share with you the brochure that you will find attached hereto conveying information on how to preceed with mergers & acquisitions in our country involving Brazilian and foreign parties. The Firms Fischer Attorneys at Law and Machado Associados are at your disposal to serve and cooperate with you pursuing success and legal safety to vest your business in Brazil. Download here.

• We are pleased to share with you the brochure that you will find attached hereto conveying information on how foreign investment can be implemented in Brazil. The Firms Fischer Attorneys at Law and L.O. Baptista Attorneys at Law are at your disposal to serve and cooperate with you pursuing success and legal safety to vest your business in our country. Download here.

• We are pleased to share with you the brochure that you will find attached hereto conveying information on how a commercial presence can be implemented in the Slovak Republic which presentation was gratuitously prepared and displayed by Ernest & Young - Slovak Branch. For further inputs please see Fischer Attorneys at Law Newsletter - December 07 edition focusing "Reasons to invest in Slovakia". Download here.


Maysa Cristina Fischer, managing partner of the Firm, has been invited to make presentations on issues related to international business and foreign investment in Brazil by the attendance of those major events:

• AJORPEME Foreign Trade Department - Small and Mid-Sized Enterprises Association of Joinville Region:

- April 3, 2008 - FDI Advantages in Portugal
- Comparative Highlights - Agency X Distribution - governed by the Brazilian law
- Small and Mid-Sized Enterprises Law - Focusing Foreign Investment in Brazil
- July 19, 2007 - International Agreements & Negotiations

• April 16, 2008 - Open Meeting of CNIB - Brazilian Chamber of International Business  
- FDI Advantages in Portugal

• ACIJ Foreign Trade Department - Entrepreneurs Association of Joinville:
May 31, 2007 - International Agreements & Negotiations

• CAMBRA - International Business Chamber of Jaraguá do Sul
- July 19, 2007 - International Agreements & Negotiations

• UNIVILLE - University of Joinville Region - Foreign Trade School
- August 29, 2007 - Technology Supply Contract (know-how)

• Open Meeting of the Foreign Trade Chamber (FIESC - Federation of Industries of the State of Santa Catarina) - held on October 1st, 2007 at the Entrepreneurs Association of Brusque, SC - Commercial Defenses, Dispute Resolutions, Antidumping Investigations (presentation made by Ms. Cynthia Kramer, partner of L.O. Baptista Attorneys at Law (São Paulo) with whom Fischer Law Firm holds a partnership in Santa Catarina)

• University of Joinville Region - UNIVILLE - presentation made on October 10, 2007 focusing "Sale & Purchase Agreement" for the students of the 4th Year - Foreign Affairs School