Michelle Bernier is an attorney specializing in international and commercial law. Her practice focuses on litigation, analysis and research in Venezuela and Colombia, helping clients anticipate and overcome international business and investment challenges and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
She has a specialization in International Trade, endorsed by the Universidad Central de Venezuela, and a specialization in Civil Law, Procedural Law and Arbitration granted by the Instituto de Derecho Peruano e Internacional.
He is currently studying for a Master's Degree in Law and International Business, with a double degree from the Universidad Internacional Iberoamericana de México and the Universidad Europea del Atlántico.
She is Chief Operations Officer for Latin America at Adrianople Group. She is also an International Lawyer at Lex Solutions Legal and Financial Advisory Group, and a Researcher at the Juvenile Arbitration Network of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce.
For decades, Colombian Free Trade Zones (FTZs) helped attract investment and grow the economy - but all of that is about to change. On August 8 2022, the Colombian government passed legislation which will strip FTZs of most of their tax incentives.
Over these 20 years, ZFB has raised more than $200 million USD, and created around 90,000 direct and indirect jobs. In 2013, the creation of "UNIFRANCA Alliance" boosted ZFB as a pioneer in the development of major alliances with universities and training centers for workers and user companies.
The Zona Franca de Barcelona (ZFB) is an industrial park with more than 10,000,000 m2 of industrial and urban land, in different stages of completion.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Michelle Bernier talks with Martin Rívas, about the Zona Franca Navarrete, an industrial park located in Dominican Republic.
In this Geoeconomics Podcast episode, Michelle Bernier talks with Gizette Lemus, about the importance of the role of women leaderships within Special Economics Zones in Colombia.
En este episodio del Podcast, Michelle Bernier conversa con Miguel Pastor, presidente de la Peruvian Chamber of Business, sobre los retos y oportunidades que se presentan en cuanto a la contratación electrónica internacional y el nuevo rol que deben adoptar las cámaras de comercio a nivel mundial.
En este episodio del Podcast, Michelle Bernier conversa con Luis Gallotti, el Co-Fundador y Co-CEO Amek Group, sobre los retos y oportunidades del turismo en el presente y en un futuro mundo post-pandemia.