Investment Migration People in The News This Week: Feb 5, 2019

Investment migration people featured in the mainstream media this week include:

  • Joanna Murphy, CEO of Irish Diaspora Loan Fund
  • Christian Kälin, Chairman of Henley & Partners
  • Parizad Sirwalla,  Partner and Head, Global Mobility Services and Tax, KPMG India
  • Duncan Hill, Marketing Director, Davies & Associates


SCMP: Irish fund offering residency on the ‘Emerald isle’ for €1 million sees surge in interest from wealthy Hongkongers looking to escape civil unrest

European countries such as Spain and Portugal have emerged as popular choices for those with the means to activate a “plan B”. Now an Irish fund is offering wealthy Hongkongers a way to gain permanent residency on the “Emerald Isle” – by investing €1 million (US$1.1 million) in family-run hotels outside the capital, Dublin.

IM people featured:

  • Joanna Murphy, CEO of Irish Diaspora Loan Fund


Bloomberg Quint: Brexit Fan Crispin Odey Raises Just One Cheer for Big Day

“Commerce in general has become more international and less tied to a single sovereign state,” said Chris Kalin, chairman of Henley & Partners Group, which helps the rich to relocate. “The management of wealth portfolios is no different.”

IM people featured:

  • Christian Kälin, Chairman of Henley & Partners


CNBC TV18: Budget 2020: Govt proposes income tax on non-taxpaying NRIs

The budget has turned out to be taxing for the non-resident Indian. Firstly, to be categorised a non-resident, an Indian now has to stay abroad for 240 days a year, against 182 previously. In other words, an Indian national, to claim the non-resident status, can’t stay in India for 120 days or more in a year.

IM people featured:

  • Parizad Sirwalla,  Partner and Head, Global Mobility Services and Tax, KPMG India


Telangana Today: Turkey emerging as a preferred route for E2 Visa

It is pertinent to note that E1 and E2 visas are not currently available to Indian nationals. Davies & Associates (D&A), a US-based immigration law firm, has worked with Indian clients who have obtained a third country nationality and then qualified for an E1 or E2 visa on that basis. While E visas are non-immigrant visas they can entail significantly less investment than an EB5-based green card application.

IM people featured:

  • Duncan Hill, Marketing Director, Davies & Associates

Our readers are the best-informed professionals in the investment migration industry.
Once a week, we’ll send you a curated newsletter with the week’s top stories.

Want updates every day?
Be the first in your company to know about breaking investment migration news; Get the most important stories delivered.

Christian Henrik Nesheim AdministratorKeymaster

Christian Henrik Nesheim is the founder and editor of Investment Migration Insider, the #1 magazine – online or offline – for residency and citizenship by investment. He is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, documentary producer, and writer on the subject of investment migration, whose work is cited in the Economist, Bloomberg, Fortune, Forbes, Newsweek, and Business Insider. Norwegian by birth, Christian has spent the last 14 years in the United States, China, and Spain. 

follow me