Tajick: Remembering the Dead Part 1 – Residence by Investment Programs of Yore

This is the first in a two-part series on now-defunct residence and citizenship by investment programs. This week, we look at residence by investment programs (colloquially called golden visas) that are no longer with us. As we enter 2019, the investment migration industry is surfing confidently on a rising tide of both demand for and

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Harvey Speaks Out on CBC’s QIIP Investigation: “It Helped Our Business, Believe it or Not”

Speaking to Investment Migration Insider during the Investment Immigration Summit in Hong Kong last week, Jean Francois Harvey, head of the law firm that bears his name, spoke about the practical consequences of his employees appearing on hidden camera in an investigative report by Canada’s CBC last month. Questioned as to what was the fallout

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Investment Immigration Summit East Asia

Investment Immigration Summit World SeriesSponsor   29- 31 October 2018 Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel, Hong Kong SAR, China Join us for the 6th Investment Immigration Summit East ASIA (IIS East Asia) 29-31 October 2018. At this year’s event, leading investment immigration specialists, government agencies and wealth management practitioners will compare new and emerging

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Harvey Takes Dig at Chinese Agencies’ Warnings to Stay Out of Their Territory

The large international investment migration firms generally don’t source clients directly from Mainland China, but rather rely on B2B agreements with a network of Chinese immigration agencies to supply application volume, a model that has successfully helped at least 100,000 Chinese participate in residence and citizenship by investment programs over the last decade. International firms,

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Fall 2017 Asian Investment Migration Conference Circuit: Reporting Schedule

Conferences in the investment migration business are predominantly concentrated in the spring and the fall, and overwhelmingly in Asia. When sketching out the overview of this autumn’s Conference Bonanza earlier this year, I wrote the following: “Second citizenship and residence professionals from right across the globe will literally make hundreds of millions of dollars worth

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Hong Kong Migration to Canada Doubled Last Year to Highest Number on Record

Figures obtained by South China Morning Post revealed that 1,210 Hong Kong natives obtained permanent residence status in Canada last year, as compared to 630 in 2015 and 585 in 2014. “Pressure at work was immense and children were also facing so much pressure at schools. Many parents did not want to be monster parents

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11th Global Residence and Citizenship Conference

14–16 November 2017, Hong Kong Among the longest-running and most influential conferences in the industry, this year’s Global Residence and Citizenship Conference will take place at the Mariott in Hong Kong and is expected to draw several hundred delegates, including agents, developers and heads of state. Via Henley & Partners: 11th Global Residence and Citizenship

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