IMC Streaming is the newest platform intended to connect industry players through an interactive series of broadcast aired every Wednesday and Thursday. These broadcasts known as ‘Crossing Borders programme’ will deal with key issues and bring insights into the fast-changing environment that is having an impact on your business since the WHO declared the SARS-CoV-2 a global pandemic.

Here are the scheduled broadcasts and recordings of past IMC Streaming webinars:

Wednesday, 10th June 2020

Cayman Islands Residency – The Best Kept Secret RBI Programme and an Ideal Solution for HNWI’s in a Post-COVID World

Sue Nickason, VP Marketing and Sales, Dart Real Estate, Cayman Islands

Daniel Altneu IMCM, Senior Associate, Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership (formerly Solomon Harris), Cayman Islands

During this broadcast, we will be discussing tax-neutral Cayman Islands which offer one of the highest GDP’s and standards of living in the world and one of the lowest population densities on the planet, this cosmopolitan and tropical island features modern infrastructure, stability and security, excellent healthcare and a sound economy free of Government debt. RBI schemes start with a USD $1.2m investment in real estate and a 30 day per annum residency requirement.

In association with DART Real Estate & Bedell Cristin

 

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Wednesday, 3 June 2020

The Future of Investment Migration Programmes After COVID-19: Cyprus Investment Programme

Evangelia Eliadou IMCM, Executive Director, Pafilia Property Developers Ltd, Cyprus

Jacopo Zamboni IMCM, Director, Henley & Partners, Switzerland

During this broadcast, we will be discussing how and if the client’s expectations and selection criteria (of global investment programmes) have changed after this pandemic and how COVID-19 has triggered operational changes as far as the CIP is concerned, and investment outlook for the future.

In association with Pafilia Property Developers Ltd and Henley & Partners

 

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Thursday, 28 May 2020

Global Mobility and the Ability to Reside in the US with E2 Visa

Mohammed Asaria, Co-founder and Managing Director, Range Developments, Dubai

Percival Clouden, CEO, Citizenship by Investment Unit (CBI), Grenada

During this broadcast, we will be discussing Grenada’s citizenship by investment programme, its benefits and competitive analysis over its peers and an E2 visa route to residency in the United States.

In association with Range Developments

 

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Wednesday, 27th May 2020

Regional Update from IMC Rep Offices from Around the World

Hong Kong: Jennifer Lai IMCM, Managing Partner and Head of North Asia, Henley & Partners

New York: Ron Klasko IMCM, Managing Partner, Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP

London: Nadine Goldfoot IMCM, Partner, Fragomen LLP

Caribbean: Christopher Willis IMCM, Managing Director – Government Advisory and Programme Delivery Latitude Consultancy Ltd

Malta: Warren Zahra, Managing Director, Alphine Sterling Travel & Tourism

During this broadcast, we will be hearing from the IMC’s Regional Representative Officers (RROs) on the situation in their respective regions. New York, Hong Kong, London & Caribbean

In association with Investment Migration Council Education & Training

 

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Wednesday, 20th May 2020

Time of COVID-19 in the Caribbean

Dr. Mario Gutierrez, Macroeconomic Advisor International Monetary Fund for Dominica; IMF Fiscal Affairs Department Roster of Macro Fiscal Experts

Ms. Charmaine Donovan IMCM, CEO, Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU), Antigua & Barbuda

Ambassador Colin Murdoch IMCM, Chairman, Citizenship by Investment Programme Board, Antigua & Barbuda

Mr. Les Khan, CEO, Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU), St. Kitts & Nevis

Mr. Alfred Nestor IMCM, CEO, Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU), Saint Lucia

During this broadcast, we will discuss the socio-economic impact of the pandemic and how it affects their country, explore solutions and share information about the impact of the crisis.TOPIC

In association with Investment Migration Council Education & Training

 

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Thursday, 14th May 2020

Successful Entrepreneurial & Investor Immigration Strategies in the Age of Covid-19

Chad Ellsworth IMCM, Partner, Fragomen Worldwide, USA

During this broadcast, we will be discussing how in the age of Covid-19 and global pandemics, entrepreneurs and investors are increasingly looking to leverage U.S. and other global entrepreneurial and investor immigration programmes as an insurance policy to diversify business opportunity and residency during a worldwide economic downturn.

In association with Fragomen

 

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Wednesday, 13th May 2020

EB-5 Getting Back to do Business in the US – New Initiatives

Edward Beshara IMCM, Attorney at Law, Beshara PA Global Migration Law Firm, USA

Robert Kraft IMCM, CEO and Chairman of FirstPathway Partners & President of IIUSA, USA

Byron Sutton, President of the World Trade Centers of Florida and Committee Chairman of Trade Markets for The World Trade Center Association, USA

Laura Austin IMCM, Head of Investment Migration Due Diligence, BDO USA LLP, USA

Walid Moussa, Chairman and CEO, PBM “Property, Brokerage and Management”, World President 2019-2020 of FIABCI “The International Real Estate Federation” President, REAL “The Real Estate Syndicate of Lebanon,” Lebanon

During this broadcast, we will be discussing the current EB-5 regulations in respect to the required investment amount and President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending immigration and exempting EB-5 and non-immigrant visas. There are many HNWIs who desire to enter the US quickly and the panellists will discuss the various timelines for visa entries into the US and the concurrent EB-5 process.

In association with IIUSA

 

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Thursday, 7th May 2020

Getting the Most from Membership to the IMC

Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM Cert IM, Chief Executive Officer, Investment Migration Council, Switzerland

Denis Kravchenko IMCM Cert IM, Head of Stakeholder Relations, Investment Migration Council, Switzerland

During this broadcast, we will look at what levels of membership are available, and their respective benefits.

In association with Investment Migration Council Education & Training

 

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Wednesday, 6th May 2020

Dissecting Due Diligence in Investment Migration

Laura Austin IMCM, Head of Investment Migration Due Diligence, BDO, USA

James Swenson IMCM, Vice President and Head of International, Exiger Diligence EMEA and APAC, UK

Sylwia Wolos IMCM, Head of Proposition (Enhanced Due Diligence), Refinitiv, UK

During this broadcast, we will discuss the state of play of due diligence in the investment migration sector and explore the potential for minimum standards across the industry.

In association with BDO, Exiger, Refinitiv

 

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Thursday, 30th April 2020

The C-Recession, Investment Migration and Past Recessions in Historical Perspective

Andres Solimano IMCM, President, International Center for Globalisation and Development, Chile

During this broadcast, we will focus on how the incoming slowdown / recession due to COVID-19 and contention measures compare with previous recessions in the world economy and how we can cope with the current slump. How will this effect investment migration; will it be stopped? Will it recover?

In association with Investaureum

 

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Wednesday, 29th April 2020

Back to Work in Asia

Jennifer Lai IMCM, Managing Partner and Head of North Asia, Henley & Partners, Hong Kong

Joe Wan, Chief Executive Officer, Tricor, Hong Kong

Oscar Liu TEP, Chief Executive Officer, Noah Holdings International Limited, Hong Kong

David Chen IMCM, Managing Director, Visas Consulting Group, Shanghai

During this broadcast, we will be discussing post COVID-19 life in Asia. CEOs of leading organisations in business expansion, wealth management, and immigration in China and Hong Kong will share their insights on challenges, BCP, and the most exciting views on opportunities after COVID-19 in their industries and in China / HK  

In association with Henley & Partners

 

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Thursday, 23rd April 2020

US Immigration for High Net Worth Individuals: What Has Changed and What Remains the Same

H.Ronald Klasko IMCM, Managing Partner, Klasko Immigration Law Partners LLP, USA

During this broadcast, we will be discussing US visa and permanent residence options for high net worth individuals and investors and how they are impacted by the events of 2020, including closures of consulates, travel restrictions and travel bans, restrictive interpretations of certain visa categories and processing delays. Against this backdrop, we will compare and contrast E-2 and L-1 visa options and EB-1-C and EB-5 green card options, as well as other possible strategies.

In association with Range Developments

 

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Wednesday, 22nd April 2020

Real Estate & Investment Migration During  COVID-19

Denis Kravchenko IMCM Cert IM, Head of Stakeholder Relations, Investment Migration Council, Switzerland

Mohammed Asaria IMCM, Vice Chairman, Range Developments, Dubai

George Dokuchaev, Commercial Director, Prime Property, Cyprus

Frederico Seixas IMCM, Sales & Marketing Director, Investaureum, Portugal

During this broadcast, we will cover the impact caused by COVID-19 outbreak effecting real estate within the investment migration industry. Join a discussion by CBI real estate industry leaders who will provide advise on how to handle investors during these unprecedented times

In association with Prime Property Group

 

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Thursday, 16th April 2020

COVID-19, Investment Migration & Reputation

Daniel Huber IMCM, Managing Partner, Head of Government Advisory Europe & Head of Agent Services, Henley & Partners, Switzerland

During this broadcast, you will learn how investment migration, and the capital it can raise for sovereign states, could be vital for enhancing the industry’s reputation, particularly against a backdrop of COVID-19.

In association with Henley & Partners

 

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Wednesday, 15th April 2020

Get Certified by the IMC

Marie Lou Cutajar IMCM Cert IM, Education & Training Officer, Investment Migration Council, Switzerland

During this broadcast, you will have a walk through the Certification in Investment Migration course – why should you sign up today?

In association with IMC Education & Training

 

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Thursday, 9th April 2020

A New HNWI Asset Class

Juerg Steffen IMCM, Chief Executive Officer, Henley & Partners, Austria

During this broadcast, you will learn how investment migration has developed as an asset class and how it can act as a hedge against wider market and political volatility.

In association with Henley & Partners

 

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Wednesday, 8th April 2020

Investment Migration and COVID-19, What you need to know today

Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM Cert IM, Chief Executive, Investment Migration Council, Switzerland

Nestor Alfred IMCM, CEO, Citizenship by Investment Unit & Chairman, CIPA, Saint Lucia

Edward Beshara IMCM, Managing Partner, Beshara Global Immigration, USA

James Johnston CMcG OBE, Director, Transcend Change Limited, Scotland

Jennifer Lai IMCM, Managing Partner, Henley & Partners, Hong Kong

Charles Mizzi IMCM, CEO, Malta Residency Visa Agency, Malta

During this broadcast, you will be hearing from investment migration experts around the world on the impact of COVID-19 in their regions.

In association with Range Developments

 

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