Thursday 5th March 2020, Amathus Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus

1st Cyprus Workshop:
Looking Ahead – the Future of the Cyprus Investment Programme

About the Workshop

The Investment Migration Council is pleased to present the 1st Cyprus Workshop. This unique workshop will provide delegates with key updates on the current status, and trends in the industry. Ideal for professionals directly or indirectly involved with the programme. An excellent opportunity to learn and network with local and international speakers and delegates.

 

Date:
Thursday, 5th March 2020

Venue:
Amathus Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus

Cost:
Free for IMC Members
90 euro + VAT for Non-Members

Programme Highlights

  • Professionalising IM: New Qualifications for the Industry
  • Keynote from the Government of Cyprus
  • Due Diligence and the Success of Citizenship by Investment Programmes
  • Due Diligence in Investment Migration Reports
  • IMC Update on EU Affairs
  • Real Beyond Property Purchase
  • Positioning for a Competitive Advantage

 

Who Should Attend

Lawyers, Financial Services Practitioners, Bankers, Accountants, Family Offices, Wealth Managers, Real Estate Agents, Property Developers, Investment Advisors, Luxury Yacht Brokers and Insurance Providers – all who are involved in Global Citizenship planning will find this a stimulating and beneficial workshop.

Why Attend

This half-day workshop brings together key industry stakeholders and covers a variety of highly topical subject matters which are of interest to the academic, professional and government community. After learning from top-tiered industry professionals, the end-of-day cocktail reception provides delegates with additional opportunities to network among leading practitioners, senior government officials, academics, suppliers, potential clients and industry colleagues.

CPD Accreditation

The Cyprus Workshop has been independently reviewed and certified as conforming to university accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. A CPD Certificate of Attendance may be requested at the end of the workshop

Partnership

A limited number of partnership opportunities are available for highly respected firms to contribute to this unique workshop and to improve their visibility. For further information please contact [email protected]

Speakers

Denis Kravchenko IMCM Cert IM

Head of Stakeholder Relations, Investment Migration Council, Switzerland

Marie Lou Cutajar IMCM Cert IM

Education & Training Administrator Investment Migration Council Switzerland

Simos Simillides

Commercial Director, Pafilia, Cyprus

Elias Neocleous

Markus Kramer

Partner, Brand Affairs AG, Switzerland

James Swenson IMCM

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

Hal Wardroper

Associate, S-RM UK

Michalis Hadjipanayiotou

Chairman, Cyprus Land & Building Developers Association, Cyprus

Vladimir Popov

Research Director, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, Germany

Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM Cert IM

Chief Executive, Investment Migration Council, Switzerland

Laura Austin IMCM

Advisory Committee, Head of Investment Migration Due Diligence, BDO. USA LLP. International Accountants.

Programme

11:00
Registration & Lunch Buffet

Amathus Beach Resort Hotel, Lobby

12:30
Welcome Address

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

12:45
Special Address

George Demetriou, Board Member, Invest Cyprus, Cyprus

13:00
Cyprus Investment Programme and the Impact on the Economy

Elias Neocleous, Chairman of the Board, Elias Neocleous & Co LLC, Cyprus

  • Institutional Security Issues
  • Risks of the Local Economy
  • The Way Forward: Adopting a Balanced Approach
13:15
Billionaires, Millionaires, Inequality and Happiness

Vladimir Popov, Research Director, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute, Germany

  • More Millionaires – Less Inequality – More Happiness?
  • Do Happy Countries Have Lower Inequality, but Higher Concentration of Millionaires?
  • China’s Slowdown in Growth – What’s Happening?
13:45
Cyprus Investment Programme and the Impact on Real Estate Development

Michalis Hadjipanayiotou, Chairman of Cyprus Land & Building Developers Association, Cyprus

  • Analysis on the Property Development in Cyprus
  • Impact of CIP on the Economy
  • How Can CIP be a Tool for Growth in the Future
14:00
Professionalising IM: New Qualifications for the Industry

Marie Lou Cutajar IMCM Cert IM, Education & Training Administrator, Switzerland

  • Rationale for an Educational Framework
  • New Qualification Features
  • Cert (IM) – the Essential Professional Designation
14:30
Why is Due Diligence Crucial for the Success of Citizenship by Investment?

Hal Wardroper, Associate, S-RM, United Kingdom

  • What is Due Diligence?
  • Success or Survival?
  • Looking Ahead
15:00
IMC Update on EU Affairs

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

15:30
Dissecting Due Diligence in Investment Migration

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

16:30
Positioning for Competitive Advantage

Markus Kramer, Partner, Brand Affairs AG, Switzerland

  • Why and How Positioning Works
  • Positioning Countries in the 21st Century
  • Using your Strengths to Create and Communicate Advantage
17:00
Beyond Property Purchase: What are the Real Estate Investment Consequences to the Cyprus Economy?

Moderated by Denis Kravchenko IMCM Cert IM Head of  Stakeholder Relations, Investment Migration Council, Switzerland
Simos Simillides, Commercial Director, Pafilia, Cyprus
Antonis Antoniou, Executive Director, Giovani Group, Cyprus

  • Construction Sector: Social and Economic Repercussions
  • Indirect Benefits of the Property Investments
  • Corporate Social Responsibility: How Developers are Impacting the Society
17:30
Closing Remarks followed by a Cocktail Reception
18:30
End of Workshop

Venue

The Workshop will take place at the Amathus Beach – Hotel located in Limassol, Cyprus in the lovely Demetra Ballroom situated on the mezzanine floor.

Preferred hotel rates are being offered to our Delegates.

Superior Inland View: 168 euro per night*
Superior Sea View: 220 euro per night*

*Full buffet breakfast, service charge and all applicable taxes are included in the price
For bookings, kindly contact the reservations department at [email protected] or phone +357 25832000. Please mention that you will be attending the Workshop to obtain these preferred rates.

Partners

Financial Advisor Partner
Financial Advisor Partner
Developer Partner
Developer Partner
Supporting Partner
Developer Partner
Law Partner

Register

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