Cyprus

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


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

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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 events@investmentmigration.org

 

Confirmed Speakers

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

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

James Swenson IMCM
Vice President and Head of International, Exiger Diligence EMEA and APAC, UK
Markus Kramer
Partner, Brand Affairs AG, Switzerland
Simos Simillides
Commercial Director,
Pafilia, Cyprus
Denis Kravchenko IMCM Cert IM
Head of Stakeholder Relations, Investment Migration Council, Switzerland

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

Hal Wardroper
Associate, S-RM
UK

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

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

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

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 Amathus-reservation@amathushotel.com or phone +357 25832000. Please mention that you will be attending the Workshop to obtain these preferred rates.

Partners

Financial Advisor Partners

Developer Partners

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Giovani Partners
Pafilia Partners

Law Partner

Due Diligence_partners


 

 

Supporting Partner

CIBA

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