Malta 2018

2nd Annual Malta Workshop:
Advancing the Residency & Citizenship
by Investment Dialogue


19th October 2018, Westin Dragonara Resort, St Julian’s, Malta

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About the Workshop

The investment Migration Council and the Office of the Prime Minister are pleased to host its 2nd Annual Malta Workshop on the 19th October 2018. Following the success of last year’s event, the programme has been specifically tailored to address issues which the industry is currently facing as well as updating delegates on industry developments.

 

Highlighted Topics

  • Overview and Comparison of European Residency & Citizenship-by-Investment Programmes
  • The Global Real Estate Market for High Net-worth Individuals
  • Moving Forward – Malta and the Individual Investor Programme
  • The Future of Investment Migration and EU Citizenship
  • Building a Framework of Professional Standards and Education
  • Industry Perspective from an Academic’s Point of View
  • The Multiple Layers of the Due Diligence Checklist
  • Role of the MRVA Concessionaires

 

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 workshop.

 

Why Attend

This half-day workshop will bring together key industry stakeholders and will cover a variety of highly topical subject matters which are of interest to the academic, professional and government community in a learning environment.

Delegates will learn from top-tiered industry professionals, followed by a cocktail reception with additional opportunity to network amongst leading practitioners, senior government officials, academics, suppliers, potential clients and industry colleagues.

 

CPD Accreditation

The Malta 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

Bill Howarth IMCM
Group Managing Director
CLT International and President of the International Compliance Association
London

Julia Farrugia Portelli
Parliamentary Secretary
Government of Malta

Jonathan Cardona
Chief Executive Officer
Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency (MIIPA)
Valletta
Anastasia Yianni IMCM
CEO & Partner
Sotheby’s International Realty
Paphos

Christine Sullivan IMCM
Senior Manager
Fragomen Global LLP
Brussels

Oskar J. Gstrein
Post-Doc Researcher
European and Economic Law
University of Groningen
Jean Philippe Chetcuti IMCM
Global Managing Partner
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Valletta
Roderick Cutajar IMCM
Chief Executive Officer
Malta Residency Visa Agency
Valletta
Edmund John Lowell
Founder & CEO
KYC-Chain
Hong Kong
Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
Chief Executive
Investment Migration Council
Geneva

Joshua Ellul
Director, Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies
Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of ICT
University of Malta

Programme

11:30 Registration Open

 

12:00 Lunch
In Association with Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency (MIIPA)

 

13:00 Welcome Note
Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM, Chief Executive, Investment Migration Council, Geneva

 

13:15

Building a Framework of Professional Standards and Education

Bill Howarth IMCM, Group Managing Director, CLT International and President of the International Compliance Association, London

  • Competency and Professional Standards
  • An Education Framework for the Industry
  • New IMC Education and Certification Programme

 

13:45 Overview & Comparison of European Residency & Citizenship-By-Investment Programmes, Featuring Programmes Introduced in 2018

Jean-Philippe Chetcuti IMCM, Global Managing Partner, Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates, Valletta

  • Key Components of RCBI Programmes in Europe
  • Overview of Current European RCBI Programmes
  • Impact of New Entrants: Moldova, Montenegro, Kazakhstan

 

14:00 Overview of Residency & Citizenship-By-Investment Trends
Dominique Bolli IMCM, Head of Government Advisory, Henley & Partners

 

14:20 Striking the Right Note

Julia Farrugia Portelli, Parliamentary Secretary, Government of Malta

  • The Best CBI Programme
  • Malta Living Up to its Reputation
  • Setting the Standards in Due Diligence and Governance in Citizenship-by-Investment

 

14:35 Refreshments Served in the Foyer
 

 

15:05 The Post Brexit Immigration Landscape

Christine Sullivan IMCM, Senior Manager, Fragomen Global LLP, Brussels

  • Importance of Having Concessionaires
  • Marketing & Business Development Strategies
  • Overview of the Market

 

15:35 MRVP – A Reputable RBI Programme

Roderick Cutajar IMCM, CEO, Malta Residency Visa Agency, Valletta

  • MRVP a trustworthy RBI programme for families and entrepreneurs alike
  • Due Diligence @ MRVA – We don’t cut corners to jeopardise QUALITY, we reinvigorate existent DD practices
  • The future – Challenges ahead

 

15:55 Working to Further Improve the Individual Investor Programme

Jonathan Cardona, CEO, Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency (MIIPA)

  • Fine Tuning the Individual Investor Programme to Reflect Market and Regulatory Needs
  • The Programme Administration will Continue to be Guided by a Stringent Due Diligence Process
  • Future of the Industry Looks Bright, but CIUs Need to be Vigilant

 

16:10 TBC
Oskar J. Gstrein, Post-Doc Researcher, European and Economic Law, University of Groningen

 

16:30 An Overview of Global Real Estate 2018

Anastasia Yianni IMCM, CEO & Partner, Sotheby’s International Realty, Paphos

  • Latest Trends for HNWI
  • Use of Real Estate for CBI Programmes
  • Effects of CBI Programmes on Real Estate Markets

 

16:50 The Application of Blockchain in the Investment Immigration Industry

Edmund John Lowell, Founder & CEO, KYC-Chain

  • Self-Sovereign Identity, Who Cares, What is it and Why Now?
  • How to Use Blockchain to Ensure More Efficient, Reliable and Secure Due Diligence
  • Blockchain Identity to Help Companies to be Compliant with New Data Protection Regulations

 

17:10 Blockchain and Smart Contracts: An Overview, Regulation and Applications

Joshua Ellul, Director, Centre for Distributed Ledger Technologies, Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of ICT, University of Malta

  • What are Blockchain and Smart Contracts?
  • How is Malta Tackling their Regulation?
  • How Blockchain and Smart Contracts can be used in Relation to Passport and Migration

 

17:30 Closing Note
Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM, Chief Executive, Investment Migration Council, Geneva

 

17:30 Official Cocktail Reception
In Association with Henley & Partners

 

19:00 End of Workshop

 

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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

 

Partners

Practitioner Partner

Insurance Partner

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Real Estate Agency Partner

Cocktail Partner
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Government Agency Partners

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Register

Please fill out the form if you wish to register for the 2nd Annual Malta Workshop held on the 19th October 2018 at the Westin Dragonara resort St. Julian’s, Malta.

 

Registration price is EUR 90 + VAT. Registration is free of charge for IMC members

 

Special hotel rates are being offered to delegates attending the workshop. Kindly email events@investmentmigration.org for further details.

 

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