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 for Reforms,
Citizenship and Simplification
Government of Malta

Jonathan Cardona
Chief Executive Officer
Malta Individual Investor
Programme Agency (MIIPA)
Valletta
Anastasia Yianni IMCM
CEO & Partner
Cyprus 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
Mark Vella
Head – Business and Marketing
BOV Asset Management Limited
Valletta
Edmund John Lowell
Founder & CEO
KYC-Chain
Hong Kong
Jean Philippe Chetcuti
Global Managing Partner
Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
Valletta
Roderick Cutajar IMCM
Chief Executive Officer
Malta Residency Visa Agency
Valletta
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
Dominique Bolli IMCM
Head of Government Advisory
Henley & Partners
Zurich
Rachel Coyle
Head of Corporate Intelligence
S-RM
London
Denis Kravchenko IMCM
Head of Stakeholder Relations
Investment Migration Council
Geneva

Programme

11:30 Registration & Light Lunch
In partnership with the Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency (MIIPA)

 

12:45 Welcome Note
Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM, Chief Executive, Investment Migration Council, Geneva

 

13:00 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

 

13:20 Overview & Comparison of European Residency & Citizenship-By-Investment Programmes, Featuring Programmes Introduced in 2018
Jean-Philippe Chetcuti, 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

 

13:40 Overview of Residency & Citizenship-by-Investment Trends
Dominique Bolli IMCM, Head of Government Advisory, Henley & Partners, Zurich

  • Industry Trends and Investor Preferences
  • Programme Success Factors

 

14:00 Striking the Right Note
Julia Farrugia Portelli, Parliamentary Secretary for Reforms, Citizenship and Simplification, Government of Malta

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

 

14:20 The Future of the MIIP and Wider Industry – What Lies Ahead?
Jonathan Cardona, CEO, Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency (MIIPA), Valletta

 

14:40 Refreshments Served in the Foyer

 

15:00 The Post-Brexit Immigration Landscape
Christine Sullivan IMCM, Senior Manager, Fragomen Global LLP, Brussels

  • What Kind of Brexit Deal Will there be?
  • Post-Brexit Immigration Landscape in the UK and EU
  • What Immigration Concessions Could be Offered to Attract FDI Post Brexit?

 

15:20 Vilhena, Your Route to Investment
Mark Vella, Head – Business and Marketing, BOV Asset Management Limited, Valletta

  • Fund Options and Diversification
  • Interest Rate Scenario
  • Added Benefits

 

15:30 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

 

15:50 An Overview of Global Real Estate 2018
Anastasia Yianni IMCM, CEO & Partner, Cyprus Sotheby’s International Realty, Paphos

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

 

16:10 Due Diligence Investigations for Residency and Citizenship-by-Investment Programmes
Rachel Coyle, Head of Corporate Intelligence, S-RM, London

  • Best Practices in the Sector and Why They Matter
  • Importance of Human Intelligence, Context and Verification
  • Emerging Trends

 

Afternoon Speakers Introduced by Denis Kravchenko IMCM, Head of Stakeholder Relations, Investment Migration Council, Geneva

 

16:30 The Application of Blockchain in the Investment Migration Industry
Edmund John Lowell, Founder & CEO, KYC-Chain, Hong Kong

  • 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

 

16:50 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

  • Blockchain Research and Education Initiatives in Malta
  • Regulating Blockchain Technology
  • Potential Use Cases for Passports and Migration

 

17:10 Blockchain Technology: A Path to Virtualization of Citizenship
Oskar J. Gstrein, Post-Doc Researcher, European and Economic Law, University of Groningen

  • Latest Developments in the Field
  • Potentials and Risks of ‘Self-Sovereign Identity’
  • International Initiatives and Use Cases

 

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

 

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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Due Diligence Partner

RCbI Online Platform Partner
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Government Agency Partners

 
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IIP_partners

 

 

 
   

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