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About the Forum

The Investment Migration Forum is the largest and most important such forum in the world. Renowned academics, government officials, representatives of international organisations, as well as the world’s leading professionals dealing with investor migration and citizenship-by-investment will be gathering in Geneva.

The three day event will cover a variety of related subjects which are of interest to the academic, professional and government community. Expect over 300 participants from over 40 countries.

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Facts & Figures

300+ Delegates
50+ Speakers
40+ Countries
20+ Partners

Key Speakers

The Investment Migration Forum provides a platform for the world’s leading professionals within the investor migration and citizenship-by-investment to share their views through informative panel discussions, forum sessions and government roundtables.

Forum Programme

Day 1
  • Intergovernmental roundtable (by invitation only)

    • 15:00 - 16:30
    • Home
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Cocktail Reception

    • 19:00 - 21:00
    • Home
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Welcome Note

    Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
    • 19:30 - 21:00
    • Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
21:00 - 21:00 End of Cocktail Reception
Day 2
  • Opening Address

    Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
    • 9:00 - 9:15
    • Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Opening Panel Setting the Scene of This Year’s Forum

    Bill Howarth
    James Swenson
    Juerg Steffen IMCM
    Peter Vincent
    Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
    Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
    Edward Beshara IMCM
    Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • 9:15 - 9:45
    • Bill Howarth
      James Swenson
      Juerg Steffen IMCM
      Peter Vincent
      Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
      Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
      Edward Beshara IMCM
      Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Migration of UHNWI and the Economic Development of the World Panel

    Vladimir Popov
    Tony Addison
    Anthony P. D'Costa
    Andrés Solimano
    Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
    Kristin Surak IMCM
    • 9:45 - 10:15
    • Vladimir Popov
      Tony Addison
      Anthony P. D’Costa
      Andrés Solimano
      Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
      Kristin Surak IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Special Address from the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia

    Allen Michael Chastanet
    • 10:30 - 10:45
    • Allen Michael Chastanet
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
10:45 - 11:15 Refreshments Served in the Networking Foyer in Association with Swiss Insurance Partners
  • Global Mobility and Tax Panel

    Chris Galway
    Datin Sharifah Ikhlas Syed Ismail AlJaffree
    Marco Cerrato IMCM
    Iñigo Lecanda Crooke IMCM
    Dominic Volek IMCM
    • 11:15 - 11:45
    • Chris Galway
      Datin Sharifah Ikhlas Syed Ismail AlJaffree
      Marco Cerrato IMCM
      Iñigo Lecanda Crooke IMCM
      Dominic Volek IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • How Technology is Revolutionizing the Diligence Process

    Sandeep Movva
    • 11:45 - 12:00
    • Sandeep Movva
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Future for real Estate as a Vehicle to RCBI

    Denis Kravchenko IMCM
    Yiannos Trisokkas IMCM
    Samuel Raphael
    Mohammed Asaria
    Daniel Fulop IMCM
    • 12:00 - 12:30
    • Denis Kravchenko IMCM
      Yiannos Trisokkas IMCM
      Samuel Raphael
      Mohammed Asaria
      Daniel Fulop IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • International Mobility of Wealthy Individuals: Issues, Evidence, Policies

    Andrés Solimano
    • 12:30 - 12:45
    • Andrés Solimano
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Special Address from the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts & Nevis

    Timothy Sylvester Harris
    • 12:45 - 13:00
    • Timothy Sylvester Harris
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Book Presentation and Signing in the Forum Foyer

    Diego Acosta
    • 13:00 - 13:00
    • Diego Acosta
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
13:00 - 13:15 Lunch Served in the Networking Foyer in Association with Maisto e Associati Served in the Networking Foyer
  • Forum Partner Lunch Briefing in Ballroom

    • 13:15 - 14:00
    • Home
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Working Lunch in Leman meeting room - The Post Brexit immigration Landscape

    Christine Sullivan IMCM
    Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • 13:15 - 14:00
    • Christine Sullivan IMCM
      Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Welcome Back by Forum Co-Chair

    Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
    • 14:00 - 14:00
    • Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Importance of Due Diligence in the Context of Investor Migration

    Jonathan Cardona IMCM
    Pantelis Christofides IMCM
    Thomas F. L. Anthony IMCM
    Chisanga Chekwe
    James Swenson
    Laura Austin IMCM
    Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
    • 14:01 - 14:30
    • Jonathan Cardona IMCM
      Pantelis Christofides IMCM
      Thomas F. L. Anthony IMCM
      Chisanga Chekwe
      James Swenson
      Laura Austin IMCM
      Bruno L’ecuyer IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Special Address from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Grenada

    Peter Charles David
    • 14:30 - 14:45
    • Peter Charles David
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Caribbean Session

    Timothy Sylvester Harris
    Les Khan
    Peter Charles David
    Kaisha Ince
    Nestor Alfred
    • 14:45 - 15:15
    • Timothy Sylvester Harris
      Les Khan
      Peter Charles David
      Kaisha Ince
      Nestor Alfred
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Investment Migration: Professional Standards and Competencies

    Bill Howarth
    • 15:15 - 15:30
    • Bill Howarth
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Current Migration trends in China and associated Challenges

    Edward Sun
    • 15:30 - 15:45
    • Edward Sun
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
15:45 - 16:00 Refreshments Served in the Networking Foyer in Association with Swiss Insurance Partners
  • How Strict Capital Controls Threaten Demand for 2nd Passports in China / crackdown on PR in Shanghai?

    Edward Sun
    Mikki Canton
    David Chen IMCM
    • 16:00 - 16:30
    • Edward Sun
      Mikki Canton
      David Chen IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Multiple Tax Residencies, Tax Treaties and Tax Treaty Tiebreakers in the CRS and FATCA World

    John Richardson IMCM
    • 16:30 - 16:45
    • John Richardson IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Application of Blockchain in the Investment Immigration Industry

    Edmund John Lowell
    • 16:45 - 17:00
    • Edmund John Lowell
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Practical Consequences of the Drive Towards Global Tax Transparency

    Chris Curmi IMCM
    • 17:00 - 17:15
    • Chris Curmi IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Canada’s Most Attractive Locations for International Foreign Investors

    Dory Jade
    • 17:15 - 17:30
    • Dory Jade
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Correspondent Banking: Risks, Challenges and a Path Forward

    Thomas F. L. Anthony IMCM
    • 17:30 - 17:45
    • Thomas F. L. Anthony IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
17:45 - 18:00 End of Plenary Sessions -Exhibition Space Remains Open until 18h00
  • Steamboat Cruise and Dinner on Lake Geneva

    • 19:15 - 22:45
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
20:45 - 20:45 Return of boat and end of Day
Day 3
  • Opening Remarks by Forum Co-Chair

    Edward Beshara IMCM
    • 9:00 - 9:15
    • Edward Beshara IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Global Migration Trends for Professionals, Entrepreneurs and other HNWI's'

    Austin T. Fragomen Jr IMCM
    • 9:15 - 9:45
    • Austin T. Fragomen Jr IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Immigration to the United States Panel

    William A. Stock IMCM
    Irina Rostova IMCM
    Robert W. Kraft
    Daniel Fulop IMCM
    Chad Richard Ellsworth
    Edward Beshara IMCM
    • 9:45 - 10:30
    • William A. Stock IMCM
      Irina Rostova IMCM
      Robert W. Kraft
      Daniel Fulop IMCM
      Chad Richard Ellsworth
      Edward Beshara IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
10:30 - 10:45 Refreshments Served in the Networking Foyer in Association with Swiss Insurance Partners
  • Malta: an Oasis of Opportunities

    Julia Farrugia Portelli
    • 10:45 - 11:00
    • Julia Farrugia Portelli
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Residence and Citizenship by Investment in 2020

    Christian H. Kälin IMCM
    • 11:00 - 11:15
    • Christian H. Kälin IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Growing Market for Residence and Citizenship Panel

    Christian H. Kälin IMCM
    Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
    • 11:15 - 11:45
    • Christian H. Kälin IMCM
      Dimitry Kochenov IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Residence by Investment in Spain

    Jose Carlos Garcia de Quevedo
    • 11:45 - 12:00
    • Jose Carlos Garcia de Quevedo
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Redesigning Yourself for Optimal Performance

    Arvin (Rock) Thomas
    • 12:00 - 12:45
    • Arvin (Rock) Thomas
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
12:45 - 13:55 Lunch Served in the Networking Foyer in Association with Maisto e Associati
  • Book Presentation and Signing in the Forum Foyer - The Power of Your Identity

    Arvin (Rock) Thomas
    • 13:00 - 13:00
    • Arvin (Rock) Thomas
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Forum Partner Lunch Briefing in Ballroom

    • 13:00 - 13:55
    • Home
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Welcome Back by Forum Co-Chair

    Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • 13:55 - 14:00
    • Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • US Criminal and Civil Enforcement and its Impact on Citizenship by Investment

    Daniel W. Levy
    • 14:00 - 14:30
    • Daniel W. Levy
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Immigration Landscape in the UK Post BREXIT

    Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • 14:30 - 14:45
    • Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Immigration Landscape in Europe Panel

    Daniel Sarmiento
    Suryapratim Roy
    Volker Roeben
    Angela Michalopoulou
    Christine Sullivan IMCM
    Michalis P. Michael
    Jose Carlos Garcia de Quevedo
    Roderick Cutajar IMCM
    Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • 14:45 - 15:15
    • Daniel Sarmiento
      Suryapratim Roy
      Volker Roeben
      Angela Michalopoulou
      Christine Sullivan IMCM
      Michalis P. Michael
      Jose Carlos Garcia de Quevedo
      Roderick Cutajar IMCM
      Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Opportunities: Competition and Scrutiny

    Vladimir Popov
    Juerg Steffen IMCM
    Diego Acosta
    Peter Vincent
    • 15:15 - 15:45
    • Vladimir Popov
      Juerg Steffen IMCM
      Diego Acosta
      Peter Vincent
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • The Malta Advantage for Your Clients

    Yanica Caruana IMCM
    • 15:45 - 16:00
    • Yanica Caruana IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
  • Closing Remarks & Champagne Raffle Draw

    Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • 16:00 - 16:15
    • Nadine Goldfoot IMCM
    • Grand Hotel Kempinski
16:15 - 16:15 End of the Investment Migration Forum 2018

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