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- James participates in the Due Diligence Roundtable titled “Never Miss a Red Flag: Is the Standardisation of Due Diligence the Way Forward” (p. 76) along with three other due diligence experts. Together they review the state of play of due diligence in the investment migration industry and outline how the standardisation and harmonisation of processes might lead to better outcomes for the sector in a world of increasing regulation and scrutiny.
- Karen Kelly shares her expertise with the article “Don’t Be the Last to Know: The Importance of Monitoring” (p. 91). Residency-and-citizenship-by-investment (RCBI) programmes have yet to meet the challenge of not only weeding out unsuitable applicants at the time of application, but also identifying those who could bring disrepute after they go through the application process and recieve approval. Meeting this challenge involves employing a multi-pronged approach of enhanced due diligence along with real-time, ongoing monitoring.
About the Investment Migration Council
The Investment Migration Council (IMC) is the worldwide association for professionals dealing with investor immigration and citizenship-by-investment, bringing together the leading stakeholders in the field and giving the industry a voice. The IMC sets the standards on a global level and interacts with other professional associations, governments and international organizations in relation to investment migration.