In this episode, Hall welcomes Chris Willis, Managing Director, Government Advisory & Programme Delivery, and Will Garner, U.S. Immigration Lawyer and Strategic Partner at Latitude Consultancy Limited.
Latitude’s team of specialists offers leading insight and expertise to investors who are prepared to make an important economic contribution to gain residency or citizenship privileges in a selected country. They also provide government advisory services, helping nations to create residency and citizenship-by-investment programs that attract this privileged segment of the world population to their shores. Their internationally recognized team have over 100 years of combined experience in the Investment Migration industry. An unrivaled international network of clients and institutional relationships, combined with complementary ancillary services from their global financial services partner, provides a uniquely compelling proposition for their clients.
Chris has been involved in the immigration industry since 1995 and is a member of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC), the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC) and the Investment Migration Council (IMC). His office is the Regional Representative Office (RRO) for the Investment Migration Council in the Caribbean. He is a regular contributor to immigration specific newspapers and magazines as well as a speaker at immigration and industry conferences.
Chris has been educated in the United Kingdom and Canada and has owned and managed immigration firms in London, Montreal and the Caribbean. He is fluent in English and French and is involved in fundraising for philanthropic causes.
Will Garner is a U.S. immigration attorney and strategic partner with Latitude. Will also serves as a senior advisor to Vulpes Investment Management based in Singapore and is a strategic advisor to GreenWing Ventures based in Vancouver, BC. Will has over ten years of ‘boots on the ground’ experience across Hong Kong, Singapore, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, and New Zealand as a lawyer, entrepreneur and business development professional.
Chris and Will discuss the benefits with Hall of having secondary citizenship, taking into consideration taxes, COVID-19 and the current travel ban to certain countries, the cost involved, the waiting periods, and the criteria that need to be met.
Will can be contacted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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