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Program Announced for World’s Foremost Residence and Citizenship Forum

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PRNewswire/ — The world’s most respected experts in the field of residence and citizenship planning will come together at the Dolder Grand Hotel, Zurich on 5-6 May 2015 for The Henley & Partners Forum 2015.


Designed to shine the spotlight on key developments in field, the Forum’s program includes addresses from, and panel discussions with, top tier international service providers and senior government officials such as the The Hon. Dr.Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta. It fittingly culminates in a gala dinner with a short address by Professor Dr. h.c. mult. Claude Nicollier, the Swiss former ESA Astronaut on Space Shuttle Missions, who will speak on his experiences and thoughts on Global Citizenship.

Says Eric Major, CEO of Henley & Partners, the industry pioneers hosting the Forum: “As the field of residence and citizenship planning is expanding at a rapid pace, it is becoming increasingly important to stay abreast of trends and changes. More importantly perhaps, is building a trusted network with the leading lights in the industry. This is what we have endeavored to create with our events, a platform to do just that.”

Attendees will hear first-hand from the world’s most respected professionals in the field and the government representatives and thought leaders that really matter, and meet senior government officials of relevant countries from around the world.

Key Speakers include:

  • The Hon. Dr. Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta
  • The Hon. Vance Amory, Premier of Nevis
  • T. Alexander Aleinikoff, UNHCR Deputy High Commissioner
  • Judith Gold, Deputy Division Chief, International Monetary Fund, Washington D.C.
  • Graham Zebedee, Head of Border Security, Home Office, Government of the United Kingdom
  • Marianne Nufer, Head of Tax Department, Canton of Obwalden, Switzerland
  • Tim Mohr, Principal, BDO Consulting, New York
  • Bruno L’ecuyer, CEO, Investment Migration Council, Geneva

Program Highlights:

  • The Malta Individual Investor Program: Setting a New Global Standard
  • The Concept of Citizenship in the 21st Century
  • Global Exchange of Information and Privacy Rights
  • Wealth Planning for the Russian Global Citizen
  • Luxury Property and Citizenship: Antigua, Nevis, St. Kitts

All attendees will receive a complimentary copy of the Switzerland Business & Investment Handbook and the new Global Residence and Citizenship Programs 2015 report.

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About Henley & Partners

Henley & Partners is the global leader in residence and citizenship planning. Each year, hundreds of wealthy individuals, families and their advisors rely on their expertise and experience in this area.

The concept of residence and citizenship planning was created by Henley & Partners in the 1990s. As globalization has expanded, residence and citizenship have become topics of significant interest among the increasing number of internationally mobile entrepreneurs and investors who work with Henley & Partners.

The firm also runs a government advisory practice, and have been involved in strategic consulting and the design, set-up and operation of several of the world’s most successful residence and citizenship programs which attracted have more than USD 4 billion in foreign direct investment to date.

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March 18, 2015 at 4:32 pm

ANZ Signs Five-year Shanghai Rolex Masters Sponsorship

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SHANGHAI /PRNewswire/ — ANZ today announced an agreement with the Shanghai Rolex Masters to become the International Banking and Finance Partner of Asia’s premier Masters tournament for the next five years.

Executives from the Shanghai Sports Bureau, ANZ and Shanghai Juss launch the ANZ and Shanghai Rolex Masters partnership.
This Diamond Sponsorship of the Shanghai Rolex Masters – now in its fifth year – extends ANZ’s association with tennis following its continued successful partnership with the Australian Open Grand Slam. The Masters will be held between 7-13 October 2013.
Commenting on the announcement, Ms Joyce Phillips, CEO of ANZ Global Wealth and Private Banking, said: “The Shanghai Rolex Masters has quickly become one of the pre-eminent events on the global tennis calendar reaching a worldwide audience of more than 45 million.
“ANZ has a long-standing presence in China and this partnership not only reinforces our long-term commitment to China but also provides a valuable platform to help build our brand connection across the region,” Ms Phillips said.
Shanghai Rolex Masters Tournament Director Michael Luevano said: “ANZ is a well-respected bank in Asia-Pacific and we are delighted to welcome them as one of the tournament partners. ANZ has a strong history supporting tennis in Asia Pacific and its involvement in the Shanghai Rolex Masters will help ensure a lasting legacy is left on the sport in China and the broader region.”
ANZ will also gain naming rights to the China Tennis Development Program, a grassroots initiative aimed at developing young talent and supporting the growth of tennis in China. In the summer of 2013, 400 children from schools across China will be invited to participate in a series of training sessions under the guidance of experienced tennis coaches.
In its first three years in 2009-2011, the Shanghai Rolex Masters was voted by the ATP players to be the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Tournament of the Year.
For media enquiries contact:
Stephen Ries
Senior Manager Media Relations
Tel: +61 3 8654 3659 or +61 409 655 551
Email: Gregor Hastings
Weber Shandwick Shanghai
Tel: +86 21 2411 0131

About ANZ: With a history spanning more than 175 years, ANZ operates in 32 countries throughout Asia and the Pacific, the Middle East, Europe and America. ANZ provides a range of banking and financial products and services to around 8 million customers, and employs 48,000 people worldwide.
Source: ANZ

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November 23, 2012 at 11:03 am