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1 Citizenship and Residence Planning

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3 The Difference between Residence and Citizenship Programs Citizenship The right to vote Ability to pass citizenship on to future generations Allows international travel Affords protection from the state Residence The right to live, work, travel and study in a country Usually comes with conditions or requirements May give some travel rights Can be withdrawn Is likely to affect tax status

4 Reason for an Alternative Residence

5 Reasons for an Alternative Residence Quality of Life Better quality of life, climate, personalsecurity Cleanerenvironment Better healthcare and transport systems Security Safe alternative in times of instability More privacy in investment and banking A defined and stable legal environment Education Graduation at high-ranking schools and language skills are increasingly important as the basis for a successful career Taxes Often the only way to reduce the tax burden and regulatory restrictions legally is to relocate

6 Reason for an Alternative Citizenship

7 Reasons for an Alternative Citizenship (1/2) Visa Waivers Opens travel to countries previously restricted by time-consuming visa application processes Retirement Freedom to retire in a safe country without worrying about changing immigration laws Independence Be able to travel or have the option to relocate at any time Mobility Freedom of movement when some nationals are overly exposed to physical or financial threats

8 Reasons for an Alternative Citizenship (2/2) Protection Increased privacy in banking and improved physical security Tax Planning Citizenship is one of the tie-breaker rules in most double tax treaties Expatriation To renounce citizenship another citizenship must be acquired first Security Guarantees a secure and truly permanent alternative place to go; the permanent right to reside

9 Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index 2017 Tổng quan về việc tư do đi lại toàn cầu Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index là bảng xếp hạng toàn c ầu các quốc gia t hông qua quy ền tự do đi lại mà công dân nước đó có được. Hơn một thập kỷ qua, Henley & Partners đã phân tích những quy định về thị thực toàn cầu đ ể đưa ra một bảng xếp hạng các quốc gia và vùng lã nh thổ trên thế giới với số lượ ng quốc gia mà công dâ n nước đó có thể đi lại mà không cần thị thực. Những số liệu này được hình thành cùng với sự hợp tác của Hiệp Hộ i V ận Tải Hàng Không (IATA ), nơi duy trì cơ sở dữ li ệu lớn nhất thế giới v ề thô ng tin đi lại và được xuất bản hàng năm Các quốc gia được xếp hạng theo số lượng các quốc gia khác mà hộ chiếu của nó cho phép đi đến mà không cần xin thị thực. Rank Citizenship/Passport Score 1 Germany Andorra Peru 86 2 Sweden 176 Argentina Solomon Islands 3 Finland Brunei Darussalam Guyana 82 France 24 Croatia 149 Kuwait Italy 25 Israel 147 Timor-Leste Spain 26 Barbados 141 Tuvalu UnitedKingdom 27 Bahamas Ecuador 81 4 Belgium Mexico 139 Fiji Denmark 29 Uruguay 137 Ukraine Netherlands UnitedStates 5 Austria Japan Singapore 6 Canada Ireland (Republic of) Korea (Republic of, South) Luxembourg Norway Portugal Switzerland 7 Greece New Zealand Australia Malta Macao (SAR China) Lesotho Hungary Dominica 119 Saudi Arabia Lithuania 15 Poland Monaco Cyprus San Marino Chile Hong Kong (SAR China) 21 Brazil Bulgaria Romania Taiwan 30 Antigua andbarbuda Vatican City 31 Seychelles St. Kitts and Nevis Venezuela Costa Rica Trinidad and Tobago Mauritius Panama Paraguay 125 St. Lucia St. Vincent and the Grenadines 38 United Arab Emirates Grenada 121 Vanuatu 47 Montenegro Russian Federation Palau Colombia Turkey Bosnia Herzegovina Moldova Albania South Africa Belize Maldives Nauru 60 Kiribati Marshall Islands Qatar Jamaica Papua NewGuinea Micronesia 75 (Federated States of) 64 Suriname Bahrain Bolivia 72 Botswana 67 Oman Thailand Namibia 70 Czech Republic Honduras 70 Kenya 68 Iceland 42 Guatemala Belarus Slovakia El Salvador 115 Gambia 12 Liechtenstein 164 Serbia Georgia Malaysia Slovenia 13 Latvia Estonia Samoa 45 Macedonia (FYROM) 46 Nicaragua Tonga Kazakhstan Malawi Swaziland 72 Tanzania Tunisia Ghana Zambia Azerbaijan Cape Verde Philippines Uganda Benin Cuba Morocco Zimbabwe 59 Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index V Visa Restrictions Cover Visa Restrictions first page

10 The Henley & Partners Visa Restriction Index 2017 Mỗi năm, Henley & Partners, hợp tác với IATA, phân tích và xếp hạng sứcmạnh hộ chiếucủa các quốc gia trên thế giới Top 5 Xếp hạng toàn cầu 2017 Một số quốc gia Xếp hạng toàn cầu 2017

11 Focus Residence and citizenship planning Program development for countries Clients Wealthy individuals and families Governments worldwide Reach Over 250 staff Global presence Track Record 20 years leading the industry

12 Executive Committee The firm is led internationally by an executive committee, which is guided by regular consultation with the Managing Partners and Directors who head the individual offices. Dr. Christian H. Kälin MLaw TEP Chairman & CEO Head, Residence and Citizenship Practice Group Head, Russia CIS and Caribbean Foremost specialist in citizenship law and policy MLaw, University of Zürich Private client and government advisor for 20+ years Andrew J. Taylor TEP Vice Chairman and Partner Head, Africa Head, Global Marketing, IT/CRM, Real Estate Managing Partner, South Africa Office Marketing Communications and Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) 15+ years of business growth management Dr. Juerg Steffen CFP Chief Operating Officer Head, Asia/Pacific Managing Partner, Austria Office MLaw, University of Zürich Executive Masters in Financial Planning (CFP) 20+ years experience in the financial services industry Marco Gantenbein TEP Managing Partner Head, Middle East Managing Partner, Dubai Office Zürich Business School and Swiss Federal Insurance Intl. Sales Awards and member of STEP 20+ years in the financial services industry Hugh Morshead ACMA Partner Head of Compliance, Risk and Audit Qualified Accountant and Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CMA) 25+ years experience in financial services industry

13 Unique Track Record in Government Advisory Henley & Partners is the leading firm worldwide advising governments on residence and citizenship programs Its assignments range from strategic consulting to assistance in the design, set-up and operation of residence and citizenship-by-investmentprograms

14 Comprehensive Advisory Process Focus: Develop a medium to long-term residence and/or citizenship strategy Provide a fully-managed process for busypeople Ongoing strategy optimization Introduction of client Understand client profile Implement and manage all administrative tasks when able. Fly to visit, meet at their office or home Implement strategy Define strategy Procure the desired residence and/or citizenship Henley & Partners office in the target country Henley & Partnersoffice nearest to the home country of the client

15 Henley & Partners Worldwide Offices Antigua and Barbuda Australia Austria Canada Croatia Cyprus Dubai (UAE) Grenada Hong Kong Jersey Latvia Lebanon Malaysia Malta Philippines Portugal Singapore South Africa South Korea St. Kitts and Nevis St. Lucia Switzerlan d Thailand Turkey United Kingdom Vietnam

16 Publications and Research from Henley & Partners Global Residence and Citizenship Programs 2016 Report Contains two indexes, reports on the industry and provides an overview of 26 programs in total Global Residence and Citizenship Handbook New edition released annually 700 page book covering the industry and programs in great detail

17 2017 in Hong Kong SEA Road Show Seminar Singapore October 16, 2017 Bangkok October 17, 2017 HCMC October 19, 2017 Hanoi October 20, 2017 Hanoi October 23, 2017

18 Sylvie Ma - B.Comm, Ll.L., IMCM Managing Partner Vietnam Foreign Registered Lawyer in Vietnam Henley & Partners Law Firm Ltd. PetroVietnam Tower 7 th Floor, Suite 707, 1 Le Duan, District 1 HCMC, Vietnam Telephone Facsimile

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