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Hong Kong Visas for Startups, Entrepreneurs & SMEs – Stuff That Counts – With Dragon Law @ Cyberport – Visas Allowing Work

July 15th, 2016

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On April 28, 2016 Dragon Law, the Hong Kong Visa Centre and Cyberport co-hosted a seminar entitled Hong Kong Visas for Startups, Entrepreneurs & SMEs – Stuff That Counts This segment takes you through the various visas that enable the ability to work in Hong Kong. You can download the Presentation slides here.  The Rest of […]

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Weird & Wonderful Ways to Get Working Permissions in Hong Kong – The Top Notch Talent Visa

June 23rd, 2016

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On April 4th I gave a talk at Centre O Connect in Sheung Wan about some of the quirky ways to get working permissions in Hong Kong and delighted to share them with you now in this series of  8 short videos. You can download the slides here. The Rest of the Series Introduction You […]

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Weird & Wonderful Ways to Get Working Permissions in Hong Kong – Introduction

June 5th, 2016

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On April 4th I gave a talk at Centre O Connect in Sheung Wan about some of the quirky ways to qualify to work in Hong Kong and delighted to share them with you now in this series of  8 short videos. You can download the slides here. The Rest of the Series Introduction You […]

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2015 Hong Kong Immigration Policy Update – Big Earners Do Well

March 3rd, 2015

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On February 10, 2015 I gave a talk at www.centreo.hk on my interpretation of the immigration policy changes announced by CY Leung earlier in January. In this segment I discuss the Enhancement Measures which see new advantages for those who earn more than HKD2 million p.a. More Stuff You May Find Useful or Interesting 2015 […]

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2015 Hong Kong Immigration Policy Update – Extra QMAS Points for the Brightest of the Bright

March 2nd, 2015

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Extra QMAS points up for grabs to the Brightest of the Bright! On February 10, 2015 I gave a talk at www.centreo.hk on my interpretation of the immigration policy changes announced by CY Leung earlier in January. In this segment I discuss the new decision of the Hong Kong Immigration Department to grant extra QMAS […]

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Quality Migrant Admission Scheme Enhancement Measures 2015 – What’s Up?

January 21st, 2015

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The Quality Migrant Admission Scheme Enhancement Measures announced by the Chief Executive of the HKSAR, CY Leung on January 15, 2015 ostensibly appear to be opening the door to a wider array of top notch talent and making it easier, in the process, to manage your continuing residence for the first 7 years in Hong Kong […]

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The Quality Migrant Admission Scheme – A Practical Guide

November 11th, 2014

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This much maligned programme is ‘on the books’ so we continue to provide coverage of it (of course!) On March 21, 2014 I gave a presentation at the Chinese Club entitled Business Immigration to Hong Kong – A Practical Guide. In this section of the talk, I talk about QMAS. More Stuff You May Find Useful […]

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Hong Kong Visas From 39,000 Feet @ General Assembly – The Quality Migrant Admission Scheme

August 18th, 2014

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On July 10, 2014 I was invited by the good folks at General Assembly to give an overview talk on the opportunities for their foreign national Alumni seeking to remain in Hong Kong after graduating from their excellent programmes. The Rest of the Talk Introduction Visa to Work Own-Business Visa Top Notch Talent Visa 10 […]

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Interview: Do You Think the Special Hong Kong Visa Programmes Designed for Mainland Residents are as Attractive Now as They Were When First Introduced?

July 3rd, 2014

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On June 6th, 2013 I was interviewed by five law students from the Chinese University of Hong Kong about my experiences practicing immigration here over the last 20 years. We covered a great deal of ground in the 90 minutes we spent together and over the next few weeks I will be posting the interview […]

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The Hong Kong Immigration Department Really Are Getting Tougher Across the Board Now…

April 16th, 2014

Posted by / in Employment Visas, Family Visas, Investment Visas, Long Stay & PR, Musing, Refusals & Appeals, Special Programmes, Visitor Visas / 3 responses

It has taken me 21 years to make this claim…  I have been practicing in Hong Kong immigration advisory matters since 1993. All down those years, I have been asked countless times “is Immigration getting harder?’ and unflinchingly I have answered ‘no’. It has always been my experience that if you have an approvable case […]

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