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“There Have Been Many Attempts to Eliminate [UK Tier 1] Route” – 10 on The Weekend: Farzin Yazdi

October 17, 2020

Ten On The Weekend is a weekly feature in IMI, the concept of which is simple: Each weekend, we ask the same ten questions of a different industry figure, letting readers get to know the interviewee on a more personal and informal level than they might in an ordinary business...

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Pandemic Brings UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Applications to Halt in Q2

August 27, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   Not since Q3 2008 has the Home Office approved fewer applications for Tier 1 investor visas in the UK. In the three months to June 30th, 2020, only 23 main applicants and 40 dependents received Tier 1 investor visas, largely due to COVID-related border closures and...

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UK Tier 1 Investment Falls to 4-year Low in Q1: “UK Could Lose £350m” If University Classes Move Online

May 21, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   45 main applicants and 65 of their dependants received UK Tier 1 Investor visas in the UK during the first three months of 2020, Home Office figures released today show. This is the lowest number of approved applications recorded since Q2, 2016 (the quarter immediately preceding...

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Investment Migration People in the News This Week: “Tier 1 Program Doesn’t Make Sense”

March 3, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   Investment migration people featured in the news this week include Mohammed Asaria, Christian Kälin, Mark Davies, Farzin Yazdi, Paragh Khanna, and Dillon Bhatt. Mark Davies In Wealthy Indians See a Route to US via Grenada from Economic Times, Mark Davies of Davies & Associates, Dillon Bhatt...

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UK Tier 1 Investor Demand Picks Up in Q4, More Than £720 Million Raised in 2019

February 28, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   The UK’s Tier 1 Investor Visa program rounds off the year with a slight upturn in the final quarter, but 2019 as a whole saw the first annual decline in approvals since 2015. 56 main applicants and 112 of their family members received Leave to Remain...

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UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Reform: “Not Much Has Really Changed,” Says Yazdi

June 13, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor   During an interview with IMI at the Investment Migration Forum in Geneva last week, head of Investor Visa at Shard Capital, Farzin Yazdi, said confusion regarding the UK Tier 1 program’s recent reforms had led to a surge in applications but that practical consequences for investors...

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Majority of UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Stakeholders Say Program Susceptible to Abuse

April 15, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor   When, in December last year, the UK Home Office announced it intended to reform the rules that govern its UK Tier 1 (investor) visa program, the industry speculated as to what specific changes such reform might entail. New rules, according to the Home Office, would be...

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Majority of UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Stakeholders Say Current Rules Leaves Program, According to Survey

April 15, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor   When, in December last year, the UK Home Office announced it intended to reform the rules that govern its UK Tier 1 (investor) visa program, the industry speculated as to what specific changes such reform might entail. New rules, according to the Home Office, would be...

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