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Novel Solution to an Unusual Hong Kong Employment – Investment Visa Situation

July 4th, 2012

Posted in Case Study, Employment Visas, Investment Visas, The Hong Kong Visa Geeza /


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This Case Study looks at a not-entirely uncommon but still unusual none-the-less method of securing, initially, an employment visa for a one man consulting concern in Hong Kong and then going on to converting his status into a fully fledged investment visa subsequently.

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The Hong Kong Visa Geeza (a.k.a Stephen Barnes) is a co-founder of the Hong Kong Visa Centre and author of the Hong Kong Visa Handbook. A law graduate of the London School of Economics, Stephen has been practicing Hong Kong immigration since 1993 and is widely acknowledged as the leading authority on business immigration matters here for the last 24 years.

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