Resources

Trading Places – Tim Harcourt

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In Trading Places, Tim Harcourt—also known as the Airport Economist—takes you around the globe, talking to businesses, governments, union officials, NGOs, and others in the community to understand what makes each economy tick.

He provides key facts on each country from the capital city, to population size, GDP and exports. Relevant contacts listed include Austrade, the Australian High commission and local networks such as Austcham.

Sharing tips and interesting stories drawing on his experiences, an example includes Singapore where there were many students at his hometown Adelaide University. Today many of those are in positions of influence back in Singapore including cabinet misters and senior financiers showing the long term benefits of building relationships across jurisdictions.

Trading Places reveals where the opportunities are, identifies the risks, and provides insider tips on doing business in each destination.

Article highlighting HNW Financial Planners integral to SIV success

iStock_000014412396_MediumExpat Advisors Community members, Liana Allan from Migration Alliance, David Chin from Basis Point and Stacey Martin from NAB Private Wealth were recently interview by IFA magazine. Below are some key insights and you can read the full article here: IFA Magazine_SIV story. Continue reading Article highlighting HNW Financial Planners integral to SIV success

Wealth matters because of what you can do with it

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This research conducted by Withers Worldwide looks at changing dynamics of family wealth between generations and between continents from US, to Europe to Asia. For many family businesses looking to pass the baton to the next generation, some of the considerations include:

1. Whether to carry on the business or cash out and become a “financial family”

2. Whether to establish a new family owned enterprise

3. And/or to whether to leverage wealth for social good through philanthropy.

Across Asia longer lifespans and globalisation are seeing a clash between the generations on the question of ‘what next for the family business?’ Continue reading Wealth matters because of what you can do with it

Sino-Australian economic ties strong with reliance on each others economies

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The  Shanghai Business Review April 2015 Australian Report says the relationship with China has become increasingly cooperative, with investment into Australia from Chinese continuing to grow as the two nations enjoy strong trade relationships.

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Smooth Road to Travel – China to Australia

Have you got your copy of "Smooth Road to Travel - China to Australia?"
Have you got your copy of “Smooth Road to Travel – China to Australia?”
Almost 700 visas have been granted since the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) program was established just over two years ago. Almost 90% of applicants are from mainland China. With no English language requirement, understanding Australia’s financial services landscape can be challenging.

Our dual language SIV educational booklet, “Smooth Road to Travel – China to Australia,” provides potential migrants and inbound investors with an overview of Australia’s financial, professional and lifestyle services. Continue reading Smooth Road to Travel – China to Australia