Online Conference
27 May 2021
Immigration by investment from the CIS to the EU, the UK, the USA, and Canada. Acquisition of real estate to support immigration

27 May 2021

10:00 – 19:00 Moscow Time (GMT+3)

Language: Russian

Presentations by international speakers will be translated into Russian simultaneously

Conference Program
10:00 - 10:15 Opening Remarks
10:15 - 10:45 Greek Golden Visa in the Light of the Pandemic
Katie Smirnina
Sales Manager, Porto Montenegro

Katie Smirnina is an accomplished, results-driven professional with a career spanning over 15 years of international experience in the sectors of luxury tourism & travel, real estate and super-yachts. Educated and starting her career in the UK, Katie relocated to Montenegro in 2014 to work for the country's flagship project specializing in managing client relations with the EU, North American and Russia & CIS markets. Key expertise:

  • Luxury real estate sales
  • In-depth knowledge of superyacht industry
  • Luxury hospitality & tourism sector expertise
  • Extensive experience with working with UHNWI/ HNWI and family offices
  • Expertise in Citizenship by Investment & Golden visa programmes

10:45 - 11:15 Porto Montenegro - Last chance to obtain Montenegrin citizenship by investment
Speaker: Katie Smirnina, Sales Manager, Porto Montenegro
Vassili Touline
Managing Director, Texo Capital

Vassili Touline is a co-founder of Texo Capital. He is an experienced international attorney and business consultant. Prior to becoming a principal in Texo Capital, Mr. Touline had been advising local and international clients on matters involving mergers and acquisitions, securities regulations, real estate investments, banking and finance transactions as well as general corporate matters. In addition to being an active member of the Bar in the states of New York and Ohio, Mr. Touline is a licensed attorney in Russian Federation.

Throughout his career, Mr. Touline has helped many clients successfully invest in businesses in different areas, particularly in commercial and residential real estate, infrastructure development, manufacturing and technology. Mr. Touline’s business and legal background helps him and his team structure Texo Capital’s operations in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations to ensure a smooth immigration process for EB-5 investors.

Mr. Touline is an active member of American Bar Association (“ABA”), specifically its International Section. He is a member of ABA’s Immigration, China and Private Equity Committees. Mr. Touline is also a Co-Chair of Russia-Eurasia Committee.

Mr. Touline holds Juris Doctor degrees from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (Cleveland, Ohio) and Regional Open Social Institute (Russia).

11.15-11.45 Advantages of Permanent Residency in the USA and the Possibility of Obtaining It Through the EB-5 Investment Program
Speaker: Vassili Touline, Managing Director, Texo Capital
Oleg Railean
CEO & Co-founder, Amber Star

Oleg Railean is an expert in real estate market and Golden Visa in Portugal since 2005. He helps non-residents to understand all the nuances of a residence permit and to choose the best way to invest in real estate in Portugal.
The experience gained while working with foreign immigrants in Portugal resulted in the creation of a direction for Amber Star company, which specializes in residence permit and investment for non-EU residents in Portugal.

11:45 - 12:15 Things you don't know about Golden Visa and Investments in Portugal. New rules!
Speaker: Oleg Railean, CEO & Co-founder, Amber Star
12:15 - 12:45 EB-5 Visa: Recent changes, market overview, eligible projects
12:45 - 13:15 Maltese Citizenship: Which programs are still available?
13:15 - 14:00 Sponsor’s Keynote
Charlie Montegriffo
Legal Assistant, CostaLuz Lawyers

An experienced and multi-lingual legal assistant, Charlie Montegriffo is back with the CostaLuz team. His specialities are Spanish residency matters, real estate and hotel purchasing and general client care.
Fluent in both English and Spanish and always pleased to assist with any enquiry or update on whatever legal proceeding that you may have with us.

14:00 - 14:30 Golden Visas / Investment Potential in Spain
Speaker: Charlie Montegriffo, Legal Assistant, CostaLuz Lawyers
Kaisha Ince
Lawyer, Principal, Caribbean Legal and Project Advisory Limited

Kaisha Ince, Barrister and Attorney at Law, is the former Chairperson of the Grenada Citizenship by Investment Programme and a notable specialist in Citizenship by Investment programmes in the Caribbean. As Chairperson of Grenada’s Programme, a post she held for more than two years, she is credited with having overseen a period of record application volumes and revenue growth for Grenada’s Programme. Her vast knowledge of citizenship by investment programmes is second to none and she speaks widely not only on Grenada’s Programme but issues of topicality in the industry.

14:30 - 15:00 Grenada Citizenship – the Migration Alternative
Speaker: Kaisha Ince, Lawyer, Principal, Caribbean Legal and Project Advisory Limited
15:00 - 15:30 Turkish Citizenship as a New Gateway to Europe in the Light of European Legislative Changes
15:30 - 16:00 Cyprus Real Estate Market: Practical solutions for investors
16:00 - 16:30 Residency and Citizenship in Canada
16:30 - 17:00 Real Estate in the UAE: Market situation, qualifying properties
17:00 - 17:30 Relocation to Singapore: Investment opportunities for migrants
17:30 - 18:00 Hotel Real Estate Investments: Distressed assets
Kseniya Korzun
General Manager, ILP Group

Kseniia Korzun is an acknowledged hospitality real estate professional with a strong focus on hotel M&A transactions. Kseniia has extensive experience speaking at international conferences and events, including in Davos, Switzerland.
General Manager of ILP Group, she advises investment funds and individual clients on a range of issues relating to hotel acquisitions, providing comprehensive guidance and support throughout the project.

18:00 - 18:30 Hospitality Real Estate: Finding off-market properties
Speaker: Kseniya Korzun, General Manager, ILP Group
18:30 - 19:00 Closing Remarks


  • Costaluz Lawyers
  • Texo Capital, LLC
  • Porto Montenegro
  • Amber Star Real Estate
  • Caribbean Legal & Project Advisory Limited


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