Eugene Chow is the principal of Chow King & Associates, a Hong Kong-based firm specialising in US, Hong Kong and international immigration matters. Mr Chow’s boutique firm not only represents business investors and corporate multinational clients with employment visas and permanent residence, but also has a niche practice representing American citizens who wish to relinquish their US citizenship as well as individuals in the acquisition of a second citizenship in various jurisdictions to facilitate visa-free travel, for tax planning purposes, or as a hedge against negative economic or political developments in their countries of origin. Mr Chow is listed in all editions of Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration, has practised law since 1976, and has been a California Board of Legal Specialization-certified specialist in immigration and nationality law since 1989.

A frequent speaker at legal conferences, Mr Chow is a regular contributing author to many legal publications, including the 2006, 2010, and 2014 editions of AILA’s Immigration Options for Investors and Entrepreneurs, The Global Business Immigration Practice Guide by the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers (LexisNexis) (2012, 2014–2016 editions), The Corporate Immigration Review (Law Business Research Ltd) (second to eighth editions, 2012–2018), as well as Immigration Law, Jurisdictional Comparisons, European Lawyer Reference Series (Thomson Reuters) (first edition, 2013), now Business Immigration: A Global Guide from Practical Law (second edition, 2016, and third edition, 2018).