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“It’s Time to Open the Borders”: 10 on the Weekend – Jeffrey Henseler

Jeffrey Henseler says he’s confident investment migration application volumes will soar once people are free to travel again.
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“It’s Time to Open the Borders”: 10 on the Weekend – Jeffrey Henseler

Jeffrey Henseler says he’s confident investment migration application volumes will soar once people are free to travel again.
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UK Tier 1 Applications Come Roaring Back in Q3: Approvals up 317% From Q2

Farzin Yazdi attributes the late summer and early fall investment boom to a release of pent-up demand stemming from the lockdown-months.
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UK Tier 1 Applications Come Roaring Back in Q3: Approvals up 317% From Q2

Farzin Yazdi attributes the late summer and early fall investment boom to a release of pent-up demand stemming from the lockdown-months.
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UK Tier 1 Applications Come Roaring Back in Q3: Approvals up 317% From Q2

Farzin Yazdi attributes the late summer and early fall investment boom to a release of pent-up demand stemming from the lockdown-months.
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“Americans Struggle With Quadruple Whammy”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: David Cooper of Malcolm Pacific Immigration Georg Chmiel of Juwai IQI
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“Americans Struggle With Quadruple Whammy”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: David Cooper of Malcolm Pacific Immigration Georg Chmiel of Juwai IQI
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“Americans Struggle With Quadruple Whammy”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: David Cooper of Malcolm Pacific Immigration Georg Chmiel of Juwai IQI
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“Americans Struggle With Quadruple Whammy”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: David Cooper of Malcolm Pacific Immigration Georg Chmiel of Juwai IQI
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What The Ideal Citizenship by Investment Program Might Look Like

Anatoliy Lyetayev construes his idea of the ideal CIP by “shopping around” for the most successful elements of existing ones.
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What The Ideal Citizenship by Investment Program Might Look Like

Anatoliy Lyetayev construes his idea of the ideal CIP by “shopping around” for the most successful elements of existing ones.
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What The Ideal Citizenship by Investment Program Might Look Like

Anatoliy Lyetayev construes his idea of the ideal CIP by “shopping around” for the most successful elements of existing ones.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Health Passports Are Coming – What Does That Mean for Investment Migration?

“Health passports may be a proto-version of global citizenship from the ground-up, attached to bodies not borders,” writes Michael Krakat.
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Health Passports Are Coming – What Does That Mean for Investment Migration?

“Health passports may be a proto-version of global citizenship from the ground-up, attached to bodies not borders,” writes Michael Krakat.
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Singled-Out: CIPs Are Leaving Money on the Table by Not Targeting Applicants Without Families

By discounting only for large families, CIPs are missing out on investment from the world’s fastest-growing household-type, writes Justin Donovan.
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“We’ve Never Had So Many Inquiries”: 10 on the Weekend – Patricia Valadas Coriel

Patricia Valadas Coriel is surprised that citizens of the world’s most powerful nation have such a strong interest in relocating to Portugal.
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Everything You Need to Know About the New Maltese Exceptional Investor Naturalization (MEIN) Regulations

See requirements and forms, procedures, the code of conduct, the licensing requirements, the policy handbook, and analysis of the MEIN here.
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Everything You Need to Know About the New Maltese Exceptional Investor Naturalization (MEIN) Regulations

See requirements and forms, procedures, the code of conduct, the licensing requirements, the policy handbook, and analysis of the MEIN here.
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Malta Ready to Defend Citizenship-Sovereignty in Court, Establishes New Agency to Handle RCBI Applications

“Malta is willing to take all legal paths to ensure nationality and […] will defend this position even if the case is taken to the ECJ,”
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Malta Ready to Defend Citizenship-Sovereignty in Court, Establishes New Agency to Handle RCBI Applications

“Malta is willing to take all legal paths to ensure nationality and […] will defend this position even if the case is taken to the ECJ,”
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Italy’s September Amendments to “La Dolce Visa” Finally Makes it a “Real Golden Visa”

No more physical presence requirements and the possibility to apply and invest through a company rather than as an individual.
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Italy’s September Amendments to “La Dolce Visa” Finally Makes it a “Real Golden Visa”

No more physical presence requirements and the possibility to apply and invest through a company rather than as an individual.
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Italy’s September Amendments to “La Dolce Visa” Finally Makes it a “Real Golden Visa”

No more physical presence requirements and the possibility to apply and invest through a company rather than as an individual.
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After Raising AED100 Billion in 1st Year, UAE Extends “Golden Visa” to Doctors, Computer Scientists

The UAE government is extending the welcome under the golden visa to all doctors and a wide range of engineers and scientists.
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After Raising AED100 Billion in 1st Year, UAE Extends “Golden Visa” to Doctors, Computer Scientists

The UAE government is extending the welcome under the golden visa to all doctors and a wide range of engineers and scientists.
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Second Wave Stymies Portugal Golden Visa Investment in October

Presuming the COVID flare-up is the primary cause of the slowdown, golden visa investment volumes are unlikely to recover before 2021.
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Second Wave Stymies Portugal Golden Visa Investment in October

Presuming the COVID flare-up is the primary cause of the slowdown, golden visa investment volumes are unlikely to recover before 2021.
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Second Wave Stymies Portugal Golden Visa Investment in October

Presuming the COVID flare-up is the primary cause of the slowdown, golden visa investment volumes are unlikely to recover before 2021.
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Portugal to Allow Birthright Citizenship From Tomorrow: Major Win for Golden Visa

Starting tomorrow, children born to a foreign parent who has lived in Portugal for a year will be eligible for citizenship at birth.
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Portugal to Allow Birthright Citizenship From Tomorrow: Major Win for Golden Visa

Starting tomorrow, children born to a foreign parent who has lived in Portugal for a year will be eligible for citizenship at birth.
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Losing CIP “A Hell of a Hit For a Small Economy”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Paddy Blewer and Nirbhay Handa of Henley & Partners Nestor Alfred
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A 2,000-Year-Old Argument: Should We See Citizenship As a Membership or a Social-Contract?

Michael Krakat: The Greeks and Romans had competing views of citizenship: link-based and transaction-based. Little has changed in 2,000 years.
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Saint Kitts CIP Becomes Fourth in Caribbean to Allow for Sibling Dependents

The Kittitian policy, however, differs from those of other regional CIPs in certain key respects, notably on age requirements.
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Saint Kitts CIP Becomes Fourth in Caribbean to Allow for Sibling Dependents

The Kittitian policy, however, differs from those of other regional CIPs in certain key respects, notably on age requirements.
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Saint Kitts CIP Becomes Fourth in Caribbean to Allow for Sibling Dependents

The Kittitian policy, however, differs from those of other regional CIPs in certain key respects, notably on age requirements.
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Chastanet Thinks Gonsalves Could Still Change His Mind on Citizenship by Investment

PM Chastanet thinks PM Gonsalves could still change his mind on CBI and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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Chastanet Thinks Gonsalves Could Still Change His Mind on Citizenship by Investment

PM Chastanet thinks PM Gonsalves could still change his mind on CBI and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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PM Chastanet: None of The CBI “Naysayer” Scare-Scenarios Have Come to Pass

PM Chastanet says Saint Lucia for many years held the same position on CBI as PM Gonsalves and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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PM Chastanet: None of The CBI “Naysayer” Scare-Scenarios Have Come to Pass

PM Chastanet says Saint Lucia for many years held the same position on CBI as PM Gonsalves and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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PM Chastanet: None of The CBI “Naysayer” Scare-Scenarios Have Come to Pass

PM Chastanet says Saint Lucia for many years held the same position on CBI as PM Gonsalves and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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PM Chastanet: None of The CBI “Naysayer” Scare-Scenarios Have Come to Pass

PM Chastanet says Saint Lucia for many years held the same position on CBI as PM Gonsalves and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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“Investment Migration Under Threat in EU”: A Q&A on Infringement Procedures With Bruno L’ecuyer

IMC-boss Bruno L’ecuyer explains how infringement procedures work, how common they are, and what they will mean for Malta and Cyprus.
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“Investment Migration Under Threat in EU”: A Q&A on Infringement Procedures With Bruno L’ecuyer

IMC-boss Bruno L’ecuyer explains how infringement procedures work, how common they are, and what they will mean for Malta and Cyprus.
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“Investment Migration Under Threat in EU”: A Q&A on Infringement Procedures With Bruno L’ecuyer

IMC-boss Bruno L’ecuyer explains how infringement procedures work, how common they are, and what they will mean for Malta and Cyprus.
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Prime Minister Declares Secret Bay Will Enhance the Integrity of Dominica’s CBI Programme

“When investing in Secret Bay, you’re putting your investment into the hands of a gentleman,” says Dominica’s Prime Minister Skerrit.
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For CBI, The Election That Matters Most This Week Isn’t The American One

As Vincentians go to the polls on Thursday, they are effectively casting a vote for or against citizenship by investment.
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For CBI, The Election That Matters Most This Week Isn’t The American One

As Vincentians go to the polls on Thursday, they are effectively casting a vote for or against citizenship by investment.
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What if Visas and Citizenships Were Sold at Auction? Australians Have Considered it Before

In 2013, Nobel Laureate Gary Becker suggested the best way for a country to attract skilled immigrants was to sell citizenship at auction.
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US Ambassador Lauds Grenada CIP’s Use of JRCC Due Diligence

The ambassador praised Grenada’s use of the JRCC’s facilities and conceded that “some countries use it more than others”.
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US Ambassador Lauds Grenada CIP’s Use of JRCC Due Diligence

The ambassador praised Grenada’s use of the JRCC’s facilities and conceded that “some countries use it more than others”.
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Skerrit: CIP Raised Nearly Half a Billion US$ in Last 3 Years, Third Via Montreal Management

The most popular option for the three years in aggregate, at 2,144 files, was the social housing option operated by Montreal Management.
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Commission’s Letter “More Political Than Legal,” Says Malta Citizenship Secretary Muscat

Secretary Muscat is annoyed at comparisons to Cyprus and that he can find no legal reasons to end citizenship by investment in Malta.
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Americans Displace Chinese as Top NZ Investor Visa Applicants, Funds Worth NZ$1bn Pending Amid Border Closure

More than NZ$ 1bn of investor visa funds, half of it from the US, are knocking on New Zealand’s door, which, due to COVID, remains closed.
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Flawed RCBI Due Diligence: An Indictment of Due Diligence, Not of RCBI

Roderick Cutajar asks: International banks are used for money laundering. Will the European Commission demand a “phase-out” of banking?
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MEPs Aim to Wrest Naturalization Powers From Member States – Genuine-Links Doctrine Contradicts EU Law Says IMC

Legal scholars, the IMC, and Malta signal fierce resistance as Brussels aims to seize powers of naturalization from EU member states.
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include Veronica Cotdemiey of Citizenship Invest Les Khan of the Saint Kitts
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include Veronica Cotdemiey of Citizenship Invest Les Khan of the Saint Kitts
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How CBI-Specific Investment Assets Can Create a Moral Hazard Situation

To reduce the room for government officials to trade favors, let CBI-applicants invest in open markets, write Petrov, Shoylev, and Bekyarova.
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7 Ways to Super-Charge Your RCBI Content Marketing After COVID

For those RCBI firms that have digitized their services, now is the time to reap the rewards, writes Anatoliy Lyetayev.
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7 Ways to Super-Charge Your RCBI Content Marketing After COVID

For those RCBI firms that have digitized their services, now is the time to reap the rewards, writes Anatoliy Lyetayev.
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European Commission Launches Infringement Procedures Against Cyprus, Malta Over CIPs

Cyprus and Malta must now provide “satisfactory” answers within two months or see the matter referred to the European Court of Justice.
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The Two Chief Vulnerabilities of Cyprus’ CIP: One Easily Fixed, The Other Intractable

Cyprus’ CIP may yet re-emerge in a more robust form. Steven M. Pepa highlights the two weaknesses the program should tackle first.
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The Two Chief Vulnerabilities of Cyprus’ CIP: One Easily Fixed, The Other Intractable

Cyprus’ CIP may yet re-emerge in a more robust form. Steven M. Pepa highlights the two weaknesses the program should tackle first.
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Travel Bubbles: Are We Rebuilding International Travel From the Ground Up?

“Travel bubbles” are forming between COVID-safe countries. Michael Krakat asks; are we rebuilding international travel from the ground up?
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Vietnam Seeks to Prevent Participation in CBI Programs by Banning Int’l Property Investment

The Vietnamese government says it wants to prevent its citizens from obtaining other nationalities through real estate investment.
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The Many Parallels of CBI and Maritime Flags of Convenience

Tax-saving, transactional schemes lacking genuine links. Michael Krakat explores the oddly familiar-sounding business of ship registries.
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The Many Parallels of CBI and Maritime Flags of Convenience

Tax-saving, transactional schemes lacking genuine links. Michael Krakat explores the oddly familiar-sounding business of ship registries.
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The Many Parallels of CBI and Maritime Flags of Convenience

Tax-saving, transactional schemes lacking genuine links. Michael Krakat explores the oddly familiar-sounding business of ship registries.
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The Many Parallels of CBI and Maritime Flags of Convenience

Tax-saving, transactional schemes lacking genuine links. Michael Krakat explores the oddly familiar-sounding business of ship registries.
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BREAKING: Cyprus to Terminate Citizenship by Investment Program on Nov 1st

The decision came after an emergency cabinet meeting that followed the publication of an undercover recording of several senior politicians.
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Australia to Double Its Investor Visa Quota as Part of Economic Recovery Plan

The Ministry is targeting “those who are going to grow Australian businesses, create Australian jobs and supercharge our economic recovery.”
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The Passport’s Future: Is The Physical Travel Document on Its Way Out?

Thanks to the technological advances Nicola Mangion explores in her article, forgetting your passport at home may soon be a non-issue.
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The Passport’s Future: Is The Physical Travel Document on Its Way Out?

Thanks to the technological advances Nicola Mangion explores in her article, forgetting your passport at home may soon be a non-issue.
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IMI EXCLUSIVE: Vanuatu Reveals Historical Data on All CBI Programs Going Back to 2014

In a historic release prepared exclusively for IMI, Vanuatu shares, for the first time, statistics on all its past and present CBI programs.
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If Second Half of 2020 is as Good as The First, Grenada CIP Has Another Record Year in Store

On a dollar-basis, revenues from the real estate option already outpace those from NTF contributions; EC$55 million versus EC$46m in 2020.
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If Second Half of 2020 is as Good as The First, Grenada CIP Has Another Record Year in Store

On a dollar-basis, revenues from the real estate option already outpace those from NTF contributions; EC$55 million versus EC$46m in 2020.
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The 4 Things RCBI Firms Must Do to Keep Their Agents Happy

Anatoliy Lyetayev explores four strategies for making sure your RCBI company’s agents are always content to keep sending you their clients.
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Despite Slowdown From August, Portugal’s Golden Visa Records Best September Yet

So far, 2020 has been a statistically unremarkable year for Portugal’s golden visa; no mean feat considering this year’s global context.
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Despite Slowdown From August, Portugal’s Golden Visa Records Best September Yet

So far, 2020 has been a statistically unremarkable year for Portugal’s golden visa; no mean feat considering this year’s global context.
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Despite Slowdown From August, Portugal’s Golden Visa Records Best September Yet

So far, 2020 has been a statistically unremarkable year for Portugal’s golden visa; no mean feat considering this year’s global context.
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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Rwandan Cabinet Approves Law That Would Define Criteria for Investor Naturalization

Rwanda becomes the fourth African country in two years to publicly consider plans for citizenship by investment.
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Rwandan Cabinet Approves Law That Would Define Criteria for Investor Naturalization

Rwanda becomes the fourth African country in two years to publicly consider plans for citizenship by investment.
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EB-5 Allocated Record 18,567 Visas for FY2021 As Program Extended Through Dec 11th

In a big week for EB-5, the program received another short-term extension and nearly doubled its number of available visas.
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EB-5 Allocated Record 18,567 Visas for FY2021 As Program Extended Through Dec 11th

In a big week for EB-5, the program received another short-term extension and nearly doubled its number of available visas.
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EB-5 Allocated Record 18,567 Visas for FY2021 As Program Extended Through Dec 11th

In a big week for EB-5, the program received another short-term extension and nearly doubled its number of available visas.
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Cyprus’ Citizenship Program Risks Falling Victim to Geopolitics

Daniel Lucas: Al Jazeera’s series caused a mild political crisis in Cyprus and threatened the future of the CIP. What’s beneath the surface?
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Cyprus’ Citizenship Program Risks Falling Victim to Geopolitics

Daniel Lucas: Al Jazeera’s series caused a mild political crisis in Cyprus and threatened the future of the CIP. What’s beneath the surface?
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Cyprus’ Citizenship Program Risks Falling Victim to Geopolitics

Daniel Lucas: Al Jazeera’s series caused a mild political crisis in Cyprus and threatened the future of the CIP. What’s beneath the surface?
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European Commission to “Analyze” Malta’s CIP Extension Plans

The Commission wants genuine links in the form of several years of residency. That is precisely what a CIP cannot ask of its participants.
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European Commission to “Analyze” Malta’s CIP Extension Plans

The Commission wants genuine links in the form of several years of residency. That is precisely what a CIP cannot ask of its participants.
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Monthly Thai Elite Visa Approvals Double Post-Pandemic

Now, program authorities hope to lure even more applicants with allowing them the right not only to live in Thailand, but to work there too.
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Monthly Thai Elite Visa Approvals Double Post-Pandemic

Now, program authorities hope to lure even more applicants with allowing them the right not only to live in Thailand, but to work there too.
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Monthly Thai Elite Visa Approvals Double Post-Pandemic

Now, program authorities hope to lure even more applicants with allowing them the right not only to live in Thailand, but to work there too.
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Should Countries That Sell Citizenship Disclose Their National Debt to The Buyer?

The national debt burden is borne by the public. If you are a citizen, you are part of “the public”.
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Freedom Business Summit And Estonia e-Residency Bring Together 1,000 Global Entrepreneurs

A huge online event focusing on location independent lifestyles, organized in official partnership with e-Residency Estonia.
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Freedom Business Summit And Estonia e-Residency Bring Together 1,000 Global Entrepreneurs

A huge online event focusing on location independent lifestyles, organized in official partnership with e-Residency Estonia.
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Freedom Business Summit And Estonia e-Residency Bring Together 1,000 Global Entrepreneurs

A huge online event focusing on location independent lifestyles, organized in official partnership with e-Residency Estonia.
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Freedom Business Summit And Estonia e-Residency Bring Together 1,000 Global Entrepreneurs

A huge online event focusing on location independent lifestyles, organized in official partnership with e-Residency Estonia.
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10 on The Weekend – Inês Azevedo: “Never Seen So Many Americans Desperate For a Plan B”

Inês Azevedo says that, because of shifting COVID-rules, “I sometimes feel that my clients are like Tom Hanks in the movie The Terminal.”
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Konstantin Kaminskiy and Arthur Sarkisian of Astons Paddy Blewer and Juerg
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Malta IIP Suspends License of Company Implicated in Kickback Allegations

As four-year-old allegations are revisited by a magisterial inquiry, a major MIIP-advisor finds its license suspended pending an outcome.
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Malta IIP Suspends License of Company Implicated in Kickback Allegations

As four-year-old allegations are revisited by a magisterial inquiry, a major MIIP-advisor finds its license suspended pending an outcome.
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Malta IIP Suspends License of Company Implicated in Kickback Allegations

As four-year-old allegations are revisited by a magisterial inquiry, a major MIIP-advisor finds its license suspended pending an outcome.
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EU-Member Slovenia to Evaluate Citizenship by Investment

Slovenia’s new “debureaucratization-czar” has formally proposed, to the government that appointed him, that Slovenia consider a CIP.
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EU-Member Slovenia to Evaluate Citizenship by Investment

Slovenia’s new “debureaucratization-czar” has formally proposed, to the government that appointed him, that Slovenia consider a CIP.
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What If, When Borders Reopen, CBI Citizens Actually Move to Their COVID-Free Island Havens?

How prepared are small CIP countries for a potential deluge of CBI-citizens who want to move to their COVID-free islands when borders reopen?
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What If, When Borders Reopen, CBI Citizens Actually Move to Their COVID-Free Island Havens?

How prepared are small CIP countries for a potential deluge of CBI-citizens who want to move to their COVID-free islands when borders reopen?
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Immigration Lawyers Optimistic on Prospects for Jus Soli in Portugal This Year

Two months ago, President de Sousa vetoed the amendments that Parliament had approved, but not because he objects to jus sanguinis.
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Immigration Lawyers Optimistic on Prospects for Jus Soli in Portugal This Year

Two months ago, President de Sousa vetoed the amendments that Parliament had approved, but not because he objects to jus sanguinis.
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Immigration Lawyers Optimistic on Prospects for Jus Soli in Portugal This Year

Two months ago, President de Sousa vetoed the amendments that Parliament had approved, but not because he objects to jus sanguinis.
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Lesperance: Vanuatu Govt. Inadvertently Admits Fatal Flaw in Its Honorary CIP

Vanuatu’s deputy PM concedes the country’s CIP investors are still just honorary citizens and that he plans to give them a yellow passport.
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Lesperance: Vanuatu Govt. Inadvertently Admits Fatal Flaw in Its Honorary CIP

Vanuatu’s deputy PM concedes the country’s CIP investors are still just honorary citizens and that he plans to give them a yellow passport.
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Investment Migration’s Next Frontier Market: First-World Millionaires?

3 in 4 millionaires live in the “West” and display little interest in alternative residency or citizenship. What if that changed?
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Investment Migration’s Next Frontier Market: First-World Millionaires?

3 in 4 millionaires live in the “West” and display little interest in alternative residency or citizenship. What if that changed?
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Investment Migration’s Next Frontier Market: First-World Millionaires?

3 in 4 millionaires live in the “West” and display little interest in alternative residency or citizenship. What if that changed?
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Investment Migration’s Next Frontier Market: First-World Millionaires?

3 in 4 millionaires live in the “West” and display little interest in alternative residency or citizenship. What if that changed?
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mohammed Asaria of Range Developments Gregor Nassief of Secret Bay Les
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The Portuguese Golden Visa Market Has Bounced Back – The Greek One Has Not

While approvals for Portugal’s golden visa are already back on track for a statistically normal year, those of Greece have halted.
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The Portuguese Golden Visa Market Has Bounced Back – The Greek One Has Not

While approvals for Portugal’s golden visa are already back on track for a statistically normal year, those of Greece have halted.
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Malaysia Investment & Immigration Report 2020 – From Juwai IQI, in Partnership with IMI

Asia’s biggest prop-tech group, has partnered with IMI Research Unit to produce a special report on immigrating to and investing in Malaysia.
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Malaysia Investment & Immigration Report 2020 – From Juwai IQI, in Partnership with IMI

Asia’s biggest prop-tech group, has partnered with IMI Research Unit to produce a special report on immigrating to and investing in Malaysia.
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Saint Kitts CIU Issues Warning to Agents, Publishes Blacklist, Website Suffers Malware Attack

Saint Kitts’ CIU has published a blacklist of agents and issued stern warnings on discounting. Now, its website suffers a malware attack.
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The Case For Citizenship by Investment Is Never Stronger Than During Times of Crisis

Michael B. Krakat argues that, during crises, apprehensions about RCBI tend to diminish, temporarily clearing the path for expansion.
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The Citizenship-Revocation Policies of 9 CBI-Jurisdictions: What it Takes to get “Kicked Out”

In this thoroughly researched analysis, Edwin Morgan considers what it takes to revoke citizenships in nine different CBI programs.
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The Citizenship-Revocation Policies of 9 CBI-Jurisdictions: What it Takes to get “Kicked Out”

In this thoroughly researched analysis, Edwin Morgan considers what it takes to revoke citizenships in nine different CBI programs.
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The Citizenship-Revocation Policies of 9 CBI-Jurisdictions: What it Takes to get “Kicked Out”

In this thoroughly researched analysis, Edwin Morgan considers what it takes to revoke citizenships in nine different CBI programs.
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Investors Have Already Spent Half a Billion Euros on Portuguese Golden Visas This Year

Investor migrants injected 496.7 million euros in Portugal during the first eight months of 2020. Chinese now make up only 1 in 4 investors.
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Investors Have Already Spent Half a Billion Euros on Portuguese Golden Visas This Year

Investor migrants injected 496.7 million euros in Portugal during the first eight months of 2020. Chinese now make up only 1 in 4 investors.
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Investors Have Already Spent Half a Billion Euros on Portuguese Golden Visas This Year

Investor migrants injected 496.7 million euros in Portugal during the first eight months of 2020. Chinese now make up only 1 in 4 investors.
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Cayman Islands Healthcare Offering Attracts Savvy Global Citizens in Post-COVID World

Superior healthcare facilities, barely any COVID-19, and one of the world’s highest test.rates. Cayman Islands cements it safe-haven status.
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Cayman Islands Healthcare Offering Attracts Savvy Global Citizens in Post-COVID World

Superior healthcare facilities, barely any COVID-19, and one of the world’s highest test.rates. Cayman Islands cements it safe-haven status.
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Where The 52 Biggest International RCBI-Specialist Firms Have Offices

Where the biggest international firms in our industry keep offices says a great deal about the industry’s history – and future.
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Where The 52 Biggest International RCBI-Specialist Firms Have Offices

Where the biggest international firms in our industry keep offices says a great deal about the industry’s history – and future.
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Where The 52 Biggest International RCBI-Specialist Firms Have Offices

Where the biggest international firms in our industry keep offices says a great deal about the industry’s history – and future.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Cyprus’ Spat With Al-Jazeera Takes on Geopolitical Overtones

Cypriot authorities react to what they consider an injustice; pointing out procedural weaknesses long-since acknowledged and dealt with.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 On The Weekend – James Swenson: Compliance Becoming a “Box-Ticking” Exercise

“Without transparency […], external observers will continue to assume no serious due diligence is undertaken,” writes James Swenson.
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10 On The Weekend – James Swenson: Compliance Becoming a “Box-Ticking” Exercise

“Without transparency […], external observers will continue to assume no serious due diligence is undertaken,” writes James Swenson.
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10 On The Weekend – James Swenson: Compliance Becoming a “Box-Ticking” Exercise

“Without transparency […], external observers will continue to assume no serious due diligence is undertaken,” writes James Swenson.
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10 On The Weekend – James Swenson: Compliance Becoming a “Box-Ticking” Exercise

“Without transparency […], external observers will continue to assume no serious due diligence is undertaken,” writes James Swenson.
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Record Numbers of Americans Renouncing Citizenships Has Nothing to Do With The Pandemic

Media reports this month say the pandemic is driving record expatriation. The reality, writes David Lesperance, is exactly the opposite.
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Pandemic Brings UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Applications to Halt in Q2

Not since Q3 2008 has the Home Office approved fewer applications for Tier 1 investor visas in the UK.
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Pandemic Brings UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Applications to Halt in Q2

Not since Q3 2008 has the Home Office approved fewer applications for Tier 1 investor visas in the UK.
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“Neither Fair Nor Helpful”: Reactions to Al Jazeera Report on Cyprus

Al Jazeera names disreputable individuals who received citizenships under the country’s CIP during a period in which vetting was lax.
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“Neither Fair Nor Helpful”: Reactions to Al Jazeera Report on Cyprus

Al Jazeera names disreputable individuals who received citizenships under the country’s CIP during a period in which vetting was lax.
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“Neither Fair Nor Helpful”: Reactions to Al Jazeera Report on Cyprus

Al Jazeera names disreputable individuals who received citizenships under the country’s CIP during a period in which vetting was lax.
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“Neither Fair Nor Helpful”: Reactions to Al Jazeera Report on Cyprus

Al Jazeera names disreputable individuals who received citizenships under the country’s CIP during a period in which vetting was lax.
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“Almighty US Passport Isn’t as Powerful as It Used to Be”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Since the pandemic started, nary a week has gone by without investment migration practitioners appearing in heavy-weight publications.
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“Almighty US Passport Isn’t as Powerful as It Used to Be”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Since the pandemic started, nary a week has gone by without investment migration practitioners appearing in heavy-weight publications.
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“Almighty US Passport Isn’t as Powerful as It Used to Be”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Since the pandemic started, nary a week has gone by without investment migration practitioners appearing in heavy-weight publications.
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“Almighty US Passport Isn’t as Powerful as It Used to Be”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Since the pandemic started, nary a week has gone by without investment migration practitioners appearing in heavy-weight publications.
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Global CIP Accreditations Pass 1,000 For The First Time, Vanuatu’s Number Suddenly Triples

The Vanuatu Development Support program stood out by nearly tripling its number of designated agents during the period, from 30 to 87.
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PAIIR: Lawyers Launch Investment Migration Association for Portugal

Lawyers Sara Sousa Rebolo and Vanessa Rodrigues Lima have founded Portugal’s first investment migration industry association: PAIIR.
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PAIIR: Lawyers Launch Investment Migration Association for Portugal

Lawyers Sara Sousa Rebolo and Vanessa Rodrigues Lima have founded Portugal’s first investment migration industry association: PAIIR.
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PAIIR: Lawyers Launch Investment Migration Association for Portugal

Lawyers Sara Sousa Rebolo and Vanessa Rodrigues Lima have founded Portugal’s first investment migration industry association: PAIIR.
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PAIIR: Lawyers Launch Investment Migration Association for Portugal

Lawyers Sara Sousa Rebolo and Vanessa Rodrigues Lima have founded Portugal’s first investment migration industry association: PAIIR.
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If We Wait to Re-Open Borders Until Travel is “Safe”, Borders Will Never Re-Open

We’ve temporarily exchanged freedom for safety from mass-contagion. What if the risk of mass-contagion is not temporary, asks Michael Krakat.
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Despite Pandemic, A Record-Summer for Hong Kong Overseas Property Expos

UK property exhibitions accounted for more than half of the city’s total in the last two weeks of July, writes Eli McGeever.
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7 Reasons The E2 Visa is The Next Big Thing in US Immigration From 2021 Onwards

A confluence of events in many treaty countries will see the E2 visa emerge as one of the most popular visa options in the next 12-18 months.
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7 Reasons The E2 Visa is The Next Big Thing in US Immigration From 2021 Onwards

A confluence of events in many treaty countries will see the E2 visa emerge as one of the most popular visa options in the next 12-18 months.
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7 Reasons The E2 Visa is The Next Big Thing in US Immigration From 2021 Onwards

A confluence of events in many treaty countries will see the E2 visa emerge as one of the most popular visa options in the next 12-18 months.
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Slaves, Sugar, and Citizenship by Investment – A Brief History of Caribbean Economics

Edwin Morgan argues that citizenship by investment programs in the Caribbean were an indirect result of European colonialism centuries prior.
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IMC Welcomes Council of Europe’s Report on Investment Migration

The implication of the report’s recommendations for regulation and common standards is that investment migration is a legitimate business.
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IMC Welcomes Council of Europe’s Report on Investment Migration

The implication of the report’s recommendations for regulation and common standards is that investment migration is a legitimate business.
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IMC Welcomes Council of Europe’s Report on Investment Migration

The implication of the report’s recommendations for regulation and common standards is that investment migration is a legitimate business.
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CBI to Be “Main Driver” of Saint Kitts GDP in 2020: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

“Now that tourism is at a standstill,” said Khan, “we expect that the CBI program will be a main driver for the next six months.”
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CBI to Be “Main Driver” of Saint Kitts GDP in 2020: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

“Now that tourism is at a standstill,” said Khan, “we expect that the CBI program will be a main driver for the next six months.”
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CBI to Be “Main Driver” of Saint Kitts GDP in 2020: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

“Now that tourism is at a standstill,” said Khan, “we expect that the CBI program will be a main driver for the next six months.”
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CBI to Be “Main Driver” of Saint Kitts GDP in 2020: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

“Now that tourism is at a standstill,” said Khan, “we expect that the CBI program will be a main driver for the next six months.”
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35% of Portugal Golden Visa Applicants Have Chosen “Alternative” Investments in 2020

The number of investors choosing the EUR 350,000 Investment Fund option is up 400% since last year, even with five months left in 2020.
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35% of Portugal Golden Visa Applicants Have Chosen “Alternative” Investments in 2020

The number of investors choosing the EUR 350,000 Investment Fund option is up 400% since last year, even with five months left in 2020.
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35% of Portugal Golden Visa Applicants Have Chosen “Alternative” Investments in 2020

The number of investors choosing the EUR 350,000 Investment Fund option is up 400% since last year, even with five months left in 2020.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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10 on the Weekend – Alex Hopkin: “Inexperienced Actors” Compromising Service Quality

A casual conversation with a fellow orchestra member turned Alex Hopkin from violinist to decade-long veteran of RCBI government advisory.
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The Protracted Demise of Latvia’s Golden Visa

Once first among its European equals, Latvia’s golden visa has languished since 2014. 93% of the program’s total FDI stems from before 2016.
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The Protracted Demise of Latvia’s Golden Visa

Once first among its European equals, Latvia’s golden visa has languished since 2014. 93% of the program’s total FDI stems from before 2016.
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The Protracted Demise of Latvia’s Golden Visa

Once first among its European equals, Latvia’s golden visa has languished since 2014. 93% of the program’s total FDI stems from before 2016.
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The Protracted Demise of Latvia’s Golden Visa

Once first among its European equals, Latvia’s golden visa has languished since 2014. 93% of the program’s total FDI stems from before 2016.
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Citizenship by Investment And The Right to Be Unremarkable

In travel, being invisible is the goal. Using personal anecdotes, Kenneth Green explains the CBI industry’s role in making that possible.
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Citizenship by Investment And The Right to Be Unremarkable

In travel, being invisible is the goal. Using personal anecdotes, Kenneth Green explains the CBI industry’s role in making that possible.
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Australian COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: Art. 13 of Human Rights Declaration Suspended?

The Universal Declaration on Human Rights states that “Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.”
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Australian COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: Art. 13 of Human Rights Declaration Suspended?

The Universal Declaration on Human Rights states that “Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.”
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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“HNWIs Are Very, Very Nervous About Risk of Social Unrest”: Asaria on Investment Migration After COVID

Mohammed Asaria says UHNWIs, after the pandemic, are far more willing to physically move their business, capital, and families.
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China’s Millennials: What Does the World’s Largest Investor Migrant Group Want? Part 3

Chinese millennials are now the world’s biggest group of investor migrants. And among them, the most active of all are the “sea turtles”.
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Acquiring Excellence: Price Dilution Among CIPs Will Not Boost Capital Flows

Price cuts will not work for CIPs, writes Mohammed Asaria. Maintaining brand value and prosecuting miscreants will.
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10 on The Weekend – Jonathan Cardona: “New Regulations, New Image”

Jonathan Cardona: New regulations required a “balancing act” between staying competitive and considering “the concerns of institutions”.
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Malta Govt. in Talks With Henley & Partners Over Concessionaire’s Future Role

In the event of early termination of the concessionaire’s contract, the Maltese government would be liable for losses incurred.
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Greece to Target Foreign Pensioners With 7% Flat Tax to Bolster Economic Recovery

The Ministry of Finance has tabled a law that would offer a flat tax of 7% for foreign retirees who transfer their tax residence to Greece.
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Greece to Target Foreign Pensioners With 7% Flat Tax to Bolster Economic Recovery

The Ministry of Finance has tabled a law that would offer a flat tax of 7% for foreign retirees who transfer their tax residence to Greece.
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Greece to Target Foreign Pensioners With 7% Flat Tax to Bolster Economic Recovery

The Ministry of Finance has tabled a law that would offer a flat tax of 7% for foreign retirees who transfer their tax residence to Greece.
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The Bulgarian LLC-Investment Route to EU Citizenship in Five Years

There’s more to Bulgarian citizenship by investment than government bonds, write Nevena Bekyarova and Kamen Shoylev.
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The Bulgarian LLC-Investment Route to EU Citizenship in Five Years

There’s more to Bulgarian citizenship by investment than government bonds, write Nevena Bekyarova and Kamen Shoylev.
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The Bulgarian LLC-Investment Route to EU Citizenship in Five Years

There’s more to Bulgarian citizenship by investment than government bonds, write Nevena Bekyarova and Kamen Shoylev.
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The Multiple Trials Awaiting the Caribbean After 2020 And What They Mean for CBI

Dual shocks to both the tourism and CBI sectors is far from the only challenge staring the Caribbean in the face in 2020, writes Kenneth Green.
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Investor Migrants Look at Healthcare When Deciding Where to Ride Out The Next Crisis

Kevin Bürchler: Tiny tropical islands can be great places in which to sit out a global crisis – until you need advanced medical assistance.
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Investor Migrants Look at Healthcare When Deciding Where to Ride Out The Next Crisis

Kevin Bürchler: Tiny tropical islands can be great places in which to sit out a global crisis – until you need advanced medical assistance.
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Investor Migrants Look at Healthcare When Deciding Where to Ride Out The Next Crisis

Kevin Bürchler: Tiny tropical islands can be great places in which to sit out a global crisis – until you need advanced medical assistance.
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“New Global Hierarchy of Mobility”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Americans get a taste of travel restrictions, the bona fides of EU-criticism of RCBI is questioned, and Caribbean CIPs are in a bind.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Hong Kong’s EB-5 Applicants to Join Mainlanders in Retrogression Following Executive Order

In the absence of new legislation, litigation blocking the order, or a Presidential reversal, Hong Kong’s EB-5 investors are in for retrogression.
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Hong Kong EB-5 Investors: Surging in 2019, Low Rejection Rates, Faster Adjudication

IIUSA’s Lee Y. Li conducts a detailed statistical analysis on EB-5 investment trends in one of the program’s fastest-growing markets.
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Why I’m Doubling Down on Portugal’s Golden Visa After the Pandemic

Nic Salerno has been a huge fan of Portugal – for himself and his clients – for years. After COVID-19, he is more bullish than ever before.
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Why I’m Doubling Down on Portugal’s Golden Visa After the Pandemic

Nic Salerno has been a huge fan of Portugal – for himself and his clients – for years. After COVID-19, he is more bullish than ever before.
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Citizenship Through Impact – Refocusing CBI to Maximize Development

“Too few private initiatives have had a meaningful impact on the Caribbean economies,” writes Mohammed Asaria. “Time for a different approach.”
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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Pandemic Pummels Greek Golden Visa in Q2, But Policy Changes Offer Promise of Comeback in Q3

New procedural measures will make remote-application feasible and boost application volumes, but they did not take effect in time to save Q2.
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Pandemic Pummels Greek Golden Visa in Q2, But Policy Changes Offer Promise of Comeback in Q3

New procedural measures will make remote-application feasible and boost application volumes, but they did not take effect in time to save Q2.
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Pandemic Pummels Greek Golden Visa in Q2, But Policy Changes Offer Promise of Comeback in Q3

New procedural measures will make remote-application feasible and boost application volumes, but they did not take effect in time to save Q2.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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After Rejecting Up to 90% of Applications, Malaysia Freezes MM2H, Again

The government says it aims to relaunch by December, adding “it’s not a permanent closure because the program contributes to our economy.”
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The Pandemic’s Five Silver Linings for the EB-5 Program

Available EB-5 visas in 2021 will most likely be much higher than it has ever been in the past, writes Marko Issever.
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Reactions to MIIP Changes Mostly Positive, But Concerns Raised About Property Minimums

On the whole, reactions to the MIIP’s changes were positive, though the doubling of the property investment minimum has raised some eyebrows.
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Reactions to MIIP Changes Mostly Positive, But Concerns Raised About Property Minimums

On the whole, reactions to the MIIP’s changes were positive, though the doubling of the property investment minimum has raised some eyebrows.
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Reactions to MIIP Changes Mostly Positive, But Concerns Raised About Property Minimums

On the whole, reactions to the MIIP’s changes were positive, though the doubling of the property investment minimum has raised some eyebrows.
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Sweeping Makeover for Malta IIP: Property Investment Doubled, Up to 3 Years Residency

Malta’s IIP is in for a major overhaul in September, with comprehensive changes to the contribution, real estate, and residency requirements.
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Sweeping Makeover for Malta IIP: Property Investment Doubled, Up to 3 Years Residency

Malta’s IIP is in for a major overhaul in September, with comprehensive changes to the contribution, real estate, and residency requirements.
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Sweeping Makeover for Malta IIP: Property Investment Doubled, Up to 3 Years Residency

Malta’s IIP is in for a major overhaul in September, with comprehensive changes to the contribution, real estate, and residency requirements.
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“Wake Up in The Morning Without Smelling Tear Gas”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

African investor migrants multiply, Singapore considers position in RCBI-market, Hongkongers’ cup runneth over, South Americans HNWI targeted.
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The “Bachelor Tax” Some CIPs Charge on Single Applicants

Governments offering CIPs need to start treating their CBI citizens as real citizens, and not life-long piggy-banks, writes Justin Donovan.
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Stakeholders Lobby for €250,000 Spanish Golden Visa as Investment Slumps

“We have proposed to the Government to halve the amount of investment in housing,” says the head of the country’s developers’ association.
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Stakeholders Lobby for €250,000 Spanish Golden Visa as Investment Slumps

“We have proposed to the Government to halve the amount of investment in housing,” says the head of the country’s developers’ association.
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Stakeholders Lobby for €250,000 Spanish Golden Visa as Investment Slumps

“We have proposed to the Government to halve the amount of investment in housing,” says the head of the country’s developers’ association.
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First-Time Financing by World Bank for Digital Economy in the Eastern Caribbean

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today the regional Caribbean Digital Transformation Project for a total of US$94 million for four Eastern Caribbean countries: Dominica (US$28 million), Grenada (US$8 million), Saint Lucia (US$20 million), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (US$30 million), and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission (US$8 million) to […]
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Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About China’s Investment Migration Market

While demand is stronger than ever, the big agencies are closing branches and laying off staff. In 2020, all the rules have changed.
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Asset Allocation for Citizenship Portfolios: Maximize Yield, Hedge Against Black Swans

Now is the time for advisors to talk to clients about diversification of their residency and citizenship portfolios, writes Tatiana Tolstaia.
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Asset Allocation for Citizenship Portfolios: Maximize Yield, Hedge Against Black Swans

Now is the time for advisors to talk to clients about diversification of their residency and citizenship portfolios, writes Tatiana Tolstaia.
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Eric Major on Investment Migration After COVID: “Phone Rings The Most During Times of Turmoil”

Major also comments on the reasons he believes the Montenegro CIP has underperformed so far and, as of last week, had only issued ten passports.
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Eric Major on Investment Migration After COVID: “Phone Rings The Most During Times of Turmoil”

Major also comments on the reasons he believes the Montenegro CIP has underperformed so far and, as of last week, had only issued ten passports.
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Investor Immigrants Are Dream Immigrants: The Case for Proactive Naturalization Policies

Sovereign countries are free to choose whom they naturalize. If you want the crème de la crème of immigrants, all you have to do is ask.
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Investor Immigrants Are Dream Immigrants: The Case for Proactive Naturalization Policies

Sovereign countries are free to choose whom they naturalize. If you want the crème de la crème of immigrants, all you have to do is ask.
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Investor Immigrants Are Dream Immigrants: The Case for Proactive Naturalization Policies

Sovereign countries are free to choose whom they naturalize. If you want the crème de la crème of immigrants, all you have to do is ask.
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Andrew Henderson on Investment Migration After COVID: “It’s Going to Be a Reset”

Watch: Andrew Henderson thinks CBI programs have little room to maneuver on price and warns citizenship-based taxation is on the European agenda.
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Cyprus Govt. Approves New CIP Regulations to Render Program Beyond Reproach

The subject of criticism from EU institutions for years, Cyprus is putting in place new regulations it hopes will leave it well-nigh unimpeachable.
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US EB-5 Update: I-829 Petitions Up 27% on Year in Q1, Approval Rate 99%

It’s the second time in EB-5 history that the number of I-829 filings exceeds 1,000 petitions within a single quarter.
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Historic Comeback for Portugal Golden Visa: May 2020 Best Month on Record

Back with a vengeance: May approvals alone exceeded those of the preceding four months combined as the program raised a historic EUR 147 million.
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Historic Comeback for Portugal Golden Visa: May 2020 Best Month on Record

Back with a vengeance: May approvals alone exceeded those of the preceding four months combined as the program raised a historic EUR 147 million.
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Investment Migration in the News This Week: “COVID-19 Has Accelerated Adoption of [CBI]”

Prominent investment migration figures have garnered an unusually high degree of coverage in mainstream outlets over the past week
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Investment Migration in the News This Week: “COVID-19 Has Accelerated Adoption of [CBI]”

Prominent investment migration figures have garnered an unusually high degree of coverage in mainstream outlets over the past week
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Malta IIP Agency Issues Deadline for Applications to Be Considered Before New Regulations

It remains to be seen whether the new rules will be ready in time to prevent a gap between the first and second versions of the MIIP.
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Juwai IQI Launches Juwai.asia, the First Global Real Estate Portal for Asian Buyers

Juwai.asia, the first global portal for non-China Asian consumers who want to purchase real estate anywhere in the world, lists 6 million properties a year.
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Juwai IQI Launches Juwai.asia, the First Global Real Estate Portal for Asian Buyers

Juwai.asia, the first global portal for non-China Asian consumers who want to purchase real estate anywhere in the world, lists 6 million properties a year.
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Juwai IQI Launches Juwai.asia, the First Global Real Estate Portal for Asian Buyers

Juwai.asia, the first global portal for non-China Asian consumers who want to purchase real estate anywhere in the world, lists 6 million properties a year.
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Juwai IQI Launches Juwai.asia, the First Global Real Estate Portal for Asian Buyers

Juwai.asia, the first global portal for non-China Asian consumers who want to purchase real estate anywhere in the world, lists 6 million properties a year.
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The Statelessness Dilemma: Legal Responsibility in the Citizenship by Investment Industry

Daniel Twomey’s comprehensive study on statelessness in the context of citizenship by investment is de rigeur reading for policymakers and applicants alike.
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The Passport Throughout History – The Evolution of a Document

Nicola Mangion traces the history of the passport back to 2,500 years ago and finds that the earliest such documents were actually more akin to visas.
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week: “An Inquiry Every 2-3 Minutes,” Says Hong Kong Consultant

“The day after that proposal, we received over a hundred calls,” said Andrew Lo, chief executive at Anlex, a Hong Kong-based immigration consultancy firm.
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week: “An Inquiry Every 2-3 Minutes,” Says Hong Kong Consultant

“The day after that proposal, we received over a hundred calls,” said Andrew Lo, chief executive at Anlex, a Hong Kong-based immigration consultancy firm.
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10 on the Weekend – Alexander Risvas: Greek Golden Visa is a “National Effort”

Alexander Risvas, perhaps thanks to his penchant for the works of self-help gurus like Tony Robbins and Napoleon Hill, is optimistic in spite of COVID.
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Pandemic Has Robbed Greek and Portuguese Golden Visas of Nearly EUR 300 Million So Far

Greece and Portugal’s golden visa programs have missed out on 800 applications and investment equivalent to a small country’s GDP due to the pandemic.
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Pandemic Has Robbed Greek and Portuguese Golden Visas of Nearly EUR 300 Million So Far

Greece and Portugal’s golden visa programs have missed out on 800 applications and investment equivalent to a small country’s GDP due to the pandemic.
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Hong Kong’s Already-Hot Migration Market Boils Over Following National Security Law Announcement

As Hongkongers scramble for the exit, mainland Chinese say they are having second thoughts about sending their children abroad for school.
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Hong Kong’s Already-Hot Migration Market Boils Over Following National Security Law Announcement

As Hongkongers scramble for the exit, mainland Chinese say they are having second thoughts about sending their children abroad for school.
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Italy Halves Minimum Investment of “La Dolce Visa” to EUR 250,000 – But Will Investors Bite?

The new minimum places Italy’s investment low end of the cost-spectrum among European golden visas but also calls for a much higher level of risk tolerance.
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Italy Halves Minimum Investment of “La Dolce Visa” to EUR 250,000 – But Will Investors Bite?

The new minimum places Italy’s investment low end of the cost-spectrum among European golden visas but also calls for a much higher level of risk tolerance.
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Italy Halves Minimum Investment of “La Dolce Visa” to EUR 250,000 – But Will Investors Bite?

The new minimum places Italy’s investment low end of the cost-spectrum among European golden visas but also calls for a much higher level of risk tolerance.
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The Chief Beneficiaries of EU CIPs Could Be The Countries That Don’t Have Them

As professional advisors everywhere fall over themselves to get face-time with UHNWIs, Malta, Cyprus, and the EU itself are playing catch-and-release.
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The Chief Beneficiaries of EU CIPs Could Be The Countries That Don’t Have Them

As professional advisors everywhere fall over themselves to get face-time with UHNWIs, Malta, Cyprus, and the EU itself are playing catch-and-release.
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Québec IIP Suspension Extended Until April 2021; IIAC Calls for Re-Launch of Federal Program

“It is a program that could have helped in economic recovery, with this pandemic. To the business community, it is deplorable,” said lawyer Maxime Lapointe.
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COVID-19 is the Final Nail in the Coffin of the Caribbean CIP-Harmonization Dream

Promises not to undercut each other are all well and good but, when things get rough, they are the first commitments to go out the window.
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COVID-19 is the Final Nail in the Coffin of the Caribbean CIP-Harmonization Dream

Promises not to undercut each other are all well and good but, when things get rough, they are the first commitments to go out the window.
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COVID-19 is the Final Nail in the Coffin of the Caribbean CIP-Harmonization Dream

Promises not to undercut each other are all well and good but, when things get rough, they are the first commitments to go out the window.
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Weak Q3 Expected for Greek Golden Visa, But Flurry of Reforms May Bring a Roaring Q4

The government is heeding the advice of practitioners and speeding up golden visa processing. Their zeal, unfortunately, isn’t matched by local authorities.
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Weak Q3 Expected for Greek Golden Visa, But Flurry of Reforms May Bring a Roaring Q4

The government is heeding the advice of practitioners and speeding up golden visa processing. Their zeal, unfortunately, isn’t matched by local authorities.
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10 on the Weekend – Hakan Cortelek: “Build a Team and the Rest Takes Care of Itself”

Hakan Cortelek, who has 15 years behind his belt in the industry, says today’s booming market and the plethora of programs is owed to a handful of pioneers.
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10 on the Weekend – Hakan Cortelek: “Build a Team and the Rest Takes Care of Itself”

Hakan Cortelek, who has 15 years behind his belt in the industry, says today’s booming market and the plethora of programs is owed to a handful of pioneers.
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“Migration by Investment” in the Era of Deglobalisation

“No amount of discounts or special offers will re-create the demand enjoyed over the past period until globalisation returns to the crease,” writes Mohammed Asaria.
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Greek Amendments to Reduce Golden Visa Investment Risk, Demand Physical Presence for FIP-Visas

In practice, the changes enable investors to pay for the property from abroad, rather than by first opening a Greek bank account, without excess risk.
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Will The Crisis Lead Portugal to Scrap its Golden Visa Price Increase Plans?

“In the aftermath of coronavirus, in my opinion, the amendments to the golden visa program will never take place as planned,” says Dr. Gali Macedo.
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Kimpton Kawana Bay Phase 1 Sold Out, Very Few Units Remaining in Phase 2 and 3

The first phase of the project is sold out, as well as all suites and the vast majority of the single title studios in the Matura building (phase 2).
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91% of Québec Immigrant Investors Settle in Other Provinces – But That’s Changing Quickly

The share of Québec Immigrant Investor Program participants who settled in the province had averaged 8% – until last year when it suddenly jumped.
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10 On The Weekend – James E. Harris: “Demand for Vanuatu CIP Can Explode if New Govt. Takes Action”

James Harris, a former British Army officer once stationed east of the iron curtain, has discovered a latent passion for gardening during the lockdown.
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Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Stable Despite Pandemic, Interest in VC-Option Gathers Steam

What pandemic? Even during the worst month of the COVID-19 outbreak, Portugal’s golden visa program raised more than EUR 28 million, fresh figures show.
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As Malta Plans to Renew the IIP in 2020, Which Changes Should We Expect?

Changes to the structure and minimum amounts of the real estate and bond investments, as well as the contribution, are likely, writes Andres Gutierrez.
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As Malta Plans to Renew the IIP in 2020, Which Changes Should We Expect?

Changes to the structure and minimum amounts of the real estate and bond investments, as well as the contribution, are likely, writes Andres Gutierrez.
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As Malta Plans to Renew the IIP in 2020, Which Changes Should We Expect?

Changes to the structure and minimum amounts of the real estate and bond investments, as well as the contribution, are likely, writes Andres Gutierrez.
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The Coming Sovereign Debt Crisis Will Give Birth to New Investment Migration Programs

COVID-19 may well give rise to the mother of all economic crises. Fortunate, then, that economic crises are the father of investment migration programs.
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The Coming Sovereign Debt Crisis Will Give Birth to New Investment Migration Programs

COVID-19 may well give rise to the mother of all economic crises. Fortunate, then, that economic crises are the father of investment migration programs.
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The Coming Sovereign Debt Crisis Will Give Birth to New Investment Migration Programs

COVID-19 may well give rise to the mother of all economic crises. Fortunate, then, that economic crises are the father of investment migration programs.
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Two More Projects Approved For Montenegro CIP, Also These in Ski-Town Kolašin

So far, five out of the six approved projects are located in the country’s north, where minimum investment requirements for the CIP are considerably lower.
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Two More Projects Approved For Montenegro CIP, Also These in Ski-Town Kolašin

So far, five out of the six approved projects are located in the country’s north, where minimum investment requirements for the CIP are considerably lower.
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Global CIPs Have Removed 36 Accredited Agents Since December, Added 17

The net drop in the number of accredited agents worldwide represents the first significant reduction since we began measuring at the end of 2018.
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Global CIPs Have Removed 36 Accredited Agents Since December, Added 17

The net drop in the number of accredited agents worldwide represents the first significant reduction since we began measuring at the end of 2018.
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Greece to “Jump-Start” Golden Visa Program, Allow Investors to Apply by Proxy

“To accelerate the course of growth in the coming months, we will seek to lift the bureaucratic obstacles that currently exist in the property market.”
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Malta to Tap Citizenship Funds for COVID-19 Response After All

Malta will use more of its MIIP-income to respond to COVID-19. But, as the pandemic limits application volumes, will the policy change make any difference?
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Investor Survey Results Herald Short-Term Drop, Medium-Term Boost in RCBI Demand After COVID-19

Even among those whose portfolios have taken a painful beating, willingness to consider RCBI programs has held up well.
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Thailand Elite Visa to Offer Health Insurance Package, European Interest Grows in Q1

The Thailand Privilege Card Company said it expected total memberships to pass a historic 10,000 milestone this fiscal year, in spite of the pandemic.
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Thailand Elite Visa to Offer Health Insurance Package, European Interest Grows in Q1

The Thailand Privilege Card Company said it expected total memberships to pass a historic 10,000 milestone this fiscal year, in spite of the pandemic.
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“No Breach of Code”: IMC Reinstates Chetcuti’s Membership

“The IMC established that Dr Jean-Philippe Chetcuti has not acted against IMC Codes in the case that was subject to investigation,” wrote the organization.
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Malta Joins Cyprus in Standing Up to Eur. Commission: MIIP More Valuable Than Ever Right Now

Maltese government: “The importance of such a programme for an economy that has suffered from a devastating pandemic is growing, rather than diminishing.”
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Immigration Ban Details Emerge as Executive Order Signed: EB-5 and E2 Not Affected

President Trump has now signed that executive order. The phrasing makes it clear that neither E2 nor EB-5 applicants will be affected.
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Eur. Commission Again Asks EU Members to “Phase Out” CIPs, Cyprus Sees “No Reason Why” it Should

You can tick all the boxes they ask you to and comply with all their demands but, come next year, the goalposts will have been moved and new boxes added.
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Which RCBI-Countries Have Handled COVID-19 Best So Far?

Malta, with only three deaths, 444 cases, and fourth in the world in terms of tests-per-million, is clearly setting an example for others to follow.
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Which RCBI-Countries Have Handled COVID-19 Best So Far?

Malta, with only three deaths, 444 cases, and fourth in the world in terms of tests-per-million, is clearly setting an example for others to follow.
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Which RCBI-Countries Have Handled COVID-19 Best So Far?

Malta, with only three deaths, 444 cases, and fourth in the world in terms of tests-per-million, is clearly setting an example for others to follow.
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Which RCBI-Countries Have Handled COVID-19 Best So Far?

Malta, with only three deaths, 444 cases, and fourth in the world in terms of tests-per-million, is clearly setting an example for others to follow.
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What Trump’s Temporary Immigration Ban Means For EB-5 and E2: Experts Comment

IIUSA’s Bob Kraft: “This is in line with other actions taken by the US Government to protect its citizens in a period of unprecedented challenge.”
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Duma Votes 302-0 to Pass Russia’s Historic Dual Citizenship Law in Record Time

Lawmakers say they expect the liberalized policy to bring Russia as many as 10 million new citizens, chiefly from former Soviet countries.
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10 On The Weekend – Dr. Hussain Farooq: “I Firmly Believe Turkey Will Outperform”

Dr. Hussain Farooq thinks Turkey’s CIP will be a winner after the pandemic but worries about the “strange correlation” between Transatlantic recessions and conflict in the Middle East.
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10 On The Weekend – Dr. Hussain Farooq: “I Firmly Believe Turkey Will Outperform”

Dr. Hussain Farooq thinks Turkey’s CIP will be a winner after the pandemic but worries about the “strange correlation” between Transatlantic recessions and conflict in the Middle East.
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10 On The Weekend – Dr. Hussain Farooq: “I Firmly Believe Turkey Will Outperform”

Dr. Hussain Farooq thinks Turkey’s CIP will be a winner after the pandemic but worries about the “strange correlation” between Transatlantic recessions and conflict in the Middle East.
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10 On The Weekend – Dr. Hussain Farooq: “I Firmly Believe Turkey Will Outperform”

Dr. Hussain Farooq thinks Turkey’s CIP will be a winner after the pandemic but worries about the “strange correlation” between Transatlantic recessions and conflict in the Middle East.
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Cyprus CIP to Scrap Applicant-Cap, Process 700 Extra Cases to Raise COVID-Recovery Funds

Having operated under a self-imposed annual cap of 700 applications, the Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program will likely begin processing
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Google Trend-Analysis Points to Startup Visas As the Category Least Harmed by COVID-19

What can Google search trends tell us about how the pandemic is affecting demand for RCBI and which programs will win and lose after it’s over?
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Google Trend-Analysis Points to Startup Visas As the Category Least Harmed by COVID-19

What can Google search trends tell us about how the pandemic is affecting demand for RCBI and which programs will win and lose after it’s over?
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Google Trend-Analysis Points to Startup Visas As the Category Least Harmed by COVID-19

What can Google search trends tell us about how the pandemic is affecting demand for RCBI and which programs will win and lose after it’s over?
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Google Trend-Analysis Points to Startup Visas As the Category Least Harmed by COVID-19

What can Google search trends tell us about how the pandemic is affecting demand for RCBI and which programs will win and lose after it’s over?
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Google Trend-Analysis Points to Startup Visas As the Category Least Harmed by COVID-19

What can Google search trends tell us about how the pandemic is affecting demand for RCBI and which programs will win and lose after it’s over?
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The 7 Guiding Principles of Chinese HNWI Overseas Property Investors

Freehold is always preferable to leasehold, leverage is key to mitigating risk and overcoming capital restrictions, and exchange rates are crucial.
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Macfarlane: Don’t Write Off the Caribbean Yet – Here Come the COVID Relief Funds

Having himself recently survived COVID-19, Peter Macfarlane thinks the pandemic will lead to Caribbean CIP discounts – but not to their demise altogether.
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Macfarlane: Don’t Write Off the Caribbean Yet – Here Come the COVID Relief Funds

Having himself recently survived COVID-19, Peter Macfarlane thinks the pandemic will lead to Caribbean CIP discounts – but not to their demise altogether.
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Macfarlane: Don’t Write Off the Caribbean Yet – Here Come the COVID Relief Funds

Having himself recently survived COVID-19, Peter Macfarlane thinks the pandemic will lead to Caribbean CIP discounts – but not to their demise altogether.
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Macfarlane: Don’t Write Off the Caribbean Yet – Here Come the COVID Relief Funds

Having himself recently survived COVID-19, Peter Macfarlane thinks the pandemic will lead to Caribbean CIP discounts – but not to their demise altogether.
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A Tale of Two Citizens: Virtual vs. Functional Freedom of Movement

Can we expect a drop in demand for Caribbean programs? Wayne Hempson-Putt believes so – and especially among expats living in GCC countries.
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A Tale of Two Citizens: Virtual vs. Functional Freedom of Movement

Can we expect a drop in demand for Caribbean programs? Wayne Hempson-Putt believes so – and especially among expats living in GCC countries.
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A Tale of Two Citizens: Virtual vs. Functional Freedom of Movement

Can we expect a drop in demand for Caribbean programs? Wayne Hempson-Putt believes so – and especially among expats living in GCC countries.
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A Tale of Two Citizens: Virtual vs. Functional Freedom of Movement

Can we expect a drop in demand for Caribbean programs? Wayne Hempson-Putt believes so – and especially among expats living in GCC countries.
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A Tale of Two Citizens: Virtual vs. Functional Freedom of Movement

Can we expect a drop in demand for Caribbean programs? Wayne Hempson-Putt believes so – and especially among expats living in GCC countries.
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Shock-Figures Show Greek Golden Visa Hardest Hit by COVID-19

Q1 figures show Greece – where China has been the source of four-fifths of applicants over the last year – have been disproportionately slammed.
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Shock-Figures Show Greek Golden Visa Hardest Hit by COVID-19

Q1 figures show Greece – where China has been the source of four-fifths of applicants over the last year – have been disproportionately slammed.
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Weighed Down by Pandemic, Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Falls to 21-Month Low

But the upward trend of applicants choosing alternative investments was once more confirmed in March, rising to a record 28% of the total.
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Weighed Down by Pandemic, Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Falls to 21-Month Low

But the upward trend of applicants choosing alternative investments was once more confirmed in March, rising to a record 28% of the total.
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How the Pandemic Will Change Investor Migrant Preferences – And How Programs Will Respond

“We wonder: How many economic citizens traveling on their second passports at the height of border closures encountered extreme difficulties?”
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51% of Service Providers Think Small-State CIPs Will Offer Discounts in Response to Pandemic

Survey respondents also thought EU residence programs stood to benefit the most from the pandemic fallout, while more than half said inquiries had dropped.
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10 On The Weekend – Alexander Varnavas: “Real Estate is The King in This Industry”

Alexander Varnavas has worked with golden visas since before it was cool and is surprised that industry leaders think startup visas are the next big thing.
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In a Pandemic World, Vanuatu Has Placed Itself Under a Microscope

After much discussion, David Lesperance remains unconvinced that Vanuatu’s citizenship by investment programs grant anything but honorary citizenship.
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The Importance of Picking the Right Location For a Second Home Is Now Palpable

Food-, energy-, and health-security – in addition to mobility – are quickly becoming crucial factors in alternative residence and citizenship decisions.
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IMI Talent: Results-Only, Fixed-Price Headhunting For Investment Migration Firms

You don’t have to spend tens of thousands on headhunting firms that don’t understand the specialized skills needed for the investment migration industry.
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Brookes: Why Now Is The Very Best Moment To Market Second Citizenship

As the pandemic spreads despair and concern, Gareth Brookes has a message of optimism and confidence to share with industry partners and competitors alike.
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Pandemic Reveals Disparities in Processing System Robustness Among RCBI Programs

The Dominica CIU, accustomed to processing during hurricanes, finds that maintaining operations amid a pandemic is, relatively speaking, a breeze.
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Pandemic Reveals Disparities in Processing System Robustness Among RCBI Programs

The Dominica CIU, accustomed to processing during hurricanes, finds that maintaining operations amid a pandemic is, relatively speaking, a breeze.
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10 On The Weekend – Kianoush Mahmoudi: “I’ve Been in Lockdown for One Month Now”

Kianoush Mahmoudi explains that running an investment migration firm in Iran is a high-stakes endeavor fraught with obstacles. And that was before Covid-19.
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Investment Migration in the Post Visa-Free Travel World

In a world where visa-free travel is suspended indefinitely – in some cases permanently – what happens to investment migration? Peter Macfarlane is back.
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Investment Migration in the Post Visa-Free Travel World

In a world where visa-free travel is suspended indefinitely – in some cases permanently – what happens to investment migration? Peter Macfarlane is back.
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Investment Migration in the Post Visa-Free Travel World

In a world where visa-free travel is suspended indefinitely – in some cases permanently – what happens to investment migration? Peter Macfarlane is back.
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Investment Migration in the Post Visa-Free Travel World

In a world where visa-free travel is suspended indefinitely – in some cases permanently – what happens to investment migration? Peter Macfarlane is back.
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Investment Migration in the Post Visa-Free Travel World

In a world where visa-free travel is suspended indefinitely – in some cases permanently – what happens to investment migration? Peter Macfarlane is back.
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Investment Migration in the Post Visa-Free Travel World

In a world where visa-free travel is suspended indefinitely – in some cases permanently – what happens to investment migration? Peter Macfarlane is back.
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A Brief Guide for Foreign Investment Migration Firms Entering the Chinese Market

Foreign investment migration firms have principally three ways to enter the Chinese market, each with its own pros and cons. Choose wisely, writes Luc Lu.
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A Brief Guide for Foreign Investment Migration Firms Entering the Chinese Market

Foreign investment migration firms have principally three ways to enter the Chinese market, each with its own pros and cons. Choose wisely, writes Luc Lu.
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Solomon Islands Confirm Plans For Citizenship by Investment Program

As Governor-general David Vunagi delivered a speech to Parliament this week, he revealed that the government is evaluating plans for a CIP.
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Solomon Islands Confirm Plans For Citizenship by Investment Program

As Governor-general David Vunagi delivered a speech to Parliament this week, he revealed that the government is evaluating plans for a CIP.
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10 on the Weekend – Sam Bayat: “I Know Too Many Secrets”

Sam Bayat likes camping in the desert with his kids, regrets not getting into the government advisory business, and thinks 2020 will be harsh for everyone.
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10 on the Weekend – Sam Bayat: “I Know Too Many Secrets”

Sam Bayat likes camping in the desert with his kids, regrets not getting into the government advisory business, and thinks 2020 will be harsh for everyone.
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Where Will Investment Migration Be When the Virus-Dust Settles?

As we stand on the precipice of what may be the biggest economic shake-up of the modern era, Chris Willis asks; what’s next for the RCBI market?
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Where Will Investment Migration Be When the Virus-Dust Settles?

As we stand on the precipice of what may be the biggest economic shake-up of the modern era, Chris Willis asks; what’s next for the RCBI market?
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Where Will Investment Migration Be When the Virus-Dust Settles?

As we stand on the precipice of what may be the biggest economic shake-up of the modern era, Chris Willis asks; what’s next for the RCBI market?
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Citizenship Investor Fund Gives Malta Cushion Against Covid-19, But Govt. Reluctant To Use It

“We cannot expect businesses to keep all their profits when things were going well and now expect taxpayers to completely make good for them.”
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Investment Migration People in the News This Week: “Many Worry About Citizenship-Based Tax”

Investment migration people featured in the news this week include Mohammed Asaria, Alexander Risvas, Pankaj Joshi, Christian Kälin, and Elias Neocleous.
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Investment Migration People in the News This Week: “Many Worry About Citizenship-Based Tax”

Investment migration people featured in the news this week include Mohammed Asaria, Alexander Risvas, Pankaj Joshi, Christian Kälin, and Elias Neocleous.
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The EU’s Actual Passports-for-Sale Threat Comes From Corrupt Officials, Not CIPs

As Western-EU politicians fret over the hypothetical risks of citizenship by investment, their counterparts farther east are selling passports for bribes.
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10 on the Weekend – Paul Williams: “Politicians Meddle in Successful Programs to Their Detriment”

Mountain-bike enthusiast Paul Williams points to the absurdity of cash-strapped governments taking 12 months to accept hundreds of thousands in investments.
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10 on the Weekend – Paul Williams: “Politicians Meddle in Successful Programs to Their Detriment”

Mountain-bike enthusiast Paul Williams points to the absurdity of cash-strapped governments taking 12 months to accept hundreds of thousands in investments.
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10 on the Weekend – Paul Williams: “Politicians Meddle in Successful Programs to Their Detriment”

Mountain-bike enthusiast Paul Williams points to the absurdity of cash-strapped governments taking 12 months to accept hundreds of thousands in investments.
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Greek Immigration Offices Close Over Covid-19 – Others Will Follow

Sneer not at the Italians, for there, but for the grace of about two weeks, go the rest of us.
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Range Developments: Circulation of False Claims Are “Morally Reprehensible”

Following the circulation of news articles in Grenada, Range Developments say they are once more the target of false claims made in public.
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Antigua CIP’s Changes: Higher Commissions, Higher Fees, Fewer Restrictions

In a letter circulated Monday, the Antigua & Barbuda CIU informs stakeholders of a slew of significant amendments to program policy.
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Antigua CIP’s Changes: Higher Commissions, Higher Fees, Fewer Restrictions

In a letter circulated Monday, the Antigua & Barbuda CIU informs stakeholders of a slew of significant amendments to program policy.
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Spain’s Golden Visa Program Now Bigger Than Portugal’s After Record 2019

Figures from Spain’s Ministry of Labor shows the country’s golden visa program approved a record 1,422 main applicants in 2019, up from 1,188 last year.
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Spain’s Golden Visa Program Now Bigger Than Portugal’s After Record 2019

Figures from Spain’s Ministry of Labor shows the country’s golden visa program approved a record 1,422 main applicants in 2019, up from 1,188 last year.
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Spain’s Golden Visa Program Now Bigger Than Portugal’s After Record 2019

Figures from Spain’s Ministry of Labor shows the country’s golden visa program approved a record 1,422 main applicants in 2019, up from 1,188 last year.
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Spain’s Golden Visa Program Now Bigger Than Portugal’s After Record 2019

Figures from Spain’s Ministry of Labor shows the country’s golden visa program approved a record 1,422 main applicants in 2019, up from 1,188 last year.
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As EU Citizens Lose Settlement Rights in UK, Tier 1 Visa’s Future Looks Bright

Next year, EU citizens will no longer have automatic settlement-rights in the UK. This widens the Tier 1 visa’s target demographic by 11m European HNWIs.
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Portugal Residence Investors Unfazed by Rule-Change Discussions, Feb Data Shows

One novel development was apparent, though; for the first time since records began, Chinese investors were not the leading applicant cohort.
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Portugal Residence Investors Unfazed by Rule-Change Discussions, Feb Data Shows

One novel development was apparent, though; for the first time since records began, Chinese investors were not the leading applicant cohort.
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10 On The Weekend – David Lesperance: “Governments Are Increasingly Harassing the Wealthy”

Lesperance is full of admiration for Jean-Philippe Chetcuti and believes the Greek golden visa, when subjected to closer scrutiny, is a pretty raw deal.
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10 On The Weekend – David Lesperance: “Governments Are Increasingly Harassing the Wealthy”

Lesperance is full of admiration for Jean-Philippe Chetcuti and believes the Greek golden visa, when subjected to closer scrutiny, is a pretty raw deal.
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10 On The Weekend – David Lesperance: “Governments Are Increasingly Harassing the Wealthy”

Lesperance is full of admiration for Jean-Philippe Chetcuti and believes the Greek golden visa, when subjected to closer scrutiny, is a pretty raw deal.
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10 On The Weekend – David Lesperance: “Governments Are Increasingly Harassing the Wealthy”

Lesperance is full of admiration for Jean-Philippe Chetcuti and believes the Greek golden visa, when subjected to closer scrutiny, is a pretty raw deal.
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UK Tier 1 Investor Demand Picks Up in Q4, More Than £720 Million Raised in 2019

Long-standing political uncertainty over Brexit and the general election now settled, investors are once more turning to the UK in greater numbers.
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Turkey Closer Than Ever to Visa-Free Deal With Europe Following Unilateral Liberalization

As Turkey’s Ministry of Interior grants visa-free travel to another six European countries, the expected visa-waiver agreement with the EU moves closer.
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Turkey Closer Than Ever to Visa-Free Deal With Europe Following Unilateral Liberalization

As Turkey’s Ministry of Interior grants visa-free travel to another six European countries, the expected visa-waiver agreement with the EU moves closer.
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The 4 Reasons Chinese Investor Migrants Don’t Physically Relocate

China’s HNWIs have historically kept only one foot out the door; hoping to reap China’s economic benefits while insulating themselves from its drawbacks.
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The 4 Reasons Chinese Investor Migrants Don’t Physically Relocate

China’s HNWIs have historically kept only one foot out the door; hoping to reap China’s economic benefits while insulating themselves from its drawbacks.
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The 4 Reasons Chinese Investor Migrants Don’t Physically Relocate

China’s HNWIs have historically kept only one foot out the door; hoping to reap China’s economic benefits while insulating themselves from its drawbacks.
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Moneyval and IMC Largely See Eye to Eye on Cyprus CIP’s AML/CFT Vulnerabilities

A comprehensive report from the EU’s anti-money laundering watchdog gives cause for both optimism and concern. The IMC largely echoes the sentiment.
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Lesperance: Vanuatu’s So-Called CBI Program is a Ticking Time Bomb

“Honorary citizenship is like being honorarily pregnant; it does not produce the desired result,” writes David Lesperance in his critique of Vanuatu’s CBI.
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Lesperance: Vanuatu’s So-Called CBI Program is a Ticking Time Bomb

“Honorary citizenship is like being honorarily pregnant; it does not produce the desired result,” writes David Lesperance in his critique of Vanuatu’s CBI.
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Lesperance: Vanuatu’s So-Called CBI Program is a Ticking Time Bomb

“Honorary citizenship is like being honorarily pregnant; it does not produce the desired result,” writes David Lesperance in his critique of Vanuatu’s CBI.
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Ten On The Weekend – Anthony Haiden: “Concerned About Incompetence” of Industry Newcomers

“No disrespect to the newcomers, including the mentioned gentleman, but they have not earned the right to sit at the same table as the veterans […]”
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Ten On The Weekend – Anthony Haiden: “Concerned About Incompetence” of Industry Newcomers

“No disrespect to the newcomers, including the mentioned gentleman, but they have not earned the right to sit at the same table as the veterans […]”
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Re-Launch of Malta IIP, With Amendments, Likely This Year, Says Govt.

The administration hopes to renew the program before it expires to avoid a gap in IIP-revenue. Real estate investment amounts may rise in MIIP 2.0.
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How Spain Became a Golden Visa Powerhouse Without Even Trying

While stakeholders in other investment migration countries promote their programs actively, the Spaniards don’t. Why, then, are they still so succcessful?
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How Spain Became a Golden Visa Powerhouse Without Even Trying

While stakeholders in other investment migration countries promote their programs actively, the Spaniards don’t. Why, then, are they still so succcessful?
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How Spain Became a Golden Visa Powerhouse Without Even Trying

While stakeholders in other investment migration countries promote their programs actively, the Spaniards don’t. Why, then, are they still so succcessful?
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How Spain Became a Golden Visa Powerhouse Without Even Trying

While stakeholders in other investment migration countries promote their programs actively, the Spaniards don’t. Why, then, are they still so succcessful?
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How Spain Became a Golden Visa Powerhouse Without Even Trying

While stakeholders in other investment migration countries promote their programs actively, the Spaniards don’t. Why, then, are they still so succcessful?
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Which RCBI-Jurisdictions Score Highest on The Global Health Security Index?

The COVID-19 outbreak has put health front and center among investor migrant concerns. How does your RCBI-country stack up in the health security index?
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Which RCBI-Jurisdictions Score Highest on The Global Health Security Index?

The COVID-19 outbreak has put health front and center among investor migrant concerns. How does your RCBI-country stack up in the health security index?
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Which RCBI-Jurisdictions Score Highest on The Global Health Security Index?

The COVID-19 outbreak has put health front and center among investor migrant concerns. How does your RCBI-country stack up in the health security index?
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International School Market Has Grown 10x Since 2000: What Does That Herald For Investment Migration?

In 2019, international schools raised ten times as much in fees as they did in 2000. That figure is expected to double by 2030. What does it mean for RCBI?
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International School Market Has Grown 10x Since 2000: What Does That Herald For Investment Migration?

In 2019, international schools raised ten times as much in fees as they did in 2000. That figure is expected to double by 2030. What does it mean for RCBI?
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International School Market Has Grown 10x Since 2000: What Does That Herald For Investment Migration?

In 2019, international schools raised ten times as much in fees as they did in 2000. That figure is expected to double by 2030. What does it mean for RCBI?
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International School Market Has Grown 10x Since 2000: What Does That Herald For Investment Migration?

In 2019, international schools raised ten times as much in fees as they did in 2000. That figure is expected to double by 2030. What does it mean for RCBI?
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After Waiting Two Years for Greek Golden Visas, 35 Investors Prepare Class Action Suit

The 35 Chinese applicants demand an immediate granting of their visas, compensation, and the bringing to justice of the responsible bureaucrats.
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How Not to Fall Into the No-Exit-Strategy Trap With Your Cyprus CIP Investment

To avoid overpaying for your Cyprus property or exiting at a loss, rely on these two tried and tested ROI-protective investment strategies.
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Some EU Residence Permit Holders Will Need ETIAS to Visit Europe Starting Next Year

Holding a residence permit may not be enouh for British citizens who want to visit their holiday home in Portugal; they’ll need an ETIAS too.
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Some EU Residence Permit Holders Will Need ETIAS to Visit Europe Starting Next Year

Holding a residence permit may not be enouh for British citizens who want to visit their holiday home in Portugal; they’ll need an ETIAS too.
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Turkey Poised to Receive 75 Million International Tourists by 2023

And 6,325 citizenship investors purchased 433 parcels of land and 10,354 properties in 2019, capitalizing on favorable exchange rates and a rising tide.
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Portugal’s Govt. Backpedals on Golden Visa: “No Need to Cancel” as Changes Won’t Take Effect Until 2021

The happy news comes just as Portugal’s SEF reports the program has passed the historic EUR 5 billion revenue milestone.
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Coronavirus Will Radically Impact the Investment Migration Market

The viral epidemic is a black swan event that will materially reconfigure the investment migration industry. And not just within China.
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Portugal GV-Reforms “Not in Force Yet” – Key Questions Unanswered After Parliamentary Session

“We need to be prudent and see what – if anything – happens and then take appropriate measures,” a senior attorney specializing in the program tells IMI.
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Portugal GV-Reforms “Not in Force Yet” – Key Questions Unanswered After Parliamentary Session

“We need to be prudent and see what – if anything – happens and then take appropriate measures,” a senior attorney specializing in the program tells IMI.
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Kremlin’s Lifting of Restrictions on Dual Citizenship Could Pave Way for Russian CIP

A change in the citizenship law could have a significant impact on the investment migration market, but not in the way you might think.
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5 Strategies for Navigating Portugal’s Upcoming Golden Visa Reforms

Major changes are coming to the Portugal Golden Visa. Hakan Kodal offers five suggestions for how stakeholders can survive the transition.
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5 Strategies for Navigating Portugal’s Upcoming Golden Visa Reforms

Major changes are coming to the Portugal Golden Visa. Hakan Kodal offers five suggestions for how stakeholders can survive the transition.
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5 Strategies for Navigating Portugal’s Upcoming Golden Visa Reforms

Major changes are coming to the Portugal Golden Visa. Hakan Kodal offers five suggestions for how stakeholders can survive the transition.
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5 Strategies for Navigating Portugal’s Upcoming Golden Visa Reforms

Major changes are coming to the Portugal Golden Visa. Hakan Kodal offers five suggestions for how stakeholders can survive the transition.
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Legal Technicality Holding Up Cyprus’ Revocation of 26 Citizenships

Cyprus intends to revoke at least 26 citizenships granted under the country’s CIP. That effort, however, has so far been stymied by Cyprus’ citizenship law.
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week: Feb 5, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor  Investment migration people featured in the mainstream media this week include: Joanna Murphy, CEO of Irish Diaspora Loan
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week: Feb 5, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor  Investment migration people featured in the mainstream media this week include: Joanna Murphy, CEO of Irish Diaspora Loan
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Vietnamese Investors Account for 1 in 3 Latvia Golden Visas in 2019

Latvia’s residence by investment program logged marginal gains in 2019, but Vietnamese appetite for the business investment option remains strong.
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Malta IIP Not Going Anywhere, New PM Affirms – Opposition to Sit Out Regulator-Appointment

Malta’s Opposition does not want to engage in MIIP-reform talks with the new PM, Robert Abela, who has indicated he has no plans to end the program.
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Ten On The Weekend #2 – Eric Major: “Our Industry Deserves Some of the Bad Press it Gets”

The seasoned investment migration executive says he lets off steam on the weekends by playing left-handed guitars and losing to his wife at tennis.
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Uruguay’s President-Elect to Court Argentine HNWIs With Tax Residency Program

The incoming Uruguayan government’s plans have Argentine Peronists nervous about losing their biggest taxpayers.
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Vanuatu Suspends Passport Deliveries Over Coronavirus Concerns

Vanuatu’s Immigration Director has taken the unprecedented step of banning, until further notice, all passport deliveries to Southeast and North Asia.
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2019 a Record Year for Grenada CIP: Real Estate Outpaces Donations For the First Time in 4 Years

A sharp uptick in real estate investment and drastically improved processing saw the program raise EC$166 million in 2019, 13% more than its 2018 record.
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Former MRVP Boss Goes Private: Opens Investment Migration Firm With Focus on B2B Relationships

He spent months each year representing Malta vis-a-vis Asia’s largest immigration firms. Now, Roderick Cutajar is on the other side of the table.
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Portuguese Govt. Moves to End Golden Visas for Lisbon and Porto

Mendes, leader of the Socialist bench, said her party would do away with golden visas for hotspots Lisbon and Porto in favor of less developed regions.
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What the EU Needs to Learn From Canada’s Targeted Investment Migration Model

The money-for-rights model of investment migration – while economically successful – is a hard sell, politically. Canada’s model offers a compromise.
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What the EU Needs to Learn From Canada’s Targeted Investment Migration Model

The money-for-rights model of investment migration – while economically successful – is a hard sell, politically. Canada’s model offers a compromise.
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Inefficient Bureaucrats Costing Greece Billions in Lost Golden Visa Revenue Say Practitioners

Greek residence by investment practitioners say program revenue could be more than double its current level if only the country’s Decentralized Authorities weren’t so inefficient.
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Inefficient Bureaucrats Costing Greece Billions in Lost Golden Visa Revenue Say Practitioners

Greek residence by investment practitioners say program revenue could be more than double its current level if only the country’s Decentralized Authorities weren’t so inefficient.
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Chinese Investors’ Association Says Chinese Will Spend €1 Billion on Greek Golden Visas in 2020

The Association of Chinese Investors in Greece says their countrymen will spend €800 million to €1 billion on Greek golden visas in 2020. Is that realistic?
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TIP: Your Full-Service Provider for Turkish Property Acquisitions

TIP offers CIP-investors the best property options in terms of price, location, and ROI, across the top investment regions within Turkey.
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100+ Residence/Citizenship by Investment-Qualified Properties Listed on IMI Real Estate

Launched only last month, IMI Real Estate – our platform exclusively dedicated to RCBI-qualifying real estate – already has more than 100 properties listed.
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100+ Residence/Citizenship by Investment-Qualified Properties Listed on IMI Real Estate

Launched only last month, IMI Real Estate – our platform exclusively dedicated to RCBI-qualifying real estate – already has more than 100 properties listed.
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100+ Residence/Citizenship by Investment-Qualified Properties Listed on IMI Real Estate

Launched only last month, IMI Real Estate – our platform exclusively dedicated to RCBI-qualifying real estate – already has more than 100 properties listed.
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Cyprus Nears Visa Waiver Agreement With USA, Says Foreign Minister

The Cypriot Foreign Minister has told local press he expects new developments this year with regards to a visa-waiver agreement with the United States.
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French Court Orders TV-Channel to Share Raw Footage From Chetcuti “Sting”

Christian NesheimEditor   A French criminal court imposed daily fines on the French TV channel, mandating it share the raw footage from their undercover report with Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates. The…

How China’s Investment Migration Market Will React to Higher Investment Requirements

Faced with rising minimum investment requirements among RCBI programs across the globe, China’s Investment Migration market will respond in three ways.
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How China’s Investment Migration Market Will React to Higher Investment Requirements

Faced with rising minimum investment requirements among RCBI programs across the globe, China’s Investment Migration market will respond in three ways.
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How China’s Investment Migration Market Will React to Higher Investment Requirements

Faced with rising minimum investment requirements among RCBI programs across the globe, China’s Investment Migration market will respond in three ways.
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How China’s Investment Migration Market Will React to Higher Investment Requirements

Faced with rising minimum investment requirements among RCBI programs across the globe, China’s Investment Migration market will respond in three ways.
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After Record 2019, Thailand Elite Visa Eyes 10,000-Member Milestone in 2020

Thailand’s Elite Residence Program again broke records in 2019, growing its member-base by 2,149 individuals, or 28% more than the 1,679 it added last year.
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After Record 2019, Thailand Elite Visa Eyes 10,000-Member Milestone in 2020

Thailand’s Elite Residence Program again broke records in 2019, growing its member-base by 2,149 individuals, or 28% more than the 1,679 it added last year.
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Greek Golden Visa Has Raised Some €2 Billion From Almost 19k Participants

Having already beaten all European records in 2018, there was little left for Greece to outperform in 2019 but its own achievements, which it did by 34%.
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Reader Mailbox #4: Which Investment Migration Programs Have Bond/Share Investment Options?

The head of a large investment migration firm asks: “Which programs worldwide require investments in government bonds or similar portfolio investments?”
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Reader Mailbox #4: Which Investment Migration Programs Have Bond/Share Investment Options?

The head of a large investment migration firm asks: “Which programs worldwide require investments in government bonds or similar portfolio investments?”
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Reader Mailbox #4: Which Investment Migration Programs Have Bond/Share Investment Options?

The head of a large investment migration firm asks: “Which programs worldwide require investments in government bonds or similar portfolio investments?”
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Reader Mailbox #4: Which Investment Migration Programs Have Bond/Share Investment Options?

The head of a large investment migration firm asks: “Which programs worldwide require investments in government bonds or similar portfolio investments?”
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Reader Mailbox #4: Which Investment Migration Programs Have Bond/Share Investment Options?

The head of a large investment migration firm asks: “Which programs worldwide require investments in government bonds or similar portfolio investments?”
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Portugal Realtors’ Association Urges Caution on Golden Visa Reform

“I would not be shocked if [in Lisbon and Porto], the minimum investment requirement went from EUR 500,000 to EUR 1m,” says the President of APEMIP.
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Portugal Realtors’ Association Urges Caution on Golden Visa Reform

“I would not be shocked if [in Lisbon and Porto], the minimum investment requirement went from EUR 500,000 to EUR 1m,” says the President of APEMIP.
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Portugal Realtors’ Association Urges Caution on Golden Visa Reform

“I would not be shocked if [in Lisbon and Porto], the minimum investment requirement went from EUR 500,000 to EUR 1m,” says the President of APEMIP.
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1 in 4 Portugal Residence Investors Now Opt for Alternative Assets

The share of investors who pick options other than the conventional EUR 500,000 property purchase has more than tripled in the last three years.
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1 in 4 Portugal Residence Investors Now Opt for Alternative Assets

The share of investors who pick options other than the conventional EUR 500,000 property purchase has more than tripled in the last three years.
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1 in 4 Portugal Residence Investors Now Opt for Alternative Assets

The share of investors who pick options other than the conventional EUR 500,000 property purchase has more than tripled in the last three years.
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The 2020s Will Be a Pivotal Decade for India’s Investment Migration Market

Home to nearly half a million HNWIs with low mobility, India has more potential than, perhaps, any other investment migration market.
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The 2020s Will Be a Pivotal Decade for India’s Investment Migration Market

Home to nearly half a million HNWIs with low mobility, India has more potential than, perhaps, any other investment migration market.
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The 2020s Will Be a Pivotal Decade for India’s Investment Migration Market

Home to nearly half a million HNWIs with low mobility, India has more potential than, perhaps, any other investment migration market.
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The 2020s Will Be a Pivotal Decade for India’s Investment Migration Market

Home to nearly half a million HNWIs with low mobility, India has more potential than, perhaps, any other investment migration market.
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EB-5 Regional Centers Closing at Fastest Rate on Record

Between Jan and Sep 2019, the USCIS terminated 75 regional centers and approved only six. 80% of terminations since ’08 have taken place in the last two years.
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EB-5 Regional Centers Closing at Fastest Rate on Record

Between Jan and Sep 2019, the USCIS terminated 75 regional centers and approved only six. 80% of terminations since ’08 have taken place in the last two years.
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Court Impels Portugal’s Govt. to Share Detailed Golden Visa Data (Including Some That Don’t Exist)

Transparency International has won a court case that will compel Portuguese authorities to share more data on the golden visa program.
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Court Impels Portugal’s Govt. to Share Detailed Golden Visa Data (Including Some That Don’t Exist)

Transparency International has won a court case that will compel Portuguese authorities to share more data on the golden visa program.
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Programs Mulling Price-Hikes in 2020: What is the Optimal Min. Investment Requirement?

A handful of investment migration programs are weighing the introduction of higher investment thresholds this year. How can they price it correctly?
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