Cyprus’ Citizenship by Investment Scheme Raises €2 Billion

Cyprus’ citizenship and residency by investment programs have brought in €2 billion to the Cypriot economy through property sales and investment, according to an official audit services report. Cyprus offers several investment schemes that grant either citizenship or residency to foreign investors. One route offered by the Cypriot citizenship-by-investment program is citizenship through the investment…

Australia Announces New Investor Visa Framework

Australia has announced a new framework for their Significant Investor Visa (SIV), while also introducing a new Premium Investor Visa (PIV) which will provide a fast-track to permanent residency in Australia. The new frameworks are part of the Australian Government’s Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda to increase the investment in innovative Australian start-ups and emerging…