Antigua & Barbuda Takes Citizenship-by-Investment Earnings Hit

Antigua & Barbuda took a hit on its citizenship-by-investment earnings for 2016 as a result of more applicants choosing to invest in real estate, businesses and individual projects instead of the National Development Fund. Earnings from the CIP are expected to drop from 100 million East Caribbean dollars in 2015 to 80 million East Caribbean…

Antigua & Barbuda Takes Citizenship-by-Investment Earnings Hit

Antigua & Barbuda took a hit on its citizenship-by-investment earnings for 2016 as a result of more applicants choosing to invest in real estate, businesses and individual projects instead of the National Development Fund. Earnings from the CIP are expected to drop from 100 million East Caribbean dollars in 2015 to 80 million East Caribbean…

Italy Prepares New Investment Visa Program

Italy has changed its immigration and tax laws to prepare for the implementation of a new investment immigration program. The European giant is planning three investment classes with a minimum threshold of €500,000, rising to €2 million, with an initial investment period of two years. In return, investors will be awarded a two-year visa, which…

Ireland Economy Draws €65m From 130 Investor Residents

Ireland has approved 130 applicants for its immigrant investor programme since it was introduced in 2012. Of the 450 applications received, 273 of them came between July and November 2016, when the investment threshold was temporarily halved from €1 million to €500,000. The €1 million threshold has since been restored. Of those 273 applications, 23…