How Will The Investment Immigration Industry Change Post-COVID-19?

How Will The Investment Immigration Industry Change Post-COVID-19?

The world is facing another economic crisis, which means countries like Portugal, Malta and even the US will again use their investment immigration programs to attract foreign investment.  With such fundamental change, it is important to assess the impact of COVID-19 on the investment immigration industry.  Economic Stress Means More Investment Immigration Programs  Tackling the…

Balancing Due Diligence with Investor-Friendly Policies Key to Future of Investment Immigration

Balancing Due Diligence with Investor-Friendly Policies Key to Future of Investment Immigration

There are risks and pitfalls in operating investment immigration programs, in which countries have often learned the painful way by making mistakes and facing scandals.  Such risks include misuse of programs for tax evasion, the moral and political implications of putting citizenship up for sale, and the possibility of lax regulation and due diligence leading…

Citizenship by Investment Competition Heats Up In Caribbean

Caribbean Nations Dominate World’s Most Popular Citizenship Programs

Caribbean nations dominate the citizenship-by-investment industry, according to the latest Financial Times Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Index. The Index ranks the world’s citizenship programs and the top five positions were held by Caribbean nations—Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Antigua and Barbuda, and St. Lucia.  About Economic Citizenship Programs Economic citizenship or investment immigration programs…