Making Sense of Expiry of the US EB-5 Regional Centre Program and Preparing for the Future

Demand Among Rich Indians for Investment Immigration Surges Despite COVID-19

India is a significant source of demand for investment immigration programs across the world. From the US EB-5 visa and Portugal’s golden visa to Malta’s citizenship program, India topped the list of countries with the highest investment immigration inquiries in 2020. The pandemic and all its disruptions notwithstanding, wealthy Indians showed keen interest to invest…

Cyprus Citizenship-by-Investment Program: Safe, Robust and Credible

Cyprus Citizenship-by-Investment Program: Safe, Robust and Credible

Investment immigration programs have long been criticized by multinational bodies like the European Parliament.  The loudest and harshest criticism has been reserved for EU golden visa programs, especially the citizenship-by-investment programs offered by Cyprus and Malta.  EU Citizenship: Worth the Price Fast-track Cypriot citizenship does not come cheap. The applicant must invest at least €2…

Portugal Golden Visa: New Rules For Old Property and Capital Transfer Investment

Portugal Golden Visa: New Rules For Old Property and Capital Transfer Investment

New rules concerning the Portugal Golden Visa’s old property investment and capital transfer options came into force on October 1, 2018. The changes aim to clarify the application procedure for those opting for the two investment categories that were introduced in August 2015. Investing In An Old Property The minimum investment requirement to qualify for…