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…

Thailand’s Elite Residence Program Thriving During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thailand’s Elite Residence Program Thriving During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thailand’s unique Elite Residence Program is reaping the rewards after the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a priority change for the world’s wealthiest citizens. Thailand has always been a popular tourist destination due to its pristine beaches and beautiful environment. Business-friendly policies have helped the country earn a well-deserved reputation as a global hub. Now, its excellent…

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…

BRICS Demand Helps UK Tier-1 Investor Visa Shrug Off Brexit Blues

BRICS Demand Helps UK Tier-1 Investor Visa Shrug Off Brexit Blues

Political stability, predictable economic policies, and increased economic cooperation with other countries – Brexit negated all that made it a popular destination for foreign investors.  Even so,  UK Tier-1 Investor Visa data shows a clear and marked surge in demand among wealthy investors from the BRICS nations: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Between…