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How to protect your family’s wealth?

Written by Daisy Reece Can you call to mind the family name of any of the notoriously rich? Maybe you thought of the Kennedy, Vanderbilt or Rockefeller families, or perhaps a different but equally wealthy family. Such names are renowned in our society for their far reaching wealth. It cannot be said that all rich […]

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Wealth management and the digital age

Written by Daisy Reece In 2008, the financial crash led to rapid changes in the commercial world. It was the beginning of an unprecedented global recession; in the wake of the crash, Lehman Brothers went bankrupt, and several financial institutions had to be rescued. Just as the financial markets seem to be recovering worldwide, experts […]

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Should you choose private or public education?

Written by Daisy Reece As Benjamin Franklin once said, ‘an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.’ As a rule of thumb, parents hope to give their children the best start in life. The schools parents choose for their children will play a fundamental role in their development and is often viewed by parents as […]

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UHNWI’s & Charity

With great wealth comes an increased sense of obligation to give something back. Many UHNWIs through either building or inheriting their own wealth, reach a point where they realize that amassing countless possessions and spending lavishly on themselves does not make them feel happy –  that true joy can be found in giving to others, […]

Chambersfield Economides Kranos recognised as Recommended Firm for Commercial Practice

  For another consecutive week Mr. Michalis Economides, CEO and Founder of Chambersfield Economides Kranos has been recognised by the renowned International Network “The Global Law Experts” as a Recommended Attorney and Firm for the Commercial Practise in Cyprus. Chambersfield Economides Kranos deals with all legal and corporate practice areas regarding any multijurisdictional issue, with […]

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Top Citizenship By Investment Destinations

Obtaining secondary citizenship via investment is a worthy cause for HNWIs. However, it can be a confusing task. With a plethora of available investment options, as well as a number of countries to choose from, many HNWIs struggle to decide which citizenship by investment program would best suit their needs. With this in mind, the […]

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Top Residency Destinations

For the UHNWI seeking to obtain secondary citizenship, investing large amounts or providing a country with increased stimulus for economic growth such as job creation is not the only option available to them. There is also the possibility of obtaining citizenship through residency.   Investment vs Residency   So how does the UHNWI decide whether […]

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Should You Invest In Real Estate?

When HNWIs are considering all the different investment avenues which are available to them in this modern age, property investments may not be very high on their lists. This may be due to the negative reputation gained in 2008 with the US housing bubble and subsequent recession. However, this reputation is undeserved, and there are […]

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Healthcare Abroad

For many years now a large number of HNWIs, hailing from the Arab States in particular, have been travelling abroad to foreign countries in order to receive private medical treatment. The reasons for this vary in nature, but it is largely due to the inability of many of the medical institutions in the region to […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility For The UHNWI

Many of our UHNWI readers will be familiar with the trials, the tribulations and hopefully the triumphs that come from the experience of running a company. The corporate world is in a constant state of motion and as the definition of what it means to run a business continues to change, new theories and new […]

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Wealth Management For the UHNWI

Wealth management can seem like a vast area filled with nuances and complexities, and certainly the waters may seem murky at times, but defining wealth management is actually very simple: a wealth management provider should consult with clients as to the options they have, recommend the best course of action to suit their goal, and […]

Family Offices

Imran Hussain Family Offices There is some confusion within HNWI circles surrounding what exactly a family office and so this introductory article hopes to bring some clarity. Family offices are complete financial and wealth management solutions for HNWIs, which cover everything from providing investment, charitable giving, budgeting, insurance, taxation and multi-generational guidance. Family offices are […]

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Culture Shocks Facing Russians Abroad

Imran Hussain In the first of our “Culture Shocks” series we focused on the difficulties individuals from the Arab states may encounter when relocating to a country that embraces Western culture, such as the obvious candidates of the USA and the UK. In this follow up edition we will be looking at this issue from […]

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Megacities

Imran Hussain Megacities are cities with populations of more than 10 million citizens and are a prime target for looking to make investments in real estate. There are currently 28 mega cities in existence, but by 2030 it is predicted that number will rise to over 40. Clearly, urban development is increasing at a rapid […]

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Latvia – Act Fast or Miss Out

Imran Hussain Latvia is a small European state located next to the Baltic Sea that’s positively swimming with diverse cultures and a wide range of landscapes. It has a very strong national identity and takes much of its pride from its beautiful capital city, Riga, which boasts many cultural artefacts including museums, churches, wooden and […]

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Dominica: The Frugal No-Brainer?

Imran Hussain The mountainous Caribbean island nation of Dominica may not be on the radar of many high net-worth Arab individuals, but it should be for a multitude of reasons. Dominica is the lowest cost option for wealthy individuals seeking to obtain citizenship by investment, with options beginning as low as USD 100,000 of investment […]

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Wealthy Arabs Heading Overseas for Medical Treatment

Luke Cloherty   High wealth and good health are, of course, two objectives most human beings look to attain and maintain during the course of their lives. Indeed, the two are generally linked to each other, with life expectancies far higher in parts of the World where more money is more readily available. As concerns […]

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Family Trusts

Luke Cloherty   Introduction In the last issue of Citizenship by Investment we brought you an overview of trusts and their applicability to you finances and assets. Over the course of the next few issues we’ll be looking into different types of trusts and the variances and distinctions between them. This time up we are […]

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Real Estate: What Ownership of Property Abroad Can Do for Arab Natives

Luke Cloherty   The Need for Property Abroad High-net worth individuals rather clearly understand the need to invest their money into profitable and sensible assets and schemes. For high-net worth Arabs this is, of course, no different and investing in real estate abroad is a fantastic way to get a financial foot on foreign sands […]

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Superyachts in Spain’s Truly Global City: Barcelona

Luke Cloherty   In 1992 Barcelona was transformed. As the host city of the Olympic Games that year, the Catalonian capital was under the World’s looking glass. Its superbly well run games and extreme beauty and vibrancy gave it a gravitas that other similar European cities (in terms of stature) could only look on at […]