Short term EB-5 extensions: What investors should know

(Tuesday, 14th August 2018) With its actions just prior to 23 March, the US Congress once again indicated its preference for providing only a short-term extension for the EB-5 programme. With its actions just prior to 23 March, the US Congress once again indicated its preference for providing only a short-term extension for the EB-5 […]

Due diligence for citizenship by investment (CBI)

(Thursday, 26th July 2018)  by Don Eales One of the essential elements of any CBI programme is the quality of the individual requesting citizenship and the traceable source of the potential investment funding. Due diligence is applied to establish that the finance is not from an illegal source or from funding organisations that are not […]

EB-5 Investment Voice podcast – Voices of Global Investment Immigration Summit

(Wednesday, 25th July 2018: EB-5 Investment Voice Podcast – Mona Shah & Associates Global) The Global Investment Immigration Summit took place in London on 21st-22nd June 2018. In this episode, Mona chats with conference attendees about their work with investment firms, immigration law, Regional Centers, and the high-net-worth industry. Listen in for insight on the […]

GIIS London Thought Leadership Interviews

(Monday, 23rd July 2018) Speakers from the Global Investment Immigration Summit at Canary Wharf in London #GIIS18 #EB5 @CitizenByInvest shared their expertise with attendees. Here the expert speakers and high-profile industry figures share more of knowledge about citizenship by investment. Check out our thought leadership interviews from the likes of Hon. Gaston Browne and many other […]

The Invisible Wall is already up and running!

(Monday, 16th July 2018) by Jinhee Wilde, Esq., principal and managing attorney, Wilde & Associates While President Trump’s rhetoric on stopping illegal immigration and his administration’s discontinuation of the DACA programme and temporary protective status for various Central American countries has dominated discussions of immigration law. A little-known fact is that this administration has been […]

Robust due diligence for citizenship by investment in the European Union

(Thursday, 12th July 2018) by Jonathan Cardona, CEO of the Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency   In an ever-changing world, a one which is becoming more volatile both politically and economically, successful individuals seek opportunities to stay ahead. Several strategies are utilised. Some are increasingly resorting to investment migration as a way of improving their […]

Do you want to study abroad? But how do I handle visa and immigration issues?

(Wednesday, 4th July 2018) Immigration law can be complex, and there’s confusion around how it works and the steps you need to take in order to make sure the process is as smooth as it can be. BLS can help. We invite you to take part in the Global Education Fair, Bangalore, India, where you will […]

Over 7,000 super-rich Indians shifted base in 2017

(Wednesday, 4th July 2018) During 2017, India witnessed the second largest number of millionaire outflow globally after China with 7,000 high-net- worth individuals changing their domicile, 16% more than last year, according to a report. Based on the report by New World Wealth, 7,000 ultra-rich Indians shifted overseas in 2017. In 2016, the figure stood […]

The grass really is greener: The growing EU market for expat residency regimes

(Thursday, 28th June 2018) by James Quarmby, Stephenson Harwood LLP Tax competition is a hot topic at the moment and there has been much huffing and puffing by the OECD and the EU about its allegedly harmful effects. For instance, in February 2014, the European Commission issued a press release in which it calls for solidarity […]

Brexit and investment migration to the UK

The UK has a long history of welcoming talent and investment from overseas. This practice has led to the creation of a diverse and culturally rich society which appeals not only to those seeking tax efficiency, but also political stability, excellent educational opportunities and the benefits that flow from the UK’s tradition of upholding the […]

Pacesetters: how the Caribbean is creating opportunity out of adversity

Author: Micha Emmett Amid one of the most challenging hurricane seasons the world has ever faced, hurricanes Maria and Irma also created distinct ripples through the citizenship by investment industry, causing many countries to re-evaluate their approach and accordingly adjust to the new needs of their respective communities. The Commonwealth of Dominica, and the Federation […]

City Focus – Mumbai

Mumbai is the capital city of the Indian state Maharashtra. The city is also known as Bombay. It is the second most populous metropolitan area in the country, lying on the Konkan coast. Mumbai is the wealthiest city of India, as it has the highest number of billionaires. It attracts many people from all over […]

Kingdom Plan Elite – Canfields Law

We are Pleased to Introduce the Kingdom Plan Elite   An ELITE plan for ELITE candidates Working with Seed Mentors, specialists in finding UK Start Up Funding, CANFIELDS LAW have established an enviable reputation for success with their innovative original KINGDOM PLAN an attractive route to gaining the ENTREPRENEUR VISA leading to UK CITIZENSHIP. Now the ELITE PLAN takes this one stage further for the right […]

10 reasons for Indian HNIs to consider Residency & Citizenship by Investment

What is Residency and Citizenship by investment? Residency and Citizenship by investment is a program which allows successful businessmen, HNIs and Start Ups to obtain residency or citizenship of a foreign country by make a suitable investment. This program is fast becoming very popular with HNIs all over the world who desire residency in a […]