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 […]

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 […]

Greek Real Estate Market Turning Around Thanks to Golden Visa, Growing Economy

Following eight consecutive years of decline, Greek residential real estate prices appear to be bottoming out. The country’s golden visa program can take much of the credit for putting the breaks on. Figures from the Bank of Greece reveal that, by the third quarter of 2017, home prices nationally had fallen by only 0.07% year […]

Despite Dwindling Chinese Interest, Portugal’s Golden Visa Still Europe’s Most Popular

During November last year, 93 main applicants spent €55 million on golden visas in Portugal, show figures from Portugal’s Immigration and Borders Service. This compares favorably with the €48 million invested by 78 applicants during the same period in 2016. The cumulative amount raised through Portugal’s Golden Visa program since inception in 2012 now stands […]

The Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda is reading CBI!

Subscribe now for free to Citizenship by Investment magazine, the number one resource for all the latest news, opinions and opportunities available to invest for secondary citizenship. Currently available at the Invest Caribbean 2017. Citizenship by Investment will also be available at the upcoming InvestPro Cyprus Limassol 2017 event. For all advertising sponsorship opportunities, please […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]