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 […]

5,000 homes, 1,000+ jobs, 16 children saved, 4 world-class hotels to develop Dominica’s tourism and economy this year

(Thursday, 9th August 2018) This is how the CBI Programme is helping Dominica this year, thanks to investors worldwide. PM Skerrit announces impressive figures. During his recent Budget Address, Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit announced the crucial role the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme plays in improving the lives of this Caribbean nation. According to […]

Henley & Partners welcomes new citizenship-by-investment program in Montenegro

(Press release – Thursday, 26th July 2018) Henley & Partners, the leading global investment migration firm, welcomes today’s announcement by the Government of Montenegro that it will be launching a citizenship-by-investment program in October. It follows the decision a few weeks ago by another European nation, Moldova, to award Henley & Partners the mandate to […]

450 Chinese EB-5 investors sue US govt over 15 year wait times

(Thursday, 26th July 2018) By imidaily.com A group of more than 450 Chinese EB-5 investors are suing the U.S. government to challenge visa policies that keep investors waiting up to 15 years to come to the United States. American Lending Center (ALC), one of America’s leading EB-5 regional centers, has joined the suit to support and […]

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 […]

St Kitts and Nevis: Booming Tourism, Strengthening Economy

(Thursday, 19th July 2018) The last few months have been particularly successful for the twin-island nation of St Kitts and Nevis. This high-performing Federation, situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is enjoying strong growth in the tourism sector, and recently celebrated its one millionth cruise passenger. Further enhancing the nation’s tourism sector, […]

Moldova country spotlight

Moldova country spotlight   Citizenship by investment programme due to launch in November 2018  

The importance of due diligence: Lessons from Malta

(Wednesday, 30 May 2018) Malta’s Individual Investor Programme (IIP) is the first CBI programme in the EU to be endorsed by the European Commission. It is considered to have the best due diligence procedures in the industry. Jonathan Cardona, CEO of the Malta Individual Investor Programme Agency, shares his thoughts on best practice in the […]

Invest. Grow. Prosper: The new investment opportunities in St Kitts and Nevis

(Wednesday, 25 April 2018) By CS Global Partners In 1984, St Kitts and Nevis became the first nation-state to authorise citizenship to those willing and able to contribute to its economy. More than three decades later, the twin-island Federation remains at the forefront of the economic citizenship industry, with a Citizenship by Investment Programme that […]

Residence-by-Investment programs: Portugal remains on top

Residence-by-investment programs: Portugal remains on top London, 7 November 2017   Portugal’s Golden Residence Permit Program has emerged as the world’s best residence-by-investment program for the third year in a row, with a score of 79 out of 100. Portugal is very closely followed by Austria in 2nd place (with a score of 78) and […]

Antigua and Barbuda – The Number One Choice for Second Citizenship

Antigua and Barbuda – The Number One Choice for Second Citizenship Dubbed the “heart” or “gem” of the Caribbean because of its strategic location in the middle of the Leeward island chain, the independent Commonwealth state of Antigua and Barbuda comes very close to many people’s idea of paradise. This ideal geographic positioning makes the […]

Grenada country spotlight

  Quick facts   Capital city: St. George’s Population: 107,317 (Est 2016) GDP growth: 2.5% (Est 2017) Area: 348.5km2 Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy Monarch: HM Queen Elizabeth II Governor-General: Cécile La Grenade Prime Minister: Keith Mitchell Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD) Dialling code: 1 473 HDI: 79th Ease of doing business index: 138th   […]

Liechtenstein country spotlight

Quick facts Capital city: Vaduz Population: 37,922 (Est 2017) Area: 160km² Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy Monarch: HSH Prince Hans-Adam II Regent: Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein, Count Rietberg Prime Minister: Adrian Hasler Currency: Swiss franc (CHF) Dialling code: 423 HDI: 15th   Liechtenstein at a glance When people think of Liechtenstein, most people picture […]

Country Spotlight: Canada

Canada– An Introduction Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America and is the second largest country by total area and the fourth by land area. Its border with the United States of America is also the world’s longest land border. Despite its gargantuan size, Canada is relatively sparsely populated and […]

Malta country spotlight

Quick facts Capital city: Valletta Population: 431,864 (Est 2018) GDP growth: 6.6% (Est 2017) Area: 316km² Government: Unitary parliamentary republic President: Marie Louise Coleiro Preca Prime Minister: Joseph Muscat Currency: Euro (€) (EUR) Dialling code: 356 HDI: 33rd Ease of doing business index: 84th   Malta at a glance The Republic of Malta is a […]

Country Spotlight: Austria

 Austria- An Introduction A huge number of travellers consistently adventure to Austria to encounter the nation’s rich German-affected legacy, to climb or ski the heavenly Alps, to go to a Viennese ball, and to take an interest in celebrations and fairs that feature the country’s one of a kind culture, writing, cooking, craftsmanship, and music. […]