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, […]

Wealth Forum Advisors: A multi-disciplinary team offering bespoke private client services

(Monday, 16th July 2018) Wealth Forum Advisors is an international multidisciplinary consultancy which is an integral part of and complementary to The Wealth Forums conferences and seminars. The Wealth Forums regular conferences in London, Lugano, Monte Carlo and Panama plus our joint ventures with The Commonwealth Secretariat and others have helped to propel The Wealth […]

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 […]

Record growth for Thailand Elite Residence Program

(Tuesday, 3rd July 2018) International residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners and the Thailand Elite Residence Program — managed by Thailand Privilege Card Company Ltd — are celebrating the first anniversary of their successful global partnership, which has brought in record growth for the highly sought-after program. The program, which is the first […]

Advantages and perils of investor and entrepreneur routes to Britain

(Wednesday, 27 June 2018) An interview with Helena Sheizon, the founder and CEO of Kadmos Immigration Consultants Helena was called to the bar at the Middle Temple in 2005, and by 2006 set up her firm, Kadmos Consultants, a boutique immigration and business consultancy. Kadmos Consultants has since helped hundreds of people achieve their goals in making Britain […]

EB-5 Investment Voice podcast – The Global Investment Immigration Summit with Nigel Coyne and Sam Hussain of BLS Media

(Thursday, 14 June 2018: EB-5 Investment Voice Podcast – Mona Shah & Associates Global) The Global Investment Immigration Summit with Nigel Coyne and Sam Hussain of BLS Media http://mshahlaw.com/global-investment-immigration-summit-nigel-coyne-sam-hussain-bls-media/ The Global Investment Immigration Summit is taking place in London on 21-22 June 2018. Mona, Rebecca and Mark sit down with conference coordinators Nigel Coyne and […]

Breaking the barriers to better business

(Wednesday, 6 June 2018) Study reveals the needs and aspirations of the Middle Eastern businessperson By Micha Emmett, CS Global Partners For the average businessperson, conducting international business can be a complex and challenging task. There are foreign laws and policies to explore, red tape to overcome, and this is over and above the inherent […]

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 […]

Canada to lift visa requirement for UAE

(Wednesday, 30 May 2018) Ottawa, ON – Canada’s Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ahmed Hussen, announced on the 28 May during a meeting with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, that the government is lifting the visa requirement for UAE […]

Growing pains: Meeting the demands of an expanding industry

(Thursday, 24 May 2018) By Micha-Rose Emmett, CS Global Partners The appetite to achieve a second citizenship grows year-on-year. It’s an exciting time to be in an industry shifting and expanding to meet the needs of the market. But with an increased number of countries and clients poised to enter the investor immigration scene, a […]

IIUSA announces leadership change for EB-5 trade association

(Monday, 21 May 2018) Washington DC: The board of directors of Invest in the USA (IIUSA) announced yesterday the departure of Peter D. Joseph as executive director of IIUSA – the national trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program. Mr Joseph said, “I am proud of the ten plus years I have spent serving […]

2018 EB-5 Global Banquet Series – London, UK

(20 June 2018 | Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel) In partnership with BLS Global Investment Immigration Summit , IIUSA is pleased to announce that we will be in London, UK for our Global Banquet Series at Canary Riverside Plaza Hotel on 20 June 2018. The Global Banquet Series brings together leading EB-5 professionals from across the world for […]

90% of Malta’s budget surplus attributable to citizenship by investment

(Monday, 14 May 2018) Figures released by the Maltese government shows their budget surplus in 2017 reached €438.6m, or an astonishing 3.9% of GDP, higher than any other EU country, and fourth highest in the world. In the year to July 2017, the Malta Individual Investor Programme (MIIP) raised €394.1m (3.72% of GDP). Accounting for 90% of the […]

Migrate World – Citizenship Redefined

The way our world is unfolding today brings with it several and different nationality restrictions, which impede many people’s plans over the issues of security, decent education, reputable work and simply ease of travel. It also takes away the tax benefits that they can acquire had they been able to acquire a second citizenship. At […]

The EB-5 Visa: Its benefits and opportunities

(Wednesday, 25 April) by Brent Raymond, executive director, Great North Regional Center and vice president, Mount Snow Our EB-5 investors are from around the world and from differing backgrounds, but they have similar goals and aspirations. Many seek greater economic opportunities, while the goals of others are to obtain a first-class education for themselves or […]

A guide to the benefits of citizenship by investment in Cyprus

By Andreas Georgiou, director, Stalworth Pro Limited (Wednesday, 25 April 2018)   Citizenships and permanent residency schemes: Cyprus, a member of the European Union since 2004, provides one of the most attractive, quick and straightforward investment immigration programs to wealthly individuals who are non EU citizens and is the only EU country that offers both options […]

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 […]

Interview with Mr Philipp Kieber, Interadvice Anstalt

Why should the UHNWI choose Liechtenstein as a location to set up a trust of family office? They should choose Liechtenstein because of its wealth of experience in family services over decades. In the past, Liechtenstein was recognized as a tax haven because of its bank secrecy and low tax level. The low tax level […]