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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 […]

Cyprus caps CBI applications at 700pa

(Wednesday, 23 May 2018) Associated Press reported yesterday that Cyprus’s Council of Ministers has announced significant changes to the country’s citizenship by investment programme. The changes include capping the number of naturalisations at 700 a year, changing the programme’s official name, and tightening due diligence and vetting procedures for investors looking to get hold of a […]