Basic Dos and Don’ts for Entering the Indian Investment Migration Market – By Prashant Ajmera

India is one of the few emerging economic powerhouses whose HNWIs have yet to appreciate the benefits of residency and citizenship by investment (RCBI). In this article, Indian immigration attorney Prashant Ajmera outlines some of the major do’s and don’ts of Indian investment migration market success.

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Tajick: Remembering the Dead Part 1 – Residence by Investment Programs of Yore

This is the first in a two-part series on now-defunct residence and citizenship by investment programs. This week, we look at residence by investment programs (colloquially called golden visas) that are no longer with us. As we enter 2019, the investment migration industry is surfing confidently on a rising tide of both demand for and

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Orlov: Structuring Your Residency and Holdings to Have Freedom and Security for Generations

Evgeny OrlovPanama   Frequently, my readers or conference attendees ask me how ultra high net worth individuals, families, and international corporations manage to avoid almost all of the taxation and legal burdens the middle class faces, and whether such measures are only available to the exceptionally rich. The 5-step Walk to Total Freedom In this

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Analysis: Is the UAE Passport REALLY the World’s Strongest?

After we last week reported on the Arton Capital Passport Index’ ranking of the UAE-passport as the world’s strongest, a number of readers wrote in suggesting that the methodology by which the index had arrived at that conclusion had several important shortcomings. A note from the editor: Although I am frequently accused of doing so,

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33 Countries That Could Open a Citizenship by Investment Program

Over the last seven years alone, the number of formal citizenship by investment programs (CIPs) has grown from two to twelve, a formidable rate of growth. But where is the CIP-market going next? Which countries may be opening citizenship programs in the near future? I’ve done a quick back-of-the-napkin analysis to find out. CIP-proliferation is not

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Top 7 Emerging EB-5 Markets To Watch – By EB-5 Daily

This article was contributed by EB-5 Daily The EB-5 Program is a popular way for high-net-worth foreign nationals to obtain green cards for themselves, their spouse, and children, in exchange for investing capital into U.S. job-creating new commercial enterprises. Asia continues to dominate the EB-5 market with four of the top five countries being Asian.

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€80k Hungarian Golden Visa Has “Been on the Market For Months” – Is it Legitimate?

A Hong Kong company has announced the availability of a new Hungarian residence by investment “program”, starting at a real estate investment of 25 million Hungarian Forints (about €80,000) and fees of around €50,000. While the Hong Kong firm says the program is “guaranteed” by the Hungarian Immigration Office, that office, in turn, states it is not affiliated

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Where Will the Next Citizenship by Investment Program Emerge? – by Stephane Tajick

Regular contributor and CIP-researcher Stephane Tajick offers a detailed analysis to attempt to forecast where we may expect new citizenship by investment programs to launch in the near-term. In the last two years alone, four formal citizenship by investment programs (CIPs) have opened – in Saint Lucia, Vanuatu, Turkey, and Jordan –  and new ones are

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The Biggest CIP in History: Cyprus CIP Investment Reaches €6.6 Billion Total (It Appears)

The Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Programme does not regularly publish any formal reports on the number or nationality distribution of its applicants, nor about the sums invested, but it does share such information with Parliament at regular intervals, certain parts of which does, from time to time, trickle down to the public. As reporters in the

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