Citizenship by Investment Will Raise €1bn in 3 Years for Montenegro Predicts Arton

During an interview with Montenegrin state broadcaster TVCG, Armand Arton said he reckoned the country’s new citizenship by investment program will bring in a billion euros over the next three years and that Montenegro could become “the Davos of the Balkans”. The program, he explained, would initially be limited to 2,000 investors and their family

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Job Opening: CEO of the Anguilla Investment Migration Agency

Head of ANGUILLA’S NEW INVESTMENT MIGRATION AGENCY  The government of Anguilla announced the launch of a new Investment Migration Agency with the objective of attracting direct foreign investment into Anguilla and broadening the tax revenue base of the country through the granting of residency status to foreign individuals who wish to relocate and reside in

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Latitude/Arton Consortium Wins Government Mandate for Anguilla

In a press release, the government of Anguilla states that it has signed an MOU with Latitude Consultancy and Arton Capital to open an agency that will attract investment to the recently announced Anguilla Residence by Investment Programme (ARBI) and, more generally, to attract foreign capital in all its forms to the country. The agreement

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Cyprus’ CIP Service Provider Registry Out Now – Developers Included Despite Protestations

Cyprus’ Committee of Supervision and Control for the Cyprus Investment Programme yesterday published the official list of licensed service providers. Populated chiefly by law firms and citizenship consultancies, it also contains the names of the large property developers on the island, a decision some have criticized as representing a conflict of interest. The registry lists

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Arton VP: Granting Advisor-Licenses to Cyprus Developers Would be “Huge Blow” to CIP’s Reputation

The new Cypriot regulations are ambiguous as to whether the companies selling investments under the Cypriot Investor Scheme – mainly property developers – will be allowed to register as licensed advisors. If that is the case, Cyprus will become “the object of international ridicule”, says the Vice President of Arton Capital. “This is like allowing

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Breaking: Moldova CIP Mandate Goes to Henley & Partners Consortium

Moldova has awarded Henley & Partners the mandate to design, implement, and market itnernationally the upcoming Moldova Citizenship by Investment Program, according to a press release. Henley & Partners, the global leader in residence- and citizenship-by-investment, has won the public tender to design, implement, and internationally promote the much-anticipated Moldova Citizenship-by-Investment (MCBI) program. The firm

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IMC Press Statement: “Arton Capital Aggressively Targeting IMC” with “False and Misleading Accusations”

The Arton/IMC saga continues unabated as the Investment Migration Council releases a press statement in which it chastises Arton Capital for what it perceives as a attempts to “create harm against the IMC”. Press release via the IMC: Geneva, 27 March 2018 Arton Capital are aggressively targeting the Investment Migration Council (IMC) in order to

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Dubai Court Issues Confusing Statement on Arton/IMC Case

A Dubai court has issued a statement (in Arabic, attached) regarding the lawsuit Arton Capital has filed against Citizenship Invest, a former representative office of the Investment Migration Council, over what they claim were defamatory statements in a report co-written by the IMC and Transparency International on the now-defunct Hungarian Residency Bond Programme. The contents

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Arton: IMC Lawsuit Moving Ahead – IMC: We Still Don’t Know What They’re Talking About

On Saturday, Arton Advisors published a press release in which the firm states it is very much moving ahead with its lawsuit of the Investment Migration Council over a report the Council published in cooperation with Transparency International. Responding to the press release, the IMC maintains, as it did in June when Investment Migration Insider

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Montenegrin Press Questions Arton Involvement in New Citizenship Program

Following generally positive coverage in Montenegrin media last weekend, Arton this week became the subject of less flattering coverage in which Montenegrin newspaper Daily Dan dug through the firm’s history in Hungary. The article acquaints the Montenegrin public with stories Arton has categorically denied as false, such as reports that EUR 1.9M in cash went

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Arton Capital’s Budapest office burgled, police devoting considerable resources to investigation

Arton Capital’s Budapest office suffered a burglary in early April this year, just a week after the program closed, according to a story originally published on 444.hu (in Hungarian) and which first surfaced in English in the Budapest Beacon a few hours ago.  Arton Capital has confirmed this with Investment Migration Insider. UPDATE: Investment Migration Insider

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