No Crypto-Payments for Malta’s Citizenship Program Says Govt.

A spokesperson from Malta’s Parliamentary Secretariat for Financial Services has confirmed that applicants to the country’s citizenship by investment program (CIP), the Malta IIP, will not be able to pay for investments or contributions of the program using cryptocurrencies, according to the Malta Independent. Over the last year, Malta has sailed up as among the

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Yngson: As CBI-Competition Toughens, Digital Economy Offers Edge for Caribbean

This article was contributed by Datu Matthew Pajares Yngson, DCPS KCR FRSA Just weeks apart, two major announcements in the Citizenship by Investment-world rocked the boat. Two Eastern European countries officially made their leap to compete with the seven major players of the CIP/CBI industry – Malta, Cyprus, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts

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Antigua & Barbuda Citizenship Program to Accept Payment in Cryptocurrencies, Euros

Antigua & Barbuda’s Parliament this Monday amended the Citizenship by Investment Act to allow for cryptocurrencies, as well as euros, to be used as forms of payment for applications to the country’s citizenship by investment program. Prime Minister Gaston Browne expects the move to open new markets and to help mitigate the de-risking problem from

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