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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Moldova’s Market Impact: Likely to Attract “Different Type of Clientele” says Harvey

The new Moldova Citizenship by Investment program (MCBI) enters the global CIP-market with a value proposal and price level that places it squarely in competition with the five Caribbean programs, as well as that of Vanuatu. What impact will that have? We asked service providers with their finger on the market’s pulse to weigh in.

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The Most Transparent Citizenship by Investment Programs – Special Feature

Citizenship by investment programs across the globe differ markedly in their level of transparency. In this feature, we’ve enlisted the help of three experts to help us consider the degree to which transparency is necessary, when it is appropriate to restrain it, and which CIP countries do the best job of disclosing the relevant facts

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On Mass Extinction Events in the Investment Migration Industry

The residence and citizenship by investment industry has seen nothing but growth – in terms of both demand and supply – for the last decade and a half, if not for longer. While the ranks of investors deciding to apply to an investment migration program swell by the thousands each year, the rate of growth of

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The Passport Professor – An Investment Migration Insider Exclusive Interview

Born in the former Soviet Union, he is keenly aware that the Rule of Law is what stands in the way of political autocracy, and he has strong opinions on what role the EU should play in shaping the international order. But enough about Vladimir Putin. Last week, Professor Dimitry Kochenov – together with co-publisher

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Investment Migration: An Anti-Fragile Industry

The opposite of fragile is not robust but, rather, anti-fragile. Nassim Nicholas Taleb popularized the concept in his 2012 book Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder. Whereas a robust system can withstand volatility, harm, pressure, shocks and chaos, an anti-fragile system, by contrast, is improved by exposure to such conditions and needs adversity to thrive.

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