Malta, Austria Have Best Citizenship, Residence Programs Finds Henley & Partners

In its fourth annual Global Residence and Citizenship Programs report, released today, Henley & Partners finds that Austria has bumped Portugal down to runner-up position and become the world’s best residence by investment program (RIP), while Malta retains its top spot as the world’s best citizenship by investment program (CIP). According to a company press

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Dominica Tops CBI-Index Again in 2018, But Major Methodology Flaw Remains

For the second year running, Dominica has ranked first on a global ranking of citizenship by investment programs. The Citizenship by Investment Index, published by Professional Wealth Management, a subsidiary of the FT, is the product of a cooperation between independent researcher James McKay and CS Global, an investment migration consultancy. The index rates each

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HF Corporation Launches its Own CBI Index – Malta and Cyprus Come Out on Top

Dr. Hussain Farooq’s HF Corporation has crafted its own index of citizenship by investment programs, the Ius Pecuniae Index (IPI). The IPI becomes the 7th such ranking to attempt to objectively classify the value of citizenships – in this case limited only to the eight countries that offer formal citizenship by investment programs – after the

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Malta and Portugal Take Top Spots in Henley & Partners’ Annual Residence and Citizenship Program Ranking

Henley & Partners press release: London, November 7th, 2017 Malta is ranked as the world’s top citizenship-by-investment program and Portugal as the world’s top residence-by-investment program, according to the Global Residence and Citizenship Programs 2017–2018 report, which has become the industry standard for benchmarking and measuring the attractiveness of investment migration programs. The report was released today

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German Nationality World’s Best, Afghan Worst, According to Index Released Today

Investment Migration Insider has previously sung the praises of the Quality of Nationality Index, which the editor considers to have the best data and soundest methodology of all the citizenship/passport indices. Today, at a well-known modern art museum in London (which made the author sign an indemnity form promising not to name it) before a

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Index Mania: How to interpret the recent deluge of citizenship rankings

Opinion of the editor: It appears every investment migration company worth their salt is publishing some form of citizenship index these days. Otherwise, who would take them seriously, right? But the quality of these indices differs widely. Some are genuinely useful and informative, others are self-serving and methodologically unsound, and others yet have, shall we

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