Industry Largely Welcomes Grenada CIP’s 20% Equity Rule, But Not Everyone is Happy

While prominent industry commentators laud the introduction of a skin-in-the-game requirement, some Grenadian developers say the government’s definition of “skin” puts them at a distinct disadvantage. Show me the money New regulations for the Grenada Citizenship by Investment Programme stipulate that CBI-real estate developers must have a 20% equity stake in their projects to obtain

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Bayat: CIPs’ Blanket Bans on Iranians are Draconian and Bad for Business

This article was contributed by Sam Bayat, head of Bayat Legal Services. Saint Lucia will no longer accept citizenship by investment applications from Iranian citizens residing in Iran – or elsewhere – ostensibly because background information cannot be reliably verified in Iran and because the banks will not facilitate the transaction. There is, however, more

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Big Changes Coming to Québec Investor Program – Min. Investment Now C$ 1.2M, Net Asset Requirement Raised

The Quebecois government’s official gazette this Wednesday contained details of the upcoming amendments to the Québec Immigrant Investor Program’s (QIIP) regulations. The changes will “definitely be a deterrent” for prospective applicants who are now likely to see the US EB-5 program as increasingly attractive, says an expert on the QIIP. The amendments will apply to

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