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Diplomatic Passports Have Nothing to Do With CBI (Or At Least They Shouldn’t)

December 17, 2019

Carlyle RogersDubai/Anguilla   The recent documentary by Al Jazeera, which claims, amongst other things, that the Prime Ministers of Dominica and Grenada sold diplomatic passports to purported criminals and others with questionable backgrounds, makes it clear that this practice, if it exists, must end and end now.  I wish...

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Rogers: Time for RCBI-Firms to Clean up Their Acts Or Be Ruined by the Press

October 3, 2019

Carlyle RogersDubai/Anguilla   A few days ago, I wrote that the leftwing press will come for your CBI firm – based on the recent unhappy encounters Maltese firm Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates had with undercover journalists – and gave some suggestions as to how service providers can prepare for the coming...

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Rogers: Leftist Press Will Come for Your CBI Firm Too – 5 Steps to Prepare Yourself

September 29, 2019

Carlyle RogersDubai/Anguilla   The recent imbroglio involving Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates following the latter’s appearance in a French undercover TV report and which resulted in the suspension of the firm’s license by the Malta Individual Investor Program Agency (MIIPA), is proof positive, if anymore were needed, that the leftwing press will target...

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4 Warnings to Caribbean Politicians Who Seek to Make CIPs Political Footballs During Elections

August 18, 2019

Carlyle RogersDubai/Anguilla   Within the next 6-9 months, two major Caribbean CBI jurisdictions, Dominica and St. Kitts & Nevis, will face general elections. Owing to their British-heritage electoral systems, the precise dates for ballot-casting depend on the actions of those two countries’ respective prime ministers, who can call early...

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When Citizenship Becomes a Matter of Survival, CIPs Save Lives

July 31, 2019

Carlyle RogersDubai/Anguilla   In a recent presentation, I advanced the view that in the decades ahead, citizenship will be the key to one’s survival if conflict increases, especially at a time when western countries are closing their borders to people, especially the poor, and in the age of populism, Trump, Brexit, and...

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Citizenship and Wealth Advisors: What Each Needs to Know About the Other to Help Their HNWI Clients

July 13, 2019

Carlyle RogersDubai/Anguilla   Traditionally, the world of wealth management and tax/estate planning using offshore or tax neutral structures (we’ll refer to this as the offshore sector or the wealth preservation industry for short) has been separate from the world of citizenship by investment programs (CIPs). This, despite the two markets’...

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Caribbean CIPs Finally Decide to Push Back Against the EU/OECD Hydra; Will it Work?

July 3, 2019

Carlyle RogersDubai/Anguilla   At the recently concluded 67th meeting of the OECS Authority held in Antigua in mid-June 2019, the Heads of Government of the subregion announced key decisions aimed at helping the region’s CIPs work more smoothly and gain credibility. These measures, however, won’t stop the attacks from the EU,...

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Carlyle Rogers: CBI Has No Place in the Current Geopolitical Debate on Immigration

June 15, 2019

Carlyle RogersDubai/Anguilla   The place of the CBI industry in the current geopolitical debate surrounding immigration To say that immigration is the driving force behind the current turmoil facing Western democracies is to acknowledge the obvious and make the understatement of the decade. The subject is to the rise of...

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Anguilla to Launch Final Phase of Residence by Investment Program in Geneva

May 31, 2019

Carlyle RogersDubai/Anguilla   On the 29th of May, 2019, Anguilla’s Parliament, the House of Assembly, enacted the Anguilla Economic Resident Act 2019, (AERA). This provides the legal basis for its residence by investment program, first enacted through regulations in November 2018, as shall be discussed below. The AERA provides for the grant of permanent...

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Caribbean Prime Ministers’ Relationships With Some CIP-Consultancies “Too Close” Says Carlyle Rogers

May 20, 2019

Christian NesheimEditor   Speaking to IMI during the Investment Immigration Summit in Ho Chi Minh City last month, Carlyle Rogers elaborated on his recent criticisms of the practice of having Caribbean prime ministers attend the private functions organized by service providers, a modus operandi he thinks harms perceptions of...

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