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What If, When Borders Reopen, CBI Citizens Actually Move to Their COVID-Free Island Havens?

September 23, 2020

Michael B. KrakatUniversity of the South Pacific   Residence- and citizenship by investment (RCBI) laws allow the sale of passports with negligible or zero naturalization requirements. Any country may consider RCBI, holding recourse to its international recognition as a state to create, tap into, and leverage the asset of...

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club , coronavirus , data , editors-picks , europe , golden-visa , greece , greek , intel-data , portugal , statistics

The Portuguese Golden Visa Market Has Bounced Back – The Greek One Has Not

September 15, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   While approvals for Portugal’s golden visa are already back on track for a statistically normal year, those of Greece have halted. Once more, the statistics coming this month from the Ministry of Migration Policy via Enterprise Greece appear retroactively adjusted; the number of main applicants approved...

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analysis , citizenship-by-investment , club , coronavirus , industry-trends , michael-b-krakat , residence-by-investment

The Case For Citizenship by Investment Is Never Stronger Than During Times of Crisis

September 13, 2020

Michael B. KrakatUniversity of the South Pacific   In this analysis, legal scholar Michael B. Krakat argues that, during times of crisis, the apprehensions certain quarters of society hold about RCBI tend to diminish and that this represents an opportunity for expansion. Where RCBI laws are constitutionally valid, CBI...

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caribbean , cayman-islands , coronavirus , dart-real-estate , health-insurance , sponsored-feature

Cayman Islands Healthcare Offering Attracts Savvy Global Citizens in Post-COVID World

September 7, 2020

Dart Real EstateSponsor   As globally mobile individuals and market commentators reflect on the lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis, the Cayman Islands has emerged as a location with many advantages, not least its world-class healthcare services.  The COVID-19 pandemic has made a growing number of affluent individuals re-consider...

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club , coronavirus , data , david-lesperance , expatriation , north-america , reasonable-doubt , renouncing-citizenship , statistics , trends , united-states , us , usa

Record Numbers of Americans Renouncing Citizenships Has Nothing to Do With The Pandemic

August 28, 2020

Reasonable DoubtWith David Lesperance A contrarian expert on contingency plans for the wealthy delivers uncomfortable truths. About four times a year, the US media write a flurry of articles about the latest “Expatriation List” (i.e. “The List”). The List is often incorrectly described as the number of Americans who...

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club , coronavirus , michael-b-krakat , opinion , travel-restrictions , vanuatu

If We Wait to Re-Open Borders Until Travel is “Safe”, Borders Will Never Re-Open

August 18, 2020

Michael B. KrakatUniversity of the South Pacific Lecturer, Bond University   At a time of exploration and conquest long past, rulers commissioned famous jurists to write expert reports on the importance of the global freedom to travel for all (and, as sub-text, for empires to expand vis-à-vis similar aspirations...

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caribbean , club , coronavirus , editors-picks , industry-trends , interview , interviews , mohammed-asaria

“HNWIs Are Very, Very Nervous About Risk of Social Unrest”: Asaria on Investment Migration After COVID

July 29, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   This interview is the fifth in an IMI Club exclusive series of talks with prominent investment migration personalities, centered on questions surrounding the direction the market will take following COVID-19. Other episodes in this series include: Eric Major on Investment Migration After COVID: “Phone Rings The...

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club , coronavirus , health-insurance , industry-trends , kevin-burchler , opinion

Investor Migrants Look at Healthcare When Deciding Where to Ride Out The Next Crisis

July 19, 2020

Kevin Bürchler Switzerland   Since the birth of CBI programs, structures have been in place to allow for the maximum preservation of wealth, financial security, and freedom of travel. Recent events related to COVID-19 have made investors reconsider the selection of programs and have shifted priorities. Access to healthcare...

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caribbean , cbi , cip , citizenship-by-investment , club , coronavirus , eb-5 , editors-picks , interviews , residence-by-investment , simon-black

“Vast Expansion of EB-5 and Western World Residency Programs” Simon Black on Investment Migration After COVID-19

July 14, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   This interview is the fourth in an IMI Club exclusive series of talks with prominent investment migration personalities, centered on questions surrounding the direction the market will take following COVID-19. Other episodes in this series include: Eric Major on Investment Migration After COVID: “Phone Rings The...

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Saint Kitts CIP Cuts Contribution for Families to US$150,000, Same as Single-Applicant Price

July 4, 2020

Christian NesheimEditor   In a circular issued yesterday, the Saint Kitts & Nevis Citizenship by Investment Unit announces that, with immediate effect, the donation requirement under the Saint Kitts & Nevis CIP for families of up to four members is reduced from US$195,000 to US$150,000 until the end of...

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