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Due Diligence Industry Engagement

An article written by Laura Austin, Managing Director of Mintz Group for the IM Yearbook 2021/2022 Due diligence providers know the investment migration industry inside out and have a responsibility to participate in education and advocacy efforts, writes Laura Austin. The Investment Migration (IM) industry has acknowledged the importance of de-risking the sector, which necessitates […]

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Unmapping the Portugal Golden Visa Changes

By Patricia Casaburi, Managing Director at Global Citizen Solutions We are a few months into 2022 and the much talked about Portugal Golden Visa changes have been finally implemented. While the fundamentals of the program remained the same – acquiring Portuguese residency in return for a qualifying investment – some options have been changed or […]

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Malta: Latitude Group Announces the 1st Applicants to Receive Maltese Citizenship Approvals Under the MEIN

Source: latitudeworld.com Published: 17 June 2022 Latitude Group is proud to announce that its Malta office is celebrating their first applicants receiving their Maltese citizenship approvals under the newly established Maltese Exceptional Investor Naturalization (MEIN). These first applicants and their families started their MEIN journey in December 2020 and took just under 18 months to receive […]

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Due Diligence and Best Practices for Investment Migration Funds

An article written by Steven Pepa, Managing Director of Saratoga Capital Partners for the IM Yearbook 2021/2022 As migration funds are gaining in popularity, Steven Pepa of Saratoga Capital explains what to do and what to avoid when choosing this investment route. The investment migration industry has traditionally been about lifestyle choices. Investors obtain their […]

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European Residence and Citizenship Programs Prevail in Henley & Partners’ 7th Investment Migration Programs Report

The article was written by Dr Juerg Steffen, CEO of Henley & Partners March saw the launch of the seventh edition of the annual Investment Migration Programs ­­report published by leading international citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & Partners. The report offers a systematic analysis and comprehensive benchmarking of the world’s most important residence […]

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Geneva: Publication of the 2021 UN Geneva Annual Report

The UN Office Geneva is pleased to share with you the 2021 UN Geneva Annual Report: Shaping renewed multilateralism. Please find below a quote from the UNOG Director-General: ‘The world is facing many interrelated problems, including armed conflicts, humanitarian emergencies, economic shocks, climate change and a pandemic. Global challenges of this magnitude require global solutions. […]

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The Investment Migration Forum 2022

Published: 13 May 2022 Investment Migration Forum returns as an in-person event in 2022The popular Investment Migration Forum – the annual ‘Davos’ style get-together of investment migration professionals organised by the Investment Migration Council – will return to its usual in-person format and be held between the 6th and 9th June in Brussels, Belgium. Renowned […]

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Norway: Norway Advises Its Citizens Not to Travel to Sri Lanka After Ongoing Social & Political Unrest

Source: schengenvisainfo.com Published: 12 May 2022 The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged its citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Sri Lanka due to the recent civil upheaval and its economic problems. In a statement issued on May 11, the Ministry also stressed that this decision comes from ongoing social and political unrest due to […]

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European Union: ETIAS Expected to Become Fully Effective by May 2023

Source: fragomen.com Published: 5 May 2022 The European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is scheduled to become fully effective by May 2023. The ETIAS travel registration system will require visa-exempt non-EU nationals to pre-register travel for a small fee, similar to the U.S. ESTA system. In addition, the European Commission has reconfirmed that ETIAS will […]

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