Category: News

Grenada: Grenada attends technical meetings with EU in Dominica

Source: nowgrenada.com Published: 25 January 2024 Richard Duncan, Chairman of the Grenada Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Committee, and Thomas Anthony, Chief Executive Officer of the Grenada Citizenship by Investment Unit, are among representatives from OECS member states with CBI programmes who are participating in a one-week technical meeting with the European Union (EU) in Dominica. […]

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St Kitts & Nevis: Citizenship Program Expanded Dismissing Reports of EU Investigation

Source: schengenvisainfo.com Published: 25 January 2024 Saint Kitts and Nevis has opened its Public Benefit Option (PBO) investment category to its Citizenship by Investment program (CBI), officially adding it to the Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU) website, dismissing reports of EU Investigation that the scheme is involved in irregular affairs. The decision came nearly a year […]

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Ireland: Ireland to Process Some Remaining Golden Visa Applications With Priority

Source: schengenvisainfo.com Published: 22 January 2024 The arrangements related to the end of the Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP), widely known as the Irish Golden Visa, following its closure on February 14, 2023, have now been finalised, as confirmed by Ireland’s Department of Justice. Under the recently proposed arrangements, the following categories of applications will be given […]

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Germany: Germany eases citizenship laws

Source: gulftoday.ae Published: 22 January 2024 Germany had the most conservative citizenship laws in the whole of Europe, with migrants even after a long stay not  having much of a chance to become citizens. And it did not allow for holding double citizenship or passports. The centre-left coalition Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Social Democrats, Free Democrats and the […]

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Ukraine: Zelenskyy to submit bill on multiple citizenship to Ukrainian parliament

Source: news.yahoo.com Published: 22 January 2024 A bill on multiple citizenship will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada (Ukrainian Parliament), President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said in his Jan. 22 video address to the nation on the country’s Unity Day. “The document will allow all ethnic Ukrainians and their descendants from all over the world to have our citizenship. Except, […]

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Australia: Major “golden ticket” is quietly scrapped by the government

Source: news.com.au Published: 22 January 2024 A visa scheme designed to lure wealthy foreigners into Australia has been scrapped by the government. A major visa program targeted to attract wealthy investors to Australia has been quietly scrapped. Home Affairs Minister Clare O’Neil told NCA NewsWire on Monday why she made the decision to pull the trigger […]

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Dominica: Sale of passports to nationals of Yemen suspended

Source: dominicanewsonline.com Published: 21 January 2024 Dominica has suspended the processing of all new applications for Dominican passports for nationals of Yemen. The suspension took effect on January 19, 2024, as a memo from Marie Therese-Johnson, Director of Dominica’s Citizenship by Investment Unit, dated January 15 shows. “This measure is geared at safeguarding the global community […]

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United Kingdom: IMC Board Member Nadine Goldfoot Shortlisted for 2024 Women & Diversity in Law Awards

Source: fragomen.com Published: 10 January 2024 Fragomen and UK Managing Partner Nadine Goldfoot are shortlisted in two categories of the 2024 Women & Diversity in Law Awards. The firm (and its UK Green Team) is shortlisted in the “Environmental Sustainability Initiative of the Year” category, which recognizes an initiative that has successfully promoted diversity, equity and […]

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Saudi Arabia: Five new products have been introduced to the premium residency program

Source: arabnews.com Published: 10 January 2024 In a bid to attract global talent and diversify its economy away from oil, Saudi Arabia has added five new products to its premium residency program. The program, launched in 2019, aims to allow eligible foreigners to live in the Kingdom and receive benefits such as exemption from paying expat […]

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Hong Kong: Revamped cash for residency scheme to be ‘big boost’ for capital markets, family-office push, official says

Source: scmp.com Published: 8 January 2024 Hong Kong’s revamped investment migration scheme has received an overwhelming response from wealthy families and high-net-worth individuals globally, according to a senior government official. Many of these wealthy individuals have expressed interest in applying for residency in the city and setting up family offices here to manage their assets, according […]

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