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Grenada CIP Developer Caught on Camera Promoting Illegal Discounts: CIU Investigating

LONDON, England – The government of Grenada and the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) chief executive officer, Percival Clouden, July 22, issued a circular categorically stating any actions (discounting, rebates, buybacks, etc.,) that reduce the amount invested by a citizenship applicant below the statutory minimum real estate threshold is illegal. Grenada’s quick and decisive action to investigate “illegal discounting of investment amount for application under section 11” received commendation by many in the industry; moreover, with the emphasis that based on findings this could lead to revocation of CBI approved status for the offending project given the developer was actively and...
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Charming Singapore the Back Garden for Living ——New Trend of Global Immigration in 2020

In recent years, with the trend of asset allocation globalization, more and more high net worth individuals realize the importance of overseas status planning and building overseas homeworld. HNWI's asset allocation has shifted from simply focusing on wealth planning and tax planning to focusing on status planning and building a back garden for overseas life. The home country is still the first place for HNWIs to live and develop their businesses, but for investment, education, health, pension, vacation, medical and other reasons, they build their own overseas living garden. This overseas garden is an overseas home that matches with the...
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Analysis of Overseas Immigration, Locking the Most Suitable Immigration Way for You

The word "immigration" appears increasingly in our life and work. Previously, we felt that immigration was leaving their native place to settle down in a new country. Later, we found that there were many additional values in immigration. With the increasing demand of immigration applicants, many people choose to emigrate because of the needs of global asset allocation, tax planning, children's education, old-age care, and other main aspects. The recognition and market enthusiasm for immigration also increased. For China's immigration applicants, most of them consider immigration is for their children’s education, next is their own old-age care, medical care, social...

How The Pandemic Is Accelerating The Death Of Paper Passports

There’s a growing trend towards the use of biometric data–personal characteristics and measurements–to allow people entry into countries by scanning their faces, eyes, and fingerprints, instead of using hard copy documents.   With the arrival of Covid-19, many believe it now makes sense to add health information to biometric data. Electronic passports could become a form of ‘safe travel’ across foreign lands, allowing the healthiest people to pass freely across borders.   The concept of passports is as old as countries   The first mention of something resembling a passport is in the Bible, in the book of Nehemiah when...
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Citizenship vs Fiscal Residency: Becoming a UAE Fiscal Resident

Most of us entrepreneurs, business owners, managers or wealthy individuals with interests in multiple locations and with an extensive travel plan find it hard to clearly identify a single location as “home” and probably have been, at one point or another, confronted with the terms Residency and Citizenship. Familiar words, yet not so clear, as they are most of the time confusing and wrongly used interchangeably.  In this article, we will discuss the concepts and distinguish the terms. We will set out the advantages of a UAE Residency – a favourable tax jurisdiction - and provide real, client examples illustrating...
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How to secure second citizenship and US residency

Following COVID-19, more high-net-worth individuals are exploring overseas options.   In an April interview with the Financial Times, French President Emmanuel Macron said that following the coronavirus, “it’s going to change the nature of globalization.” Writing for The Guardian, professor of economics and public policy at Harvard University, Kenneth Rogoff, said, “The post-pandemic world economy seems likely to be a far less globalized economy, with political leaders and publics rejecting openness in a manner unlike anything seen since the tariff wars and competitive devaluations of the 1930s. And the by-product will be not just slower growth but a significant fall in national...
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China Starts Taxing Its Citizens for Global Income

China has started tracking down some of its citizens living abroad to collect taxes, surprising expatriates who never had to pay levies back home on overseas income, according to people familiar with the matter.    State-owned enterprises operating in Hong Kong, which has one of the lowest tax rates in the world, told mainland Chinese expats recently to declare their 2019 income so they can pay taxes at home, according to the people, who asked not be named because they aren’t authorized to speak publicly on the matter. Chinese SOEs are also informing employees working in other places such as...
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Portugal Golden Visa Investment Almost Triples in May

  Investment raised through golden visas almost tripled (192 percent) in May, compared to the same month of 2019, to €146 million, according to statistics from the Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF). Last month, the total investment resulting from the granting of Residence Authorisation for Investment (ARI) reached €146,168,473.40, which represents an increase of 192 percent compared to the €50 million recorded in May 2019.   May recorded the highest monthly investment amount raised since March 2017, when €192.4 million were raised in ARI. In relation to April (€28 million), the investment raised more than quintupled (421 percent).   In...