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OECD Invites Public Consultation on Closing CRS Loopholes

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has released a consultation document inviting the public to provide input on the misuse of CBI and RBI programs. The main aim […]

Arton Capital/Investment Migration Council Lawsuit Moving Forward

According to a January 13 press release, Arton Capital is moving forward with a defamation claim against the Investment Migration Council (IMC) through a Dubai court. Arton claims that a […]

Montenegro’s Special Investor Programme (CIP) Still In Development

There has been much talk surrounding yet another upcoming option for citizenship by investment as Montenegro continues to tweak its program. Adding to the buzz, the small country often referred […]

China grants visa-free entry to UAE nationals

The People’s Republic of China has announced that it will exempt UAE nationals carrying ordinary passports from obtaining pre-entry visas, with the possibility of staying for up to 30 days […]

Record number of Irish passports issued in 2017

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney, T.D., has announced that over 779,000 passports were issued in 2017. The Tánaiste said: “This is the highest number of […]

Banks and building societies start immigration status checks on personal current account holders

In a press release issued yesterday, the UK Hoe Office confirmed Banks and building societies have started carrying out checks on the immigration status of all personal current account holders […]

Cyprus ‘selling’ EU citizenship to super rich of Russia and Ukraine

Billionaire Russian oligarchs and Ukrainian elites accused of corruption are among hundreds of people who have acquired EU passports under controversial “golden visa” schemes.   The government of Cyprus has […]

What is the Irish Immigration Investor Program?

The IIP is a key initiative by which the Irish government seeks to attract foreign direct investment into Ireland on the promise of secure and flexible residency status for the […]

London Mayor bats for change in UK government’s visa policy

Continuing his criticism of the UK government’s strict visa norms, visiting London Mayor Sadiq Khan today said they are preparing a proposal for revising policies like “for post-study work visas”. […]

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