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Bahrain Golden Visa

Bahrain Golden Visa

The Kingdom of Bahrain has opened a new golden visa scheme to foreign investors who invested in real estate and businesses in Bahrain. The Golden visa scheme is officially known as Self sponsored visa / residence permit aimed at attracting Significant Foreign investment in the Kingdom. Why Invest in Bahrain? Leading financial center in the Gulf Region offering access to $1.5…

Most confused places on Earth

Most confused places on Earth

These are the most confused countries and cities on earth. These places may fool you off when you book tickets for travel. Do your research and watch out for typos when you book your travel trip! Widely Confused These cities and countries are confused by many people. Budapest (Hungary capital) should not be confused with Bucharest (Romania capital) Dominica (Commonwealth)…

Montserrat Citizenship By Investment

Montserrat Citizenship By Investment

Montserrat, one of the fourteen british overseas territories in the Caribbean explored the idea of Economic citizenship scheme in 2015 to bring economic developments in to the country with only 4500 people living in the island. The country struggling to revive economy with GDP of only $63 million,  one of the lowest in the world.  In 1995, the dormant Soufrière Hills…

Extradition treaties with Citizenship by investment countries

Extradition treaties with Citizenship by investment countries

Citizenship by investment programs (CIP) do not provide shelter to criminals and fugitives. Many of those who abuse CBI schemes, are not aware the extradition treaties exist with CBI countries and fugitives can be stripped of their citizenship and can be deported back. CBI regulations have been tightened these days making it difficult fugitives using Citizenship by investment programs as…

Best due diligence companies for citizenship by investment checks

Best due diligence companies for citizenship by investment checks

Due diligence is an investigation or audit of a person or company to confirm all facts, that might include the review of background information, financial records, before being approved under the citizenship scheme. Due diligence can also apply to individuals, companies, products, services, online activities (social media)  and other financial transactions. Due diligence is at the heart of investor citizenship and…

Fastest Golden Visa Programs

Fastest Golden Visa Programs

Golden visa schemes offer instant residency against investments in real estate, in businesses or buying state debt through bonds or securities. The speed of processing is very important deciding factor when applying for golden visa schemes. Afterall you spend huge sum of money and you dont want to wait for years to get your residence approval. In Europe, the immigration…

Which Citizenship by Investment countries exchange bank information?

Which Citizenship by Investment countries exchange bank information?

The Automatic CRS standard developed by OECD in 2014 allows jurisdictions to automatically exchange bank account information with between tax authorities on a global level, on an annual basis to prevent tax evasion. Currently, there over 100 jurisdictions having committed to exchanging information with each other under the CRS. India, China, Russia joined the CRS implementation in 2018 along with…

Why are diplomatic passports weaker than ordinary passports?

Why are diplomatic passports weaker than ordinary passports?

Many wrongly assume diplomatic passports given to important government officials automatically come with diplomatic immunity. This is simply NOT true.  This is because of the limited understanding on the diplomatic rules and engagement. One must clearly understand that diplomatic passports do not offer automatic diplomatic immunity. Only certain class of diplomats receive this benefit. Infact diplomatic passports are more weak…