Russian “Haynets” are adapting to new orders: the results of a joint survey of Tranio and Adam Smith Conferences
For the first time in history, more than 50% of wealthy Russians began to notify Russian tax authorities of their accounts in foreign banks and controlled foreign companies. This assessment…

Continue reading →

Montenegro will launch a program for obtaining citizenship for investment
On July 26, the Montenegrin authorities announced the launch of a citizenship for investment program. To get a passport, an investor must buy property on its territory and invest 100…

Continue reading →

“One belt, one path” and one region: how to earn real estate investors on the New Silk Road route in Europe
“One Belt, One Way” is Xi Jinping’s ambitious project, which was announced by the PRC Chairman in September 2013. For four years, from 2014 to 2017, according to the American…

Continue reading →

low income tax

OECD tightens banking checks for investment citizenship and residence permit participants

On November 20, the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a list of countries whose investment citizenship or residency programs it considers risky. The OECD recommends that banks carefully check clients who received a passport or residence permit under these programs, in particular, documents confirming the physical presence of investors in a particular country. This applies not only to new customers, but also to owners of particularly large accounts, which hold amounts from 1 million euros. Continue reading

How to make money on a short-term lease in Athens: an investor's guide
Greek real estate returns the interest of foreign investors. According to the Bank of Greece, the total value of transactions that foreigners entered into the Greek real estate market in…

...