The Future of the EB-5 Visa Program, by Kripa Upadhyay
Created by Congress in 1990 as a means to stimulate the economy and create jobs, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has become the most popular residency program in the world, in part because it is relatively inexpensive. Comparable programs in Australia, the U.K., or Canada have investment requirements of $1 million to $5 million.
Risk management regarding Offshore Trust Planning, by Carlyle Rogers
In today’s world there must be risk management for all offshore planning, not just with regards to trusts. Trusts, however, must be established properly because of the unique risks involved and increasing scrutiny they are facing by tax and regulatory authorities, especially where the beneficiaries and settlors are domiciled in jurisdictions such as across here in Asia.
Global Citizenship 2.0 by Kristin Surak
What explains the growth of citizenship by investment programs and what are the implications for citizenship more broadly? This paper investigates an under-studied yet rapidly developing avenue for naturalization: jus pecuniae, or the acquisition of citizenship through financial contribution.