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From Financial Centres June 28, 2017

The CBI Index: due diligence the key to a successful programme

The standards and the integrity of due diligence checks form the bedrock of CBI programmes

Cyclone Pam
From Financial Centres June 28, 2017

The CBI Index: national empowerment through economic support

If the funds raised through citizenship by investment programmes are properly allocated it can lead to a noticeable upturn in a nation's fortunes

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From Financial Centres June 28, 2017

The CBI Index: the prerogative of only a few?

Host nations are receiving applications from peoples of disparate cultures and backgrounds, united in their desire for a better life 

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From Financial Centres June 28, 2017

The CBI Index: overview of the methodology

The CBI Index is built around seven pillars, designed to satisfactorily measure global citizenship programme features and jurisdictional desirability 

Dominica
From Financial Centres June 28, 2017

The CBI Index: key findings – Caribbean programmes out in front

The CBI Index's key findings allow readers to either perform an overall review of the programmes, or evaluate the pillars individually

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From Financial Centres June 28, 2017

The CBI Index: country profiles

A closer look at the 12 nations which make up the CBI Index

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From Financial Centres June 28, 2017

The CBI Index: the individual programmes

A closer look at the 12 citizenship by investment programmes

H.E. Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Minister of Finance
From Financial Centres April 3, 2017

Luxembourg readies its response to political upheaval

A number of London’s financial services firms could well be looking for eurozone bases following Brexit, and Luxembourg is well positioned to take advantage. But the Grand Duchy is also worried about possible US protectionist moves

Gregorz Konieczny, Franklin Templeton
From Financial Centres March 29, 2017

Romania showing glimpses of a brighter future

A forthcoming raft of privatisations and cheap labour costs are driving interest in Romania as an investment destination

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From Financial Centres March 16, 2017

Luxembourg adds fintech string to its funds bow

The success of Luxembourg as a financial centre has been closely linked to the European Ucits Directive of 1985, allowing distribution of investment funds across borders. More recently, the AIFMD, the directive for alternative investments, has also played a crucial part in the development of the jurisdiction. But how the country responds to geopolitical and other challenges will be crucial to its future success. PWM speaks to representatives of the Luxembourg funds industry about plans for its expansion and recent fintech initiatives 

A combination of demographic, economic, geopolitical and business trends have aligned to highlight German real estate as a persuasive investment story.

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