When will golden visas lose their glitter?

Last October, together with Global Witness, Transparency International presented evidence secretive ‘golden visa’ programmes. Our joint report, European Getaway – Inside the Murky World of Golden Visas, explained how they have opened the...

EVENT – Golden Visas Report Launch

Thanks to Golden Visa schemes, it’s a borderless world for high-net-worth individuals: some countries are all too eager to sell them EU citizenship and residency rights just like a luxurious tourist package. Join us at the Press Club Brussels on...

Golden Visas: Why should the EU care?

Residency and citizenship-by-investment schemes, commonly known as golden visas or passports for sale, offer fast-track citizenship or residency status to foreign, wealthy investors in exchange for large investments. These programmes have been...