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...

EU citizenship for sale?

Following the 2008 financial crisis, we have seen new kinds of investor schemes blossoming across Europe.  Their names and modalities differ from one Member State to the other – the Tier 1 investor visa in the UK, the Autorização de...