28 July 2014

Leveraging Malta’s EU membership

Malta Independent 14/07/2014: Within the space of a year, the government has leveraged Malta’s status as a member of the European Union to its advantage on at least two memorable occasions that will undoubtedly go down in the annals of history: when it devised its oft-maligned citizenship by investment programme and, this week, when it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China.

In the first instance, Malta leveraged the weight of its EU membership to attract wealthy individuals who for one reason or another are looking to settle in Europe or gain European citizenship and all that comes with it. This issue has bee...read on.