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Fit For A Prince

We all remember, July 12, 2005. The 3-month mourning period of Prince Rainier had ended and Prince Albert officially stepped in as Sovereign with a go-getting speech outlining his vision for Monaco and its people. “To produce wealth is essential, but in my view this aspect alone is not sufficient. It is also important that the development of Monaco is harmonious and in the interests…

Sleepwalking Through Covid-19: Time To Wake Up Civil Liberty

Sleepwalking Through Covid-19: Time To Wake Up Civil Liberty

On March 17 in Monaco, we were suddenly forced to accept restrictions of basic freedoms. Previously unimaginable, the liberty of leaving the house, going to a café or running a business was quashed as the worst public health emergency in a century shutdown the global economy one country at a time. Despite being home to the world’s most expensive property market where, according to the…


When Billionaires Social Distance

As my father was an epidemiologist and renowned professor of infectious diseases, I cannot help but to bring some sense of context in the midst of the COVID-19 epidemic and its consequences on the world economy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Spanish Flu in 1918 killed up to 50 million people, while UNAIDS reports that 32 million have died from HIV since…

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Size Matters in Monaco

We have entered a new era of luxury. The gigayacht. A recent ranking by Bloomberg of countries with the most superyachts within two miles of their coastlines between April 15 and April 18 2019 revealed that the U.S. topped the list with…

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What Monaco Wants

Unfathomable that we’ve produced 6 issues since our launch at the Yacht Club in November 2018 when we unveiled our first Forbes Monaco cover, which honored Shanu S.P. Hinduja, whose family ranks as the 65th richest in the…

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A Blueprint to Living the “Forbes Life”

EACH OF US has a wildly different idea of what makes Monaco unequivocally magical, but, whatever your expectations, it’s pretty near impossible not to fall in love with this tiny Principality. Whether it’s watching one of the…

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