Register Today: Los Angeles County Bar Association 2016 EB-5 Conference (February 13, Los Angeles, CA)

02.10.16 | Archived


On Saturday February 13th, the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) will host its 2016 EB-5 seminar titled, “Reboot-New Rules, New Players, New Opportunities“.

Among the many distinguished speakers at this event are IIUSA members Ira Kurzban (Kurzban Kurzban Weinger Tetzeli and Pratt P.A), Ronald Klasko (Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP), Bernie Wolfsdorf (Wolfsdorf Rosenthal, LLP) Linda Lau (Global Law Group), Angelo Paparelli (Seyfarth Shaw, LLP)David Hirson (Law Offices of David Hirson & Partners, LLP) Cletus Weber (Peng & Weber, PLLC) Elizabeth Peng (Peng & Weber, PLLC) Mark Ivener (Ivener & Fullmer, LLP) Robert Loughran (Foster LLP) Kenneth White (White & Associates) Martin J. Lawler (Lawler & Lawler) Taiyyeba Skomra (Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP) Benjamin Brueggemann (Darren Silver & Associates) and Gregory White (Seyfarth Shaw LLP).

The seminar will consist of 10 panels covering the following hot topics:

  • The review process of the IPO and the new USCIS office handling all EB-5 matters;
  • Country-specific issues related to proof of source of funds  (we will continue to focus primarily on China, while adding various fast-growing markets to the discussion);
  • Helping your client transition from E-2 or L-1A to an EB-5 application;
  • Effectively dealing with poorly or wrongly issued decisions and appeals, including but not limited to resorting to Federal Court litigation;
  • Maintaining strong ethics and limiting liability in dealing with U.S. business project partners, investors, and migration agents;
  • How to prepare effective I-526 and I-829 petitions while dealing with difficult clients and their business partners; and
  • Spotting issues and problems, such as “material change” and addressing them before it’s too late.
  • Understanding pre-immigration tax planning and wealth management concerns
  • Recent SEC Enforcement Developments against Attorneys, Regional Centers and Project Principals
  • Best Securities Law practices to keep immigration lawyers out of hot water
  • Forecasting securities law provisions of future EB-5 integrity legislation

Registration is still open. To learn more and register, click here.


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