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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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28 Jun, 2017
  • Research-&-Analysis

What the EB-5 Industry Can Learn from Recent FINRA Barring of a Registered Broker Dealer

June 28th, 2017|Categories: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Financial Services, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

by Kurt Reuss, CEO, Reuss Global Capital Group  According to the latest statistics from FINRA, there are currently over 3,000 registered broker-dealers and 634,000 registered representatives on its roles. (See https://www.finra.org/newsroom/statistics) As the EB-5 industry matures, the use of broker-dealers and [...]

8 Jun, 2017
  • RCBJ March 2017

“Stop in Wyoming on the Way to America: The Use of Wyoming Trust Structures to Administer EB-5 Investment Funds Pending Removal of Conditions”

June 8th, 2017|Categories: Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Amy Staehr, Partner, Long Reimer Winegar Beppler LLP; Aaron Lyttle, Associate, Long Reimer Winegar Beppler LLP; and Robert Cornish, Partner, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has enabled a steady influx of new [...]

18 May, 2017
  • Integrity header

“EB-5 Fund Administration: Considerations in Light of Increased Interest in Transparency and Third Party Oversight for EB-5 Transactions”

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Mariza McKee, Partner, Kutak Rock LLP and Kurt Ruess, CO-Founder, EB5 Diligence In 2017, EB-5 dealmakers may be welcoming a new member to the deal team to provide a check on how EB-5 investment flows from investment accounts to [...]

2 May, 2017
  • RCBJ

“The Crossroads of EB-5 Investment, U.S. Tax Compliance, and Proper Tax Planning”

May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Financial Services, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

by David Appel, Senior Partner, Tax & Business Services; Jana K. Aristizabal, Senior Manager, Tax & Business Services, Marcum LLP; Alexander Oujevolk, Senior Manager, Tax & Business Services, Marcum LLP You have your project, you have your investors, you have [...]

8 Dec, 2016
  • Regional-Center-Business-Journal

RCBJ Retrospective: “Redeployment: The New Frontier”

December 8th, 2016|Categories: Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Redeployment: The New Frontier By Osvaldo F. Torres, Torres Law, PA  Redeployment of EB-5 capital is just one more of the current issues with which the EB-5 industry is struggling. It is a complex matter, one which suffers from a [...]

18 Nov, 2016
  • RCBJ

RCBJ Retrospective: “Third Party Fund Administration: A Necessary Best Practice”

November 18th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices, Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Third Party Fund Administration: A Necessary Best Practice by Edward Beshara, Managing Partner, Beshara P.A., Attorneys at Law The Best Practice Committee of IIUSA recently finalized a provision which addresses Third Party Fund Administration as a recommended Best Practice for [...]

3 Sep, 2016
  • Regional-Center-Business-Journal

The August 2016 Issue of The Regional Center Business Journal Coming to a Mailbox Near You!

September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Economic Impact, Financial Services, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Next week, IIUSA will publish its 16th issue of the Regional Center Business Journal ("the RCBJ") which will be available on IIUSA.org and sent to IIUSA members, strategic partners as well as to Congressional offices and federal, state and local [...]

23 Jun, 2016
  • NES WP Featured

NES Financial Publishes White Paper-Navigating a Changing EB-5 Sector: Data Insights

June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Economic Impact, Financial Services, Research / Analysis|

How have quota backlogs for Chinese-born investors impacted EB-5 investor markets? How has project distribution shifted in the last year? What are the hottest sectors for EB-5 projects now? How did pending legislation impact EB-5 market growth? The second annual [...]

1 Dec, 2015
  • Regional-Center-Business-Journal

RCBJ Retrospective: Emerging EB-5 Markets Spotlight- Russia

December 1st, 2015|Categories: Financial Services, Immigration Law, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, Securities Law|

http://issuu.com/iiusa/docs/rcbj_2015-q3_final_web/1 Emerging EB-5 Markets Spotlight: Russia (Vol. 3, Issue 3, October 2015) by Charles Raether. Managing Partner, AmLaw Group PLLC    The increasing cost of investor recruitment in China, the challenges with retrogression for Chinese-born investors, and the need for diversification of [...]

19 Dec, 2014

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Profiles EB-5 Program on Website

December 19th, 2014|Categories: Financial Services, Speaking Engagements|

Earlier this month, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston profiled the article "The EB-5 Visa Program for Immigrant Investors" under its Communities & Banking section of its website. Co-written by Audrey Singer, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and Kim Zeuli, Senior Vice [...]