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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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2 Jan, 2018
  • SEC Enforcement Featured

“SEC Brings Another Enforcement Action Against Unregistered Broker Dealer in California EB-5 Offering”

January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)|

By: Scot O’Brien, Partner, Akerman LLP and Mark Y. Liu, Partner, Akerman LLP The recent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) enforcement action against Allen Chi of California illustrates the SEC’s continued crackdown on unregistered broker-dealers and finders compensated for [...]

18 Dec, 2017
  • SEO Featured

“SEO, Content Marketing, and Technology in EB-5”

December 18th, 2017|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

By: Richard Kristof, CEO, Investor Services Company of America; Marie Steel, Lead Web Guru, Investor Services Company of America These days, a high-quality, responsive website is not just an additional way to drive web traffic but the bare minimum needed [...]

14 Dec, 2017
  • Loan Agreement Featured

“EB-5 Loan Agreement Best Practices”

December 14th, 2017|Categories: Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Osvaldo F. Torres Esq., Shareholder, Torres Law The overwhelming majority of projects using funds from foreign immigrants investing in the Employment Based Fifth Preference Immigrant Visa Program (“EB-5 Program”) use a loan model structure (the “Loan Model”). As depicted [...]

4 Dec, 2017
  • Essential Role of EB-5

“The Essential Role of a Registered Investment Adviser in the Redeployment of EB-5 Capital”

December 4th, 2017|Categories: Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Scott Fuller, CEO and Managing Director of Capital United, LLC and Catherine DeBono Holmes, Esq., Attorney, Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP One of the most important responsibilities of every general partner or manager of a new commercial enterprise [...]

29 Nov, 2017
  • rcbjd

Last Chance to Reserve your Advertisement of the Q4 Regional Center Business Journal!

November 29th, 2017|Categories: Benefits, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal|

Next month, IUSA will publish its Q4 issue of the Regional Center Business Journal (RCBJ) which will once again feature critical news, in-depth analysis and strategic market insights from experts across the EB-5 industry. Advertising in the RCBJ provides you with [...]

27 Nov, 2017
  • Retrogession Featured

“The Evolution of Retrogression to Redeployment Accessing Redeployment Options in 2017”

November 27th, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Allison Bearman, General Counsel, Greystone EB-5 Holdings Group; Ronald Fieldstone, Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP; Brad Stedem, Managing Director, CapUnited  Retrogression, the buzzword in EB-5 for the last couple of years, has now given birth to a [...]

20 Nov, 2017
  • Cryptocurrecy Featured

“Is Cryptocurrency the New Solution to Difficulties in Transferring Currency?”

November 20th, 2017|Categories: Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Mona Shah, Partner, Mona Shah & Associates  Chinese regulators have succeeded in putting the brakes on overseas use of China’s currency by increasing the scrutiny of certain foreign investments. A slowing economy along with an exodus of money has [...]

14 Nov, 2017
  • site visit featured

“EB-5 Site Visits: Coming to a JCE Near You”

November 14th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

By Carolyn Lee, Partner, Miller Mayer LLP As announced in numerous USCIS stakeholder calls over the last two years, USCIS has begun site visits to supplement its EB-5 adjudications. WHAT WE KNOW NOW The below summarizes what we know so [...]

10 Nov, 2017
  • RCBJ

Calling All Authors: Submit an Article or Advertisement for the Q4 Regional Center Business Journal

November 10th, 2017|Categories: Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Last month IIUSA was proud to published the 2017 Q3 Issue of the Regional Center Business Journal ( “RCBJ”) which now available online! The most recent edition of the Journal serves to highlight both the global EB-5 industry and how [...]

31 Oct, 2017
  • RCBJ Oct Featured

IIUSA New Code of Conduct – Our Commitment to Integrity

October 31st, 2017|Categories: Membership, Regional Center Business Journal|

By:  IIUSA Compliance Committee IIUSA and its members are committed to integrity and high standards of business conduct. Our organization has made ethics a primary focus because adhering to shared ethical standards is the foundation of our ability to do [...]