EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

17 May, 2019

Read the Latest Edition of IIUSA’s Regional Center Business Journal

May 17th, 2019|Categories: Economic Impact, Financial Services, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, Securities Law|

The EB-5 Industry's Premier Business and Education Publication Earlier this month, IIUSA published the 2019 Q1-2 edition of the Regional Center Business Journal (RCBJ). Printed in conjunction with the 12th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference, the articles in this RCBJ address [...]

15 May, 2019

Post Offering Obligations for EB-5 Issuers “You Closed, Now What”

May 15th, 2019|Categories: Financial Services, Membership, Research / Analysis, Securities Law|

by Bruce C. Rosetto, Shareholder Greenberg Traurig; Bracha Pollack, Associate, Greenberg Traurig (PDF)  Congratulations! You have subscribed EB-5 investors, closed your offering, and provided the EB-5 funds to the project. Now what? As a general matter, EB-5 investors are either [...]

2 Nov, 2017

CLE Credits Now Available for the EB-5 Industry Forum

November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Immigration Law, Securities Law|

If you attended this year's EB-5 Industry Forum and would like to apply for CLE credits, please ensure you do so by completing the CLE application through the conference mobile app located here. CLE requests are due to us by [...]

7 Apr, 2017

“Materiality in Securities and Immigration Contexts”

April 7th, 2017|Categories: Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, Securities Law|

By Osvaldo Torres, Principal, Torres Law and Barbara Rassi, Associate Attorney, Torres Law  Federal securities laws are based on the notion that investment and voting decisions should be predicated based on full disclosure of the information necessary “to bring into [...]

3 Feb, 2017

10 Observations from Reviewing Evidence in an SEC Civil Enforcement Action

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: Research / Analysis, Securities Law|

by Spencer McGrath-Agg, Attorney, Boundary Bay Law  Published on 2/01/17 in the Boundary Bay Immigration Law Blog We recently reviewed over 100 pieces of documentary evidence in a civil enforcement action brought by the SEC against an attorney for taking [...]

3 Feb, 2016
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FINRA Includes Private Placements on 2016 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter

February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Securities Law|

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) published its 2016 Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter which identifies new areas of focus as well as areas of recurring concern that can arise across the breadth of the securities industry. One of FINRA's [...]

28 Jan, 2016

RCBJ Retrospective: Negative Assurance Letters in EB-5 Offerings

January 28th, 2016|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Securities Law|

Negative Assurance Letters in EB-5 Offerings (Vol. 4, Issue 3, January 2016) With increased scrutiny of the EB-5 program by lawmakers and more action with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stretching into 2016, we expect ongoing attention drawn to [...]

1 Dec, 2015

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 [...]

12 Oct, 2015

Member Perspective: SEC Advisory Committee Recommends Additional Clarity Regarding So-Called “Finders”

October 12th, 2015|Categories: Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law|

SEC Advisory Committee Recommends Additional Clarity Regarding So-Called "Finders" by Matthew I. Hafter and Whitney K. Schmidt, Seyfarth Shaw (Originally posted on 10/7/15 on Seyfarth.com)   The Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies ("Advisory Committee") announced [...]

1 Jun, 2015

RCBJ Retrospective: RULE 2040 and the Lawful Payment of Foreign Broker Fees

June 1st, 2015|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Securities Law|

RULE 2040 and the Lawful Payment of Foreign Broker Fees  (Volume 3, Issue 1, Pgs. 15-16) by Michael G. Homeier, Founding Shareholder, Homeier & Law, P.C. As the EB-5 industry becomes better educated about the applicability of (and essential need [...]