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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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8 Apr, 2013

IIUSA Files Amicus Brief in SEC vs. A Chicago Convention Center Case Supporting SEC Motion to Modify Asset Freeze Order

April 8th, 2013|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law|

On Wednesday (4/3) last week, there was a status hearing on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) vs. A Chicago Convention Center, et. al. case - with the Honorable Judge Amy St. Eve presiding.  The proceedings addressed the motion filed by the [...]

2 Apr, 2013

IIUSA Welcomes Upcoming USCIS/SEC Stakeholder Teleconference Engagement (4/3 3pm EST)

April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Events, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law, Teleconferences, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) invite interested individuals to participate in a stakeholder teleconference on Wednesday April 3, 2013 at 3 p.m. (Eastern) to discuss the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program. During the engagement, subject matter [...]

1 Apr, 2013

IIUSA Supports SEC Motion to Return Frozen Assets Directly to EB-5 Investors

April 1st, 2013|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law|

IIUSA has been closely following the proceedings of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) vs. A Chicago Convention Center case.  The status hearing which was scheduled for this past Monday 25th was postponed and is rescheduled for next Wednesday April [...]

25 Mar, 2013

IIUSA Welcomes Upcoming USCIS/SEC Stakeholder Teleconference Engagement (4/3 3pm EST)

March 25th, 2013|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) invite interested individuals to participate in a stakeholder teleconference on Wednesday April 3, 2013 at 3 p.m. (Eastern) to discuss the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program. During the engagement, subject matter [...]

22 Mar, 2013

North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) Investor Education Tools

March 22nd, 2013|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Securities Law, State / Local|

Earlier this month, the Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA) met with members of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA).  NASAA is made up of State Securities Regulators who provide invaluable services to investors around the country. NASAA [...]

21 Feb, 2013

Investment Due Diligence Tools, Resources & Outreach from FINRA

February 21st, 2013|Categories: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Securities Law|

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) oversees all securities firms operating in the United States. FINRA is an independent organization and tremendous resource for investors of all experience levels. FINRA describes itself as “dedicated to investor protection and market integrity [...]

19 Feb, 2013

Investment Due Diligence Tools, Resources & Outreach from SEC Websites

February 19th, 2013|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law|

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has created an online bank of valuable information for EB-5 investors. The SEC hosted web portal, investor.gov offers investors a variety of resources to assist potential and current financiers.  A short video on the [...]

15 Feb, 2013

IIUSA Webinar (Friday 2/22, 3pm EST): “Securities Laws Enforcement in the EB-5 Context: SEC Process & Procedures (Chicago Convention Center Case Study)”

February 15th, 2013|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law, Webinars|

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY! The recent enforcement action by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against an EB-5 affiliated investment (Chicago Convention Center "CCC") is a new industry development welcomed by the Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA). As [...]

11 Feb, 2013

IIUSA Supports Inter-Agency Collaboration to Protect the Integrity of the EB-5 Program

February 11th, 2013|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Press Room, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law, Statements, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|Tags: , , , |

CHICAGO, February 11, 2013 - The Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA), the national membership-based industry association of active EB-5 Regional Centers, supports the recent action of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to stop a Regional Center and [...]