EB-5 Practice, Ethics, and Decoding the IPO Edit

Tips on navigating potential conflict of interest issues between U.S. project partners, investors, and immigration consultants.

Presented by the Immigration Section

Title: EB-5 Practice, Ethics, and Decoding the IPO

Date:Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Registration: 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Program:
4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Program Description
Part I, Ethics and Risk Management:

* Tips on navigating potential conflict of interest issues between U.S. project partners, investors, and immigration consultants

* Addressing problems created by the "puffing" of consultants and U.S. business partners

* Identify and troubleshoot compliance issues with the SEC (marketing, referral fees, etc.)

* Red flags of a problematic EB-5 investment and exit strategies for immigration practitioners

* “To go or not to go"- working with immigration consultants in East Asia and the Middle East

* Ethical/practical ways to handle the EB-5 retrogression issue for Chinese investors

Part II, Source of Funds, Mechanics of a Winning I-526:

* Tips on dealing with SOF for all-cash businesses (common w/ investors from Dubai)

* IPO's new policy on SOF (samples of SOF RFEs issued by the IPO), and tips on how to manage the newer, stricter SOF standard

* Tips on assembling a winning I-526 from any country

* Discussion of IPO approved money transfer arrangements for countries with strict international money transfer controls (e.g. China and Vietnam)

* Post-specific consular processing issues

Speakers:

Taiyyeba Safri Skomra       Stone Grzegorek and Gonzalez LLP
Anibal Sanchez
                  Darren Silver & Associates LLP
Angelo Paparelli
                Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Michael Clark
                     Seyfarth Shaw
Mahsa Aliaskari                  Seyfarth Shaw
Brandon Meyer                  Meyer Law Group

Location:
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071

CLE:
Earn 2.0 hours CLE Credit

Price:          

CLE+ Members with Meals

$Free

Immigration Section Members

$120

LACBA Members

$140

All Others

$175

Law Students

$75

When
12/14/2016 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Where
Millennium Biltmore Hotel 506 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, 90071
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