EB-5 Proposed Regulations: Trends, Developments and Updates in 2018
The previous year has been exposed to numerous significant developments involving the EB-5 Program. The new administration has greatly focused on addressing changes to the immigration system, more specifically thru legislation enacting comprehensive immigration reforms.
With the evolving and continuously changing economic landscape, more and more developments are expected to make their way in 2018. To avoid potential risks and pitfalls, keeping abreast of the trends and issues surrounding this remarkable topic is of high importance.
Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of the EB-5 Proposed Regulations and as they provide the audience a sneak peek of the current trends, developments and updates surrounding this significant topic. Speakers will also provide the audience with practical tips and strategies to avoid potential risks and pitfalls.
Key topics include:
- Legislative outlook for EB-5
- Proposed EB-5 regulatory reform
- USCIS adjudication trends in EB-5
- All-important visa capacity problem: impact of current limits
Miller Mayer, LLP
Fakhoury Law Group
- Likelihood they’ll be coming out – legislation or regulations
- Investment amount changes
- TEA changes
- Positive/neutral changes – PD retention, ex.
- Trends and Developments
- What Lies Ahead in 2018
Who Should Attend:
- Finance Lawyers
- Foreign Investors
- Foreign Investment Lawyers
- Immigration Officers
- Chief Financial Officers
- Financial Reporting Managers
- Fund Managers
- Investment Advisers
- In-house M&A practitioners
Carolyn Lee is the Managing Partner of Miller Mayer’s EB-5 practice group. She is Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)’s national EB-5 Committee. She has previously served as Vice-Chair and Chair. Carolyn's current advocacy focuses on long-term reauthorization of the EB-5 regional center program and workable reform. Carolyn represents Regional Centers, developers, funds, and investors. She has written numerous in-depth publications on "material change," the "at risk" requirement, and TEAs. Carolyn lectures widely on EB-5 issues and is recipient of numerous awards for excellence including the 2016 Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business, the 2015 AILA Presidential Commendation, and the 2008 AILA Joseph Minsky Award. She is listed on International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America in Immigration Law.
Carolyn Lee is the Managing Partner of Miller Mayer’s EB-5 practice group. She is Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers …
Brandon Meyer is the Managing Partner of the San Francisco office for Fakhoury Global Immigration. He received his Juris Doctorate (law) degree from University of San Diego School of Law, his Masters of Arts in East Asian Studies from George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from American University. He is a member in good standing of the Bars of the State of Connecticut and the District of Columbia. Mr. Meyer is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Academy of Political Science, the British American Business Council (BABC), the Bay Area Mobility Managers (BAMM), Invest in the USA (IIUSA) among other professional organizations. The author of numerous articles on the intersection of economics and politics with immigration law and policy, Mr. Meyer was selected among the top 25 EB-5 attorneys in the U.S. by EB-5 Investors Magazine for 2014, 2016, and 2017. His e-mail address is email@example.com.
Brandon Meyer is the Managing Partner of the San Francisco office for Fakhoury Global Immigration. He received his Juris Doctorate (law) degree …
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About Miller Mayer, LLP
Miller Mayer has represented EB-5 clients from the early years of the EB-5 program and has been integrally involved in the EB-5 program’s evolution. Miller Mayer has filed more than 130 successful regional center applications and has worked on over 250 EB-5 projects. The firm has 12 dedicated EB-5 attorneys and more than 30 EB-5 paralegals. Miller Mayer has raised over $2.67 billion in EB-5 funding for its clients and has done over 5500 EB-5 cases. With offices in New York and Shanghai, China, Miller Mayer is uniquely positioned to provide value-added immigration counsel to EB-5 investors, regional centers and project developers.
About Fakhoury Law Group
For the past 20 years, Fakhoury Global Immigration (FGI) has specialized in U.S. and global based business immigration. The firm’s client list consists of the world's most innovative brands ranging from the Automotive, IT, Engineering & Healthcare industries. FGI’s global staff is comprised of 100 attorneys, paralegals and immigration consultants that are equipped with the resources and expertise to effectively deal with any immigration matter. FGI has grown to become Michigan’s largest independent immigration law firm. To accommodate the firm’s growth and to service its clients across time zones, FGI has expanded from its Midwest headquarters to 4 additional global locations consisting of India, California, Colorado, & New York. FGI distinguishes itself from traditional immigration law firms through the application of technology-driven solutions and Six Sigma processes. The firm and its attorneys have received multiple awards such as the AV ranking from Martindale-Hubbard, Super Lawyers 2017, Who’s Who Legal and US News 2017. All of these awards recognize outstanding legal thinking, high ethical standards and excellent results.