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The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers
New York, NY - April 29, 2016

Speakers: Jennifer Hermansky (Co-Discussion Leader), Nataliya Rymer (Co-Discussion Leader), Peyman Attari, Angelique Brunner, Jeff Carr, Dillon Colucci, Avi Friedman, Matt Gordon, Jeffrey Gorsky, Bill Gresser, Krystal Ozmun, Salvatore "Sal" Picataggio, Reid Thomas, Ozzie Torres, Clem Turner, Cletus Weber, and Greg White.
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This event will be beneficial to anyone involved in EB-5. The event day will bring together experts and practitioners on all sides of the EB-5 equation. After each panel, guests will have the opportunity to discuss EB-5 issues among themselves and with speakers. This is a CLE workshop, however it is designed to be materially useful to Regional Center executives and real estate developers also, in addition to immigration attorneys.

AGENDA

Time

Subject/Activity

8:30 - 9:00

Registration - Continental Breakfast and Handouts Provided

9:00 – 9:50

How to overcome indebtedness NOIDs and the status of current litigation and strategies, and other source of funds hot topics

9:50 – 10:00

Networking Break

10:00 – 10:25

Funds Administration

10:25 – 10:30

Networking Break

10:30 – 11:20

Tips and Tricks of Speedy Consular Processing: When to go to LegNet and understanding their role

11:20 – 11:30

Networking Break

11:30 – 11:55

Organizational Structures in the EB-5 Program

11:55 – 1:00

Lunch

1:00 – 1:50

EB-5 Deal Terms in the Retrogression Era: USCIS draft memorandum on at-risk outlined a position which would require EB-5 loans to be outstanding for potentially 8-9 years - how do developers approach these terms?

1:50 – 2:00

Networking Break

2:00 – 2:25

Securities Issues in EB5

2:25 – 2:30

Networking Break

2:30 – 3:20

How to Deal with a USCIS Site Visit and other RC Compliance Tips

3:20 – 3:30

Networking Break

3:30 – 3:55

Advising Investors on Suitable EB-5 Projects

3:55 – 4:00

Networking Break

4:00 – 5:00

As the I-829 Petition Crunch looms, will we see changes in USCIS "material change" policies? What do we do when an I-829 Petition is approaching and a Project is no longer viable? How does this affect the immigration, securities and economic reports?


CLE Credits Available

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Jennifer Hermansky (Discussion Leader) focuses her immigration practice on both employment-based and family-based immigration. Jennifer has experience serving health care, pharmaceutical and real estate industries, as well as entrepreneurs, scientists and researchers in scientific communities. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters including students, professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty investors, individuals of extraordinary ability, and immigrant investors. Jennifer concentrates on EB-5 immigrant investor visas. She has prepared and filed many I-526 petitions and I-829 petitions for immigrant investors, both through individual investments and regional center investments. Additionally, she regularly works with developers across a variety of industries seeking capital for new projects that qualify for EB-5 investments. She counsels clients on the creation of new Regional Centers, amendments of a Regional Center designations and adoptions of developer projects by existing Regional Centers. Jennifer also regularly counsels approved Regional Centers on an ongoing basis, including job creation issues and Regional Center management recordkeeping and staffing issues.

Nataliya Rymer (Discussion Leader) focuses her practice on employment-based immigration and compliance. She represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty traders and investors, immigrant investors, and persons of extraordinary ability. Nataliya also has experience working with employers on I-9 employment verification matters as well as H-1B and LCA compliance-related issues. She counsels employers on due diligence issues, including internal audits and reviews, as well as minimization of exposure and liabilities in government investigations. In addition, Nataliya is experienced with family-based immigration and immigration-related federal court litigation issues, as well as waivers of inadmissibility.

Peyman Attari is the president and CEO of AISA Investment Advisers, LLC, a state registered investment advisory firm. He has more than 30 years of experience across various financial asset classes such as real estate, fixed income, and international equities. Prior to forming AISA, Mr. Attari was the founder and principal of Ambrose Property Holdings, a Kentucky based real estate investment and management company. Before moving to Kentucky, Mr. Attari had a long career in international emerging markets culminating in the position of head of Europe, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) equity research at Deutsche Bank where he led a previously unranked research team to a top three world ranking. Mr. Attari has also worked in senior roles at companies such as Euro Suisse Securities and Jesup and Lamont International. Furthermore, he was the founder and managing director of Saicor Securities, a New York-based investment bank specializing in South African investments. Born in Iran and raised in the United Kingdom, Mr. Attari attended Imperial College London earning a BSc Honors Degree in Petroleum Geology. He is an Associate of the Royal School of Mines (ARSM) and he is also a former registered representative of the London Stock Exchange and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He is fluent in English and Farsi.

Angelique Brunner established EB5 Capital in 2006. She splits her time between the company’s Washington, D.C. and San Francisco offices. As President, Angel provides strategic direction and oversight to EB5 Capital’s real estate, marketing, and legal teams. She serves on the Board of Directors for IIUSA, the national EB-5 trade association. She was the Inaugural Chair of the IIUSA Policy Committee, which guides the industry’s communications with USCIS and other governmental agencies. Angel is considered an expert in the EB-5 program and also serves as the face of EB5 Capital, speaking at all of the major industry events and writing articles for publication. Angel has also had the opportunity to speak at events for SelectUSA, which was established by President Obama within the Department of Commerce in order to attract foreign investment and create living-wage jobs for American workers. Angel attended the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit where she led a seminar at the Summit Academy that addressed best practices in regional center operations. In 2011, Angel submitted official congressional testimony in support of the EB-5 Program by request of Senator Leahy’s (D-VT) office. She works closely with Marriott International and Hilton Worldwide in their efforts to make the Program more effective. Before founding the company, Angel spent over a decade working in finance and investments for both public and private organizations focused on real estate and venture capital. She served as the founding treasurer of CodeNow, a non-profit organization that teaches computer programming to under-privileged high school students. Angel is a graduate of Brown University and holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Princeton University.

Jeff Carr is the President of EPR and as such is responsible for overseeing activities of the company as a whole.  He is also involved in the management of the EB-5 Program and public policy practices of the firm. Jeff Carr has more than 34 years of experience as an economist/analyst, with particular expertise in economic impact studies, project business plans, and regional center operations business plans for submission to the EB-5 Program, macroeconomics, economic forecasting, economic impact analysis, strategic economic development policy, housing supply and demand studies, and fiscal policy analysis for federal, state, and local government.  He has served as the State Economist and Principal Revenues Analyst for the Vermont Agency of Administration for over 23 years, including the last five gubernatorial administrations.  Jeff has served as a consulting economist to the Vermont Department of Economic Development in various capacities for more than 15 years. Prior to his full-time tenure at EPR, Jeff served as Legislative Director and Economist for a member of the United States House of Representatives.  He served in the Executive Brach of Vermont state government as an economist/policy analyst, as Research Director for a United States Senate campaign, and as Director of Research for a national education organization specializing in federal fiscal policy analysis.  He has been the Vermont State Economic Forecast Manager for the New England Economic Partnership (“NEEP”) for the past 22 years, and has served on the NEEP Board of Directors for the past 5 years.  Jeff taught economics in the Graduate School at St. Michael’s College in Winooski, VT.  He has been the keynote speaker at numerous conferences and has written extensively on the EB-5 Program, economic forecasting, economic development, and fiscal policy.  Jeff holds an M.S. in Agricultural Economics and a B.S. in Animal Sciences from the University of Vermont.  He served on the Town of Essex Selectboard for more than 10 years, where he was the Vice Chair or Chair of the Selectboard for a total of 4 years.

Dillon R. Colucci is an immigration associate in the New York office of Greenberg Traurig. Dillon practices and handles U.S. immigration concerns and helps individuals, families, professionals, skilled workers, investors, and businesses live, work, invest and do business in the United States. Dillon works extensively on EB-5 immigrant investor matters. He regularly works with developers across a variety of industries, as well as private equity funds on developing new projects that qualify for EB-5 investments. This includes the creation of new Regional Centers, having projects adopted by existing Regional Centers or through pooled individual EB-5 petitions. Dillon also counsels foreign nationals on obtaining permanent residency through individual or Regional Center EB-5 investments. Additionally, Dillon focuses his practice on employment-based immigration and compliance.  He represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty traders and investors, immigrant investors, and persons of extraordinary ability.

Avi Friedman, a partner in the Los Angeles office, was named both the 2014 and 2016 Los Angeles Immigration Law "Lawyer of the Year" by U.S. News-Best Lawyers®. He was also listed in the 2015 Who's Who Legal rankings for his excellent in-person attorney/client representation at U.S. consular posts in Canada and Mexico. Mr. Friedman is serving his fifth term on the AILA Department of State Liaison Committee (2014-2016 and 2007-2010) and is also the current AILA Canada Chapter Liaison to the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa, Canada. He served eleven terms as the Consular Affairs Liaison for the Southern California Chapter of AILA. He has authored numerous articles for AILA including: several chapters for the "Visa Processing Guide"; Third-Country National (TCN) and Consular Processing of Non-immigrant Visa Applications in Mexico and Canada: Practice Advisory; Nonimmigrant Waivers of Inadmissibility under INA 212(d)(3); "DOs" and "DON'Ts" for Attorneys Representing Visa Applicants (and for Consular Officers, too!); Nonimmigrant Visa Processing In Canada or Mexico Remains The Best Option for Third Country Nationals; and NIV Consular Processing - Truth and Consequences. He is also a frequent speaker on consular/visa issues and waivers at AILA and NAFSA conferences. Mr. Friedman continues to assist applicants with non-immigrant visa applications at U.S. consular posts worldwide. He focuses on in-person attorney/client representation at U.S. consular posts in Canada and Mexico. He also handles family-based immigrant petitions, naturalization applications, investor visa applications, and J-1 Waivers and immigrant and non-immigrant petitions for international medical graduate physicians. Mr. Friedman is listed in Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers as an "outstanding" lawyer, an "expert on consular issues" and a "highly rated inclusion" to the Wolfsdorf firm. In the 2010 California Edition of the Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers, Mr. Friedman was described as "an active speaker within AILA and has cultivated 'a superb reputation' among peers and clients." Mr. Friedman was also listed in The Southern California Super Lawyers from 2010-2014.

Matt Gordon is the Chief Executive Officer at E3iG and Chairman of E3 Cargo. Mr. Gordon's career spans business operations, finance and law. Mr. Gordon is a noted expert in the EB-5 field and is an authority on structuring EB-5 investments. He is the editor of the EB-5 Book, the legal treatise on the EB-5 program and a frequent lecturer to immigration attorneys. Mr. Gordon has participated in policy events, including those hosted by the White House and Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Prior to founding E3 Investment Group, Mr. Gordon was an investment banker for a decade and ran the US division of a Swiss multi-national corporation. Mr. Gordon is a licensed attorney, having practiced mergers and acquisitions law at the beginning of his career with the largest and most reputable Wall Street firms including Fried Frank and Sullivan & Cromwell. Mr. Gordon received his B.S. in Policy Analysis from Cornell University and his J.D., with honors, from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. Mr. Gordon holds FINRA/SEC securities licenses and is associated with a registered broker-dealer.

Jeffrey Gorsky is Senior Counsel with Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. Before joining BAL, Mr. Gorsky served as Chief of the Legal Advisory Opinion section of the Visa Office in the Department of State. For almost two decades, Mr. Gorsky led the team that provides legal guidance to consular officers worldwide on visa matters. During his tenure in Washington, DC, Mr. Gorsky was a trusted advisor to senior policymakers and worked closely with counterparts at the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Justice. He assisted the Department of Justice on civil and criminal visa matters and testified for the government as an expert witness on visas. He twice earned the State Department’s Superior Honor Award. Before assuming his position in Washington, DC, Mr. Gorsky served in various positions at US consulates around the world. Mr. Gorsky worked as a criminal defense lawyer before joining the government.

William “Bill” Gresser has been the President of EB-5 New York State, LLC, since he co-founded the company in 2007. Since that time he has managed the company as it grew and successfully completed EB-5 projects. Mr. Gresser’s background includes having been an attorney for over 20 years and a successful business man. Mr. Gresser is a member of the Board of Directors of Invest In the USA (IIUSA®), the leading trade association of Regional Centers and others participants in the EB-5 industry. Mr. Gresser is a regular speaker on advanced EB-5 related topics and is sought out by Regional Centers and developers throughout the U.S. Mr. Gresser obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University, a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Georgetown University School of Business Administration.

Kristal Ozmun is a Partner in Miller Mayer’s Immigration practice group. Ms. Ozmun focuses her practice on employment-based immigration with a unique specialization in the EB-5 preference category. Ms. Ozmun represents EB-5 regional centers in matters related to both immigration law and corporate and securities law, including designation, compliance, and governance. She also advises EB-5 investors in navigating the immigration process and represents a variety of individual clients seeking non-immigrant and immigrant status. Ms. Ozmun is a member of the Massachusetts and New York State bars. She received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and her B.A. from the College of Charleston.

Salvatore “Sal” Picataggio has been an associate attorney at BESHARA, P.A. since December, 2011, practicing business and family immigration. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Orange County Bar Association, and the Central Florida Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. As a member of BESHARA P.A., Sal practices family and business immigration law, assisting and representing clients in family-based immigration (spouse, parent/child, sibling), investments (Treaty Investor and Immigrant Investor), specialty occupations, multinational executives and managers, and more, in the preparation and filing of applications, petitions, and supporting documentation with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and the U.S. Consulate. Sal has also taken a particular interest in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, where he assists with investor petitions and applications for permanent residency, Regional Center Applications, and EB-5 project infrastructure and compliance. Sal is also an “EB-5 Verified” Attorney on EB5investors.com and also highly rated on EB5info.com. Sal graduated from the University of Florida Levin College of Law in May, 2011. Sal’s studies included a diverse array of topics including intellectual property law, government law, and land use and environmental law. He also studied Business Immigration Law with Managing Partner of BESHARA, P.A., Edward Beshara. This led him into the practice of Immigration Law. At his time at the Levin College of Law, Sal was a member of the John Marshall Bar Association General Board as Director of Technology and Public Relations Direction. He was the Event Coordinator and a Student Ambassador for the Introduction to Law School and the Profession program. He was also the Vice President, Live Music Showcase Coordinator, and performer for the Music Law Conference. Sal graduated summa cum laude from the University of Florida in 2008, where he majored in Public Relations and minored in Business Administration. He was a member of the Public Relations Student Society of America and the drummer for the University of Florida Jazz Band.

Reid Thomas is the Executive Vice President at NES Financial, leading the company's sales and marketing organization. He brings over 20 years of executive management experience at both private and public companies, including Laszlo Systems, Octel Communications, and VINA Technologies. During his time with NES Financial, Mr. Thomas has been instrumental in the rapid growth of the company's EB-5 business, making NES Financial the leader in EB-5 by providing innovative solutions specifically built for the industry. Mr. Thomas' active participation in the EB-5 community has made him a frequent and sought after speaker at events and conferences across the country. He has written numerous articles, blogs, and white papers on the topics of escrow and fund administration, solidifying his position as an industry expert.

Osvaldo F. Torres Esq. is a 1987 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Penn Law Forum. Mr. Torres has over 25 years of corporate, securities and media law experience. Mr. Torres’ extensive experience qualifies him to handle a wide variety of challenging matters, including those where the interests of the client extend into or originate from Latin America and other territories. Some of the types of transactions on which Mr. Torres served as lead counsel include: registration of debt and equity securities; tender offers; purchase and sale of television stations and cable networks; the $773 million merger pursuant to which Telemundo was acquired by affiliates of Sony, Liberty Media and others; and hundreds of licensing and distribution agreements involving Latin American and U.S. based companies. Mr. Torres’ professional experience has also included service as Senior Vice President, and General Counsel for both HBO Latin America and Telemundo Group, Inc. His law firm experience includes being a member of the corporate and securities departments of Greenberg Traurig in Miami and Schulte Roth and Zabel in New York City. In addition to his practice, Mr. Torres has the honor of serving his community as the Secretary of the Weston Bar Association and a member of the American Bar Association Corporate Governance Committee.

Clem Turner is a shareholder and the Managing Attorney of the New York Office of Homeier & Law, PC. Clem practices in the area of general corporate, corporate finance and business transactional law. Over the course of his career, Clem has provided counsel in transactions with an aggregate value totaling over $6.5 billion. Clem’s corporate practice areas include: mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital finance, public corporate finance, securities law, commercial debt and lending, Internet and cyber law, intellectual property and general business and corporate counseling. Clem has represented clients in a wide range of industries, such as financial services, information services, accounting, real estate, manufacturing, healthcare, new media, software development, e-commerce and entertainment. Within the entertainment industry, Clem has represented numerous production companies, post-production companies, producers, writers and diverse artists. Prior to joining Homeier & Law, P.C. and managing its New York office, Clem garnered broad corporate law and business experience within large law firms, boutique law firms, and as company counsel. Clem began his legal practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance. He later associated with Brobeck, Pheleger & Harrison LLP in their Business & Technology Group where he counseled clients undergoing business combinations, public corporate financings and venture capital fund raises. After working at these large international law firms, Clem would serve as head of “Business and Legal Affairs” for two emerging companies in the new media and entertainment industries, respectively. Most recently, as Counsel in a boutique law firm, Clem advised clients on a wide range of transactional matters as well as general business issues. Clem is active in the entrepreneurial community and participates in and moderates panels focusing on issues related to start-up and developing businesses – especially in the technology and entertainment fields. Furthermore, Clem maintains a legal blog which provides information for entrepreneurs in these sectors. His blog can be found at www.mylegalinsights.com. Clem graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in Psychology. He graduated from Georgetown University Law School with a J.D., where he served as Executive Editor of the American Criminal Law Review. Mr. Turner is admitted to practice in New York and California.

Cletus Weber is a Co-Founder and Senior Attorney at Peng & Weber, PLLC, a suburban Seattle, Washington (Mercer Island) immigration law firm focusing on assisting EB-5 investors, entrepreneurs, and highly talented persons from around the world. He is Editor-in-Chief of AILA's Guide to PERM Labor Certification: Strategies, Samples, and Guidance for Achieving Success (American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2011), Associate Editor of AILA's Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs, 2nd Edition (2010), Associate Editor of AILA's Immigration Practice Pointers: Tips for Handling Complex Cases (2010-2011), Chair of AILA's national Board of Publications Committee, a member of AILA's national EB-5 Conference Committee, a member of the Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA), and author of the popular "Unsolicited Advice" column on immigration law practice for AILA's online magazine, Voice: An Immigration Dialogue. His practice focuses on employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas with special emphasis on EB-5 investors, E-2 investors, PERM labor certification, national interest waivers, aliens of extraordinary ability, outstanding professors or researchers, and J-1 waivers. Mr. Weber earned his BBA degree (Beta Gamma Sigma honors) at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1986 and earned his law degree at the National Law Center of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. in 1989. He served as Managing Editor of the George Washington Law Review, 1988-1989. In addition to having written and spoken nationally on immigration law and practice, Mr. Weber has been quoted on EB-5 or other immigration law issues in HR Magazine, The Seattle Times, Daily Telegraph (UK), Workforce Management, and other major media

Gregory White is a Partner in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group. Mr. White’s practice focuses on the representation of corporations, private equity funds, venture capital firms, and corporations in financing, technology and M&A transactions.A substantial portion of Greg’s practice includes high-tech and emerging growth companies in a number of industries, including software, telecommunications, data storage, mobile technology, medical technology and e-commerce. In addition to representing such companies in fundraising transactions, Greg’s work for these clients includes representation in connection with corporate partnering, joint ventures and strategic alliances, as well as licensing, marketing, distribution, service, support, outsourcing, and other agreements.Mr. White has an extensive practice assisting venture capital and private equity funds in the capital formation and investment process and in connection with M&A transactions. His practice includes both start-up and public company work and he has extensive experience in the area of securities law practice and compliance. Mr. White is a frequent lecturer on various aspects of venture capital transactions and has authored articles and legal education publications on private equity transactions. Mr. White also serves, on behalf of the firm, in the capacity of general outside corporate legal counsel to a number of the firm’s clients and in such capacity advises the boards of directors of firm clients on corporate governance issues and the fiduciary principles applicable to board oversight, including consideration of disclosure issues, major transactions, legal disputes and other similar matters.

LOCATION


Jolly Hotel Madison Towers
22 E 38th St
New York, NY 10016
To reserve a room, call 212-802-0600
Or reserve online by clicking here.

MATERIALS

Material included in the registration price is The EB-5 Book 2014-2015 Edition ($149 value).

CLE CREDITS:

ILW.COM is accredited CLE Provider in State of California and Texas. Attorneys admitted in AK, CO, FL, MT, ND, NJ, NY (some exclusions apply) and WV are able to obtain MCLE credits through reciprocity with State of California. For remaining states, which require MCLE but do not accept reciprocity with any other jurisdiction, Certificate of Attendance for obtaining a self-study credits is available. Please note, CT, DC, MA, MD, MI and SD do not require MCLE.

REGISTRATION
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EVENT SPONSORS:

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AISA is a registered investment advisory firm specializing in EB-5 transactions. We provide EB-5 investors professional support to enable them to make a sound investment decision. We bring extensive financial knowledge and institutional quality due diligence to the EB-5 market while ensuring full compliance with U.S. and international financial regulations.

E3 Investment Group structures offerings that allow foreign investors the opportunity to receive green cards under the U.S. Government's EB-5 program. They have a unique expertise in creating opportunities that do not involve regional centers, but offer all of the benefits of a scaled organization without the negatives. They call this Scalable-Direct. In essence, they are the Non-Regional Center.

NES Financial provides technology-enabled services for the efficient middle and back office administration of highly specialized financial transactions. Our custom solutions include EB-5 escrows, 1031 exchanges, and fund administration transactions. Many of the world's largest financial institutions and corporations rely on our proprietary technology, unparalleled expertise, and outstanding services to ensure the secure, transparent, and compliant management of funds. Recognized two years in a row by Inc. Magazine's 500|5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in America, NES Financial helps companies lower operational costs, reduce risk, and improve ROI. For more information, visit www.nesfinancial.com.

Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 800 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits. For more information, visit www.seyfarth.com/.

To learn more about becoming a sponsor, click here.

TESTIMONIALS

Here are some participants' testimonials from previous workshops:

"The EB5 Summit was very informative and comprehensive in covering the wide variety of challenges with the EB5 visa process." - Courtney Campbell

"Very infomative session that covered a wide variety of issues devoted to EB5 program." - David Hart

"The full day format combined with high quality panelists allowed the opportunity to address many current topics in a meaningful way." - Daniel Dwyer

"I would highly recommend this Summit; it covers a broad range of issues in a comprehensive manner. Well done!" - Clem Turner

"Great way to get up to speed on issues and most players in industry." -John Neill

"The program is well worth the time for those seeking to understabd the pitfalls and challenges for EB-5 investors and developers." -Gordon Quan

"As director of the Vermont EB5 Regional Center, who previously worked in muni and corporate bond industry, as well as has series 66 and series 7, I questioned whether the program would be worth my time. It was well worth attending." - Brent Raymond

"Absolutely invaluable to those who are new in the practice of EB-5" - Rose Bautista, JD. Immigration Information Specialist, County of Hawaii, Office of the Mayor.

"It covers both basic & complex info - something that anyone interested in EB-5 should attend." - Katie Wu

"Excellent comprehensive presentation that provided a perfect entree to the EB-5 Visa Category" - Mark Kalish

"Access to so many acclaimed professionals in the field at one time is well worth it." -Rani Emandi

"Great "Intro to EB5" workshop. Get to hear from all parts of the EB-5 Industry." - Catharine Yen

"I think this would be useful to all people seeking investors from other countries." - William Howell

"Coming in with no prior legal, let alone EB5, experience, I found the lectures very logically formed & easily accessible." - Khalid Raoof

"An essential conference to stay on the cutting edge of EB5." - Boyd Campbell

"I like the format/organization of the topics presented during the workshop." - Pamela Toyos

Very positive and structured with an emphasis on cutting edge information." - Michael Harris

"A frank and informed foundation for dealing in the EB-5 visa world." - Art Williamson

"The EB-5 discussions are essential and understanding new trends and USCIS recent policies which effect a successful EB-5 project." - Ed Beshara

"It teaches everything about EB-5 in a day. It was worth travelling from India to attend this workshop." -Sudhir Shah

"I learnt a lot. All the speakers are very knowledgable and articulate. The discussion is very lively and not boring at all."-Yee Ling Poon

"The EB-5 Workshop provides hands-on, practical knowledge straight from experienced stakeholders. Highly recommended." -Jesus Rios

Disclaimer: participation in this workshop does not create an attorney-client relationship with the speakers


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