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TIPS TO MINIMIZE SEC ENFORCEMENT AND INVESTOR SECURITIES CLAIMS IN EB5 OFFERINGS

  • August 11th, 2016
  • Russell Weigel
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Now that the SEC’s Division of Enforcement is regularly bringing civil and administrative actions against EB5 securities issuers, what can the issuers do to protect themselves if an offering has already commenced or completed, and what can one do in…

Changes to the EB-5 Visa Program

  • October 12th, 2015
  • Russell Weigel
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Will Changes Be Coming to the EB-5 Visa Program? The EB-5 visa program has been featured in the news lately. The Regional Center Pilot Program was due to expire last week, but Congress extended its expiration until December 11, 2015….

Web-based EB5 Investor Solicitor Sued by SEC

  • September 23rd, 2015
  • Russell Weigel
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On June 23, 2015, the SEC ordered an EB5 investor-sourcing company to cease and desist from acting as an unregistered securities broker.  This case is a shot across the bow of the cottage industry of unlicensed finders and agents of…

US Residency through the L-1 and E visas

  • May 8th, 2015
  • Russell Weigel
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Are you interested in moving to the United States and opening a business, but you aren’t sure how to make it happen? You’ve come to the right place! There are many options spawned off of a plethora of opportunities that…

2 Self-Protection Tips for Immigration Attorneys involved in EB-5 Visa Transactions

2 Self-Protection Tips for Immigration Attorneys involved in EB-5 Visa Transactions

  • March 26th, 2015
  • Russell Weigel
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In EB-5 Visa Transactions, Immigration attorneys can reduce their exposure to SEC enforcement investigations adhering to the following tips:   1.      Don’t Be on Both Sides of EB-5 Visa Transactions. EVERY Regional Center EB-5 Investment Opportunity Is a Securities Transaction.  Whether or…