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EB-5 Presentations

Dillon Colucci – Speaker, “EB-5 101: Green Card Through Investment,” New York City AILA Chapter, May 2, 2016

Kate Kalmykov – Panelist, “Solutions to the EB-5 waiting line,” 2016 Invest in America, Shenzhen, China, May 19, 2016

Kate Kalmykov – Appearance, China Business Network (CBN) Television, April 2016

Jennifer Hermansky – Speaker and Co-Host, ILW EB-5 Summit for Attorneys and Developers, April 29, 2016

Nataliya Rymer – Speaker and Co-Host, ILW EB-5 Summit for Attorneys and Developers, April 29, 2016

Dillon Colucci – Speaker, “EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers,” ILW, April 29, 2016

Matthew Galati – Panelist, “Advanced EB-5 in 2016,” AILA Philadelphia Chapter 2016 Conference and CLE, March 2016;

Kate Kalmykov – Panelist, “Migration Agents Roundtable,” 2016 Invest in America, Beijing, China, March 17, 2015

Kate Kalmykov – Panelist, “Case Study of an EB-5 project,” 2016 Invest in America, Shanghai, China, March 12, 2015

Kate Kalmykov –  ImmiCa, March 9, 2016

Matthew Galati – Panelist, “Raising Capital with the Right Team,” NES Financial Summit, Miami, February 2016

Kate Kalmykov – Presenter, 2016 NES Financial EB-5 Summit, New York, February 2016

Jennifer Hermansky – Moderator, “Loan and Security Agreements in EB-5 Transactions,” EB5Investors.com Las Vegas EB-5 Conference, Las Vegas, NV, January 2016

Kate Kalmykov – Moderator, “Going Global: Trends in EB-5 marketing and Due Diligence,” Las Vegas EB-5 Conference, Las Vegas, NV, January 16, 2016

Dillon Colucci – Speaker, “Real Estate Industry Update,” SaxBST Seminar, January 26, 2016

Kate Kalmykov – Panelist, “Hot Topics in EB-5 Adjudications in 2015,” Overseas Investment and International Wealth Management Forum (OIIF), Shanghai, China, November 6-7, 2015

Kate Kalmykov – Panelist, “The Effect of New Immigration Policies on EB-5 Project and the EB-5 Development Trend,” Overseas Investment and International Wealth Management Forum (OIIF), Shanghai, China, November 6-7, 2015

Kate Kalmykov – Presenter, “Start-Up Law” Series, Harvard Law School, November 3, 2015

Kate Kalmykov – Presenter, 4th Annual U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USIIF), Shenzhen, China, October 15-17, 2015

Kate Kalmykov – Presenter, The 2015 China Overseas Investment and Entrepreneurship Summit, October 9-11, 2015

Kate Kalmykov – Presenter, The Real Deal’s U.S. Real Estate Showcase & Forum in Shanghai, China, September 11-12, 2015

Matthew Galati – Speaker, “Developing the I-924 Application,” ILW EB-5 Summit, Chicago, September 11, 2015

Kate Kalmykov – Presenter, “Due Diligence in EB-5 Cases,” American Immigration Law Association (AILA) EB-5 Investors Summit, Las Vegas, NV,  August 27-28, 2015

Jennifer Hermansky – Panelist, “Representing EB-5 Investors and Regional Centers,” American Immigration Lawyers Association 2015 EB-5 Investors Summit, Las Vegas, NV August 2015.

Kate Kalmykov – Moderator, “Investing Cash From Loan Proceeds: Indebtedness, ‘Cash is Cash’, RFE’s and NOIDS,” EB-5 Investor Magazine Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, August 2-3, 2015

Kate Kalmykov – Presenter, “Putting Together the Pieces of EB-5,” Greenberg Traurig and Westcor Seminar, June 23, 2015

Laura Reiff, Presenter, “Legislative Developments to Expect in EB-5 in 2015: Report from Capitol Hill,” OIIF EB-5 Conference, March 28, 2015

Laura Reiff, Presenter, “New Developments and Hot Topics in EB-5,” 2015 Invest in America, Beijing, China, March 21, 2015

Kate Kalmykov, Presenter, “Everything You Need to Know About TEAs,” 2015 Invest in America, Shenzhen, China, March 18, 2015

Laura Reiff, Presenter, “Direct vs. Regional Center Investments,” 2015 Invest in America, Shanghai, China, March 15, 2015

Kate Kalmykov, Presenter, “What Investors Need to Know About Permanent Resident Status,” 2015 Invest in America, Shanghai, China, March 15, 2015

Batya Goodman, Presenter, “SEC Regulations, Recent Actions and their Impact on EB-5’s Future Development; Impact of EB-5 Investments on U.S. Economy; American’s Opinion about EB-5 Investments; Direction of U.S. Immigration Reform; Trends in the EB-5 Industry,” U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USIIF), March 7-8, 2015

Laura Reiff and Batya Goodman, Presenters, “Structuring EB-5 Projects for Immigration, Financial, and Market Success; Role of Escrow and Bridge Funding for EB-5 Projects,” U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USIIF), March 7-8, 2015

Kate Kalmykov, Presenter, “Latest Updates about the Pending Retrogression,” U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USIIF), March 7-8, 2015

Kate Kalmykov, Jennifer Hermansky and Laura Reiff Presenters, “Components of a Successful EB-5 Petition; Lawful Source of Funds Standards; Direct Investment vs. Regional Center: Either or Both?” U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USIIF), March 7-8, 2015

Kate Kalmykov, Presenter, “Maturation of the EB-5 Program: Flight to Quality and Globalization,” NES Financial EB-5 Innovation Summit, New York, NY, February 24, 2015

Kate Kalmykov, Presenter, “Post-Graduate Immigration Options with a Focus on the USCIS EB-5 Visa Program,” University of Michigan, February 18, 2015

Matthew Galati and Ayanna London, Presenters, “Post-Graduate Immigration Options with a Focus on the USCIS EB-5 Visa Program,” University of Michigan, February 18, 2015

Nataliya Rymer, Speaker, “Guide to Graduating with a Visa,” Temple U Beasley School of Law, February 12, 2015

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, City of Miami EB-5 Regional Center’s Informational Conference, Miami, FL, January 26, 2015

Kate Kalmykov and Laura Reiff, Keynote Speakers, Las Vegas EB-5 Conference, Las Vegas, NV, January 17, 2015

Laura Reiff, Speaker, “Where’s the Money? New Equity Sources for Multifamily,” NAHB International Builders Show, Las Vegas, Nevada, January 20-22, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Guest Speaker, “EB-5: Immigration program for job creation & creative financing for commercial real estate,” The Stoler Report, December 10, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “EB-5 Chinese Capital,” AICPA National Real Estate Conference, Grapevine, TX, November 7-8, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Keynote Speaker, 2nd Session of U.S. Investment Immigration Forum, USI2F, Shenzhen, China, October 29-30, 2014

Ali Brodie, Speaker, Post-Graduate Immigration Options with a Focus on the USCIS EB-5 Visa Program, Columbia University, New York, New York, November 12, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Featured, “Chinese investors are ready when faced with EB-5 investment funds,” Immigration Times magazine, Fall 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Panelist, “China Issues,” AILA 2014 EB-5 Investors & Regional Centers CLE Conference, Chicago, IL, August 22-23, 2014

Ali Brodie, Panelist, “International Differences in Source of Funds,” Southern California EB-5 Conference, EB5 Investors magazine, July 21, 2014

Jennifer Hermansky, Moderator, “EB-5 Securities Compliance & Broker Dealers: Commonly Overlooked Securities Issues,” Southern California EB-5 Conference, EB5 Investors magazine, July 21, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Panelist, “EB-5 Financing for Hotel Developers,” Southern California EB-5 Conference, EB5 Investors magazine, July 21, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Moderator, “Introduction to EB-5 Marketing Overseas,” Southern California EB-5 Conference, EB5 Investors magazine, July 21, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Panelist, “EB-5 Financing for Real Estate Development in NYC,” MBANY Seminar, New York, NY, July 17, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “EB-5 Investors as a Vehicle for Franchise Network Expansion,” 2014 International Franchise Expo, New York, NY, June 2014

Jennifer Hermansky, Laura Reiff, Co-Panelists, “Understanding the Nuts and Bolts of EB-5 Investment,” Invest in America Conference, Shanghai, China, March 23, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Moderator, “U.S. Immigration Panel Discussion,” Invest in America Conference, Shanghai, China, March 22, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Moderator, “Dispelling Common EB-5 Myths,” U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USI2F) Conference, Shenzhen, China, March 19, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Moderator, “The New EB-5 Worry – Retrogression – What is it and How Do We deal With It?  – An Overview of the State Department’s Visa Process and How It Can Affect the EB-5 Visa,” U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USI2F) Conference Shenzhen, China, March 19, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Moderator, “The Legal Design and Risk Prevention of the Immigration Investment Projects,” U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USI2F) Conference Shenzhen, China, March 19, 2014

Jennifer Hermansky, Panelist, “A Debrief of the USCIS Stakeholder Call,” U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USI2F) Conference, Shenzhen, China, March 17, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Moderator, “Agent and Developer – Successful Relationships are Mutually Beneficial: Tips for the Beginners,” U.S. Investment Immigration Forum (USI2F) Conference Shenzhen, China, March 17, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Keynote Speaker, U.S. Investment Immigration Forum 2014 Conference Shenzhen, China, March 17 – 19, 2014

Jennifer Hermansky, Co-Panelist, EB-5 Panel, 31st Annual Regional Conference of Mortgage Bankers Association, Atlantic City, NJ, March 10, 2014

Laura Reiff, Moderator, “EB-5 Program Advocacy: How the Program Could Change in 2014 and Beyond,” eb5 investors Las Vegas EB-5 Conference, March 5, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Co-Panelist, “2014 Success Strategies for EB-5 Regional Centers,” NES Financial Seminar, February 4, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Co-Panelist, “EB-5 Essentials Panel,” American Immigration Lawyers Association Midyear Conference, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, January 24, 2014

Kate Kalmykov, Co-Presenter, “EB-5 and Public Finance,” AICPA National Real Estate Conference, Las Vegas, NV, November 8, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Co-Panelist, “Hot Topics – Immigrant Visas,” Advanced Corporate Immigration Law Conference, Newark, New Jersey, October 23, 2013

Ali Brodie, Speaker, “Immigration Update, Intro to EB-5 & Tips on Keeping ICE off your Tailgate,” Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association (CHLA) Annual Conference, October 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Quoted, “EB-5: Worthwhile, But Complex,” Globest, September 12, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Co-Panelist, “How To Use EB-5 Financing In A Credit Restricted Market,” Mortgage Bankers Association of New York Luncheon, New York, NY, September 10, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker and Conference Committee Co-Chair, Southern California EB-5 Conference, EB5Investors.com, Newport Beach, CA, July 15, 2013

Genna Garver and  Jennifer Hermansky, Speakers, Southern California EB-5 Conference, EB5Investors.com, Newport Beach, CA, July 15, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Moderator, “Efficiently Managing and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center,” 3rd Annual EB-5 Investment Summit: Dealmakers Conference, Long Beach, CA, May 30, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Panelist, “Investors I-526 Petition Process and Latest RFE Trends,” 3rd Annual EB-5 Investment Summit: Dealmakers Conference, Long Beach, CA, May 30, 2013

Ali Brodie, Speaker, Urban Land Institute Hotel Development Council Spring Meeting, Coronado, CA, May 16, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Co-Chair, 16th Annual AILA New York Chapter Immigration Law Symposium, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Moderator, “Is EB-5 an Option?” EB-5 Conference: Show Me the Jobs, Miami, FL, May 2, 2013

Jennifer Hermansky, Speaker, “Considerations in Filing Form I-526 Through a Regional Center,” EB-5 Conference: Show Me the Jobs, Miami, FL, May 2, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Reforming Immigration for a Better America,” U.S. Chamber of Commerce, April 26, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, 2013 Artisan National EB-5 Finance Seminar Tour, New York, NY, April 10, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, Shanghai’s 2013 Invest in America Summit & Exhibition, March 2013

Jennifer Hermansky and  Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, 2013 National EB-5 Finance Seminar Tour, Phoenix, AZ, March 5, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Strategic Business Consulting in the Dubai Capital Club,” EB-5 Finance Seminar, February 7-8, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Featured Expert Speaker, “2013 National EB-5 Finance Seminar Tour,” The Artisan Business Group, January 16, 2013

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “The EB-5 Summit for Attorneys and Developers,” ILW conference, New York, NY, December 14, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, Panelist, “Lion Taming – Visas for Entrepreneurs,” 15th Annual AILA New York Chapter Immigration Law Symposium, New York, NY, December 3, 2012

Jennifer Hermansky, Speaker, “Options for Entrepreneurs,” American Immigration Lawyers Association, Chicago Chapter Business Immigration Conference, November 2012

Shanghai EB-5 Delegation, Greenberg Traurig Shanghai Office, November 15, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Government Programs – Credits and Incentives that continue to Fuel Development,” National Real Estate Conference, American Institute of CPAs, Las Vegas, NV, November 5, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “EB-5 RC Designation & the Latest Trends in I-924 RFE,” The Bottom Line: Capturing EB-5 Capital from China and Korea Workshop, Washington, DC, October 15, 2012

Kate KalmykovEB-5 Financing: How It Affects Your Business, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, McLean, VA, October 12, 2012

Jennifer Hermansky, Speaker, “I-829 Petitions: Removal of Conditions,” ILW.com EB-5 Seminar Series, Los Angeles, CA, September 2012

Kate KalmykovEB-5 Visas: Investments and New Jobs, Wharton University of Pennsylvania Club of South Florida, September 12, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “The Nuts and Bolts of EB-5 Offerings,” 2012 US-China-India Investment and Business Forum, Chicago, IL, August 23, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, Southern California’s EB-5 Conference with U.S. Congressman Lamar Smith, Newport Beach, CA, July 30, 2012

Kate KalmykovEB-5 for Beginners, American Immigration Lawyers Association National Conference, Nashville, TN, June 13, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association’s program on issues impacting businesses that seek financing through the EB-5 foreign investor program, New York, NY June 6, 2012

Kate Kalmykov and Genna Garver“EB-5 101,” American Immigration Lawyer’s Association, New York, NY, May 22, 2012

Jennifer Hermansky, Speaker, “Eb-5 101, A Comprehensive Overview of the Eb-5 Program,” American Immigration Lawyers Association, NY Chapter 101 CLE Series, May 22, 2012

Kate KalmykovGenna GarverSteve Felsenstein, “Finding Balance Between the EB-5 Regional Center Program, Foreign Direct Investment and Business Realities,” Overseas Funding Conference, New York, NY, May 16-17, 2012

Jennifer Hermansky, Speaker, “Recent Trends in Eb-5 Requests for Evidence,” USAdvisors Overseas Funding Conference: Finding Balance between the Eb-5 Regional Center Program, Foreign Direct Investment, and Business Realities, New York, May 16, 2012

Jennifer Hermansky, Speaker, “The Individual Investor Process,” USAdvisors Overseas Funding Conference: Finding Balance between the Eb-5 Regional Center Program, Foreign Direct Investment, and Business Realities, New York, May 16, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, “Practice Tips in Documenting the Successful EB-5 Case,” American Immigration Lawyers Association EB-5 Investors & Regional Centers Conference, The Atlantis, Bahamas, April 20, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, “Hot Topics in EB-5,” Section of Litigation Lunch and Learn Series, American Bar Association, March 14, 2012

Kate KalmykovMarketing Your EB-5 Project- Where Immigration Practicalities and Securities Laws Intersect, The EB-5 Workshop, OverseasFunding.Com, Orlando, FL, March 6, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, “Q&A with The EB-5 Experts” The EB-5 Workshop, ILW.COM, Orlando, FL, March 5, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, “Ask the Experts,” American Immigration Lawyers Association, New York Chapter Meeting, New York, NY, February 13, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, “Rolling the Dice on EB-5: How to Play by the Rules and Stay Ahead of the Game,” Breakfast Informational Session, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Santa Monica, CA, January 24, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, “Rolling the Dice on EB-5: How to Play by the Rules and Stay Ahead of the Game,” Breakfast Informational Session, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Irvine, CA, January 23, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, “Rolling the Dice on EB-5: How to Play by the Rules and Stay Ahead of the Game,” Breakfast Informational Session, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Las Vegas, NV, January 19, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, “EB-5 Practice Fundamentals,” Web seminar, American Immigration Lawyers Association, January 12, 2012

Kate Kalmykov, “In the Pursuit of the Elusive Green Card, Is EB-5 Really an Option-Yes! (Maybe),” 14th Annual AILA New York Chapter Immigration Law Symposium, New York, NY, December 1, 2011

Kate Kalmykov, “Legal Considerations for International Students Including the OPT/H1-B/and Permanent Residency (EB-5) in the U.S.,” Columbia University Center for Career Education, New York, NY, November 30, 2011

Kate Kalmykov, “Recent Developments in Employment Based Immigration Adjudication,” Administrative Law Conference, Georgetown University, November 17-18, 2011

Kate Kalmykov2011 Fall EB-5 CLE Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 20-21, 2011

Kate Kalmykov, “EB-5 Investors & Regional Centers-Navigating Through New Challenges and Building a Sound Practice,” American Immigration Lawyers Association, October 2011

Kate Kalmykov, “Immigration and Naturalization, Developments in Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice” 2010, American Bar Association, Washington, DC, July 2011

Jennifer Hermansky, Speaker, “Preparing I-601 Waivers of Inadmissibility: A Workshop,” American Immigration Lawyers Association, Philadelphia Chapter CLE, NMD, July 19, 2011

Jennifer Hermansky, Speaker, “Options for Developers Seeking Capital Under the EB 5 Program,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute CLE Program, July 12, 2011

Kate Kalmykov, Organizer and Moderator, “Avoiding Securities Pitfalls When Advising EB-5 Clients,” ABA Section of Litigation, Immigration Litigation Committee, Lunch and Learn Teleconference, May 2011

Kate Kalmykov, “EB-5 Investors & Regional Centers Conference: Emerging Issues & Winning Strategies For Your Clients and Your Practice,” American Immigration Lawyers Association, Las Vegas, NV, March 2011

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Immigration Options for Students After Graduation,” Rutgers University, March 2011

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Immigration Options for Students After Graduation,” New York University, March 2011

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Immigration Opportunities for Clinicians and Post-Doctoral Researchers,” Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, February 2011

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Immigration Options for Students After Graduation,” Columbia University, January 2011

Kate Kalmykov, “It’s the Economy Stupid! Poor Return on Investment- E-1s, E-2s, EB-5s and the Economy,” American Immigration Lawyers Association, Midyear CLE Conference, January 2011

Kate Kalmykov, Interviewee, “EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program,” China Stock TV, a division of the FuDong Cultural Dissemination Company, LTD, November 2010

Kate Kalmykov, “The Impact of Immigration Law: What Every Lawyer Should Know,” American Bar Association, Administrative Law Conference, Washington, DC, November 2010

Kate Kalmykov, “Investing in America- Making EB-5 Work for Your Clients and Your Practice” and “Preparing the EB-5 Case- Practice Tips and Documentation,” Boston, MA American Immigration Lawyers Association, August 2010

Kate Kalmykov, “Introduction to U.S. Immigration for the International Business Person,” Columbia Business School, New York, NY, June 2010

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Immigration Options for Clinicians and Post-Doctoral Researchers,” University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, March 2010

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “The World of Immigration: Options for Entertainers,” The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, March 2010

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Employer Compliance and Worksite Enforcement,” American Immigration Lawyers Association, New York Chapter, March 2010

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Navigating Immigration and Visa Issues: A Primer for Postdocs and Young Scientists,” The New York Academy of Sciences in conjunction with Science Alliance, March 2010

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Immigration Options After Graduation,” Columbia University, March 2010

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Immigration Opportunities for Clinicians and Post-Doctoral Researchers,” Columbia University Medical Center, February 2010

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Post-Student Years: Immigration Options,” Fairleigh Dickinson University, November 2009

Kate Kalmykov, “Visa and Permanent Residence Options for the Entrepreneurial Student,” Yale University, School of Management, New Haven, CT, November 2009

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Visa and Permanent Residence Options for the Entrepreneurial Student,” Yale University, School of Management, November 2009

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “AVOID GETTING ICE’D: What In-House Counsel and Companies Need to Know about Immigration, I-9s & E-Verify,” American Bar Association, 2009 Section of Litigation Annual Conference, April 2009

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Alliance Online: U.S. Visas and Immigration,” New York Academy of Sciences, April 2009

Kate Kalmykov, Speaker, “Post OPT: Immigration Options for Foreign Students,” Columbia University, April 2009

Kate Kalmykov, “The Impact of the Recession on the Foreign National Community,” Columbia University Business School, New York, NY, April 2009