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Monthly Archives: May 2012

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The Internal Revenue Service recently proposed enormously complex regulations under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. The attached GT Alert discusses the challenges that a U.S. real estate fund or joint venture with foreign investors or lenders will face under these proposed rules. GTAlert_FATCA Regs on US RE Deals With Non-US Investors_May2012

Posted in Securities Law

By Steven Felsenstein  The hallways are abuzz with EB-5 Program conference attendees excited about the prospect of finally being able to conduct public campaigns for their projects by advertising, discussing projects in media interviews, undertaking internet marketing campaigns and website postings, and by sponsoring seminars and other broad-based capital raising meetings once the U.S. Securities… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Investment, EB-5 Program, Immigrant Investor, Regional Center, Speaking Engagement

USAdvisors presents: Overseas Funding Conference Finding Balance between The EB-5 Regional Center Program, Foreign direct investment and Business Realities May 16-17, 2012 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Agenda Greenberg Traurig, LLP MetLife Building 200 Park Avenue | 15th Floor | New York City Please click here to register for this event Visit Greenberg Traurig’s EB5… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, EB-5 Project, Inspector General, Regional Center

As we reported last week, on April 27, 2012, USCIS Director Mayorkas hosted a Conversation engagement with the EB-5 community on the tenant-occupancy economic model. During the call the Director remained firm that the USCIS had not changed its policy with respect to the use of the economic model. He explained that the new guidance… Continue Reading