International law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP will partner with Artisan Business Group, Inc. for the 2013 National EB-5 Finance Seminar Tour. The 8-city tour will expose participants to a unique alternative financing opportunity for projects that lend themselves to the EB-5 immigrant investor program. A panel of attorneys in Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration and Compliance Group will detail the program’s criteria and benefits.
The 2013 tour dates and locations are as follows:
- Dallas, January 16th
- Phoenix, March 5th
- Atlanta, April 30th
- Philadelphia, June 25th
- Denver, July 31st
- New York City, August 27th
- Los Angeles, September 26th
- Miami, November 12th
The Greenberg Traurig Business Immigration and Compliance Group regularly collaborates with the firm’s Securities, Corporate, and Tax practices to develop customized solutions for EB-5 clients. As a result the national EB-5 Team, which includes Tyson’s Corner Managing Shareholder Laura Reiff and New Jersey Of Counsel Kate Kalmykov , has worked with numerous developers and business owners to assist them in raising EB-5 capital for investment projects.
Reiff who is Co-Chair of the Business Immigration Group said, “For developers and foreign investors who are not familiar with EB-5 finance options, these streamlined sessions will enlighten participants on the standards for qualification and the advantages for both investors and owners.”
Among other services, Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 team assists clients by:
- Preparing applications to designate new regional centers;
- Preparing applications for pre-approval of projects within regional centers;
- Getting projects adopted by existing regional centers; and
- Purchasing USCIS-designated regional centers.
“Greenberg Traurig regularly works with developers and business owners across a variety of industries including hotel, office building, casino, manufacturing, retail, restaurant, technology, professional sports teams and alternative energy companies to obtain capital through the EB-5 Program,” said Kalmykov who leads the EB-5 team.
Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration and Compliance Group is a full-service business immigration practice representing businesses, organizations, and individuals from around the world on a wide range of EB-5 related matters. The group has achieved international recognition for legal advocacy, results-oriented service, and responsiveness to its clients.
Artisan Business Group, Inc., is a leading US China cross-border investment and business advisory firm headquartered in Springfield, IL.
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