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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Posted in General

Immigration attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky were reappointed as Co-Chairs to the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice Committee on Immigration and Naturalization for the 2013-2014 term. This term will mark fourth year as co-chairs for Kalmykov and Hermansky. The ABA Section of Administrative Law is chaired by Greenberg… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, Immigrant Investor

On August 14, 2013, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a series of measures designed to stem the sharp decline in currency value as the rupee fell to an all-time closing low against the dollar. The new policies, which aim to ease pressure on the rupee and stem the flow of foreign currency outside the country,… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, Speaking Engagement

A team of Greenberg Traurig lawyers and EB-5 specialists led by Kate Kalmykov have been travelling through China and Vietnam over the last several weeks discussing the EB-5 immigrant investor program with clients and potential investors.  Please email EB5OPTIONS@GTLAW.COM for more information on services offered abroad by GT’s EB-5 team.

Posted in General

Immigration Practice co-chairs Laura Reiff and Martha Schoonover were recently recognized in the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in America in Immigration Law. According to its website, the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in America was compiled based on confidential evaluations provided by leading attorneys throughout the country — the most extensive peer-review process developed by any legal referral guide. Additionally, 20 Greenberg… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, Regional Center, Speaking Engagement

Attorney Kate Kalmykov will serve as a panelist at a luncheon hosted by the Mortgage Bankers Association of New York (MBANY) entitled “How To Use EB-5 Financing In A Credit Restricted Market”. The event will be held on Tuesday, September 10th from noon to 2 p.m. at the Harvard Club on 35 West 44th Street…. Continue Reading

Posted in Comprehensive Immigration Reform

The U.S. House of Representatives left town last week for the long August recess without passing one immigration-related bill. House Republicans made it quite clear that the Senate- passed S. 744, The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, would never be taken up by the House. To date, the House has five immigration… Continue Reading

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

Greenberg Traurig, LLP will host the seventh event of the 2013 National EB-5 Finance Seminar Tour in Los Angeles on Thursday, September 26th. The seminar will expose participants to a unique alternative financing opportunity for projects that lend themselves to the EB-5 immigrant investor program. The seminar includes a panel of attorneys in Greenberg Traurig’s… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Investment, EB-5 Program

Kate Kalmykov recently published an article in Gaming and Leisure magazine entitled “Are the Odds in Your Favor?” that outlines the EB-5 regional center pilot program, how it works and the program’s risks. GT’s EB-5 team regularly works with the firm’s Gaming Practice attorneys, who represent casino owners, operators, real estate developers, gaming manufacturers, investment… Continue Reading