Last week, members of Greenberg Traurig’s growing EB-5 team held a strategic meeting in Chicago. The group included more than two dozen attorneys from the firm’s Business Immigration & Compliance, Corporate & Securities and Real Estate practices representing ten Greenberg Traurig offices, including Boca Raton, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New Jersey, New York, Orange County and Philadelphia.
The meeting included cross-practice presentations and discussion focusing on the current state of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program and Policy Issues on Capitol Hill and in the Agencies. Attorneys shared current insights into representation of regional centers, developers and organizations from both the securities and immigration point of view. The firm’s broker-dealer attorneys as well as 1940 Investment Adviser Act and 1940 Investment Company Act counsel spoke about recent trends in EB-5 structures. Breakout sessions were also conducted by the firm’s I-526 and I-829 team members regarding salient issues in petition processing.
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