GT hosted a Washington, D.C. reception of the National Immigration Forum (NIF) on “What Drives The Immigration Debate: A Conversation.” Welcoming remarks were made by Eddie Aldrete, Senior Vice President, IBC Bank, and Board Chair of the National Immigration Forum that recognized Laura Reiff, immediate past Chairman of the NIF, for her former and continued… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig’s Jennifer Hermanksy and Kate Kalmykov, along with the AILA Conference Program Committee, recently presented at the 2017 AILA EB-5 Investors Summit in Las Vegas. Hermansky presented on “Regional Center Investments: Understanding The Deal And The Capital Stack,” while Kalmykov presented on “Navigating The Requirements And Challenges In The I-829 Removal Conditions Process.” The… Continue Reading
Kate Kalmykov recently presented at the EB-5 Conference with the USCIS Investor Program Office (IPO) hosted by The Steven L. Newman Real Estate Institute – Baruch College. Kalmykov’s panel addressed a hot topic for attendees on the EB-5 program, including redeployment of funds, visa backlogs, and the future of the EB-5 program under the Trump… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky will participate as presenters at the 2017 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) EB-5 Investors Summit, Dec. 8-9, 2017, in Las Vegas. Kalmykov’s panel “Regional Center Investments: Understanding The Deal And The Capital Stack,” will address the Regional Center and NCE roles, differences between loan and equity project… Continue Reading
Kate Kalmykov participated in a press conference that discussed common issues facing nationals of China who apply for EB-5 visas. Specifically, she discussed how the current visa backlog may affect EB-5 visa applications moving forward and the legislative outlook for 2017.
For the third year in a row, Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Laura Reiff were honored to receive the “Summit Ambassador Award” awarded by Invest in America during the summit in Shanghai on May 6.
On May 6, 2017, Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 team attended the 2017 Invest in America Summit events in Shanghai to kick off the largest U.S.-themed investment conference and exhibition in China. The Summit was held in four major Chinese cities: Shanghai, Shenzhen, Beijing, and Guangzhou. Invest in America welcomed U.S. investment projects, regional centers, real estate… Continue Reading
Kate Kalmykov recently presented at the 2017 Invest in America Summit in Shenzhen, China. Kalmykov’s panel discussion “EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Under New Immigration Policies” provided an overview of the basics of EB-5 and what to expect in the coming year.
Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 team will sponsor and participate as an organizing committee member of the 2017 Invest in America Summit and Exhibition, the largest USA-themed investment conference and exhibition in China, with attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Laura Reiff as VIP speakers. The Summit will travel to four Chinese cities in 2017. Event dates and locations… Continue Reading
Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky recently attended the Investment Immigration Summit MENA in Dubai. The Summit is the leading immigration conference in the Middle East, hosting hundreds of immigration agents and consultants, private bankers and wealth managers, law firms and government officials. Hermansky provided an outlook for EB-5 in 2017. Kalmykov presented a workshop on L-1… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Team recently attended the EB-5 Investor Magazine Conference in Las Vegas, NV. The 2016 Las Vegas EB-5 Conference remains one of the largest EB-5 conferences, hosting hundreds of leaders and political figures in the EB-5 legislation field, as well as other professionals. Laura Reiff, along with U.S. House Representative Jared Polis and other panelists, discussed… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig attorneys turned out to support the Magen David Adom (MADA) gala in New York City. MADA is Israel’s ambulance, blood-services, and disaster-relief organization, serving as emergency medical first response for the entire country. Last night’s honorees including Mark D. Lebow, Patricia Harris, and Dr. Jason Nehmad, with special guest former New York City… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig was proud to support and sponsor the National Immigration Forum 2016 Keepers of the American Dream event in Washington, D.C. The National Immigration Forum honored Emilio T. González, Ph.D., Distinguished Veteran and Public Servant, and Wendy Young, President, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), for their achievements and significant contributions to immigrants in… Continue Reading
On November 10, 2016, Laura Foote Reiff, Bob Maples, and Rebecca Schechter presented an Immigration Post-Election Update webinar highlighting some of the anticipated key changes to U.S. immigration policy (click here to listen to the webinar). President-elect Donald Trump will likely begin the change on current U.S. immigration policy as soon as he takes office. … Continue Reading
Will a new administration and Congress mean big changes for your business? Join us for a webinar where Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration and Compliance group will discuss: A recap of campaign promises and the likelihood of their becoming a reality Immigration programs affected during the lame-duck session Immigration legislative priorities for 2017 and beyond To… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig attorneys attended and presented at the ABA 39th Annual Forum on Franchising in Miami Florida. The ABA provides this forum to study and discuss the legal aspects of franchising. Kate Kalmykov presented on EB-5 Investors as a Vehicle for Franchise Network Expansion. Kalmykov’s recent white paper addresses the use of EB-5 franchises. To… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky will be speaking at the 2016 AILA EB-5 Conference to be held Oct. 24-25, 2016, at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C. Kate will speak on a panel entitled Securities Enforcement by SEC, State, and Private Parties along with the SEC Deputy Director of… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig attorney, Laura Reiff, recently presented at the Wailian 2016 Overseas Investment Seminars in Qingdao and Guangzhou, China. Among the hundreds of attendees and distinguished presenters was former Ambassador Gary Locke. During this two-day conference, Reiff provided an analysis and predictions for potential changes to and the extension of the EB-5 program.
Greenberg Traurig attorneys, Kate Kalmykov and Nataliya Rymer, recently presented at the 2016 CIAD Conference hosted at the New School in New York City. Attended by representatives including ISOs and DSOs from over 25 educational institutions across the East Coast, this two day event provided insight on career issues in arts and design. Kalmykov and… Continue Reading
The EB-5 Investment Coalition will be hosting a legislative workshop in Washington, D.C. from April 12 to April 14, 2016, in order to continue the Coalition’s efforts to build the path to long-term EB-5 Regional Center Program Reauthorization. The legislative workshop will include interactive and thoughtful roundtable discussions with experts in the EB-5 industry who will confront some… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Kate Kalmykov and Laura Reiff, were honored to again receive the “Summit Ambassador Award” awarded by Invest in America during the summit in Shanghai on March 11-13.
Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 team attended the 2016 Invest in America Summit events in Shanghai from March 11-13 to kick off the largest U.S.-themed investment conference and exhibition in China. Once again, the Summit was held in three Chinese cities: Shanghai, Shenzhen and Beijing. Invest in America welcomed U.S. investment projects, regional centers, real estate brokerage… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig will host the First Annual International Entrepreneurs Summit of Philadelphia at the International House Philadelphia on March 22. The First Annual International Entrepreneurs Summit of Philadelphia is an opportunity for foreign entrepreneurs and international students, including scholars and researchers interested in starting a business, to learn about launching a venture in the region…. Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig recently presented at the 2016 NES Financial EB-5 Summits in Miami and New York City. Topics included EB-5 legislation, securities compliance, and best practices in EB-5. Greenberg Traurig attorneys Kate Kalmykov, Matthew Galati, and Batya Goodman provided valuable insights on the EB-5 program to help prepare for 2016. Kate Kalmykov presents at the 2016 NES… Continue Reading