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How to Play by the Rules and Stay Ahead of the Game: Orange County

January 23, 2012 07:30
How to Play by the Rules and Stay Ahead of the Game: Orange County

Location: 3161 Michelson Drive, Suite 1000 Irvine, CA 92612 at Orange County, United States 3161 Michelson Drive, Suite 1000 Irvine, CA 92612

Securing alternative financing remains an important aspect of dealmaking in the United States. The Immigrant Investor Program, also known as “EB-5,” was created in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by immigrant investors. GT’s EB-5 seminar will provide important details on the issues impacting businesses seeking alternative financing through the use of the EB-5 Foreign Investor program, specifically through the use of EB-5 Regional Centers. Public and private entities considering using the EB-5 program to finance commercial and public projects, are encouraged to participate.

Who should register? Business executives, commercial real estate developers, bankers, in-house counsel, venture capitalists.

Topics include:

  • House Rules-Overview of the EB-5 Program

  • Regional Center Basics - What’s at Stake?

    •  What does it really take to create and administer a Regional Center?

    •  Risks vs. benefits in having your project adopted by an existing Regional Center

    •  Benefiting from Regional Center-Indirect Job creation

  • Lots of Games of Chance-Organizational Structures and Investment Options

    •  Can the House and the player both win?

  • Security Cameras in the Casino-Increased Government Scrutiny over the program

    •  Importance of knowing the rules of the games - Securities Law considerations

    •  Offering documents - behind the scenes

    •  Domestic and off shore Placement Agents and finders

  • Does the house always win?

    •  Hot topics - what are the regulatory Agencies focusing on?


Don’t take a chance on the EB-5 program without the right legal team representing you. Success can be elusive and risks abound. You will be able to ask questions and participate in this lively roundtable discussion featuring GT’s immigration and corporate securities attorneys, Mahsa Aliaskari, Steve Anapoell, Kate Kalmykov and Dawn Lurie.

Speakers: Mahsa Aliaskari, Steve Anapoell, Kate Kalmykov and Dawn Lurie

Cost: Free

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Firm: Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Practice Areas: Immigration, Nationality and Consular Law, Experienced EB-5 Attorney, EB-5 Regional Center Application Submission Provider, EB-1 Immigration Expert
Languages spoken: English, Russian

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