First, retain qualified EB-5 counsel with experience with the legal and financial infrastructures of EB5 projects (as we do). Second, you may consider the type of EB-5 project you’d become: one associated with a regional center or a direct project (we’d assist with the pros and cons of each). We would then assist with the legal and financial infrastructure, including how the investment funds would be obtained and transferred to the project. We would also assist with the marketability to foreign investors. Doing all of this alone is a huge undertaking, so retaining a law firm like ours for our experience and expertise is a great plan!
In a direct EB-5 project structure, the Holding company which receives the investors funds, can be 100% (wholly owned) subsidiary of the Holding company. The funds then can be dispersed amongst the two subsidiaries involved in different business activities and the jobs required can also be dispersed amongst the two subsidiary companies,.