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A Business Plan is Not a Statue: Impacts of Business Plan Changes

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing best practices and pressing issues in the EB-5 industry, such as business plan changes in EB-5 projects. This article by Ronald Klasko of Klasko Immigration Law Partners, A Business Plan is Not a Statue: Impacts of Business Plan Changes, considers the impact of changes [...]

2017-09-06T18:34:16+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , |

“Best Practices” for Estimating Construction Activity Jobs Under the EB-5 Regional Center Program

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing best practices and pressing issues in the EB-5 industry, such as EB-5 job estimation to satisfy the 10 jobs per investor job creation requirement. This article by Jeffrey Carr of Economic & Policy Resources, "Best Practices" for Estimating Construction Activity Under the EB-5 Regional [...]

2017-09-06T18:33:31+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , |

Only the Strong Survive? The Potential Impact of Regional Center Fee Increases

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing pressing issues in the EB-5 industry, such as Regional Center fee increases. This article by Brandon Meyer of Meyer Law Group, Only the Strong Survive? The Potential Impact of Regional Center Fee Increases, tracks steep fee increases for nearly every matter under USCIS [...]

2017-09-06T18:32:44+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , |

Bank Account Controls: Jay Peak and the Integrity Measures Proposed in House Bill H.R. 5992

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing pressing issues in the EB-5 industry, such as bank account controls. This article by Osvaldo Torres of Torres Law, Bank Account Controls: Jay Peak and the Integrity Measures Proposed in House Bill H.R. 5992, discusses the need for meaningful financial controls after the [...]

2017-09-06T18:32:12+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , |

The EB-5 Workout

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing significant issues in the EB-5 industry. This article by Ronald R. Fieldstone, The EB-5 Workout, details two significant issues that stem from a troubled EB-5 project and the various players that are involved in any attempt to salvage such a project. The EB-5 industry [...]

2017-09-06T18:30:33+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , |

On Capitol Hill, EB-5 Integrity Matters. To Investors Worldwide, The Mark of Integrity is Platinum.

In recent weeks, EB-5 stakeholders have been focused on headlines and debates in Washington about legislative reforms and pending integrity measures.  But beyond regulatory concerns, major industry stakeholders are refocusing on the growing demands of investors worldwide.  Because when it comes to building investor confidence, EB-5 integrity matters now, more than ever before. As the [...]

2017-06-07T18:03:54+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , , |

Congratulations to Newly Approved EB-5 Regional Centers – June 2017 Edition

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following new Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: Atlantic Casino & Entertainment Group Regional Center - Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania New York Immigration Regional Center - Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania American Family Regional Center - Washington As new Regional Centers, it’s important to put the right [...]

2017-09-06T02:45:54+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5|Tags: , , , |

Is It the End of the Rent-A-Center Business Model?

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing pressing issues in the EB-5 industry, such as the Rent-A-Center business model. This article by Baker Tilly Capital's Mickayla Zinsli, Is It the End of the Rent-A-Center? provides perspective and a detailed look at the practice of Regional Centers renting out their designations. Specifically, it discusses [...]

2017-09-06T18:29:28+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , |

White Paper: The “At Risk” Component of EB-5 Investment Capital

The EB-5 investment community is facing a new challenge. As many of the more seasoned EB-5 investment projects begin to mature, the original investment capital is returned by the project owner to the new commercial enterprise. USCIS has clearly stated its policy that EB-5 investment capital is required to remain “at risk” in the new [...]

Meet the People of NES Financial: Vice President of Business Development Chet Hayman

Chet Hayman knows -- Bostonians are enjoying a golden era of sports. Just months after his New England Patriots pulled off the greatest Super Bowl comeback of all time, his Celtics punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference Finals and won the 2017 NBA Draft lottery. The Red Sox? Hayman doesn’t miss a beat except [...]