Industry Insights

How to Structure an EB-5 Investment by a Minor

Traditionally, the EB-5 immigrant investor program has been utilized by adults to apply for immigrant status in the U.S. However, if prospective EB-5 investors hope to secure U.S. permanent residence for their children, and if those children may reach the age of majority before the visa becomes available (which, given the current backlogs, is becoming increasingly [...]

2017-09-06T18:36:40+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , |

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: , , , |

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: , , , |

The Triple Trustee Transfer: A Potential Solution to Prevent the Illegal Diversion of EB-5 Investments

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing current key issues in the EB-5 industry. This article by Mariza McKee and Kamille Curylo, The Triple Trustee Transfer: A Potential Solution to Prevent the Illegal Diversion of EB-5 Investments, offers a third-party approach in addressing the evolving EB-5 transactional market. In recent years, the EB-5 industry [...]

Jor Law on Redefining Accredited Investors

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing current key issues in the EB-5 industry. This article by Jor Law, Redefining Accredited Investors, provides much-needed perspective and detail on accredited investors and exemptions in securities laws, as well as proposed changes. In the EB-5 industry, Rule 506 of Regulation D is one [...]

2017-09-06T18:22:49+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , |

Why It’s a Great Time to Consider an EB-5 Direct Investment Option

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing current key issues in the EB-5 industry. This article by Lauren Cohen, Why It's a Great Time to Consider an EB-5 Direct Investment, provides much-needed perspective and detail on the benefits of considering the option of an EB-5 Direct Investment as an alternative to [...]