Industry Insights

May 1: EB-5 visa retrogression for Chinese immigrants

Retrogression for EB-5 immigrant investors has been a hot topic in the EB-5 community since reaching the visa cap for the first time at the very end of fiscal year 2014.  The impact at that time was minimal because new visa numbers became available a month later.  Looking forward, we won’t have that luxury. On April [...]

Defer taxes with a 1031 exchange

If you are planning on selling and buying business or investment assets this year, a 1031 exchange is a great way to defer taxes on capital gains or depreciation recapture. You may be wondering, what types of assets are exchangeable? Generally all real estate is considered to be “like-kind.” However, in other types of exchanges, [...]

NES Financial to host OutSystems West Coast User Group Meeting

The first ever OutSystems West Coast User Group Meeting will be hosted by NES Financial on April 8 in our San Jose office. OutSystems provides an enterprise Rapid Application Delivery (RAD) platform that makes it easy to deliver enterprise mobile and web apps quickly. The agenda consists of presentations from NES Financial and Logitech, as [...]

With growing regulatory attention on EB-5, compliant EB-5 solutions are a must

Access the USA Principal Mike Mattox discusses how third party solutions can help ensure compliance, minimize errors, and reduce liability throughout the EB-5 process. Compliance with USCIS guidelines and SEC regulations isn't just critical to the success of an EB-5 project, it can have a life-changing impact on investors' immigration processes. Remaining in compliance requires a [...]

The consequences of Chinese visa retrogression for EB-5

At NES Financial’s recent EB-5 Innovation Summit, EB-5 industry leaders discussed some of the foremost opportunities and challenges emerging in the EB-5 marketplace. As expected, visa retrogression in China was a major topic of discussion. With China providing the largest source of EB-5 program participants, reaching the visa cap will have major implications throughout the industry. Prior [...]

Entrust your 1031 exchange to NES Financial – the same industry-leading company in EB-5

If you are in the EB-5 industry, you likely know NES Financial is the leading provider of EB-5 administration solutions. What you may not know is that our company began in the 1031 exchange industry, and as with EB-5, we are the industry leader in providing solutions for 1031 exchanges. In fact, on an annual [...]

EB-5 Innovation Summit addresses industry trends for 2015

This past Tuesday, NES Financial wrapped up its 2015 EB-5 Innovation Summit seminar series with resounding success in Los Angeles, California. Between the New York, Miami, and Los Angeles events, more than 300 people attended. Each city’s panel hosted an impressive array of EB-5 industry experts, who offered valuable insight and expertise into the rapidly [...]

Save money when selling your aircraft with a 1031 exchange

When it comes time to sell your aircraft, a 1031 exchange is the best way to help you defer taxes and save money. Under IRC Section 1031, companies and individuals who exchange their old aircraft for a new one can achieve substantial tax savings by deferring capital gains tax or depreciation recapture upon the disposition [...]

Transparency is the new efficiency for the EB-5 process

With traditional investments, like mutual funds or 401(k)s, investors expect full transparency, regular statements, and updates on the progress of their invested funds. In many cases, they receive both ongoing statements and can access their accounts online 24/7. So why should EB-5 investments be any different? EB-5 investors deserve the same level of services as [...]

Flight to quality in the EB-5 industry

At the IIUSA EB-5 Market Exchange in October, NES Financial asked 26 industry experts what they foresaw as issues and opportunities that would affect the EB-5 industry in 2015. 27% of respondents commented on the flight to quality occurring in the industry as an increasing trend that we will see this year.[lightbox link="" thumb="" width="300" [...]