Comment: EB-5 Regional Center Free Seminar
The second session of the monthly telephone seminar series for existing EB-5 Regional Centersand for developers and dealmakes planning to apply for Regional Center designation or establishsyndicated EB-5 investments involving multiple investors will be taking place Wednesday, February 20, 2013.

This 30-minute session is presented at no charge. The session this month features Angelo Paparelli as the Discussion Leader and Suzanne Lazicki as the guest speaker. The topics to be covered this month are as follows:

Developing and Amending EB-5 Business Plans for Regional Centers

  • Differences between a commercially acceptable business plan and a plan used to accompany USCIS Forms I-924 and I-526
  • Essential components of a USCIS-approvable business plan under Matter of Ho and current USCIS requirements
  • Tips, traps, and best practices in developing the business plan
  • Your questions answered

The next teleconference will be taking place on March 20, 2013 and the topic will be The SEC's Civil Suit against Chicago-based Regional Center - Implications for the EB-5 Industry

Please note that this seminar is presented for EB-5 Principals, Senior Staff, In-House Counsel, and Designated Outside 924 Counsel only.

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Focus: Remediation and Best Practices

Tuesday, February 19th is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, February 21st phone session "I-9 and E-Verify For Experts" with Ann Allott, Kevin Lashus, and Maggie Murphy. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Destruction policy, lost I-9's, disaster loss, such as "Sandy"
  • How to notify a new employee what documents to bring
  • ICE and a discussion with an HR person who has electronic program
  • Remote hires, agents, and when to use SKYPE

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