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Focus: The EB-5 Book 2014-2015 Edition Shipping Now
The 2014-2015 Edition of The EB-5 Book is shipping Now! The editors are Matt Gordon, Angelo A. Paparelli, and L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens. Articles by Laura Bronstein, Laura Danielson, Michael Dunn, Robert Gaffney, Adam D. Gale, Steve Ganis, Sherman E. Golden, Douglas Hauer, Jennifer Hermansky (Jen), Parisa Karaahmet, Mark Katzoff, Lily Li, Daniel B. Lundy, John Neill, Chun Yun ("Elizabeth") Peng, John Roth, Paul Ruby, Sarah A. Schroeder, Reid Thomas, Gregory White, and Ben Zou.

The new edition includes two articles on Chinese retrogression and its consequences - the only EB-5 book with articles written on retrogression AFTER DoS's announcement of retrogression.

The outline is as follows:

I. Articles on EB-5

  • Introduction By: Matt Gordon
  • The Numerical Limits on EB-5 Visas for Natives of China, and the Likely Effects of a Quota Backlog on the EB-5 Industry by Daniel B. Lundy
  • EB-5 China Retrogression: Considerations for Investors and Regional Centers by Parisa K. Karaahmet and Sarah A. Schroeder
  • Practical Approaches to Lawful Source of Funds Issues by Robert P. Gaffney
  • Source of Funds: Understanding and Vetting Your Investor's Background by Ben Zou and Laura Danielson
  • I-526 Petitions Practice Pointers by Paul Ruby and Lily Li
  • How to Successfully Represent Chinese Investors in EB-5 Cases by Elizabeth Peng
  • I-829 Practice Pointer: Removing Your Investors' Conditions by Elizabeth Peng and Jennifer Hermansky
  • Use of Escrows in EB-5 by Reid Thomas
  • Attracting Investors: What Investors Want in an EB-5 Regional Center by John Roth
  • Relevance of US Securities Laws to the EB-5 Marketplace by Sherman Golden and Michael Dunn
  • FINRA Guidance on Applicability of the Suitability Rule to Broker-Dealers Marketing Private Placements by Douglas Hauer, Steve Ganis, and Adam Gale
  • Hot SEC Topics in EB-5 Financings by Gregory White, Mark Katzoff, and Angelo Paparelli
  • EB-5 Regional Center Job Creation Requirements by John Neill
  • Role of the Business Plan and Plan Writer by Angelo A. Paparelli and L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens
  • I-924 Process, Tips, and Best Practice by Angelo A. Paparelli and Brandon Meyer
  • Choosing the Corporate Structure, Management Issues, and PPM Due Diligence by Louann Bronstein
  • The EB-5 Attorney as Financial Adviser: A Practical Guide by John Roth
  • Learning from the History of Risk and Fraud in the EB-5 Regional Center Context by Robert Loughran

II. Resource Material

  • Section 1: Cases
  • Section 2: Forms
  • Section 3: Memoranda

III. CD-ROM Resource Materials

  • Statutes
  • Regulations
  • Federal Court Cases
  • BIA Cases
  • Forms
  • Memoranda
  • Weblinks
  • Miscellaneous

Order your copy today: Online or by Fax.

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