RIA: EB-5 Industry Experts Help You Prepare for New Changes

An event co-hosted by JTC Americas and Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

The RIA took effect as of March 15, 2022, as a result, all EB-5 industry stakeholders need to implement the correct strategies to ensure compliance with the new rules and to address the related marketing issues.

This much-anticipated event offers the opportunity to hear from, and interact with, many EB-5 industry leaders, who will provide valuable information and answer your questions on navigating the new EB-5 legislation and the regenerated EB-5 market. In addition to providing critical insight into these pressing matters, the seminar will also offer a chance to connect and network with your industry peers.

RIA: EB-5 Industry Experts Help You Prepare for New Changes Event Replay

Panel 1: State of the EB-5 Industry

Moderator: Aaron Grau Executive Director, IIUSA
Ali Jahangiri CEO, EB-5 Investors
H. Ronald Klasko Managing Partner, Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
Rohit Kapuria Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Roberto Contreras IV Managing Director, Houston EB-5 Regional Center
Lulu Gordon Senior Vice President / General Counsel, EB-5 Capital

Panel 2: EB-5 Structuring

Moderator: Ronald R. Fieldstone Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Michael Schoenfeld Managing Partner, EB5 Affiliate Network
Jim Long General Partner, HALL Arts II Fund, LP
Alejandro Navia Chief Commercial Officer, Partner, Driftwood Capital
Eren Cicekdagi Managing Director of Operations, Golden Gate Global
Tom Martin Managing Director / Community Impact Director, Baker Tilly US, LLP

Panel 3: Raising Capital

Moderator: Eren Cicekdagi Managing Director of Operations, Golden Gate Global
Winnie Ng CEO & Chief Counsel, Manhattan Regional Center
Brennan Sim Senior Vice President, EB5 United
Andrea Devis Focke Director, Investor Relations Latin Americas & Brazil, EB5 Capital
Allan Cao Vice President, American Development Center
Peter Calabrese CEO, CanAm Investor Services, LLC
Cynthia Gomez, Associate, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP

Panel 4: Compliance & Regulations

Moderator: Rohit Kapuria Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Mike Xenick President & CEO, Invest America
Jill Jones General Counsel, JTC Americas
Jim Long General Partner, HALL Arts II Fund, LP
Vassili Touline Co-Founder & Managing Director, Texo Capital

Panel 5: EB-5 Best Practices

Moderator: Jill Jones General Counsel, JTC Americas
Jay M. Rosen Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
David S. Appel Partner, Marcum LLP
H. Ronald Klasko Managing Partner, Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
James M. Sozomenou Associate Group Director, Signature Bank
John Baker CMO, Houston LCR Capital Partners

Panel 6: The Impact of EB-5

Moderator: Reid Thomas Chief Revenue Officer & Managing Director, JTC Americas
Robert Kraft President, IIUSA
Sam B. Silverman Managing Partner, EB5 Affiliate Network
Ali Jahangiri CEO, EB-5 Investors
Ronald R. Fieldstone Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Tom Martin Managing Director / Community Impact Director, Baker Tilly US, LLP

Lighting Sessions

Steven C. Reingold Litigation Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP
Topic: Current Litigation 

Scott W. Barnhart, PhD President, Barnhart Economic Services, LLC
Topic: New Job Creation Requirements in the RIA

Jose Rincon Vice President of Business Development, JTC Americas
Topic: Comparing Fund Admin to Audits

Lee Li Director of Policy Research & Data Analytics, IIUSA
Topic: RIA Reserved Visa Rules &EB-5 Visa Allocation FY2023 Projections

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