The Best Way To Fight Fraud and Abuse in EB-5

How the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act’s fund administration requirement can help combat fraud and abuse – and why an audit may not be enough. Throughout its 32-year history, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program has attracted billions of dollars in investment and created jobs throughout the country. It has also, like many government initiatives, attracted [...]

2022-11-21T11:16:51-08:00November 21st, 2022|Categories: Blog, EB-5|

The 1031 Exchange 45-Day Identification Deadline: What You Need to Know

The first important task to complete once a 1031 Exchange has begun is to identify at least one replacement property within 45 days of the date the relinquished property has closed. Understanding how to identify those properties – and how many – can be critical to a successful exchange. 1031 Exchange regulations allow taxpayers to [...]

2022-11-16T14:54:57-08:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: 1031 Exchange, Blog|

How Transparency is Becoming a Differentiator for ESG Funds

A new report on global ESG trends signals that US funds who lead on disclosures may find themselves ahead of the pack. With all the hype around impact investing and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria, it can be tough to know how much of this attention is warranted and how much is just talk. [...]

2022-11-09T10:08:01-08:00November 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

When can the 1031 Exchange Timeline be Extended? Hint: It Just Happened.

1031 exchanges enable you to reduce or defer taxes on the sale of business or investment real estate. If you want to sell one business or investment property (the “relinquished property”) and purchase a “like-kind” replacement property, structuring these two transactions as a 1031 exchange can enable you to defer capital gains tax and depreciation [...]

2022-10-19T14:26:24-07:00October 18th, 2022|Categories: 1031 Exchange, Blog|

Western Energy Regional Center Selects JTC Americas to Administer Its EB-5 Energy Fund

JTC will provide fund administration and other services for a market-leading EB-5 energy project, Western Energy Opportunities II San Jose, CA. October 12, 2022 - JTC Americas has entered into an agreement to provide its industry-leading technology platform, EB-5 fund expertise, administration, and escrow services to Western Energy Regional Center (WERC), which has announced the [...]

2022-10-12T16:33:00-07:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: EB-5, Press Release|

Why Puerto Rico is an Attractive Destination for EB-5

Tax incentives, cost of living, and an abundance of investment opportunities are causing immigrant investors to take notice of the island. In recent years, Puerto Rico has enacted a series of business and investor-friendly initiatives to attract investment to the island. This is good news for foreign nationals who wish to obtain their green cards [...]

2022-10-04T17:30:07-07:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Blog, EB-5|

Opportunity Zone Investment in Puerto Rico: A Case Study

On an island made up of 98% QOZs, Monllor Capital Partners looks to make a big impact. We wrote recently about Puerto Rico as a destination for Opportunity Zone capital. The island offers serious advantages for investors who want to positively impact communities that need it most, and who are looking for ESG investments outside [...]

2022-09-29T11:14:35-07:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Opportunity Zones|

There’s a Better Way to Measure ESG

There’s a reason that a new effort from MIT aimed at better appraising ESG is called the Aggregate Confusion Project: the breadth of different methodologies, reporting standards, and datasets make measuring ESG, well, confusing. As the Project’s directors write, “the correlation among prominent agencies’ ESG ratings was on average 0.61; by comparison, credit ratings from [...]

2022-09-28T08:30:25-07:00September 28th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

Avistone Selects JTC to Administer Its Commercial Real Estate Fund

JTC will handle fund administration duties for the fund, which is focused on hotel properties in major US markets San Jose, CA. September 16, 2022 - JTC has entered into an agreement to provide fund administration services for Avistone’s Strategic Fund I. JTC will lend its industry-leading technology, data management, world-class service and expertise to [...]

2022-09-20T15:28:33-07:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: Fund Administration, Press Release|
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