The People's Republic of China is one country that EB-5
practitioners and related EB5 professionals cannot afford to neglect. The top 5
countries  in
2012, for EB-5 alien entrepreneurs are: China, South Korea, Taiwan (region),
Iran and Venezuela. Chinese investors account for an overwhelming...
The seven-member Politburo Standing Committee in China
greeted the world in the Great Hall of the People on November 15, 2012 in
Beijing. What does the new leadership in China mean to EB-5 practice? Most
believe it is too early to tell. However, a few welcoming changes have already
taken place. ...
On February 6, 2013, the Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC) charged the EB-5 project A Chicago Convention Center (ACCC)
and its principal Anshoo R. Sethi with securities fraud. The project was
marketed primarily in China, with great pomp and fanfare. It offered 499 limited...
A Chinese woman who masterminded a $70 million Ponzi
scheme has been sentenced
to death by a Chinese court - possibly by firing squad. Haiyan Lin, 39, from
the Wenzhou province, received the sentence as part of a broader push by
Chinese authorities to crack down on the underground lending industry...
On January 10, 2014 the Department of State provided a tentative projection for EB-5 retrogression which may occur in or after July 2014 for applicants from mainland China, as such applicants account for more than 80% of the 10,000 EB-5 visa usages. This article discusses what causes retrogression, how...
The sale and refinancing of real property are common sources of EB-5 investment monies for Chinese investors. However, recent changes in the Chinese banking sectors may make it harder to obtain a home equity loan in China.
Since late last year, there are mounting signs that the housing market in China...
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation or APEC has been the talk of the town. Established in 1998, APEC is a premier forum to facilitate the economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region. The world’s two biggest economies - United States and China are both members in...