EB5 - Securities & Forensic Lawyers

SEC Files Action Against Ariel Quiros & Jay Peak Resort

According to an SEC complaint filed in 2016 in federal court in Miami, Ariel Quiros allegedly misused more than $50 million in investor funds to purchase a different ski resort and to fund personal expenses such as income taxes and… Read More

SEC Charges Hui Feng With EB-5 Offering Fraud

The SEC filed a complaint alleging that Hui Feng and his firm, Law Offices of Feng & Associates P.C., acted as unregistered brokers by selling EB-5 investments to over 100 foreign investors, who were also their legal clients,… Read More

SEC Obtains Asset Freeze In EB-5 Scam

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an asset freeze obtained against two people in San Bernardino, California accused of defrauding Chinese investors who invested in their related companies in an effort to obtain U.S. residency through the… Read More

SEC Obtains Final Judgment Against EB-5 Attorneys

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it has obtained final judgments against a former Los Angeles-based immigration attorney, his wife, his former law firm partner and five entities he controlled for conducting an investment scheme to… Read More

SEC Charges EB-5 Offering Attorneys – Securities Lawyer 101

On December 7, 2015 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a series of enforcement actions against lawyers across the country charged with offering EB-5 investments while not registered to act as brokers. In one case, a lawyer and his firm… Read More

Securities Lawyers Gone Wild – Justin Lee Charged in EB-5 Scheme

On September 3, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) charged an immigration and securities attorney, his wife, and his law firm partner with conducting an investment scheme to defraud foreign investors trying to come to the… Read More

What Are EB-5 Offering Requirements? Going Public Lawyer

Securities Lawyer 101 Blog The EB-5 offering visa program grants foreign investors a green card for themselves and their immediate family in exchange for a capital investment of at least $500,000 in a qualified U.S. business enterprise.  To qualify… Read More

Can I Use Preferred Stock in An EB-5 Offering?

The purpose of the EB-5 Offering Program is to promote the immigration of people who can help create jobs for United States workers through their investment of capital into the United States economy. Immigrants who invest their capital… Read More

How Can I Invest In An EB-5 Offering? Going Public Lawyers

The EB-5 investor visa program is becoming more popular since Rule 506 (c) became law allowing issuers to advertise their offerings to foreign investors seeking U.S. residency. As with any investment proper due diligence is crucial. The Securities… Read More

Conducting An EB-5 Offering Under Rule 506 of Regulation D

The EB-5 offering program was created by the U.S. Congress as part of the Immigration Act of 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. Using an EB-5 offering foreign investors can obtain… Read More