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How the Final IRS Opportunity Zone Regulations Impact Real Estate Investment and Development in Qualified Opportunity Zones

USA - January 14 2020 The final IRS Regulations released December 19, 2019 modify and clarify some of the previously proposed regulations, and retain most of the…

EB-5 Sponsors: Capital Redeployment Can Raise Questions and Increase Litigation Risks

USA - August 9 2019 Two years after the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) adopted Policy Manual changes addressing requirements for the redeployment of…

How the Latest IRS Opportunity Zone Regulations Help Real Estate Developers Qualify for Opportunity Zone Tax Benefits

USA - June 13 2019 The latest IRS Proposed Regulations Released April 17, 2019 provide greater flexibility to real estate developers seeking capital from investors for…

Proposed IRS Regulations Offer More Potential Uses of Opportunity Zone Funds for Real Estate Development

USA - October 23 2018 On October 19, 2018, the IRS issued the first set of proposed regulations and a New Revenue Ruling on new Internal Revenue Code Section 1400Z-2…

How Real Estate Developers Can Use Opportunity Zone Funds to Finance New Real Estate Projects

USA - October 9 2018 A new tax incentive for investment in low-income areas designated as “Opportunity Zones” was included in the Tax Cuts and JOBS Act of 2017, signed…

Fiduciary Duties of General Partners and Managers in Connection with Redeployment of EB-5 Capital

USA - August 28 2017 Now that the USCIS has issued guidance requiring redeployment of capital proceeds received by a new commercial enterprise (“NCE”) from repayment of…

Standards and guidelines for redeployment of EB-5 Investment Funds

USA - July 24 2017 Now that the USCIS has released amendments to its Policy Manual regarding the required “sustainment period” for EB-5 investors to retain their…

Standards and Guidelines for Redeployment of EB-5 Investment Funds - A White Paper

USA - February 21 2017 The EB-5 investment community is now facing a new challenge, as many of the more seasoned EB-5 investment projects begin to mature and the original…

What to do if you suspect your EB-5 project is in trouble

USA - February 17 2017 Managers and Investors in EB-5 Investment Funds should regularly monitor their investments in EB-5 Projects and be ready to take protective actions if…

Using the Uniform Transfers to Minors Act for Minor Investors in EB-5 Investment Funds

USA - September 23 2016 The USCIS stated in a stakeholder call on July 28, 2016 that minors can be primary applicants on I-526 petitions for visas under the EB-5 Program…