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Five Top Legal, Financial and Tax Experts Will Offer Valuable Insights into What Draws Overseas Investors to the U.S. Real Estate Market and How the EB-5 Program Works to Raise Capital

LIGHTNING RELEASES — Los Angeles, California – August 25, 2014 – Los Angeles real estate authority Karim Jaude and his Dynamics Capital Group are proud to present an exceptional panel of experts to discuss overseas investments in U.S. real estate and EB-5 visas in an evening seminar at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel, 11461 Sunset Boulevard, on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, from 7 to 9 pm.

Jaude and his panel of four top legal, financial and tax professionals will explore what attracts overseas investors to the U.S. real estate market and their objectives and strategies, why the EB-5 program may be the best way to raise capital for domestic real estate investments, and the smartest ways to access and secure these sources of overseas capital.  

The seminar offers exclusive networking opportunities with the speakers and fellow audience members. Register by September 15th for only $50, or at the door for $60. Email or call Karim Jaude at karim@dynamicscapital.com or 310.471.0650 to register. Earn two hours of CE credits for CPAs.

“Direct foreign investments are one of the driving forces that has helped the U.S. real estate market recover faster than anyone anticipated,” explains Jaude. “I believe if real estate professionals have sufficient expertise in attracting foreign investors, the influx of overseas capital could exponentially increase. Spend just two hours with these experts and learn from their valuable insights. You can’t get this kind of practical knowledge in one place at one time anywhere else.”

The panelists include:

David Hirson – Hirson and Partners, LLP – With 30 years experience in the practice of immigration law, David is the managing partner of David Hirson & Partners, LLP.  He has been certified as a Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization for more than 20 years. He has been actively involved in the WEB-5 arena of business and law since the inception of the program in 1990. He successfully filed one of the very first EB-5 cases in early 1991.

Alexis Crump – Partner, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP – Alexis Crump has more than 20 years’ experience in municipal and corporate finance, real estate, redevelopment, municipal law and EB-5 financings. She has acted as counsel for public entities, corporations, including non-profit corporations, and developers for the financing of various real estate development projects throughout the United States. Alexis also has acted as bond counsel, special counsel, corporate counsel, agency counsel, developer’s counsel and disclosure counsel in a variety of finance transactions, including the issuance of tax allocation bonds, multi-family housing bonds, lease revenue bonds, tax anticipation notes, certificates of participation, private placements and corporate bonds ranging from $5M to over $600M. She has been legal counsel for over $1B in finance transactions during her career.

Iris Cheng – Partner, International Tax Division at Jensen Cheng, LLP – Iris Cheng has over 20 years of tax experience working with individuals and closely held businesses in a variety of industries. Currently she works closely with E-B5 investors and Regional Centers. She also represents overseas clients in negotiations with Federal and State tax agencies. Prior to joining Jensen Cheng, Iris was with Price Waterhouse Coopers for eight years in the International Tax Department. She provided cross-border tax planning to assure foreign based multi-national companies, and foreign investors, meet their business needs while minimizing their international taxation. After helping establish their U.S. business operations, Iris assisted overseas companies, and their principles, with preparation of their annual U.S. tax returns as well as on-going tax planning and day-to-day tax compliance issues.

Malcolm McNeil – Partner, Complex Litigation Practice at Arent Fox, LLP – Malcolm focuses his practice in litigation issues for a wide variety of businesses including those dealing with venture capital formation, retailing, textiles, manufacturing, import/export, real estate investment, aviation and publishing. He has participated in cross-border negotiations and has an established network of colleagues throughout the globe available to assist clients in foreign countries as needs arise. Malcolm’s practice has included representation of clients in most forums, including a range of administrative forums, statewide and nationally.

Karim Jaude – Founder & Partner, Dynamics Capital Group – Karim Jaude, your partner in real estate, has founded and operated 19 successful companies in eight countries over the last 40 years. He is a master in finding investment properties from single-family homes to condo projects to apartment buildings; from shopping centers to commercial and industrial buildings; from hotels to land, mixed-use, and special use properties. He has built from scratch, remodeled, fixed up and converted properties for different uses in order to maximize their return on investment. In 1984, he was the very first entrepreneur to convert an industrial building in downtown Los Angeles into artist lofts.

The event is being sponsored by California Capital Summit, All Cities Business & Finance, Los Angeles Venture Association and G-Ten/Mark Levinson.

For more information about the seminar, go to Dynamics Capital Group’s website or call 310.471.0650 or email: karim@dynamicscapital.com.

For media inquiries, contact Scott Busby at scottb@thebusbygroup.com or 310.475.2914.

 

KARIM JAUDE BIO

Karim Jaude has founded and operated 19 successful companies all over the world.  He made his first million by the age of 26 buying by fixing up distressed properties and businesses. For the last 40 years, Jaude has developed, invested, financed, brokered, managed, and consulted in real properties in eight countries. In the United States, his largest syndication deal was a $340-million office complex in Plano, Texas. In California in the last two years, Jaude has syndicated properties in Oceanside/Carlsbad (7), Long Beach (4), Oxnard/Venture (2), San Pedro (1), Encinitas (1), Ontario (1) and Bakersfield (1).  The values of these properties range from $500,000 to $5 million. He is currently syndicating a 36-unit apartment building in the Los Angeles area.  Its purchase price is $3.45 million and Jaude’s total subscription to date (money raised) is $1.25 million. These properties have ranged from single-family homes to condo projects and apartment buildings; from shopping centers to commercial and industrial buildings; from hotels to land, mixed-use, and special-use properties. He has built from scratch, remodeled, fixed up, and converted properties for different uses in order to maximize their return on investment. In 1984, he was the very first entrepreneur to convert an industrial building in downtown Los Angeles into artist lofts.  Overall, his offices have handled more than 20 billion dollars in real estate transactions.  Jaude mentors, writes, teaches, and speaks about real estate frequently. He has been published in over 115 business and real estate publications nationwide.