Kurt: The EB5 business plan has two purposes. First, you want to make sure your business plan is written to be I-526 compliant and ultimately approved by USCIS. Second, your plan needs to position your EB5 offering for marketing.
My belief is that everything you do in your business affects your brand and certainly this includes in a significant way, your business plan, which is given to investors as part of the offering. The plan is going to make an impression on investors and influence their decision of whether to participate. Obviously your business plan needs to recognize that reality while still being accurate.
Let's begin by discussing the I-526 approval aspects.
Martin, would you mind starting us off by talking a bit about ‘Matter of Ho’ issues?