450 Chinese EB-5 Investors Sue US Govt. Over 15 Year Wait Times

Press release via Business Wire: A group of more than 450 Chinese EB-5 investors are suing the U.S. government to challenge visa policies that keep investors waiting up to 15 years to come to the United States. American Lending Center (ALC), one of America’s leading EB-5 regional centers, has joined the suit to support and

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“I Went F****ing Mad” – Range Sues Writers Over Alleged Fake-Arrest Story

Range Developments, perhaps the biggest CBI-developer in the Caribbean, has filed a lawsuit against two individuals for their alleged part in the propagation of an article claiming the firm’s Vice-Chairman, Mohammed Asaria, had been detained by Chinese police during a visit to the country last month, according to a press release, reprinted in full below.

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Saint Lucia PM Facing Lawsuit Over Black Bay CBI-Development

Following the stagnation of the planned Ritz-Carlton CBI-development in Saint Lucia – an administrative failure for which Saint Lucian Prime Minister Allen Chastanet assumed full responsibility in April – the PM is now faced with an ultimatum from Range: Repay the money invested in Black Bay, or expect a lawsuit. Related: “I Take Full Responsibility” Says

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IMC Press Statement: “Arton Capital Aggressively Targeting IMC” with “False and Misleading Accusations”

The Arton/IMC saga continues unabated as the Investment Migration Council releases a press statement in which it chastises Arton Capital for what it perceives as a attempts to “create harm against the IMC”. Press release via the IMC: Geneva, 27 March 2018 Arton Capital are aggressively targeting the Investment Migration Council (IMC) in order to

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Dubai Court Issues Confusing Statement on Arton/IMC Case

A Dubai court has issued a statement (in Arabic, attached) regarding the lawsuit Arton Capital has filed against Citizenship Invest, a former representative office of the Investment Migration Council, over what they claim were defamatory statements in a report co-written by the IMC and Transparency International on the now-defunct Hungarian Residency Bond Programme. The contents

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Arton: IMC Lawsuit Moving Ahead – IMC: We Still Don’t Know What They’re Talking About

On Saturday, Arton Advisors published a press release in which the firm states it is very much moving ahead with its lawsuit of the Investment Migration Council over a report the Council published in cooperation with Transparency International. Responding to the press release, the IMC maintains, as it did in June when Investment Migration Insider

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Two Separate EB-5 Class Action Suits Under Preparation, Says Ron Klasko

Speaking on the issues of retrogression (the technical term for 12-year waiting lists for Chinese nationals) and the redeployment of capital invested in EB-5 projects, Ronald Klasko, head of Klasko Immigration Law, spoke to Investment Migration Insider about how many immigration law firms’ interpretations of the “sustained at risk” clause, as well as the 10,000

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Arton Claims to Have Filed Defamation Suit Against IMC – “What Lawsuit?” Says IMC

According to an article in today’s edition of Caribbean News Now, Arton Capital has filed a lawsuit in the United Arab Emirates against the Investment Migration Council and Citizenship Invest, the firm the article says operates the IMC’s representative office in the region. Arton Capital claims the allegations brought forth in a December 2016 report jointly

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“Bitcoin Jesus” Settles Dispute with NTL, Oveson and Levera Developers

The much-publicized conflict between Roger Ver, an American-born entrepreneur who was among the earliest and most vocal proponents of Bitcoin, and Robert Martin Oveson, an affiliate of NTL Trust through his marketing of the Levera development in Grenada, has been “settled to everyone’s satisfaction” according to a statement. The statement posted by Roger Ver himself

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