If you are familiar with the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program, you may have heard recently that the sky is falling. Yes, that is correct; the two words that strike fear into many in the EB-5 community -- Chinese retrogression -- became a reality on August 23.
As analysts and investors look carefully at the result of recent Israeli elections , they should not get distracted by endless discussions about Middle East politics and military draft. They may want to hone on the government's annual returns. The devil is in the details.
The landscape will surely change at a moment's notice, often with unpleasant surprises. The best advice any potential investor in a newly democratized country should heed is to be wary, cautious, and acutely focused on protecting your interests.