Is there a new visa for start-ups? What is the proposed new visa for entrepreneurs? – A look at the new rule for parole for international entrepreneurs

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a rule to allow international entrepreneurs to have temporary permission to be in the United States in order to start and develop their businesses. This is only a proposed rule and has not yet gone into effect and the DHS is accepting

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E-2 Visa Approved for an Italian National at the U.S. Consulate in Rome

We just received a 5-year approval at the U.S. Consulate in Rome for an E-2 visa filed on behalf of an Italian national treaty investor. With his American partner, the investor co-founded a consulting business specializing in the introduction and promotion of Made in Italy products to the U.S. market. Please note that past

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El Arte De Networking – La Creación De Redes De Contactos – Para Generar Negocio

Cuando comienzas a trabajar en un buffet de abogados grande o en otra compañía, probablemente no tiene que preocuparse por generar negocio.  Sin embargo, siendo un buffet de abogados nuevo o dueño de negocio, es importante crear redes de contactos para crear interés en lo que ofrece.  En definitiva, networking,

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What is the LLC Publication Requirement and How Does it Impact my New Business?

What is the LLC Publication requirement? Limited Liability Companies formed in New York must publish notice of the company’s formation in two publications (one daily and one weekly) for six consecutive weeks. The notices must be posted within 120 days of the time the LLC is formed or the company

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Considering Buying a Business in the United States? Should you Buy Assets of a Company or Buy the Stock?

Should you Buy Assets of a Company or Buy the Stock?  Two of the principal ways of acquiring a business include purchasing of a target company’s assets and purchase of the stock or membership units of the target company.  The best option to use in any particular transaction is dependent

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Considering Buying a Business in the United States? What are the Key Elements of a Purchase Sale Agreement for a Business?

What are the Key Elements of a Purchase Sale Agreement for a Business? A Purchase Sale Agreement is the legal document that specifies all of the terms and conditions associated with the purchase and sale of a company or the assets.  The document outlines the price, the payment method (For

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Considering Buying a Business in the United States? What are the Key Provisions in an Operating Agreement?

What are the Key Provisions in an Operating Agreement? A limited liability company is a business entity structure that limits your liability to the assets invested in the company.  As such, if the business is ever sued, the owner or owners of an LLC is/are not personally liable.  LLCs were

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Considering Buying a Business in the United States? Key Considerations of Buying a Business

Key Considerations of Buying a Business Buying an existing business can eliminate some of the risks associated with starting a business from scratch.  This is especially the case if the existing business has a good track record and/or an established client base.  While there are significant benefits associated with buying

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E-2 Visa Approved for Risk/IT Consulting Company for British National at the London Consulate

Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an E-2 visa for a national of the United Kingdom at the U.S. Consulate in London. The single investor started a consulting company providing a full-range of risk and IT services, specializing in project management, business analysis, business process renewal and management consulting.  Turn to

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E-2 Visa Approved for HR Consultancy Company for British National

Scott Legal, P.C. just had an approval for an E-2 visa for a national of the United Kingdom at the U.S. Consulate in London. The single investor started a consultancy company focused on assisting new and growing companies with human resources services, ranging from recruitment to long-term strategic people planning.  Turn to

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¿Puedo Viajar Si Mi I-526 Está Pendiente? ¿Cómo Impacta el Viajar una Petición de Visa de Inmigración?

Resumen de la EB5 El proceso de la EB-5 es un proceso de 3 pasos. En cada paso un formulario gubernamental y documentación acreditadora se deben tramitar con el Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de los Estados Unidos (USCIS). Los pasos son los siguientes: Tramite el Formulario I-526, Petición Inmigratoria

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Can I Use a Home Office for an E-2 Visa?

An E-2 visa is the perfect visa option for an entrepreneur that wants to start a business in the United States.  You can find the full set of E-2 visa requirements by clicking here. One of the E-2 requirements is that the U.S. Company must have office or other leased

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Deuda Convertible Como Herramienta de Financiación – ¿Amigo o Enemigo? Ventajas y Desventajas de Usar Deuda Convertible para Recaudar Capital Desde la Perspectiva del Fundador

Cuando empieza un negocio y quiere atraer su primera ronda de financiación, la Deuda Convertible es un producto que se le es ofrecido a Inversores. Mientras algunos consideran la Deuda Convertible una gran alternativa para vender equidad, otros son grandes críticos del producto. Scott Legal, P.C. representa con regularidad a Fundadores

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How Long Will it Take to Process my E-2 Visa?

How Long Does it Take to get an E-2 Visa? An E-2 visa is an investor visa option for an individual or company that wants to start business operations in the United States. The visa requires a relatively small investment amount and the business must ultimately create U.S. jobs. A

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Do I Need a Business Plan to get an L-1 Visa?

I want to sponsor an employee for an L-1 visa. Does my company need a business plan? Yes, generally all L-1 visa petitions should include a business plan for the U.S. company. However, the importance of the business plan may vary, depending on the size of the company and whether

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What are Common E-2 Investment Expenses? How can I increase my E-2 Investment Amount?

An E-2 Visa is a great visa option for a business or individual who wants to start a business in the U.S.. The full set of E-2 visa requirements can be found by clicking here. One E-2 visa requirement is that the investor has to invest a “substantial amount” of

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