The Nevada State EB-5 Regional Center is a member of Invest In the USA (IIUSA ®), a national based not-for-profit industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program. The IIUSA advocates policies that focus on advocacy, industry development and education for the EB-5 program and its members.

All members of the IIUSA must adhere to the organizations approved Best Practices, Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

Understanding the importance of these requirements, The Nevada State EB-5 works diligently to uphold all of the predicated prudent and ethical practices developed by the IIUSA. Through this strict adherence, the Nevada State EB-5 works to simultaneously protect individual personal capital investment, economic benefits of capital formation, local job creation and provide the opportunity of legal entry and, ultimately, US citizenship for the foreign investor.

The IIUSA Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct

The Association to Invest In the USA (“IIUSA”) Code of Ethics (the “Code”) and Standards of Professional Conduct (“Standards”) are fundamental to the values of IIUSA and essential to achieving its mission to lead the EB-5 Regional Center industry by setting high standards of integrity and professional excellence. High ethical standards are critical to maintaining the public’s trust in the EB-5 Regional Center Program and industry. The Code and the Standards are intended to promote the integrity of IIUSA members (“Members”) and serve as a model for measuring the ethics of EB-5 professionals, regardless of industry segment or local laws and regulations. All Members must abide by the Code and Standards. Violations may result in disciplinary sanctions by IIUSA. Sanctions can include, but are not limited to, suspension or revocation of membership and revocation of the right to use the IIUSA service mark, advertise in IIUSA publications, and/or sponsor IIUSA events.

The Code of Ethics

Members must:

•Act with integrity, competence, diligence, respect, and in an ethical manner with the public, clients, prospective clients and colleagues in the EB-5 Regional Center industry, regulators, program administrators, and other participants in the EB-5 Program.
•Place the integrity of the EB-5 Regional Center Program and the interests of clients above their own personal interests.
•Use reasonable care and exercise independent professional judgment when conducting an analysis of potential EB-5 investments on behalf of clients, making recommendations to clients or potential clients regarding EB-5 investments and engaging in other EB-5-related activities.
•Act and encourage others to act in a professional and ethical manner that will reflect positively on themselves and the EB-5 Regional Center Program.
•Promote the integrity of and uphold the rules governing the EB-5 Regional Center Program.
•Maintain and improve their professional competence and strive to maintain and improve the competence of other participants in the EB-5 Regional Center industry.*

Source: IIUSA Code of Ethics

Downloadable IIUSA Code of Ethics

For more information, please visit: IIUSA.org