Franchise Things

Episode #1Franchise Things:Franchising and the E-2 Visa

September 24, 2020

Do you have non-US prospective franchisees? Do not move forward, do not pass go until you watch this lively presentation. Laura Edgerton and Mike Drumm discuss what you should be thinking through before you bring an E-2 visa franchisee into your system.

About Our Guest Speaker: Laura Edgerton has practiced immigration law for more than twenty years. She brings a high level of corporate immigration experience to her firm along with a strong commitment to ethics and the desire and ability to help her clients achieve their goals.

Quick Notes

  • What is an E-2 Visa?
  • Approved E-2 Visa Countries
  • Ownership of the Entity
  • What the Qualifying Investments are
  • What Investment Documents are Required
  • Real/Operating Enterprise – What Documents are Required?
  • Investment May Not Be Marginal
  • Who are Qualifying Individuals?
  • The Procedure for Applying for an E-2 Visa
  • Timing Considerations when Applying
  • The Typical Costs of an E-2 Visa