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Mintz Attorney Douglas Hauer to Speak at 8th Annual German American Conference

Douglas Hauer, Co-chair of the EB-5 Financing Practice of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., is participating in a panel discussion at the 8th Annual German American Conference at Harvard University. The conference is taking place October 30 through November 1 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Mr. Hauer will speak on a panel entitled, “Who Deserves to Join the Club - Immigration Policies in Germany and the US.” As the migration crisis in Europe intensifies, politicians on both sides of the Atlantic debate how their governments should deal with migration. This panel will discuss how decisions regarding migration affect economic outcomes and what political leaders need to do to address anxieties created by immigration.

Mr. Hauer will be joined by Prof. Jocelyne Cesari, Director of the Harvard interfaculty program “Islam in the West”; Dr. Alexander Görlach, Publisher & Chief Editor The European; Thomas Geisel, Mayor of Duesseldorf, Germany; and Ska Keller, Vice-president and spokesperson for migration of the Green Group in the European Parliament. The discussion will be moderated by Isabel Schayani, Correspondent at the New York bureau of ARD German TV.

The 8th German American Conference at Harvard brings together leaders from business, politics, academia and media. The conference will inspire leadership, foster dialogue and promote innovation. Participants will engage in discussions on the most pressing transatlantic challenges of our time. With more than 700 participants and 30 speakers, it is the largest student-led conference of its kind in the United States.

Mr. Hauer serves as counsel to developers and businesses seeking capital through the EB-5 investor visa program. He also counsels lenders, private equity firms, and EB-5 Regional Centers on all aspects of EB-5 financing. In the immigration law space, Mr. Hauer represents corporate, institutional, and individual clients in routine and complex immigration matters. He has in-depth experience advising companies on the immigration consequences of corporate restructuring. He also advises businesses on the legal aspects of establishing new offices and operations in the US.