Seminar ID


Date and time

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 09:30 PDT see it in calendar

  • recording
  • in English
CPD hours

LSBC 6 CPD hours

CICC 6 CPD hours


British Columbia Institute of Technology555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC
V6B 3H6

Capacity: 50


Medical inadmissibility (Giomny H. Ruiz)

• Legislation
• Excessive demand
• Danger to public
• Exemptions
• Legal challenges
• Latest development
• Preparing for a refusal
• Ethical considerations
o Assessment and asking the right questions
o Managing client’s expectations
o Competence and qualifications – co-counsel, mentor

Business immigration in Canada (Ji Young Jang, AURAY Capital

International Trade Agreements (Steven Meurrens)

o Tentative – negotiations
o Business visitors
o Professionals
o Intra company transfers
o Limitations - restrictions
o Categories
o Differences between CETA and other Trade Agreements
o Limitations - restrictions
o Categories
o Differences between CETA and other Trade Agreements
o Limitations - restrictions

Mini Crystal ball (Richard Kurland)

• Analysis of the Minister’s response to CIMM report
• Expected actions in the next year
• Recommended changes to the current regulatory regime

Lexbase and ATIP (Richard Kurland)

• The role of Lexbase in our practice
• How to use Lexbase
• How to obtain information from the government – tips and advice

Roundtable (Richard Kurland, Steven Meurrens, Giomny H. Ruiz, Sylvie Bertrand)

Discussion about the role of immigration consultants in the immigration system, improving reputation and working side-by-side with lawyers


6.5 hours

regular fee - $ 200.00




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