Business Owners Course.PNG


Live webinar July 18, 2019 @ 12:00 PM EST  

OR available via video download


Andrew Carvajal


3 hours

SUMMARY: This course discusses some of the most popular and widely used immigration options by business owners, specifically the Intra-Company Transfer (including start up businesses) and the Owner/Operator LMIA. We will provide an in-depth review of the technical requirements involved in both applications, as well as practical advice for immigration practitioners and their clients. The transition from a work permit to permanent residence and the advantages and disadvantages of one program over the other will also be covered.  



  • The initial client assessment 

  • Intra-Company Transfers (ICTs)

    • Advantages and disadvantages

    • Eligible business and qualifying relationships

    • Qualifying positions

    • Start-ups

    • Variations under international Free Trade Agreements

    • Work permit application particulars

    • Transition to permanent residence

  • Owner/Operator LMIA

    • Advantages and disadvantages

    • Owner/Operator advertising variation

    • Initial client checklist 

    • Tips for the immigration practitioner

    • Client instructions following submissions

    • Work permit application particulars

    • Transition to permanent residence


For Lawyers and Paralegals

Law Society of Ontario 

  • Substantive Hours: This program is eligible for up to 3 hours

Law Society of British Columbia

  • Approved for 3 CPD credits

Law Society of Saskatchewan

  • Approved for 3 CPD hours

Law Society of New Brunswick

  • Approved for 3 CPD hours 

Law Societies of Alberta, Manitoba, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia

  • For members of these Law Societies, consider including this course as a CPD learning activity in your mandatory annual requirements 

For Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants


Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council

  • Approved for 3 CPD hours 

  • Video recording valid until October 16, 2019


single course



  • Attendance at the live three hour webinar

  • Access to the course materials

  • Possibility to download and watch the webinar until December 31, 2019 

    • NOTE: Availability of this course for credit by the ICCRC (immigration consultants) expires on October 16, 2019

Summer pass


Live attendance and access to the course materials and video of our 5 immigration summer courses (16 CPD hours):

  1. Navigating Family Class Sponsorship

  2. Immigration for Business Owners: ICT and O/O LMIA

  3. Immigration under the CPTPP

  4. Canadian Citizenship

  5. The Leisure and Business Visitor to Canada

No Longer Available


No Longer Available

summer pass

& book -$500


Andrew is a Toronto lawyer and partner at Desloges Law Group. He received a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Civil Law from McGill University. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2011.

Andrew’s legal expertise involves immigration law, administrative law and some civil litigation. His immigration practice focuses on permanent residence applications under federal and provincial economic programs, all types of business/corporate immigration, applications for sponsorship under the family class and temporary residence applications. 


Andrew also represents individuals and corporations in administrative matters, professional and academic discipline cases, as well as Small Claims Court litigation. His professional discipline practice includes the representation of Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultants in complaint and discipline proceedings before their regulatory council.

Besides his work at Desloges Law Group, Andrew has been an instructor in the Immigration Consulting program at Herzing College and a guest speaker in a number of immigration education programs and seminars organized by professional associations and community centres. He is also a frequent contributor to several publications dealing with immigration, refugee and administrative law and has been invited to speak about immigration changes on local and national news segments.


Prior to practising law, Andrew was a sociology professor at McGill University and a university researcher in projects dealing with criminal justice, equality laws, family transformation and social research methods.   

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Andrew Carvajal

Barrister & Solicitor

Partner, Desloges Law Group