CETA: New Provisions for Temporary Entry Into Canada [On Demand]

Get your organization up to speed on CETA provisions that affect the movement of employees between Canada and the EU



On Demand
Course Leader : Sergio R. Karas, Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation
Duration : 1 hour 0 minute
Price: $69.00

The Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) came into force in September 2017. The CETA contains a number of immigration provisions that may be of interest to companies with European operations and employees who move between them and locations within Canada. Make sure your organization is up to speed on key aspects of CETA that may affect the interaction of operations and key employees in Canada and the European Union.

Topics to be discussed include:

    • Business visitors: new criteria for visits of short duration, permissible activities
    • Intra-company transferees
    • Professionals: who is allowed in and who is not? Sectors covered, list of professions that are NOT included in CETA
    • Contractual Service Suppliers: what is the difference with professionals?
    • Investors: who can get a Work Permit and what do they need to demonstrate?


Sergio R. Karas, Karas Immigration Law Professional Corporation

Sergio Karas is a lawyer and certified specialist in Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada and an internationally recognized expert in Canadian immigration law. He has had articles published in several languages in national and international journals, and he provides immigration insight and commentary to Canada’s national press.

Sergio is a regular guest on local, national and international radio and television programs, and hosted his own show “Immigration and You” on ITV and Vision of Asia broadcasted in New York and New Jersey. He is a contributing writer on immigration issues for Canadian HR Reporter and Canadian Employment Law Today, and is editor of the Global Business Immigration Handbook, published by Thomson Reuters.

Sergio is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Bar Association, Past Chair of the Citizenship and Immigration Section of the Ontario Bar Association, Past Chair of the Immigration and Nationality Committee of the International Bar Association, and Past Chair of the Canada Committee of the American Bar Association Section of International Law. He is also a member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is listed in “Who is Who in Corporate Immigration Law” as a leading immigration lawyer.