This hands on workshop provides a detailed understanding of corporate compliance responsibilities with particular emphasis on the role of Human Resources professionals. There are three phases to effective compliance: Preparation of qualifying applications, understanding the responsibilities arising from immigration documentation, and ongoing monitoring. Each phase shall be discussed with useful checklists and valuable discussion of the use of an A-LMO Verification Form and the contents of a Foreign Worker Verification Form. Registrants will develop an understanding and confidence in meeting the obligations of the employer attestations required in the Foreign Worker Application Forms.
PRESENTERS: Howard D. Greenberg and Naumaan Hameed, Greenberg-Turner
Howard Greenberg is a certified specialist in Immigration Law and the Past Chair of the Citizenship and Immigration Law Specialization Committee of the Law Society of Upper Canada, responsible for certifying lawyers in this practice field. He is also a past chairperson of both the Canadian Bar Association’s National Immigration Section, the Citizenship and Immigration Section of the Canadian Bar Association (Ontario) and is a past Co-Chair of the Nationality and Immigration Committee of the International Bar Association. He founded the Canadian Immigration Policy Research Council, a think tank that provides policy input to Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Naumaan Hameed is a senior associate at Greenberg Turner and a certified specialist in Immigration Law. He has extensive experience in all aspects of Canadian immigration and citizenship law and has focused his practice largely on representing major multinational clients in the temporary and permanent movement of their skilled human resources. In addition to regularly making submissions to embassies, consulates, high commissions and visa posts, he has been involved in advocating for significant changes to immigration policy and procedures on behalf of his corporate clients.
Mr.Hameed also provides immigration-related services on complex corporate matters, including the establishment of new offices in Canada and M&A transactions, and works closely with his clients to strategically navigate the complexities of the new changes in immigration law while ensuring compliance and mitigating risk.