Get Ready to Face New Client Fee Assessment Regulations,How Much Fee is Too Much? Too Little? How to Calculate, charge and Collect, CAD or US and What Areas of Immigration Practice?

  • 22 Mar 2018
  • 1:30 PM
  • Live Webinar


  • Free
  • No membership required
  • Special discount for members


Practice & Finance Related  Educational Development Event


  • Mr. Muhammad Watto , B.A., LL.B. RCIC

For UCICA Members

  • Cost: Free for UCICA and PDLES member 
  • With Donation Fee: $25 - Membership not required
  • Not eligible for CPD Credits
  • Format: Live Webinar
  • When:  March 22, 2018  1.30 PM EST (Saturday)

Registration instructions:  A UCICA member must log in first to complete registration.

Learning Objectives: 

To survive as a consultant in any industry, you need to charge fees that will enable you to stay in business; at the same time, both you and your clients need to feel that your fees are fair and equitable. So how do you find the middle ground that seems fair to everyone involved?

In this detailed session educator will share some basic rules and formulas to satisfy all parties when calculating and advising clients on fees for their services and justifications as well as the new upcoming regulatory assessment or restreiction on RCIC fees and available remedies.

Areas to Cover:

  • New Regulatory requirements related to restrictions on how much RCIC can charge and remedies for a client if too much fee is charged.
  • What area of practice is in high demand and can assist RCIC to have more clients and fees? 
  • Is there really "million of dollars up for grab" in appeals related matters?
  • Application work, Appeals or Both. What about provincial restrictions and how to overcome such registration and representation for my client?
  • Should I work as sole practitioner or employment or contract with third party?
  • How about having an agent?
  • What are the risks in having an agent or employment as an RCIC?
  • Legality related to fee arrangements between the legal professional and the client,
  • How much fee is reasonable and how to calculate the final fee?
  • How to convince the client to pay for your services and when?
  • Which service requires a fee and falls under a trust or client account and when or how to transfer to general account?
  • Fee arrangements when an agent or a third party contractor is involved.
  • What is client does not pay?
  • The powers of the regulatory body and available legal remedies on fee arrangements between client and the RCIC.


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