Our webinar series, which features the firm's professionals, is an interactive forum for learning about recent legislative, economic, and technological developments that affect your portfolio and financial plan. Listen to replays of previous webinars below and register for our upcoming events.
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Cybersecurity - The New Rules of Self-Defense
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Join us for a webinar about how to protect yourself from identity theft and other forms of cybercrime.
Information security expert Nicholas J. Percoco of Trustwave will discuss the latest trends in cybercrime and outline steps you can take today to secure your information. William Blair’s Dan Grant will share his experience with cybercrime and the valuable lessons he learned.
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Healthcare Reform in 2013 and Beyond
Thursday, January 17, 2013
With President Obama’s reelection and the Supreme Court’s decision this summer to uphold the major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the focus now shifts to the next steps in implementing the landmark healthcare reform.
William Blair equity research analyst Ryan Daniels will describe the timeline for implementation of the remaining provisions and how high-income individuals and their families will be affected by these changes. Mr. Daniels will also identify the emerging investment opportunities and risks in the evolving healthcare industry.
Global Market Outlook with George Greig
Thursday, December 7, 2012
Following a year in which a “crisis in the making” attitude defined market sentiment, William Blair global strategist for Investment Management George Greig provided his annual global market outlook. Greig also provided outlooks for macroeconomic conditions in China, Europe, and the United States, as well as for corporate performance.
Global Market Outlook Commentary - December 2012
Unlocking the Value of Public Assets Through Alternative Delivery Models
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Many public infrastructure assets contain significant untapped value that could fund much-needed public infrastructure needs. This webinar will focus on how public-private partnerships and alternative delivery models can unlock value from existing infrastructure assets. William Blair is a leader in utilizing alternative delivery models to maximize the value of public infrastructure projects for taxpayers. Join us for this interactive webinar to learn how public agencies throughout Connecticut are using alternative delivery models to meet the challenges of today’s environment.
Alternative Delivery Models for Connecticut Public Infrastructure
Monday, October 22, 2012
As public infrastructure needs continue to mount, public agencies throughout Connecticut are faced with a challenging environment for funding capital needs. This webinar will focus on utilizing alternative delivery models to fund non-revenue generating public infrastructure projects. William Blair and Pullman & Comley are leaders in utilizing alternative delivery models to mitigate the risks and reduce the total costs for public infrastructure projects. To learn how governments throughout Connecticut are using alternative delivery models to meet the challenges of today’s environment please access the webinar replay.
Year-End Tax Planning for 2013's Uncertainty
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
With November’s elections promising to come down to the wire and a host of income tax and estate tax changes scheduled to take effect on January 1, year-end tax planning in 2012 will be an exercise in managing long-term uncertainty and capturing near-term opportunities. In this interactive webinar, William Blair & Company’s Julie Alcala and Michael Lee will look at tax strategies that can be implemented before the end of 2012 to capitalize on the current tax and interest rate environment. The webinar will also examine the tax policies being proposed by Republicans and Democrats and the potential implications of November’s elections.
Information is for general discussion only and is not intended to provide or should not be relied upon for legal, tax, accounting, or investment advice. We recommend that you consult your attorney, tax advisor, investment or other professional advisor about your particular situation.
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U.S. Growth Prospects in a Flatter World
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
As headwinds from overseas continue to push against the U.S. economic recovery, the best domestic growth prospects increasingly come from the highest-quality, most-innovative U.S. companies. John Jostrand, manager of William Blair's All Cap Growth team, will discuss how to identify companies that are well positioned for long-term growth amid a shifting global supply chain. Jostrand will also look at how the narrowing competitiveness gap with China is influencing the growth prospects for U.S. companies.
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Alternative Delivery Models for Connecticut Public Infrastructure
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
As public infrastructure needs continue to mount, public agencies throughout Connecticut are faced with a challenging environment for funding capital projects. Traditional project delivery methods expose public agencies to a litany of risks. William Blair & Company is a leader in utilizing Alternative Delivery Models to address these risks and reduce the total cost of infrastructure projects. To learn how William Blair is using Alternative Delivery Models to help governments throughout Connecticut meet the challenges of today’s environment please access the webinar replay.
Current Macroeconomic Crosscurrents
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Replay a recording of George Greig, partner, portfolio manager and global strategist, as he discusses key issues currently affecting the global markets and his outlook for risk assets, along with his viewpoint on investment implications and portfolio structuring.
May 22 - June 23, 2012
Current Macro Crosscurrents - May 2012
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Making Sense of the European Debt Crisis: What's In It For Me?
Thursday, February 16, 2012
With Europe’s fiscal and economic future hanging in the balance, political leaders and central bankers from across the continent have been engaged in seemingly endless rounds of discussions. In an interactive webinar, Brian Singer, the head of William Blair’s Dynamic Allocation Strategies team, will explore the dynamics driving these high-stakes negotiations and the implications for investors here in the United States. Drawing on game theory and fundamental economic analysis, Mr. Singer will explain the motivations, strategies, and tactics of the major eurozone players.
Brian Singer, CFA – Head of William Blair’s Dynamic Allocation Strategies team
European Debt Crisis Transcript