San Francisco Economic Outlook for 2020

Online Webinar
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. PT

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Broadcast begins at 8:30am PT, November 10, 2020

UC Hastings and UCLA Anderson Forecast present

San Francisco Economic Outlook for 2020

The current epidemic of COVID-19 is affecting the world economy. How does that impact the California and the Bay Area? The UCLA Anderson Forecast team provides some analysis and update on what has happened since the last report.

The upcoming UCLA Anderson Forecast / UC Hastings College of the Law conference will be looking at how COVID-19 has impacted bankruptcies and the changes that are affecting business law.

This 3rd Annual Regional Economic outlook in San Francisco will bring together people representing law firms, public and private sectors, government and academia to discuss what's coming ahead for the local economy, across the state and the nation.

8:25 - 8:30a Join the Webinar
8:30 - 8:35a Welcome + Introductions
8:35 - 8:55a Economic Outlook for the Nation
Jerry Nickelsburg, Director, UCLA Anderson Forecast
8:55 - 9:15a Economic Outlook for California and the Bay Area
Leila Bengali, Economist, UCLA Anderson Forecast
9:15 - 9:25a Q & A
9:25 - 10:25a Panel: How has COVID-19 impacted bankruptcy and business law and practice?
Jared Ellias, Associate Professor of Law, UC Hastings College of the Law
Jamila Justine Willis, Partner, DLA Piper
Tanner MacDiarmid, Partner, Meru
Stephen O'Neill, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
10:30a Closing
Some Key Topics
The recession and recovery: How far out of the woods are we?
Will Fed policy cause a surge in business investment?
Is this a housing led recovery?
Why is California doing worse, or is it?
Are trade wars dragging down California's logistics industry?
Will court congestion slow the recovery of companies through bankruptcy?
Will the Bay Area continue to be the star of California economic growth?
How will changes in bankruptcy law and practice affect distressed assets?

UCLA Anderson Forecast