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CIRI & WCM Present: Market Outlook for 2017

Wednesday, January 11th 2017
11:45 AM to 1:30 PM
Toronto, ON

Market Outlook for 2017

Will energy prices recover in 2017? How will the new US President impact North American economy? Will interest rates rise in 2017? How will UK's exit from the EU impact world economies? If you are curious about answers to these questions and more, join us for an informative hour with renown economists as we discuss the Canadian, US, and Global economic outlook for 2017. This event is eligible for 2 CEUs

Brett House

Vice-President and Deputy Chief Economist, Scotiabank

Prior to joining Scotiabank in October 2016, Brett served as the Chief Economist at Alignvest Investment Management. He previously worked as an economist at the International Monetary Fund and as an adviser in the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General. Brett also worked as global strategist at Woodbine Capital Advisors LP.He is a Rhodes Scholar with a master's degree in economics from the University of Oxford. In addition, Brett has taught at Oxford and McGill University in Montreal, and held research roles at Columbia University in New York and Massey College at the University of Toronto.

Lynn M. McGrade

Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Lynn McGrade is a partner at the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. She is the Toronto Regional Leader of the Investment Management Group and chair of the Firm's Women's Leadership Development Committee.Lynn practises corporate law, specializing in issues relating to the investment management industry. She represents both Canadian and foreign investment fund managers on ongoing legal issues relating to the provision of advisory services, the distribution of securities and the establishment, operation and administration of investment products in Canada. Lynn has been involved in the creation of many investment products including mutual funds, exchange-traded funds, segregated funds, hedge funds, closed-end funds and pooled fund products. Lynn is also a recognized authority on securities registrant regulation, compliance and fund governance, and has extensive experience in merger and acquisition transactions in the investment industry.

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