Online Events

Online Events
Providing you a collection of engaging webinars to serve as a continued resource, beyond banking.
  • On-Demand Events


    • Year End Planning

      Our panel of senior First Republic Private Wealth Management leaders engage in a collaborative discussion on year-end planning in a tax-changing environment and what to review before year-end, including:

      • Retirement savings
      • Income taxes and capital gains
      • Top items to review annually

    • View this discussion with Stuart Burden, Managing Director with First Republic Investment Management, and Kara Barnett, Head of Communications and Social Impact for First Republic Bank, on evolving and effective approaches to charitable giving and steps you can take today to increase your impact. The topics covered are the key considerations when designing a new charitable giving strategy, equity-oriented grant-making, trust-based philanthropy and maximizing positive change.

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      As the Fed continues tightening rates in an effort to reduce inflation, the markets continue to react. Watch as Christopher J. Wolfe, CIO, First Republic Investment Management and Michael D. Selfridge, Senior Vice President, Chief Banking Officer, First Republic Bank, discuss current events and potential outcomes.

    • Join us for a discussion with business owners who have successfully implemented succession plans, and hear their insights on the value and peace of mind that come from planning ahead.

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      In today’s ever-changing environment, VC firms can benefit from a well-articulated compliance program. Our expert panel will discuss how current market conditions are affecting the operations of venture firms and how a compliance program can help mitigate risk as well as provide transparency into geopolitical risk factors.

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      Christopher J. Wolfe, Chief Investment Officer of First Republic Private Investment Management, and Michael D. Selfridge, Chief Banking Officer of First Republic Bank discuss the economy, U.S. policy, financial markets and investment opportunities.


    • In this webinar, acclaimed novelist and memoirist David Goodwillie explains — and simplifies — the often daunting process of writing and selling a memoir. What are the rules of the genre? How “true” do memoirs have to be? How do you go about writing honestly about the people in your life? And what’s the best way to get started? We’ll talk about craft: balancing the vagaries of real life with the necessity of a narrative structure, the tricks of dialogue and exposition, and the ever-important role of revision.

    • Watch a Fireside Chat with author Alana Karen. A 19-year Google employee and the author of Adventures of Women in Tech: How We Got Here and Why We Stay, Alana has her own stories to share as well as those of more than 80 women she interviewed for her book.

    • Watch acclaimed novelist and memoirist David Goodwillie as he explains (and simplifies) the often daunting process of writing and selling a book. How does the publishing industry actually work? Who are the publishers, and what are the different genres? What about e-books, audiobooks and self-publishing? He’ll discuss the process of writing itself: What, exactly, do you want to write — a novel, a memoir or a collection of essays — and how can you get started?

    • Your Fully Charged Life is Meaghan B. Murphy’s master guide to bringing your best self to every moment, even when the pressures of daily life leave you feeling overwhelmed, exhausted and wallowing in negative thoughts (and a pint of your favorite gelato). Spanning health, work, family time and more, Your Fully Charged Life reveals small changes in outlook and habits that yield big results, without ever sacrificing who you are.

    • Michael Bodell, the Deputy Director/Chief Operating Officer of the Petersen Automotive Museum for a virtual tour in the Vault. Discover some of the most iconic and rare cars, motorcycles, and trucks spanning over 120 years of automotive history on the largest guided automotive tour in the United States.


    • Check out this virtual visit to Slide Ranch’s 134-acre farm and coastal land. In the spring, Slide Ranch is buzzing with new life — baby goats in the barn and seedlings in the garden. Guided by the Slide Ranch team, you’ll visit with the goats and sheep, run with them in the pasture and wander through the beautiful organic garden overlooking the coast. While mingling with the animals and meandering among the garden beds, you’ll learn about the ecosystems of Slide Ranch, animal husbandry and organic gardening practices. This will be a fun field trip for all ages.

    • This interactive discussion with O’Connor Professional Group covers the following topics: Parenting trends — the benefits and challenges of raising productive young adults. Pressures on young adults: stress, social media and substances. Entitlement: what it means and how to prevent it. Tips for setting reasonable expectations and promoting resiliency

    • Watch “Original Internet Godfather” Brett Johnson, a former U.S. most wanted cybercriminal, for an entertaining and educational talk covering the latest techniques criminals are using and how to protect yourself.


    • Check out a 2022 market outlook discussion with Christopher J. Wolfe, Chief Investment Officer of First Republic Private Wealth Management, and Mike Selfridge, Chief Banking Officer of First Republic Bank. They will address the economy, U.S. policy, financial markets and investment opportunities.

    • Watch this collaborative discussion from our panel of senior First Republic Private Wealth Management leaders on ensuring your estate plan is aligned with your vision.

    • You’re running 1,000 miles a minute getting your company launched. With so many details to manage, it’s no wonder many founders forget about taxes. In this webinar, you’ll learn about the most common tax mistakes startups make and how to avoid them.

    • Watch this 2022 market outlook discussion with Christopher J. Wolfe, Chief Investment Officer of First Republic Private Wealth Management, and Mike Selfridge, Chief Banking Officer of First Republic Bank. They will address the economy, U.S. policy, financial markets and investment opportunities as we enter the new year.

    • Professor Hal Hershfield of UCLA’s Anderson School of Management discusses some of the common financial mistakes we all make as well as evidence-based solutions for them.

    • Watch a collaborative discussion featuring three of our senior First Republic Private Wealth Management leaders, who collectively have over 75 years of industry experience.


    • Steve Schwartz is a master tea blender and the Founder of Art of Tea, a handcrafted tea purveyor based in Los Angeles. Steve has traveled around the world cultivating relationships with farmers and became enamored with the homeopathic effect plants can have on the body and mind. His drive and passion for expanding people’s knowledge of tea is captivating. By combining herbs and botanicals to create unique wellness and flavor profiles, Steve and his team have been able to build a brand that’s garnered national acclaim and awards. In this workshop, Steve will take you through a brief history of tea, what differentiates tea types when all tea comes from the same plant, why steep time and temperature matter when making the perfect cup of tea and more. You will come out of this class one step closer to becoming a tea master.

    • First Republic and Wine Spectator New York celebrate Women’s History Month with an inspiring panel of California women in wine. They discuss their unique perspectives as first- and second-generation winemakers along with their experiences navigating an industry in which only 14% of California’s 4,200 bonded wineries have a woman as their lead winemaker.

    • Check out The Urban Grape’s own TJ Douglas for this very special webinar in celebration of Black History Month, presented by First Republic Bank.

    • Riedel, the family-owned company that has been producing the world’s finest glassware for 265 years! Discover how Riedel glassmakers have utilized shape and design to innovate glassware over 11 generations. As an additional component, the team will be offering an in-depth sensory workshop. Riedel will demonstrate the relationship between glass shape and how it can affect your experience with wine. Guests are welcome to either watch or actively participate at home.

    • In this spirited event master mixologist Blake Tucker creates festive cocktails you can make at home this holiday season. Learn the history of and recipes for three signature cocktails that are sure to impress your guests at your next celebration. To follow along during the event, here are the recipes and instructions for the three cocktails Blake will be demonstrating. 

    • Learn how to taste wine with TJ Douglas, Founder and CEO of The Urban Grape in Boston and co-creator of the Progressive Scale, a unique way of organizing wine by its body, rather than varietal or region, as a way to help you pick the perfect wine for your palate During this webinar, you’ll learn why the Progressive Scale was created and just how it can help you find wines you’ll love, while sipping along with wines chosen for you from our BIPOC collection. You may purchase any of the wines included in this bundle or attend for free and sip whatever is already in your wine rack.


    • Listen to insights from an expert panel as they discuss the outlook as an LP in a post-COVID world, their perspective on leveling the playing field for racial and gender equality, and ways LPs and investors can help dismantle systemic inequity.


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      Q1 Market Update: Markets in Transition

      Join Michael D. Selfridge, Chief Banking Officer of First Republic Bank, and Christopher J. Wolfe, Chief Investment Officer of First Republic Investment Management, as they discuss what lies ahead for markets in 2023. Key topics they will share insights on include:

      • The likelihood of a mild recession in the United States and overseas
      • The expected interest rate moves and their impact
      • Investment trends, risks and opportunities

      Thursday, February 9, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. PT / 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. ET

      Register here

    • A Discussion with Ian Bremmer on the Top Risks for 2023

      Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer and Chairman Cliff Kupchan are pleased to present this year’s “Top Risks” report, which identifies the most important geopolitical trends and stress points for global investors and market participants in 2023, as well as a few red herrings — issues that, despite media attention, are unlikely to pose a significant threat or drive instability in the coming year.

      Friday, February 10, 2023, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET

      Register here

    • Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: Identity Protection

      Join us for our quarterly installment of Cybersecurity for Nonprofits, in which a First Republic cybersecurity expert will discuss identity protection. This session will review common tactics fraudsters use to commit identity theft, along with best practices on how you and your organization can stay well protected.

      Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. PT / 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. ET

      Register here

    • San Francisco State Arts

      Behind the Scenes of Human Nature with Tiffany Shlain

      Join artist and founder of The Webby Awards, Tiffany Shlain, for a riveting tour of her new art exhibition, Human Nature, which debuted on the top floor of the San Francisco Ferry Building and was highlighted as one of the hottest exhibitions in the Bay Area by San Francisco Magazine. There are exciting plans in the works for the show in 2023 and beyond. Come for an exclusive virtual tour of the exhibition, led by the artist.

      Tuesday, February 28, 2023, 12:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. ET

      Register here

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      Cybersecurity with the U.S. Secret Service

      In a world of constant cyberthreats, staying safe and secure online is more important than ever. Join us to hear expert advice and real-life stories from a member of the U.S. Secret Service’s Cyber Fraud Task Force. They’ll address the techniques criminals use daily to exploit people and help you understand how cyber intrusion can occur in your own life.

      Monday, March 6, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT / 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. ET

      Register here