Smoothly Navigate Regulatory, Finance, Tax and Other Key Issues
As local governments face mounting challenges in meeting infrastructure needs, public-private partnerships have become increasingly popular. Sharing the burdens, risks and benefits often results to the advantage of private and public parties. But before these projects can become reality, each side must face a myriad of legal, political and strategic issues. This program will show you how to successfully navigate the P3 process. From conception to closing, gain the skills you need to mitigate risks and provide your clients with the advice they need. Successfully structure and help guide projects to completion - order today!
- Anticipate legal and regulatory roadblocks for public-private partnership infrastructure projects.
- Gain a strong understanding of the P3 process and common transaction structures.
- Conduct a thorough due diligence and feasibility analysis to uncover issues before clients are in too deep.
- Navigate legal and practical considerations in project financing and development.
- Learn how to effectively work with government agencies, approval boards and the community.
- Uncover common project issues and what you must do to prevent or move beyond them.
- Public-Private Partnerships: Underlying Laws and Regulations Update
10:00 - 10:30, Mark Hazelbaker
- The Lifecycle of a Successful Public-Private Partnership (P3)
10:30 - 11:00, Mark Hazelbaker
- Timeline of Development (Best Case Scenario)
- The Primary Role of the Public Partner in a P3: Levels of Involvement
- Common P3 Transaction Structures
- Conducting Due Diligence and Feasibility Analyses
11:15 - 11:45, Mark D. Kimball
- What Information is Needed
- Clarifying the Priorities and Constraints of Both Sides and Identifying Complementary Needs
- Determining the Scope of the Project
- Identifying Environmental Impediments
- Analyzing the Tax Aspects of the Transaction
- Navigating the RFP (Requests for Proposals) Process
11:45 - 12:15, Lawrence S. Glosser
- Working with Government Agencies and Approval Boards
12:45 - 1:45, Mark Hazelbaker
- Dealing with Planning Commissions, Subdivision Regulations, Zoning Ordinances, Design Standards and Building Permits
- Researching Board Size and Quorums
- Presentation Pointers
- Creating a Record
- Gaining Community Support for the Project (Working With the Public)
1:45 - 2:15, Mark Hazelbaker
- Financing P3s
2:15 - 2:45, All Faculty
- Financial Analysis: What Information is Needed
- Choosing the Right P3 Financing Structure: Risks and Opportunities Inherent in Different Financing Structures
- P3 Transaction Closings: What You Need to Know
2:45 - 3:15,
Lawrence S. Glosser
- Common Challenges to P3s
3:30 - 4:00, Mark D. Kimball
- Common Misconceptions of P3s
- Common Avenues of Challenging a P3
- Lack of Qualified Advisors
- Project Risk Allocation
- Common Causes of Delays and What Can Be Done
- Project Management Beyond Closing
- Legal Ethics
4:00 - 5:00, Mark D. Kimball
- Attorney Duty of Competence and Diligence
- Attorney Fees: Contingency and Success Fees
- Identifying and Resolving Conflicts of Interest
- Preserving Confidentiality
- Ethical Attorney Communications
This program is designed for attorneys. Government professionals, development professionals, business professionals and paralegals may also benefit.