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“Do US Universities Need Further Education in P3?,” Proximo Magazine

U.S. university public-private partnerships, known as P3s, have surged in popularity in the last decade. However budgetary pressures from the 2008 recession eroded state funding for U.S. public universities. Becker Shareholder Lee Weintraub, a leader in the field of P3s, shared, “The Great Recession caused funding for public universities to take a dive and they […]

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Webinar: PPP Funding: How to Apply and What You Should Know.

The White House and Congress have reached an interim “Phase 3.5” coronavirus funding deal that increases the appropriation level for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) by over $310 billion and appropriates an additional $10 billion for Emergency Economic Injury Disaster Grants (EIDL).     Watch the replay below.

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“Bringing P3s to the World,” P3 Bulletin

Public/private partnerships (“P3s”) have proliferated around the world, gaining momentum and acceptance while development projects in numerous sectors have been successfully delivered on time, on budget and with appropriate transfer of risk from public agencies to their private partners.  Although governments with established infrastructure procurement mechanisms have taken note, the U.S. Government is helping allied […]

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A Message From Our Managing Shareholder, Gary C. Rosen

Dear Clients and Friends: With the federal government issuing a state of emergency due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the World Health Organization characterizing the situation as a global pandemic, I’d like to share our promise to you during this unprecedented time: Becker’s Business Continuity Plan Our top priority is always the health, safety, […]

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“Q&A Interview with Lee Weintraub,” ActionLine

Q: Lee, how long have you been the chair of the Public-Private Partnership (P3) group at Becker? A: I have practiced in the Fort Lauderdale office of Becker since 1999, where I am the Vice-Chair of the Construction Law and Litigation Practice Group and Chair of the Public/Private Partnerships Practice Group. Since 2013, the year […]

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Lee Weintraub Shares P3 Infrastructure Expertise to Eight Asian Governments in Nepal and Singapore

Ft. Lauderdale, FL – September 26, 2019  – Lee A. Weintraub, Chair of Becker’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) Practice, was invited by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) to share his expertise in a series of P3 training workshop on behalf of the U.S. federal government for governments of eight Asian countries. The […]

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Super Lawyers Recognizes Sixteen Becker Attorneys in 2019 Edition

June 3, 2019 – Ft. Lauderdale, FL – Becker is pleased to announce that sixteen of its attorneys have been named as 2019 Super Lawyers, an honor that recognizes the top 5% of the total lawyers in any given state. The following attorneys have been listed in the 2019 edition of Super Lawyers: Florida Super […]

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“Becker & Poliakoff Launches Opportunity Zone Practice,” Law360

Becker & Poliakoff PA has launched a multidisciplinary opportunity zone practice to help clients navigate investing in the new low-income zones established by the 2017 tax reform law, the firm announced. The firm put together attorneys from their government policy, real estate, construction, public-private partnership, corporate and estate planning groups to provide comprehensive guidance for […]

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Brian Daughney to be Honored as “Citizen of the Year” at 2019 Pineapple Ball

We are pleased to announce that Brian Daughney, Shareholder in Becker’s Corporate Practice, has been selected as a 2019 Pineapple Ball Honoree by the Garden City Chamber of Commerce. Brian will be presented with the prestigious “Citizen of the Year” award at this year’s gala on Friday, April 26, 2019. The award was established in […]

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Becker Launches “Florida Opportunity Zone” Website and Multidisciplinary Practice Group

Realizing the immense potential for communities and investors throughout Florida, Becker has launched a multidisciplinary Opportunity Zone Practice. The Becker team provides a full spectrum of cross-practice services to assist public entities, developers and investors in understanding what is involved in the investment process and how to implement strategies for participation in the program. 8,761 […]

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