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Tax and Regulations Briefings

During INREV’s monthly Tax and Regulations Briefings, experts present their insights and answer questions on the current regulatory and tax issues facing our industry. Calls usually take place on the last Thursday of the month at 9:30 am CET /  8:30 am UK time.

Next monthly briefing

Thu 24 Jun 2021 @ 9:30 CET, 8:30 UK

The EU Merger Control regulation frequently requires institutional investors to apply for and obtain European Commission clearance for co-investments in real estate, which results in significant costs and delays. Join us to learn more about the current Commission review of procedural rules for obtaining clearance and the opportunity it presents for some relief.

Listen to past recordings

Opportunities in the UK Funds Review Briefing  

Published on 23 Mar 2021

A joint INREV/AREF/IPF briefing where we looked at the details of the proposed new PIF (CS) and LTAF fund structures and the implications they could have for the real estate funds sector, as well other aspects of the call for important input on this consultation.

ESG-related regulatory and policy initiatives Briefing  

Published on 15 Oct 2020

Kate Binedell and Matthew Baker, Partners at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in London, who presented an update on recent ESG-related regulatory requirements impacting non-listed real estate investment. They were joined by Abigail Dean, Head of Sustainability, Real Estate at Nuveen in London, who discussed some of the practical issues implementing the new regulations present for fund managers.

Proposed Code of Tax Conduct Briefing  

Published on 24 Sep 2020

Francisco Da Cunha, Partner, Cross-Border Tax at Deloitte in Luxembourg, and Keith O’Donnell, Managing Partner at Atoz in Luxembourg, explained the structure and substance of the proposed code. They also discussed the contribution recommendations and best practices on tax-related matters can make to the non-listed real estate investment industry.   

Cayman Island Blacklisting and Use of Offshore Entities Briefing  

Published on 27 Feb 2020

Alain Goebel and Rodrigo Delcourt, partners at Arendt & Medernach in Luxembourg, present on the tax and regulatory implications of the EU’s decision to add the Cayman Islands to its blacklist of jurisdictions, along with practical and legal issues around structuring real estate vehicles using offshore entities.

Sustainable Finance and Taxonomy Briefing  

Published on 26 Sep 2019

Ursula Hartenberger, Global Head of Sustainability at RICS in Brussels and member of the EU’s Technical Experts Group on Sustainable Finance, will talk about the Sustainable Finance Action Plan and Taxonomy with a particular focus on the buildings' sector

Financing Sustainable Development: The EU Action Plan Briefing  

Published on 25 Oct 2018

Zsolt Toth, External Affairs & EU Liaison Manager at RICS in Brussels and member of the European Commission’s High Level Technical Working Group on Sustainable Finance, presents on Sustainable Finance Action Plan and Taxonomy. 

Pre-marketing of EU Real Estate Funds Briefing  

Published on 30 Aug 2018

Melville Rodrigues, partner at Charles Russell Speechlys, and Jeff Rupp, Director of Public Affairs at INREV, co-presents on the background, timing and likely impact of the proposed amendment of AIFMD to create a uniform definition of pre-marketing across the EU.

EMIR Refit Briefing  

Published on 28 Jun 2018

Jeff Rupp, INREV Director of Public Affairs, highlighted proposed Commission and Parliament amendments that will determine how changes to regulations impacting real estate managers’ use of interest rate and currency swaps to manage risk will be addressed in upcoming trilogue negotiations. 

GDPR and AML Briefing  

Published on 26 Apr 2018

Catherine Martougin, Partner at Baker McKenzie in Luxembourg, presents on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules. She explores the interaction between the desire to protect personal data in the first regulation and the requirement for disclosure in the second. 

Impact of a hard Brexit Briefing  

Published on 29 Jun 2017

Jeff Rupp, INREV Public Affairs Director, presents on the impacts of a hard Brexit on the non-listed real estate industry. Learn more about the Brexit Focus Group’s analysis of how a hard Brexit would affect investors, managers and service providers both in and outside Europe, as well as some of the political dynamics currently at play.

Updated Tax and Regulatory Guide Briefing  

Published on 16 Feb 2017

Jeroen Elink Schuurman, Tax Partner at PwC will present on the new and improved Tax and Regulatory Guide. 

The new guide, which covers more countries and OECD BEPS, has also moved to a new location on the INREV website.

Jeroen also gives a brief update on the recent OECD discussion draft on Non-CIVs.

Brexit update from a UK and remaining EU country perspective Briefing  

Published on 28 Oct 2016

This briefing discusses the current state of play of Brexit and the potential impact it will have on non-listed real estate investment. Simon Crown and Marian Scheele, partners at Clifford Chance in London and Amsterdam, presented the topic from both the UK and the remaining EU Member State perspective.

OECD BEPS Action Plans 4 and 13 Briefing  

Published on 29 Oct 2015

The OECD recently released the BEPS Action plan with far-reaching recommendations, including interest deductibility (Action 4) and country-by-country reporting (Action 13). Richard van der Linden’s presents on the details and implications of this important topic.

AIFMD Manager Guidance Briefing  

Published on 24 Sep 2015

Michael Hornsby discusses AIFMD Manager Guidance.

This briefing does not have a presentation.

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