Public Affairs

INREV’s Brussels-based public affairs team increases European policy makers' awareness of the importance of our industry and represents our members’ interests in new and prospective EU legislation.

Forum Call Recording July 2017: FCA inducement rules

On Thursday 27 July, Cara Phillips of Addleshaw Goddard presented on the FCA rules on inducements. 

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OECD makes positive changes to real estate example in Model Tax Convention

On July 11, in an important step for non-listed real estate investment funds, the OECD released draft contents of the 2017 update to the OECD Model Tax Convention. In the draft, the OECD took notice of the comments INREV and others made. Several relevant changes now appear in the real estate example. 

Forum Call Recording June 2017: Impact of a hard Brexit

On Thursday 29 June, Jeff Rupp, INREV Public Affairs Director, presented on the impacts of a hard Brexit on the non-listed real estate industry. Listen to the call to 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.

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The impact of a hard Brexit on non-listed indirect real estate investment

The non-listed real estate industry could be facing a hard Brexit in less than two years. The INREV Brexit Focus Group has mapped out what the implications would be for fund managers, investors and service providers.

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No forum call this month

The May monthly forum call will not take place on Thursday 25 May due to a European public holiday.

In the meantime you can listen to recordings of past calls.

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Real estate investment under Solvency II

On 10 May INREV published a snapshot of the recent MSCI Solvency II update which confirms that the standard model real estate SCR of 25% does not reflect the volatility of real estate investment in Europe. We are using the new data to encourage policy makers to adopt an SCR that more accurately reflects the documented risk.

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Forum Call Recording April 2017 - MIFID II's implications for non-listed real estate investment

On Thursday 27 April Hannah Meakin and Jamie Gray of Norton Rose Fulbright presented on MIFID II and its implications for non-listed real estate investment.

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Industry support guiding principles for EU-UK relations

The result of the 23 June 2016 referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union raises many questions regarding the future relationship between the EU and the UK, and poses a number of important challenges for the members of INREV and the industry.

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New FAQs on Country-by-Country Reporting

In response to the new requirements for country-by-country reporting under OECD-BEPS Action 13 that aims to enhance transparency of multinational enterprises the Tax Committee issued a set of answers to frequently asked questions.

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Forum Call Recording March 2017- Sustainability regulations

On Thursday 30 March, Debbie Hobbs, Head of Sustainability at Legal & General Property, presented on sustainability-related regulations.

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