REIT Conference 5-6 February 2007
We recently hosted a 2 day Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) conference for clients on 5-6 February 2007.
Speakers from international advisory firms were invited to discuss the impacts of REIT structures in their respective jurisdictions. A copy of their presentations is below.
1. REITs always make sense (except when they don't) - Bruce Gelman, Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP, USA
2. General EU structuring issues - Bart Rubbens, Loyens & Loeff, Netherlands
3. German property structures - Dr Klaus Sieker, Flick Gocke Schaumburg, Germany
4. To REIT or not to REIT - Sandy Bhogal, Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP, UK
5. Luxembourg - why is it still the flavour of the month - Teun Akkerman, Loyens Winandy, Luxembourg
6. REITs in Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong compared - Pieter de Ridder, Loyens & Loeff, Singapore
7. Tax consequences of cross border investment in Japanese real estate - Patrick van Oppen, Loyens & Loeff, Japan
8. Opportunities & Challenges for overseas investors investing in the Chinese real estate market - David Liu, Bryan Cave LLP, China
Investment structure for and Chinese tax implications of investing in the Chinese real estate market - David Liu, Bryan Cave LLP, China
9. Tax implications of buying property in New Zealand - Richard Scoular, Russell McVeagh, New Zealand
10. Chris Hood, Australian Taxation Office, Australia - presentation not available
For a brief profile on the speakers and the agenda from the Conference, click here.
For further information about the conference or speakers, please contact Simon Clark on 02 9225 5957.