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FCA Consultation Roundtable Event
The FCA is consulting on proposals to reduce the potential for harm to retail investors in funds that hold illiquid assets, particularly under stressed market conditions, and help address financial stability concerns.  For more information on this Consultation, view the FCA website by clicking here. AREF will be preparing a response to the consultation and will be holding this roundtable event to gather member opinion.  Kindly hosted by Janus Henderson.Full details to be announced...
Janus Henderson
Wednesday, 12 December, 2018 - 08:30
AREF F-O-R-T series - Event 2: Fund Structures
This will be the second in a new and ongoing series of events called FORT, based on topical issues around Funds, Operations, Regulation and Tax. This event launches our detailed study of real estate fund structures. Through numerous interviews with leading stakeholders in the industry, it will detail all structures available and discuss the key issues and trends affecting them both now and the potential for the near future. A brief presentation will be followed by an interactive panel discussion....
CASS Business School, 200 Aldersgate St, London, EC1A 4HD
Thursday, 7 February, 2019 - 08:30
FutureGen - Fund Life Cycle Series
This is the first in the AREF FutureGen 'Back to Basics' Fund Life Cycle Training Series in 2019Event 1: Back to Basics - Intro to FundsThurs 28th Feb 2019@ Cass Business School. Timing: Breakfast 8.30, Start 9.00 – Finish 10.00/10.30 This event will take you through the Fund Formation: looking at open/closed ended funds; the regulation of funds, including AIFMD and Brexit; as well as look at regulated/unregulated funds and the different jurisdictions.  We will also take a look at how the...
Cass Business School, 200 Aldersgate St, London, EC1A 4HD
Thursday, 28 February, 2019 - 08:30
FutureGen Speed Networking & Winter Drinks
The FutureGen Committee are organising a Speed Networking and Winter Drinks Event at Aquavit in the West End, to celebrate the FutureGen Committees's first year working with AREF.There will be running an optional 30 minute speed-networking session at the beginning of the evening.  Those attending this will have the opportunity to quickly meet new members of the FutureGen Network and create new industry contacts in a short space of time (space on this session is limited - please reserve...
Aquavit, St James's Market, 1 Carlton Street, St James's, SW1Y 4QQ
Tuesday, 27 November, 2018 - 17:30
AREF F-O-R-T Series - Event 1: Capital Gains Tax
This will be the first in a new and ongoing series of events called FORT, based on topical issues around Funds, Operations, Regulation and Tax. Following on from the successful AREF roundtable events earlier this year, tax experts, Matthew Roach of KPMG and Nick Burt of CMS CMNO will be joined by James Konya, Senior Policy Specialist at HMRC and key liason for the AREF Tax Committee,  will take us through the new legislation on CGT to be released soon.     ...
Link Asset Services, 65 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7NQ
Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 - 08:30
Retail: Dead or Alive? - A FutureGen Network Event
 Please click below to view:Event slidesSummary of the eventShort video Event Programme Retail is at a crossroads: with whispers of CVA almost a daily occurrence, consumer habits continuously changing, and the rise of ‘e-tailing’, retail must evolve if it wants to survive. Please join the expert panelists as they share their views on the Future of Retail. Bringing together a diverse mix of opinions, including speakers from retail-led regeneration schemes, we shall discuss whether...
Osborne Clarke, One London Wall, London, EC2Y 5EB
Tuesday, 30 October, 2018 - 08:30
AREF Annual Dinner 2018
 The Association of Real Estate Funds invites members to the AREF Annual Dinner & Awards 2018 on Wednesday 26 September 2018. Wednesday 26th September 2018The Dorchester, Park Lane, London W1K 1QADress: Business AttireTable bookings and tickets are for AREF members only - BOOKING FORM To book tickets or a table at the dinner, AREF members can download a copy of the form by clicking here.  The form should be emailed to Sarah Broadway ( ...
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018 - 18:45
FutureGen Summer Drinks - Inaugural Event
Read the post event summary here.  Members of the AREF FutureGen Committee would like to invite you to the inaugural FutureGen Summer Drinks event, kindly hosted and sponsored by CBRE at their rooftop bar. This is an opportunity for the next generation of Real Estate Practitioners to meet, get to know each other and network in a relaxed environment. There will be a BBQ (weather permitting) on the evening and drinks available. We are delighted to confirm that CBRE have kindly agreed to...
CBRE Rooftop Bar, 6th Floor, St Martins Court, Paternoster Row, London, EC4M 7HP
Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 - 17:30