13/01/2016

Real Estate Seminars 2016 – Invitation

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The Belgian Real Estate team is pleased to invite you to this year’s series of seminars.

The topics will be:

26 January 2016 : Town-planning infringements

  • When do we speak about ‘town planning infringement’? Practical examples and review of the categories of infringements.
  • Which sanctions are applicable ? What is market practice ? Focus on the latest case law.
  • Town planning infringements and asset deals: may the discovery of an infringement affect the validity of an asset deal?
  • Assessment of town planning infringements in due diligence.

Speakers: Justine Thiry and Martin Manzanera

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23 February 2016: Do’s and don’ts in joint venture, forward funding and forward commitment

    • Allocation of profit and loss, put & call options, deadlock situations, change of control clauses and duration of a shareholders’ agreement.
    • Interrelation acquisition and financing, control and acceptance procedure, escrow related to the works’ costs, change orders and modification procedures, construction liability

Speakers: Christophe Laurent and Wim Vande Velde

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22 March 2016: New real estate investment fund and update IFRS

  • Specialised investment fund in real estate (FIIS / GVBF): regulatory, tax and accounting aspects, opportunities offered by this new investment vehicle, comparison
  • Update IFRS: IFRS 10 to 12 (consolidation), IFRS 15 (revenue recognition), IFRS 16 (lease) and IAS 40 (investment properties)

Speakers: Ariane Brohez and Yvan Stempnierwsky

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These free seminars will take place in our offices from 12.00pm until 2.00pm and a light lunch will be served. The presentations will start at 12.15pm and will be given in French or in Dutch; slides will be available in English.

To be sure of a place, please register now!

We look forward to welcoming you to these seminars.

Kind regards,

Christophe Laurent
Partner