2015 IREF Summit

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Day 1 Day 2

SESSION 1
09.00 - 10.30
Global Property & Real Estate Market Dynamics - Policy Priorities; Growth Trends; London’s Calling
  • Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • Welcoming Remarks

    Special Keynote Address

  • The Battle of the Cities – Why the UK Remains the Choice of Preference for Islamic & Other Investors

    Keynote Address

  • Enhancing Social & Financial Inclusion through Strategic Real Estate Investments: The Case of Lembaga Tabung Haji (The Pilgrim Management Fund Board of Malaysia)

    Keynote Address

  • Real Estate - Global Trends, Regional Variations, Local Opportunities in a Continuing Low Interest Rate Environment

    Keynote Address

  • Real Estate Investment Opportunity Challenges & Islamic Asset Management - Co-existence between Real Estate, Equities & Gilts

Questions & Answers

10.30 - 11.00

Tea & Coffee Networking Break

SESSION 2
11.00 - 12.00
The Battle of the Regions - Which Markets; Which Segments; Which Exit Strategies; Exit Strategies
  • Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • The GCC and MENA Real Estate Market – Beyond Economic Cities, Shopping Malls, Luxury Resorts & Apartments - Opportunities in Legacy Developments, Housing, Logistics, Primary Facilities & Infrastructure
  • Post Grexit - Outlook & Challenges for UK, European & US Real Estate - Which Markets Will Provide the Best Opportunities for Shariah-Compliant Deals? Exit Strategies, Raising Funds, Identifying Products & Finding the Right Partners
  • Trends in Land Acquisitions; Mergers; Infrastructure; Mixed Use Developments in Malaysia & Asian Real Estate Markets

Questions & Answers

SESSION 3
12.00 - 13.00
Panel Discussion: IREF Special Panel Discussion: Creative Solutions for Global Real Estate Investments in an Era of Continuing Economic Recovery
  • Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

    Topics to be Discussed:

  • Malaysia
  • Dubai
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar
  • Australia
  • UK & Europe

Questions & Answers

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch & Networking Break


SESSION 4
14.00 - 15.30
Current Islamic Finance Innovations in the Real Estate Sector
  • Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • Steady as She Goes – Islamic Real Estate Financing in the UK: Leveraging Opportunities in Student Accommodation; Petrol Stations; Warehousing; Commercial Properties; Affordable Housing; Big Ticket Developments
  • Real Estate & Sukuk – Natural Partners: Expansion Capital; Refinancing of Existing Debt; Shopping Mall Development
  • Shariah-compliant Insurance Solutions in UK and Global Property – New Lines & Emerging Risks - Business Risk Associated with Alternative Asset Diversification; Cyber Risk of Tennant Data
  • Enhancing Shariah-Compliant Real Estate Investment Strategies - Are Islamic Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) Underrated?

Questions & Answers

15.30 - 16.00

Tea & Coffee Networking Break

SESSION 5
16.00 - 17.30
Latest Regulatory, Legal & Financing Developments in Key Markets - UK, Continental Europe, North America, GCC & South East Asia
  • Chairperson’s Opening Remarks
  • Regulating Real Estate – Basel III Challenges; Which Financing Structures? Preventing Real Estate Asset Bubbles; Pre-empting Product Miss-selling; Transparent Mortgage Securitisation; Rooting Out Tax-Evasion Property Ownership Structures; Inheritance Law Dynamics; Consumer Education
  • Legal & Regulatory Developments in the GCC & MENA Region - The Saudi Mortgage Law Take Off; Basel III Liquidity Regulations in the UAE; FATCA Implementation in the GCC; The Emergence of ADGM
  • Navigating the New Property Tax Regime in the UK - General Impact of ATED; New SDLT Landscape; Capital Gains for Non-Residents; Mortgage Interest Relief; & Non-Domicile Inheritance Tax
  • Financial Innovation & Real Estate – Equity Crowdfunding (ECF), P2P Lending

Questions & Answers

17:30

End of Conference for Day One

  

2015 IREF Summit Gala Dinner

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19.30 - 21.30 IREF Summit Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony
  • Opening Remarks
  • Gala Dinner Speech
  • IREF Summit Awards Ceremony
  • Dinner
* Programme & Timings subject to change.

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