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Real Estate Finance

Confidence is returning to both lenders and borrowers in Europe's real estate markets, despite the ever-increasing regulatory burden market participants are having to accommodate.
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REF Insight

LTI Rules and Rates to Drive Scandinavian House Prices (July 2018)
Fitch Ratings Report

Italian House Prices Remain at Trough (June 2018)
Fitch Ratings Report

EMEA Real Estate Loans Report (Full-Year 2017)
Dealogic Insight

REF Quarterly Bulletin June 2018

Summaries of our 2018 London REF and German REF Conferences; including the results of LMA REF Survey; briefing of September's Intercreditor Agreements webinar; recent legal & regulatory news and the latest briefings and submissions.

Changes to the taxation of UK real estate held by non-residents

This briefing by Simmons & Simmons considers the impact of new UK legislation on the tax treatment of capital gains made on direct and indirect disposals of UK real estate. The proposals represent significant changes to the UK tax liability of non-residents holding UK property, regardless of the structure through which UK property may be held.

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Snap Shot - Neil Blake, Head of UK and EMEA Research at CBRE

We spoke to Neil Blake, Head of UK and EMEA Research at CBRE, following our 2017 London REF Conference in May. Neil spoke about some of the key trends impacting the real estate finance market, and what to look out for going forward.

LMA responds to BEIS call for evidence on a register of beneficial owners of overseas companies that own UK property

We have responded to the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's (BEIS) call for evidence on a register of beneficial owners of overseas companies and other legal entities that own or buy UK property (the "Register"). The call for evidence sets out BEIS's plans to create a register of beneficial ownership in order to ensure that the UK remains an open and transparent place to do business when investing in the UK property sector.