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FutureGen - Fund Life Cycle Series
AREF FutureGen Network'Back to Basics' Fund Life Cycle Series 2019Event 1:  Intro to FundsThursday 28th February 2019at Cass Business School, 2nd Floor, 200 Aldersgate, London EC1A 4HDTiming: Breakfast 8.30, Start 9.00 – Finish 10.00/10.30This event launches the FutureGen Network’s ‘back to basics’ series with a training session on the basics of fund formation. This session will detail current structures available, regulation of funds including AIFMD and the potential effects of Brexit, regulated...
Cass Business School, 200 Aldersgate St, London, EC1A 4HD
Thursday, 28 February, 2019 - 08:30
AREF Committee day
AREF is hosting the second annual Committee Day on 5th March 2019 from 09.00 – 12.30. This event allows AREF Committee and Working Group members to come together and discuss strategy for the year ahead.Thank you to Charles Russell Speechlys for hosting. This event is open to AREF Committee members only.  
Charles Russell Speechlys, 5 Fleet Place, London, EC4M 7RD
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 09:00
The AREF Annual Dinner & Awards 2019
The AREF Annual Dinner & Awards 2019 will be held at The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, in London on Wednesday 18th September 2019 from 18:30 to 01:00am. As with previous years, we have tables of 12 and 10 available, as well as individual tickets (where you will be placed on a mixed table).The dress code will be business attire. Ticket costs:Tickets for 2019 are priced as follows:Individual ticket - £185 plus VATTable of 10 - £1,850 plus VATTable of 12 - £2,220 plus VATHosted Bars – these...
The Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London, W1K 1QA
Wednesday, 18 September, 2019 - 18:30
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
Investor Breakfast
 Click here to view a summary from this event.  AREF are hosting an Investor Breakfast in association with the Real Estate Investors’ Forum and Property Match to discuss what 2019 could hold in store.  This event will include breakfast and a discussion on topics relevant to investors in the Real Estate Funds Industry. This event is open to AREF investors by invite only.  We will be exploring the following topics:  Differing pricing message from...
CBRE, St Martins Court, 10 Paternoster Row, London, EC4M 7HP
Thursday, 24 January, 2019 - 08:00
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.  You can find the questions we will be covering over three...
Janus Henderson
Wednesday, 12 December, 2018 - 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