European Long-Term Investment Fund (ELTIF)

Find out more about ELTIF 2.0 here

FCA - Overseas Funds Regime

The FCA have published their policy statement for the Overseas Funds Regime; this includes the final rules and feedback to their earlier consultation. This follows on from the roadmap on implementing the Overseas Funds Regime published by HM Treasury and the FCA . More details can be found here.

CEO Update from Paul Richards - July 2024

ESMA - Liquidity Management Tools for Funds - Guidelines & Technical Standards

ESMA are seeking input on draft guidelines and technical standards for liquidity management tools under the revised AIFMD and UCITS Directive.

Liquidity Management

View the updates on this topic.

Investing in Homes - Investment Insights: UK Commercial & Residential Real Estate

Investing in Places to Live and Work - Investment Insights: UK Commercial & Residential Real Estate

Investing in Sustainable Buildings - Investment Insights: UK Commercial & Residential Real Estate

Reflecting on the AREF Conference 2024: Key Takeaways and Insights

RICS Red Book Global Standards 2024

RICS are consulting on updating the RICS Red Book Global Standards. More details can be found here.

Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)

In May 2024 the European Commission published its Summary Report of the Open and Targeted Consultations on the SFDR assessment. This was followed by the ESAs Joint Opinion on the assessment of SFDR. More details can be found here.

FCA – Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels

Find out more here about the FCA's Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels regime. AREF recently responded to the FCA's consultation (CP24/8) proposing to extend the SDR and investment labels regime to portfolio management services.

AREF is proud to support Pride Month this June

PRA - Reforms to Matching Adjustment

In early June 2024 the PRA published its policy statement on its reforms to the Matching Adjustment. More details can be found by clicking here.

Sustainable finance and climate change disclosures

Find out more about the policy work being undertaken by governments, regulators and standard setting bodies in relation to sustainable finance and climate-related disclosures.

European Real Estate Industry - Building Blocks for a Prosperous Future

Members of the European Real Estate Forum, including AREF, have set out in a paper their recommendations for the next EU mandate in relation to real estate.

Reserved Investor Fund

Legislation for an unauthorised co-ownership contractual scheme, the Reserved Investor Fund (RIF), was included in the Finance Act (No.2) 2024. Click here to see AREF's response to the Government's consultation on tax rules for the RIF which it is hoped will be implemented in secondary legislation in the summer of 2024.

New committee members

This month we welcome two new committee members

The IA Market Practice Paper - Real Estate Transactions & AML Practice

The IA's Market Practice Paper on Real Estate Transactions & AML Practice can be found here.

FCA - Guidance on the Anti-Greenwashing rule

The FCA have published guidance on their anti-greenwashing rule. More details can be found here.

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