08.00 - 09.00

Registration and breakfast


09.00 - 09.10

Chairperson's introduction

09.10 - 09.30

Keynote: Real assets, real data, real impact

09.30 - 10.15

The future of REIFs

Technology, ESG, Brexit, tax, substance… What keeps real estate fund managers awake at night? (part II – following 2018)



10.15 - 10.35

AML – applying regulatory expectation for PE and RE in practice

AML/CTF regulation contains rules that players need to translate into their operational reality. This panel will look at some practical questions of the PE/RE industry, such as applying AML/CTF regulations to the PE/RE assets cycle.

  • Isabelle Scherf

    Isabelle Scherf Global Head of Financial Crime Compliance Fidelity International

In dialogue with:

10.35 - 11.05

Coffee break


11.05 - 11.20

Out of the Box

RE from a sustainability point of view

11.20 - 12.05

Structuring a RE fund with the investor's jurisdiction in mind

Wherever you are, a Luxembourg property vehicle will allow you to invest worldwide… but small differences apply. Find out what they are.



  • Lars Thomas

    Lars Thomas Executive Director, Private Capital Markets Europe CapitaLand Investment

12.05 - 12.20

RE market testimonial

Expect an interactive presentation of Spacetime’s brandnew technological platform, which lets real estate professionals trace the history of the finished building project by means of augmented reality: a major step forward in the digitisation of the construction sector, allowing for constructive feedback through, essentially, space-time travel…

12.20 - 12.25

Chairperson's wrap-up


12.25 - 14.00

Lunch in the exhibition area

13.15 - 13.45

Short & Sharp session – A glimpse of PropTech possibilities

Kindly sponsored by 

14.00 - 14.10

Chairperson's introduction


ALFI REIF survey presentation


Different approaches to risk management

There is no one way: in- or outsource risk management? Early involvement and post-deal stress testing: how to organise the process? Which reporting tools to use?




Coffee break

15.30 - 16.10

RE regulation and tax alert

What are the key considerations for RE fund structuring in an ever-changing regulatory and tax environment? Fund distribution is changing and so are the fund types used (open-ended). How does this influence NAV calculations? Is the expectation shifting towards short-term (re)structuring? What effect does ATAD II have?


  • Keith O'Donnell

    Keith O'Donnell Managing Partner - International & Corporate Tax ATOZ Tax Advisers


  • Gwen Hassert

    Gwen Hassert Global Head of Tax for Real Estate and Private Markets UBS Asset Management

  • Jean-Pierre Gomez

    Jean-Pierre Gomez Head of Regulatory & Public Affairs Société Générale Securities Services Luxembourg

16.10 - 16.55

Putting capital to work in infrastructure

  • Specific expectations from investors in infrastructure
  • Key structuring challenges of transactions in infrastructure
  • Are retail investors the future for infrastructure funds?
  • Can private funds invest in all types of infrastructure assets?



  • Alessia Lorenti

    Alessia Lorenti Head of Business Development Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management

16.55 - 17.00

Chairperson's wrap-up