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2017
3 July  Long-term value methodologies report
19 May CREFC Europe press release – 19 May 2017
16 May Spring Conference
1 May CREFC Europe Press Release
31 March Property lenders unveil bid to overcome build to rent lending barriers
2016
18 Nov CREFC Europe:UK CRE investment performance to languish in mid-digits for years but don’t blame Brexit
16 Nov CREFC Europe: borrowers and lenders focus on their own universe amid era of unpredictable geopolitics
14 Nov CREFC Europe kicks off autumn conference as it welcomes HSBC chief as chairman
3 May Negative Rates May Cost Property Investors More
21 Apr HSBC property chief announced as CREFC Europe incoming chairman
20 Apr SPRING CONFERENCE OPENS TODAY
14 Apr Negative rates causing headaches and increased costs for property investors says CREFC Europe
16 Mar A troubling Budget for CRE from the UK Treasury
5 Feb EMEA syndicated Real Estate finance loan volumes highest since GFC, according to Dealogic league tables
2015 
9 Nov AUTUMN CONFERENCE OPENS TODAY
26 Aug Don’t forget commercial real estate, CREFC Europe cautions the European Commission

Real Estate Capital News – CREFC: EC failure to accommodate CMBS will hurt finance market
CoStar News – CREFC Europe urges EC to reflect on CRE debt in upcoming action plan
Property Week – CREFC Europe lobbies EC on securitisation

21 Aug Joint response to a European Commission (EC) consultation on the unintended consequences on EMIR
13 Aug CREFC Europe calls for a data and evidence based approach from regulators in response to EBA’s consultation on ‘slotting’

Property Week – New slotting proposals are too prescriptive for real estate, says CREFC Europe
SCI – ‘Slotting’ disparity highlighted
Risk- Banks attack proposed risk weights
Real Estate Capital
Costar – CREFC Europe calls for a data and evidence-based approach from regulators in response to EBA’s consultation on ‘slotting’

3 Aug EMEA syndicated Real Estate finance loan volumes for H1 2015 highest since H1 2008, according to Dealogic league tables
24 Jul CREFC Europe Launches First Real Estate Debt Education Programme
26 Jun European real estate urges EBA to reconsider shadow banking rules
26 Jun CREFC Europe announces Lloyds Bank’s Madeleine McDougall as chairman elect
3 Jun Property lending chiefs launch training programme to create new generation of real estate finance experts
3 Jun Savills’ lenders report – New entrants welcome, but we need more variety, says CREFC Europe chief
10 Apr Real estate industry letter to the European Commission
10 Mar  Debt as an Asset Class
• Financial News – European CMBS recovery faces capital constraints; Confidence in securitisation has risen but prohibitive capital rules could hold back the commercial mortgage-backed securities sector
• Property Week – Real estate debt emerging as leading asset class, says CREFC chief
• Building Construction – Debt is now one of Europe’s leading alternative real estate assets, says CREFC Europe chief
11 Mar CREFC Europe Appointment of Hans Vrensen
• Property Week – Hans Vrensen joins CREFC Europe as director
• Estates Gazette – CREFC Appoints Vrensen
• CoStar – Hans Vrensen leaves DTZ Research for consultant director role at CREFC Europe
• RE Capital – Vrensen Takes New Research Role at CREFC Europe
General
CREFC calls for a strategic approach to the debt market, MIPIM (page 24)
Steve Renna spoke on the “MASTERMINDS: COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE DEBT MARKETS: WHAT’S IN STORE?”, panel at MIPIM (page 32)
 2014
15 Oct PIA Property Data Report 2014
24 Aug CREFC Europe response to Bank of England’s discussion paper Should the availability of UK credit data be improved?
4  Jul CREFC Europe response to joint BoE ECB DP on securitisation
Jul EREF request for EP Urban Intergroup
23 May Industry letter co-ordinated by INREV to OECD’s treaty abuse consultation (Action 6)
23 Mar BCBS securitisation framework – proposed joint trades submission
21 Mar CREFC Europe response to EBA securitisation questionnaire
Jan Joint submission with INREV to the European insurers regulator, EIOPA, commenting onthe proposed treatment of CMBS under Solvency II