REMIC 2014

The forum will bring together over 350 participants, including government officials, top managers of major Russian and international companies, leading experts in corporate real estate management.

The Conference will feature participation and reports by heads of relevant committees of the State Duma and the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, representatives of key ministries of the economic section of the Government — the Ministry of Economic Development, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Protection, the Ministry for Development of the Far East, heads of a number of Russian regions. Vital issues of land and property management will be highlighted by top managers of leading Russian corporations — JSC “GAZPROM”, JSC Rosneft, JSC Transneft, JSC Russian Railways, JSC RusHydro, SC Rosatom, metals companies, defense industry companies, aircraft and ship-building industries, bankers.

The Conference will feature a presentation of an updated platform of the Non-Commercial Partnership for Corporations Effective Property Management “Corporate Owners Club”.

Key topics of the Conference:

Balancing state, corporate and individual interests in corporate real estate management

The need to build viable mechanisms for managing assets of large businesses and and an algorithm to facilitate efficient relations between state, corporations and the public. Special attention will be paid to Russian corporations, implementing large-scale national projects with most apparent convergence of process participant interests.

Changes in land and urban development laws and implementation results

Specifics of practical implementation of new developments. New approach to the existing land use system — land seizure and transition from categories to permitted use. Urban development law improvement trends.

Statutory regulations and law enforcement practices in corporate real estate management

Unification of Supreme Courts — probable change in approaches to dispute practices for real estate and protection of property owner rights. Revolutionary changes in the Article 4 “Legal Entities” of the Civil Code of the RF in force as of September 1, 2014: new risks and business opportunities. Improvement of proprietary rights — the core of the reform of the Civil Code of the Russian Federation.

Underlying potential taxation problems for corporate real estate, interaction of tax authorities and corporations

Changing procedures for determining corporate property tax base. First results of corporate real estate taxation based on cadastral value. Issues of real estate value assessment by the state.

Government and municipal property disposal practices

Development and implementation of a transparent auction system: search for efficient interaction mechanisms in the interests of the state and business. Federal property lease — new opportunities. The share of lease payments in the structure of Russia’s constituent region’s budget.

Managing corporate real estate segment in megacities. Corporate interests and development of progressive urban environment

Office estate management — minimizing legal risks, financial models and arrangements for transactions, opportunities for utilizing industrial area potential.