Event Calendar

An overview of the most important upcoming Real Estate Events worldwide from March till June 2011.

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Recent Developments in Real Estate Legislation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Over the past two years, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and its constituent entities, the Federation of BiH (FBiH) and the Republic of Srpska (RS), have adopted a number of important new laws and amendments, with a primary aim to improve the business environment and to create a positive climate for development of investments and trade.

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Konkurrenzschutz im Einkaufszentrum

Gegen die Betreiber eines Wiener Einkaufszentrums wurde durch einen seiner Bestandnehmer Exekution geführt. Begehrt wurde die Auflösung von mit Dritten abgeschlossenen Bestandverträgen im EKZ. Der OGH (3 Ob 149/10y) entschied, dass aufgrund des Unterlassungstitels nicht Beseitigung begehrt werden könne und wies das Exekutionsbegehren ab.

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Steuerliche Neuerungen im Immobilienbereich

Mit 1. Jänner 2011 trat das Budgetbegleitgesetz 2011 - 2014 in Kraft, das auch Neuerungen für den Immobilienbereich gebracht hat.

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The new Croatian Act on Subsidies and Government Guarantees for Housing Loans

Developers and constructors are welcoming the Government's initiative to enact a new Act on Subsidies and Government Guarantees for Housing Loans, which is expected to animate the stagnating Croatian real estate market.

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New tax regime on the income generated from the letting of real estate

Based on the recent changes of the Hungarian tax law as of 16 August 2010, private individuals (either Hungarian or foreign residents) would not necessarily be required to apply for a VAT number in Hungary, assuming that they solely carry out letting activities of real estate or parts thereof.

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Health and Safety on Romanian Building Sites

Litigation in building matters can be avoided - we have prepared a general overview of the Romanian legislation regarding health and safety obligations on building sites.

 

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Corporate authorization for entering into a lease agreement

A successful conclusion of a lease agreement means that the lessor and the tenant have entered into a valid, binding and enforceable lease agreement. In practice, the lessor usually has concerns whether the person signing the lease agreement on behalf of the tenant is authorized to do so when the tenant is a legal entity.

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13. Shopping Center Symposium - Diamonds are forever. Nur echte Werte haben Bestand.

Am 12. Mai 2011 findet in der Aula der Wissenschaften, Wollzeile 27 a, 1010 Wien das 13. Shopping Center Symposium der RegioPlan Consulting unter dem Motto "Diamonds are forever. Nur echte Werte haben Bestand." statt.

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Constitutional Tribunal decides upon Expropriation Act

The Constitutional Tribunal of the Slovak Republic decided on 26th January 2011 on a non-compliance of certain provisions of the Act on lump extraordinary measures in preparation of certain highways and motorways constructions and on the amendment of the Act on real estate cadastre, as amended (the "Expropriation Act") with the Constitution of the Slovak Republic.

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