December 2, 2013 / ELRA Secretariat
CROBECO is an ELRA initiative, awarded with a Grant by the European Commission. CROBECO concerns cross border registration in foreign Land Registers. It introduces an alternative conceyancing process for foreign buyers of real estate. The framework for such a process with tools to support foreign conveyancers is described in a Cross Border Conveyancing Reference Framework (CCRF). Drafts of the CCRF were discussed with ELRA-members and other stakeholders The final version of the CCRF was approved at the General Assembly of ELRA in May 2012. A follow-up project aims to implement the tools proposed in the CCRF. The focus is on English and Dutch buyers of property rights in Spain and Portugal. For CROBECO II, three conferences are scheduled. At these conferences the CROBECO tools are demonstrated and discussed. CROBECO with a grant from the Commission CROBECO is supported by ELRA and the Land Registries of Netherlands, England/Wales, Spain and Portugal.
Mr. Gabriel Alonso Landeta, President (f) of the European Land Registry Association (ELRA).
Mrs. Dorine Burmanje Chair of the Executive Board of the Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency of the Netherlands .
Mrs. Filomena Gaspar Rosa, Land Registrar in Portugal .
Mr. Alasdair Lewis from England and Wales.