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XIV Assembly

April 16, 2012 /

II CROBECO Conference  and  XIV ELRA General Assembly   Hosted by the Centre of Registers and Information Systems of Estonia, the  II CROBECO Conference and the XIV ELRA General Assembly took place in  Tallinn on 1st and 2nd December 2011.   CROBECO Press Release   European Property Rights and Wrongs by Diana Wallis MEP and Sarah Allanson   Presentations:  […]

Land Registry Portal in Estonia

September 9, 2011 /

From May, registration applications will be electronically submitted via a new Land Registry portal.

ELRA at the European Parliament

June 29, 2011 /

Last 14th June, ELRA was invited to attend a Seminar hosted by the ALDE group and Ms. Diana Wallis, MEP, at the European Parliament in Brussels.

EU pilot scheme guarantees legal certainty when buying property cross-border

June 15, 2011 /

EU parliament vice president Diana Wallis MEP has commended a pilot scheme that promises to end the probems experienced by expats when buying property in Spain and other EU countries. The Telegraph

XIII ELRA General Assembly

May 17, 2011 /

Hosted by Scotland House, the XIII ELRA General Assembly took place in Brussels on Tuesday 17th May 2011.

Transparency and information asymmetry in the allocation of contractual risks

January 1, 2011 /

I. Financial crisis: Lack of control? The current financial crisis gives us the opportunity to think about the role control institutions ought to have in markets. The debate between regulation and complete deregulation seems to have gone to those who uphold the need for a legal system that provides preventive security and avoids excessive risks. […]

Foreigners as real property owners in the Republic of Croatia

January 1, 2011 /

Abstract This paper analyses the legislation regulating the issue of foreign natural persons and legal entities acquiring ownership over the real property in the Republic of Croatia, especially after the legislative amendments of February 1, 2009. It also underlines certain dilemmas arising in practice because of the various interpretations of the provisions of the Law […]

Registration of Ownership Rights and Guarantees of These Rights – Experience from Slovakia

January 1, 2011 /

I. Introduction Part of the strategy preceding the admission of the Central and East European countries to the European Union, which was adopted by the European Council in December 1994 in Essen, Germany, was also a so-called White Book on the associated Central and East European countries’ preliminaries to the integration into the Union’s internal […]

From Dispossession to Digitisation: the Transformation of Property Registration Services in Ireland

January 1, 2011 /

This paper is dedicated to those staff at the Irish Property Registration Authority who retire during 2010, in particular Diarmuid Clancy, Michael Treacy, Fran Leahy and Paul Brent, members of the Senior Management Team who contributed, in a very significant manner at a strategic level, to the transformation of Irish property registration services.

The Review of Regulation 44/2001 in the Field of Protective Measures and Property Registries

January 1, 2011 /

The Green Paper on the Review of Council Regulation 44/2001 and an accompanying European Commission report have recently been published. The document has been submitted to a public consultation covering all this documentation, with the pertinent contributions, the working foundation for the possible review, together with what is known as the Heidelberg Report, a report […]