On 26-28 October 2013, Simona Oliškevičiūtė-Cicėnienė, Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure Practice Group, participated in the congress of the International Federation of Real Estate Professionals FIABCI held in Riga. Simona Oliškevičiūtė-Cicėnienė debated on real estate taxes in Lithuania and the Baltics along with the ex-mayor of Riga Gundars Bojars, the representative of Loyens & Loeff Etienne M.S. Spierts and others.
For the first time in its history, FIABCI European Congress took place in the Baltic states. Overall, more than 300 participants and experts from 35 countries, including the European Union and the United States, Canada, Russia, Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Nigeria, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine gathered for the Congress.
FIABCI is a federation of 100 national real estate associations, 65 academic institutions and 3000 individual members based in 65 countries.