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Infrastructure Financing — Potential for Islamic finance

What would make infrastructure deals more attractive? Where are the biggest opportunities within the infrastructure space? Renewables — how are they reshaping the energy mix and where are the opportunities?? Bank financing — what does the future hold for project and infrastructure finance for the private and public sector? Q & A Moderator: Yavar Moini, Financial Sector Expert, World Bank Group Panelists: Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, Group Head – Shariah Compliance, Meezan Bank Abdullah Ghaffar, Group Head – Corporate and Investment Banking, Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Haris Munawar, Head of Investment Banking, BankIslami Pakistan Tayyaba Rasheed, EVP – Head of Investment Banking Group, Faysal Bank

Infrastructure Financing — Potential for Islamic finance

Produced by DinarStandard and Supported by Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) Presented By: Sohail Zubairi, Senior Advisor, Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC)

Technological Developments — Opportunities and Challenges for Islamic Finance

Leveraging digital tools to upscale business efficiencies Fintech — exploiting potential for enhancing outreach Cryptocurrencies from a Shariah standpoint Q & A Moderator: Sohail Zubairi, Senior Advisor, Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC) Panelists: Ali Imran Khan, Head of Digital Banking and PMO, Meezan Bank Dr Irum Saba, Program Director/Assistant Professor, Institute of Business Administration (IBA) Karachi Umair Ismail, Head of Operations, Takaful Pakistan

Presentation: The Development of Islamic Housing Finance

Muhammad Omair Farooqi, CFO and GH Operations, Pakistan Mortgage Refinance Company

Financial Inclusion through Islamic Finance

Economic empowerment through financial inclusion: Innovative approaches for scaling up access to financial services Driving financial inclusion through microTakaful: Exploiting potential in life and General Takaful Islamic Mutual Funds and market efficiency Regulatory initiatives to promote financial inclusion Q & A Moderator: Yavar Moini, Financial Sector Expert, World Bank Group   Panelists: Azeem Pirani, Deputy CEO, Pak-Qatar Takaful Mian Allah Nawaz, Head – Window Takaful Operations, Adamjee Insurance Company Mohammad Raza, Group Head – Customer Support, Meezan Bank Muhammad Faisal Shaikh, Head of Islamic Banking, Faysal Bank Dr Muhammad Imran, Group Head – Islamic Banking, Bank Alfalah Shoaib Malick, Cluster Head, North Collections and Recovery, United Bank

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Farrukh Sabzwari, Commissioner, Specialized Companies Division, Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP)

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Ghulam Abbasi, Director, Islamic Banking Department, State Bank of Pakistan

HARD Issues: Making Sustainability Matter

Through a short, concise interview, we step outside the comfort zone and ask the tough questions the industry wants to hear. Interviewee: Dr Simon Lord, Chief Sustainability Officer, Sime Darby Plantation Interviewer: Ashraf Gomma Ali, Regional Head, Shariah Advisory and Governance/Positive Impact and Responsible Banking, CIMB Islamic

Keynote Interview: Financing Sustainable Energy in Malaysia and the Region

Interviewee: Dr Wei-Nee Chen, Chief Strategy Officer, The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia Interviewer: Hatini Mat Husain, Senior Director/Head Debt Markets Advisory, Affin Hwang Investment Bank

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Adnan Zaylani, Assistant Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia

Finance, Technology, Innovation and Sustainability

What role do technology and innovation play in bringing together corporates, projects, asset owners and investors toward the growth of sustainability, responsible corporate finance and behavior? Moderator: Vineeta Tan, Managing Editor, Islamic Finance news Panelists: Bikesh Lakhmichand, CEO, 1337 Ventures Raheel Iqbal, Managing Partner, Codebase Technologies Shubhomoy Ray, Founding Partner, InfraBlocks Capital

Environmental, Socially Responsible Investing and Islamic Investment: Opportunities for Development and Growth 

We examine responsible investment in Asia and ask how ethical and Islamic finance can potentially become closer interlinked. We also discuss how Southeast Asia can grow its existing environmental, social and governance (ESG) niche among asset managers and owners and what role Islamic and ESG asset management can play toward achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals. How can the industry overcome the relative scarcity of credible climate-related and low-carbon investment opportunities and what role do institutional investors play in the shift toward sustainable investments? Lastly, how can ESG risk, reward and impact be effectively measured and evaluated, and what benchmarks and tools are available? Moderator: Margie Ong, CEO, Thoughts in Gear Panelists: Alex Rowe, Portfolio Manager, Nomura Global Sustainable Equity, Nomura Asset…

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Shariah-Compliant Capital Financing: New Assets and Structures

A review of the applicability and success of recent structures: Covered, convertible, exchangeable, perpetual and hybrid Sukuk Recent regulatory updates and central bank guidelines affecting the use of Shariah compliant capital financing in Europe Will there be a shift towards the use of renewable energy, environmental assets and other intangible assets Are there further cross border Sukuk transactions in the pipeline? Reviewing significant recent transactions Moderator: Imam Qazi – Partner, Foot Anstey, UK Panelists: Harris Irfan – Managing Director, European Islamic Investment Bank, United Kingdom Mark Smyth – Chief Investment Officer, Tawreeq Holdings Dr Mohamed Damak – Director – Global Head of Islamic Finance, Standard & Poor's, France Ugurlu Soylu – Chief Representative, KT Bank, Germany

Keynote Interview: Creating Tomorrow’s Leaders

Interviewer: Mohammad Faiz Azmi – Executive Chairman, PwC Malaysia Interviewees: Khaled Al Aboodi — CEO, Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz — Co-chair Board of Governors, Asia School of Business, Former Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia

A Global View of Islamic Finance and Shariah Compliant Transactions

Global Islamic finance thought leaders share their vision on what the Islamic finance landscape will look like in 2016 and what trends are expected in global Sukuk transactions. Which markets are likely to lead and which sectors will flourish? What can investors expect from the Islamic investment environment in the next five years? What structures, trends and assets will drive future Sukuk transactions in Africa and globally? Rise of sovereign Sukuk in non-Muslim jurisdictions: What impact will this have on corporate Sukuk pipelines in these markets? Moderator: Nida Raza – Director & Head of Advisory, Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector Panelists: Ahsan Ali – Managing Director & Head of Islamic Origination, Standard Chartered Bank Fabrice Toka…

Crowdfunding: The Birth of a New Asset Class

Crowdfunding is big news in both the Islamic and conventional markets, with a groundswell of interest that has seen legislation introduced in the US, UK and several other jurisdictions as nations legitimize what is promoted as one of the few truly egalitarian and accessible forms of entrepreneurial start-up funding. The story has already swung into gear on the conventional side with a plethora of successful case studies – and with principles that perfectly match the platform of Shariah compliant SME support, is it a trend tilting on the edge of enormity for the Islamic world as well? Moderator: Lauren McAughtry – Managing Editor, Islamic Finance news Panelists: Ahmed Elkhodary – Development Strategist, Islamic Development Bank Anass Patel – President, 570 Asset…

What’s Trending in the European Asset Management Industry?

As Islamic finance continues to proliferate in both the Muslim and non-Muslim worlds it is becoming clear that certain funds and asset classes appeal to specific investors in specific markets. What are high net worth and institutional investors in Europe seeking and are these trends likely to change in the coming years? As the market continues to expand, what products will appeal to European investors? Outlook for equity, PE funds, i-ETFs, fixed income funds and index-linked investments Potential for wealth management products and Shariah compliant pension funds in European markets What impact will global economic trends have on real estate investments in Europe? Which real estate markets are expected to outperform and why? To what extend do tax developments impact…

Inward Investment, Cross Border Collaboration and Corporate Sukuk Issuances

Indonesia has long been viewed as an attractive investment destination by Asian and Gulf investors. How will the introduction of new regulations affect further foreign investment? What can foreign investors expect, what opportunities exist and how can investors benefit from the country’s regulatory framework promoting Islamic finance initiatives? Recent regulatory changes: Key issues and concerns facing foreign investors Key issues faced by potential corporate Sukuk issuers Making Indonesia’s corporate issuances attractive to foreign investors Addressing governance and risk issues affecting Indonesia’s Islamic banks Investor protection, recourse to assets, default, insolvency and restructuring in Islamic finance: Key practical issues and avoiding costly mistakes Investing in Indonesia in comparison to other Islamic finance destinations: costs, legal considerations, opportunities and sectors Moderator: Farouk…

Gameplan for 2015: Growth Strategies for Indonesia’s Islamic Financial Institutions

Reviewing recent regulatory updates and guidelines affecting Islamic finance transactions in Indonesia Widening customer base: MSME financing, microTakaful, Islamic cooperatives and rural banks What does the future hold for Shariah multifinance companies? Consolidation of the state-owned Islamic banks: what does it mean to the market players? An update on the management of Hajj, Zakat and Waqf funds by Islamic banks and its potential effects on the liquity management of the banks New Insurance Law: The effect on full-fledged Takaful operators and the effects on Takaful windows Prospects for syndicated finance, trade and infrastructure finance Moderator: Lawrence Oliver – Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, DDCAP Group, United Kingdom Panelists: Adi Pramana – Chairman, Indonesia Sharia Insurance Association & President Director,…

Meeting Qatar’s and the GCC’s Infrastructure and Project Financing Needs Through Islamic Finance

The drive by many Gulf countries to improve on infrastructure is set to create opportunities for market players to fund infrastructure and power projects through Shariah compliant project financing. This session will cover the trends, structures and opportunities available Infrastructure and project finance in Qatar and the rest of the GCC: What’s in the pipeline? Trends and outlook for syndicated financing of infrastructure projects and how will Basel 3 affect syndicated financing? Opportunities in cross border Sukuk through project and infrastructure financing How has utilizing Islamic infrastructure financing in public private partnership ventures grown? Assessing the potential of alternative assets and its suitability to Shariah compliant financing: Key considerations for issuers Moderator: Qasim Aslam – Partner & Head of Islamic…

What’s Driving Industry Growth?

Given current market conditions, what does the future hold for the Islamic debt and equity capital markets and retail finance? What can we expect in terms of new asset classes, sector specific development and trends? Are there opportunities for cross-border transactions and what role will US market makers play? How will US and global regulations on Shariah compliance impact the performance of PE funds and investment in private equity? Moderator: Rizwan Kanji — Partner, King & Spalding, the UAE Panelists: Ahmed Al Qassim – CEO, Emirates NBD Capital, the UAE Bashar Qasem — Founder and CEO, Azzad Asset Management Ibrahim Mardam-Bey — Principal and Chief Commercial Officer, Taylor De Jongh Michael Orzano — Director, Global Equity Indices, S&P Dow Jones Indices…

Onstage Dialogue with Capital Market Authority

In an engaging and informative onstage exchange, Mohammed Elkuwaiz, Vice Chairman at Capital Market Authority will discuss with Jawad Ali, Managing Partner, Middle East Offices at King & Spalding, the Qualified Foreign Financial Institutions Investment in Listed Shares (QFI) Rules and how the initiative has impacted Saudi Arabia’s Islamic asset management landscape.

The Investment Landscape for Islamic Investors in Qatar and the Gulf: Trends and Strategies for 2015

What will 2015 hold for Islamic investors and fund managers Qatar Vision 2030: Opportunities presented in the pursuit of the Vision Assessing other key investment markets in Europe, Africa and the Gulf: What do emerging markets have to offer Islamic investors? Which asset classes and markets are expected to outperform and why Risk vs. opportunity: Understanding the risks and impact on the Islamic asset management industry The changing face of the institutional investment market: Discussing investment strategies and product trends for 2015 Outlook for i-ETFs, Shariah compliant mutual funds Moderator: Dr Ataf Ahmed – Head of Asset Management, QInvest Panelist: Akber Khan – Director, Asset Management Group, Al Rayan Investment Brian J. Luck – Director, Investment Advisory, Asiya Investments, UAE Mohsin Mujtaba –…

Sector Investment Opportunities for Kuwaiti Investors

Investment trends, strategies and risks for the global real estate market New investment sectors: Outlook for investments in renewable energy, environmental assets , aviation and the transportation sector Exploring private equity in education and health care as emerging asset classes Venture capital and regional startups Moderator: Kavilash Chawla – Partner, Bâton Global and Visiting Scholar, International Business Program, Drake University, USA Panelists: Bishr Al Boukai – Senior Associate, Al Markaz Law Firm Mohamed Mokhtar – Vice President, IdealRatings, Egypt Mohammed Jaffar – Former Chief Executive Officer, Talabat Moulay Omar Alaoui – President and CEO, International AirFinance Corporation Muhannad Al-Sane – Founder, Chairman and CEO, Al Riyada Finance & Investment Co.

Presentation: Meeting Kuwait’s Infrastructure Needs through Islamic Project Finance

As Kuwait continues its rapid infrastructure development an abundance of opportunities exist for market players to fund housing, road, water and power projects through Shariah compliant project financing. This session will cover the trends, structures and opportunities available Alex Saleh - Partner and Head of Kuwait Office, Al Tamimi & Company [embeddoc url=""]

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Dr Mulya E. Siregar — Deputy Commissioner of Banking Supervision, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK)  

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Regulators Roundtable: Indonesia’s Blueprint for Islamic Finance Development

A country with the world's largest Muslim population, with about 5% of domestic banking assets being Shariah compliant, Indonesia holds great potential in becoming the largest Islamic finance hub of the region. This session aims to highlight new rules governing the Islamic finance sector in Indonesia and the enhanced role of the National Shariah Board to set forth the current state of the market as well as opportunities for foreign investment. Advancing from a sub-segment of Indonesia’s banking landscape to effectively competing with conventional banks: What needs to be done by Islamic banks and regulatory bodies? Roadmap for potential synergy between the sectors of Islamic financial services and financial inclusion Strengthening Islamic finance services industry regulation, corporate governance and supervision through…

Panel Session: Prospects for Green and SRI Sukuk and Corporate Waqf in Asia

Are there opportunities for green Sukuk and SRI Sukuk? Will there be a shift towards the use of renewable energy, environmental assets and other intangible assets in Asian Sukuk and bond transactions? What guidelines and regulations are currently in place to drive this? Emergence of CSR Sukuk by way of Waqf Capital mobilization: How will Islamic finance facilitate the mobilization of Waqf funds? Moderator: Salman Ahmed – Partner, Head of Islamic Finance MENA, Trowers & Hamlins Panelists: Edward Gustely – Managing Director, Penida Capital Advisors, Indonesia Madzlan Mohamad Hussain – Partner, ZICOlaw Nik Norishky Thani – Senior Vice President & Head for Special Projects (Islamic), Group Chief Executive’s Office, Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) Dr Shamsiah Abdul Karim – Waqf Scholar

Looking Ahead: Trends and Technology in Islamic Finance

Lauren McAughtry - Group Managing Editor of IFN, interviews Kavilash Chawla, Managing Director, Nur Global Strategies

Deal Dialogue: Emirates Airlines’s ECA-backed Sukuk

Perspectives of issuer, arrangers and legal counsel Moderator: Lauren McAughtry – Managing Editor, Islamic Finance news Panelists: Gordon Welsh – Head of Aviation, UK Export Finance Gregory Man – Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright Mohammed Dawood – Managing Director, Global Head of Sukuk Financing, HSBC Nirmal Govindadas – Senior Vice-President & Group Treasurer, Emirates Group Qudeer Latif – Partner and Global Head of Islamic Finance Practice, Clifford Chance, the UAE

Presentation: Promoting the Competitive Advantage of Participation Finance through Product Innovation

Mustafa Dereci – Product Development Group Manager, Kuveyt Turk  

What do Debut Issuers Need to Know about Raising Shariah Compliant Capital?

Key considerations for Chinese issuers in light of rising interest rates and devaluation of the yuan Pricing, tenor and currency considerations for issuers Secondary market liquidity, index eligibility and additional costs of Islamic financing vs. conventional fundraising What can Shariah indices offer issuers in terms of widening the investor base and what needs to be done to warrant inclusion in Shariah indices? Widening investor appeal of corporate Sukuk from a ratings perspective Moderator : Imran Mufti — Partner, Hogan Lovells, the UAE Panelists : Andy Cairns — Managing Director, Global Head of Debt Origination and Distribution, NBAD, the UAE Davide Barzilai — Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright, Hong Kong Jenny Shi — Managing Director and Country Manager, China, Moody’s Investors Service…

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Lawrence Oliver — Deputy CEO, DDCAP, the UK  

Positioning Africa on the Islamic Financial Landscape

The Africa Islamic Finance Forum kicks off with a look at opportunities 2017 will present to global Islamic finance industry players in key economies. Market leaders and regulators are asked to weigh in on where they see opportunities for growth in the year ahead and to share their strategy for developing a presence in Africa. What is the outlook for Islamic banking and Takaful? How will the current economic climate impact and provide opportunities for offering of Islamic financial services? What steps must African market players take to build a sustainable Islamic capital market? Moderator: Madani M Tall — CEO, MMT Conseils & Strategies, Senegal Panelists: Adama Kone — Minister to the Prime Minister in charge of Economy and Finance,…

Panel session: Opportunities for Islamic Finance and Investments in Sri Lanka

Moderator: Mafaz Ishaq — Director, Calamander Capital, Singapore Panelists: Ravi Karunanayake — Minister of Finance, Sri Lanka Krishan Thilakaratne – CEO - Al Falaah, Lanka Orix Finance, Sri Lanka Osman Kassim – Chairman, Amana Bank, Sri Lanka Manil Jayasinghe – Partner, EY, Sri Lanka Ishrat Rauff – Group MD/CEO, ADL Capital, Sri Lanka

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Infrastructure Financing — Potential for Islamic finance

What would make infrastructure deals more attractive? Where are the biggest opportunities within the infrastructure space? Renewables — how are they reshaping the energy mix and where are the opportunities?? Bank financing — what does the future hold for project and infrastructure finance for the private and public sector? Q & A Moderator: Yavar Moini, Financial Sector Expert, World Bank Group Panelists: Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, Group Head – Shariah Compliance, Meezan Bank Abdullah Ghaffar, Group Head – Corporate and Investment Banking, Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) Haris Munawar, Head of Investment Banking, BankIslami Pakistan Tayyaba Rasheed, EVP – Head of Investment Banking Group, Faysal Bank

Islamic Investments and Funds in Asia: Developing Growth in Key Sectors and New Asset Classes

Investment experts and advisors offer their perspectives on potential growth sectors in the Islamic investment universe. Which classes and sectors will deliver and what is hindering the development of others? How will Asia compete with the UK and the GCC in the Shariah compliant real estate space? Closing the gap between high demand and low supply of Islamic wealth management products Can the development of Waqf serve as a catalyst for driving growth in Islamic wealth management? Is the Islamic investment industry going into regulatory overdrive or is more regulation actually necessary? Improving the distribution of Islamic funds by using passporting options Which elements are crucial when choosing the right fund domicile or investment vehicle? Panelists: Bishr Shiblaq - Head,…

Presentation – What Initiatives Exist to Develop Talent and Human Capital in the Islamic Finance Services

Dr Amat Taap Manshor - Chief Executive Officer, Finance Accreditation Agency, Malaysia   [embeddoc url=""]

Investors Roundtable: Shifting Trends and Winning Strategies

Outlook for offshore Sukuk and offshore Islamic funds: New markets, new players The case for government-linked investments and infrastructure funds: Outlook for Asian PPPs Islamic private equity and venture capital funds: What infrastructure is necessary for Asia to catch up to the Middle East? What is inhibiting the growth of Islamic ETFs and index-linked investments? Moderator: Noripah Kamso - Former Advisor, CIMB Islamic, Malaysia Panelists: Ahmad Nazim Abdul Rahman - Group Chief Executive Officer, Pelaburan Mara, Malaysia Alka Banerjee - Managing Director of Global Equity & Strategy, S&P Dow Jones Indices, USA Mahdzir Othman - Chief Executive Officer, i-VCap Management, Malaysia Mushthaq Ahmad Ibrahim - Chief Executive Officer, KFH Asset Management, Malaysia Ritjana Ceveli - Managing Director of Asset Management…

Investment Titans: The Islamic Investment Strategy: A Five Year Plan

Global Islamic investment leaders are asked to share their views on what Asian investors can expect from the Islamic investment environment in the next five years. Which investment vehicles are expected to thrive and which would have run their course? Are forays into emerging markets worth the risk and how should these be assessed? How are fund managers adapting their strategy to prevailing political and economic conditions in Asia? Panelists: Maznah Mahbob - Chief Executive Officer, AmInvest, Malaysia Nicholas Kaiser - Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Saturna Capital, USA Nor Rejina Rahim — Country Head — Malaysia, Nomura Asset Management Sandeep Singh - Country Head - Malaysia & Chief Executive Officer, Franklin Templeton GSC Asset Management

Enabling Growth: Resolving Key Regulatory, Risk and Shariah Issues Facing the Industry

Can new regulations actually address the higher cost of Islamic finance transactions? Tradability of Sukuk: The question of Shariah compliance Addressing the management of risks and provision of liquidity to Islamic finance institutions Evolving from a risk transfer to a risk sharing model in the Basel III environment: Are current products staying true to the risk sharing model? Raising capital in accordance with Basel III and other regulations: The challenge for financial institutions The pan Asian Sukuk debate : Discussing opposing viewpoints on Shariah compliance Legal and tax considerations in advancing Islamic finance— what emerging concerns must be addressed today Panelists: Andri Aidham Badri - Partner, Kadir Andri & Partners, Malaysia Mohd Nazri Chik - General Manager & Head of…

IFN Asia Issuers Roundtable

We invite the region’s most successful issuers to discuss key trends, features and success factors of their most prominent deals. Why did they choose to raise funds Islamically? What drove the success of the issuances and what made these deals unique? In hindsight, what would these issuers have done differently? Cagamas RM4.2 billion Sukuk Commodity Murabahah Khazanah Nasional SG$600 million convertible Sukuk FWU Group US$100 million Sukuk Wakalah Panelists: Mohd Izani Ghani - Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer, Khazanah Nasional, Malaysia Rafiza Ghazali - Chief Financial Officer, Cagamas, Malaysia Sohail Jaffer - Deputy CEO, FWU Global Takaful Solutions, United Arab Emirates

Sukuk and the Asian Islamic Capital Market: The Challenge to Innovate

The call to innovate has been consistently echoed by industry players with the lack of market depth and breadth and its reliance on replicating conventional products often blamed for the innovation deficiency. Is it time for the Islamic finance industry to transform its business model? Is there truly customer demand for innovative Islamic finance products? Addressing the over-reliance on Sukuk: What else is out there? Connecting Shariah compliance with real innovation Will Basel III requirements drive innovative structuring? Building the infrastructure to support large scale, cross border and multi-jurisdictional deals New and innovative offerings and asset classes in the pipeline Panelists: Alhami Mohd Abdan - Head, International Finance & Capital Market, OCBC Al-Amin Bank, Malaysia Issam Al Tawari - Chairman…

Launch of Islamic Banking Intelligence: The First Comprehensive Global Islamic Banking Database and Analytical Business Intelligence Dashboard

Marjan Naseri - Senior Islamic Banking Expert, Innovation & Development Corp   [embeddoc url=""]

Launch of Islamic Banking Intelligence: The First Comprehensive Global Islamic Banking Database and Analytical Business Intelligence Dashboard

Omid Torabi - Managing Director, Innovation & Development Corp   [embeddoc url=""]

Presentation: Will Innovation in Islamic Finance Require a New Business Model?

Jawad Ali - Managing Partner, Middle East Offices, King & Spalding, United Arab Emirates

Asian Regulatory Roundtable: Driving Growth through Effective Regulatory Environments

Central to the success of Asia’s Sukuk markets are the tireless efforts made by Asian regulators in building enabling regulatory frameworks and promoting governance. As the Islamic finance marketplace evolves so must the standards that govern the industry. What strides have regulators of aspiring Islamic investment destinations made in promoting Islamic finance transactions? What synergies exist between the various Asian Islamic economies and what can be done to strengthen ties? Anticipated impact of regulatory changes in the coming year in the Asian Islamic finance landscape Assessing the introduction of Shariah standards frameworks in Malaysia and the likely impact on capital markets issues Is the setting up of a global Shariah board a viable solution to solving Shariah issues? Is it…

Keynote Address by Khaled Mohammed Al-Aboodi

Khaled Mohammed Al-Aboodi - Chief Executive Officer, Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector, IDB Group

Industry Titans Roundtable: Islamic Finance 2015

We ask global Islamic finance thought leaders to share their vision of what the Islamic finance landscape will look like in 2015. Which markets are likely to lead and which sectors will flourish. What challenges lie ahead for Asia to stay in the game and what needs to happen now to achieve this vision? Moderator: Mohammad Faiz Azmi - Executive Chairman, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Malaysia Panelists: Badlisyah Abdul Ghani - Chief Executive Officer, CIMB Islamic Mohammad Kamran Wajid - Chief Executive Officer, Emirates Financial Services & Emirates NBD Capital, United Arab Emirates Rafe Haneef — Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Amanah, Malaysia Wasim Akhtar Saifi — Global Head of Islamic Banking, Consumer Banking & Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Saadiq, Malaysia