5 days of insight, presentations and exchanges in Islamic finance with leading academics from the International Islamic University Malaysia’s Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF) and the University of East London Centre for Islamic Finance, Law and Communities (CIFLAC).

An active platform for questioning, dialogue and discovery of  current policy issues and solutions in Islamic finance.

Presentations will be followed by expert panel discussions and then group work examining and proposing ideas for action and models and lessons for examination by regulators, bankers, lawyers, regulators, professional associations and law makers.

Monday 8th August Monetary Policy & Stability
Tuesday 9 August Sukuk – Raising Capital
Wednesday 10 August Social Finance, Innovations and Inclusion
Thursday 11 August Marketing Islamic Finance Services
Friday 12 August Regulation and Governance

Each participant and their organisation will receive the report from the London Islamic Finance Summer Review from IIiBF-CIFLAC, be invited to become a member of the International Council of Islamic Finance Educators (ICIFE) whose secretariat is headquartered at IIUM, and also be invited to become an associate of the Centre for Islamic Law, Finance and Community (CIFLAC) at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law.

Monday 8th August 2016

MONETARY STABILITY POLICY
08:30-09:30 Registration and Refreshments
09:30-11:30

Welcome

Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim

President, International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM)

Professor Nora Ann Colton

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of East London (UEL)


Presentation:

  • Performance of monetary systems over 1,300 years in Egypt, Ottoman-Turkey, England, America and Malaysia
  • Monetary policy framework and price stability involving a monetary theory of value
  • Impact of monetary policy and future technological innovation

Assistant Professor Dr Adam Abdullah

IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance; Assistant Secretary, International Council of Islamic Finance Educators


Expert Panel Discussion

11:00-11:30 Refreshments
11:30-13:00

Presentation: London/UK/EU Perspective

Stella Cox CBE

Managing Director, DDCAP Ltd


Expert Panel Discussion

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:15

Presentation:

Andre Mostert

Lecturer, Centre for Innovation Management and Enterprise (CIME), University of East London

15:15-15:45 Refreshments
15:45-17:00

Expert Panel Discussion


Group work examining and proposing ideas for action and models and lessons for examination by regulators, bankers, lawyers, regulators, professional associations and law makers.

17:00-17:30

Summation and Feedback

18:00-19:30

Summer Review Welcome Reception

Westminster

Host: Professor Lord Patel of Bradford OBE

An opportunity to welcome all our guests to London!

Tuesday 9th August 2016

SUKUK-ROLE IN RAISING CAPITAL
08:30-09:30 Registration and Refreshments
09:30-11:30

Presentation:

  • Sukuk vis-à-vis bonds
  • Types and trends in sukuk issuance
  • Sovereign sukuk vs corporate sukuk with case studies
  • Sukuk and BASEL III
  • Innovation and diversifications in sukuk structures

Professor Dr Engku Rabiah Adawiah

Professor of Islamic Banking and Finance, International Islamic University Malaysia; Member, Shariah Advisory Council, Bank Negara Malaysia


Expert Panel Discussion

11:00-11:30 Refreshments
11:30-13:00

Presentation: London/UK/EU Perspective

Harris Irfan

Managing Director, Rasmala plc


Expert Panel Discussion

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14.00-15.15

Presentation:

Professor Siraj Sait

Director, Centre for Islamic Finance, Law and Communities, University of East London

15:15-15:45 Refreshments
15:45-17:00

Expert Panel Discussion


Group work examining and proposing ideas for action and models and lessons for examination by regulators, bankers, lawyers, regulators, professional associations and law makers.

17:00-17:30

Summation and Feedback

Wednesday 10th August 2016

ISLAMIC SOCIAL FINANCE-INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TOWARDS FINANCIAL INCLUSION
08:30-09:30 Registration and Refreshments
09:30-11:30

Presentation:

  • Socio-economic implications of current model of commercial banking
  • Role of innovations in facilitating financial inclusion
  • FinTech and the future of financial services
  • Sharing the Malaysian experience: Investment Account Platform (IAP) and equity crowd-funding

Associate Professor Dr Salina Kassim

Deputy Dean (Research), IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance


Expert Panel Discussion

11:00-11:30 Refreshments
11:30-13:00

Presentation: London/UK/ EU Perspective


Expert Panel Discussion

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:15

Presentation:


Expert Panel Discussion

15:15-15:45 Refreshments
15:45-17:00 Group work examining and proposing ideas for action and models and lessons for examination by regulators, bankers, lawyers, regulators, professional associations and law makers.
17:00-17:30

Summation and Feedback

Thursday 11th August 2016

MARKETING OF ISLAMIC FINANCIAL SERVICES
08:30-09:30 Registration and Refreshments
09:30-11:30

Presentation:

  • Islamic marketing and related attributes
  • Development of shariah compliant service attributes
  • Marketing issues in Islamic banking and finance

Professor Dr Khaliq Ahmad

Dean, IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance; President, International Council of Islamic Finance Educators


Expert Panel Discussion

11:00-11:30 Refreshments
11:30-13:00

Presentation: London/UK/EU Perspective


Expert Panel Discussion

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:15 Group work examining and proposing ideas for action and models and lessons for examination by regulators, bankers, lawyers, regulators, professional associations and law makers.
15:15-15:45 Refreshments
15:45-17:00

Presentation:


Expert Panel Discussion

17:00-17:30

Summation and Feedback

Friday 12th August 2016

REGULATION AND GOVERANCE OF IFSI (Sharia Regulation)
08:30-09:30 Registration and Refreshments
09:30-11:30

Presentation:

  • Regulatory frameworks and challenges in Islamic finance
  • Organs of corporate governance for Islamic financial institutions
  • Engaging Shari’ah compliance behaviour in governance
  • Issues on transparency and disclosure of Islamic financial transactions

Associate Professor Dr Syed Musa Alhabshi

IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance; Exco Member, International Council of Islamic Finance Educators

Professor Dato’ Sri Dr Zaleha Kamaruddin

Rector, International Islamic University of Malaysia


Expert Panel Discussion

11:00-11:30 Refreshments
11:30-13:00

Presentation: London/UK/EU Perspective

Richard de Belder

Partner, Dentons


Expert Panel Discussion

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:15

Presentation:

Shaykh Haitam Tamim

University of East London (UEL)


Expert Panel Discussion


AWARD OF CERTIFICATES

Professor Dato’ Sri Dr Zaleha Kamaruddin

Rector, International Islamic University of Malaysia

Professor John Joughin

Vice Chancellor, University of East London (UEL)

15.15-15.45 Close and Refreshments

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