IIFM Pre-Conference Day Seminar at WIBC 2017

Monday, 04 December 2017
IIFM Pre-Conference Day Seminar at WIBC 2017
“A Broad Spectrum of Horizons and Opportunities – Towards Achieving Sustainable and Balanced Growth in the Islamic Financial Sector” Monday, 4th December 2017, Thuraya Ballroom, ART Rotana Hotel, Amwaj Islands, Kingdom of Bahrain
PROGRAM
08:30 - 09:00
Registration and Morning Refreshments
09:00 - 09:05
Recitation of Holy Quran
09:05 - 09:15
Opening Remarks

Khalid Hamad Abdul Rahman Hamad, Chairman, IIFM

09:15 - 10:30
IIFM Documentation and Product Standards – An Overview

- Brief on Key Technical Aspects of IIFM Standards
   - Islamic Hedging
   - Islamic Liquidity Management
- Contribution of IIFM Standards in the Development of Islamic Finance Industry
   - Market Implementation and Unification
   - Creating Legal Certainty (Law Reforms, Legal Opinions and Regulatory Requirements)   

Moderator:

Lilian Le Falher
, Executive Manager-Treasury and Corporate Banking Group, KFH Bahrain (invited)

Speakers:

Ijlal Ahmed Alvi
, Chief Executive Officer, IIFM
Habib Motani, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP, London (invited)
Khurram Hilal,Managing Director – Head of Group Islamic Products, Standard Chartered Bank, Dubai (invited)

10:30 - 11:30
Sukuk Market Trends and Developments

- Sukuk Market Overview
- Challenges in Issuing Sukuk from Legal and Market Perspective
- Sukuk Default and Restructuring
- Sukuk Primary and Secondary Market Guidelines
- Sukuk Documentation Standardization     

Moderator:

Hammad Hassan, Global Head of Islamic Banking & Managing Director, Bank ABC Islamic

Speakers:

Ismail Dadabhoy, Advisor, IIFM
Debashis Dey, Partner, White & Case LLP, Dubai (invited)
Dr. Salah Al Majthoob, Managing Director, Jeyad Advisory, Bahrain (invited)

11:30 - 11:45
Special Presentation on Blockchain

Senior Official, Avaya Corp, USA (TBA)

11:45 - 12:00
Coffee and Prayer Break
12:00 - 13:00
Fintech and Role of Smart Contracts in the Context of Hedging and Financial Services

- State of Current Smart Contracts
- Scope for Operational and Compliance Efficiency
- Legal Aspects   

Moderator:

Ashar Nazim, Managing Director, Finocracy

Speakers:

Dr. Peter M. Werner, Senior Counsel, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), London
Richard Tredgett, Partner, Allen & Overy LLP, London (invited)
Senior Official, Financial Institution (TBA)

13:00 - 14:00
Gold in Islamic Finance and Products Standardization

- AAOIFI Standard – Case for Gold in Islamic Finance, Islamic Gold Products
- Gold Trading Centres and the Role of Exchanges
- Gold Related Product Documentation    

Moderator:

Moinuddin Malim, Managing Partner, Alternative International Management Services (AIMS), Dubai

Speakers:

Andrew Naylor, Director-Central Banks and Public Policy, World Gold Council, Singapore
Habib Motani, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP, London (invited)
Senior Official, Borsa Istanbul (invited)
Selman Bayoglu, Senior Treasury Marketing Supervisor, Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank, Istanbul

14:00 - 15:00
Conference Luncheon and End of Seminar

The program is subject to change

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