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Category:Awareness Programme
Name:[EVE00227] IFSB Annual Meetings 2014 (including 6th Legal Seminar, 6th Public Lecture, 9th IFSF)
Description:

The 6th Seminar on Legal Issues in the Islamic Financial Services Industry, hosted by the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD), was held on 25 March 2014 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The Seminar which carried the theme, Innovation in Sukūk Securitisation and Islamic Hedging Instruments: Developments and Challenges was part of the IFSB seminar series on legal issues, and aimed to create awareness on the emerging legal issues, developments and challenges in securitisation and Islamic hedging instruments.

Mr. Jaseem Ahmed, Secretary General of the IFSB and Mr. Rosdi Amin Dato Paduka Haji Yaakub, Deputy Managing Director of AMBD delivered the opening and welcoming speeches respectively. The keynote address was delivered by Dato’ Dr. Nik Ramlah Mahmood, Deputy Chief Executive, Securities Commission Malaysia.

  • Asset Securitisation and Sukūk Structuring 
  • Growth of Islamic Hedging Instruments: Legal Issues and Challenges
  • Role of Institutional and Central Sharī`ah Boards in Structuring of Sukūk and Islamic Hedging Instruments

The Seminar saw the attendance of 147 participants from government, regulatory and supervisory bodies, legal sector and higher learning institutions, from among member and non-member organisations of the IFSB.

The Seminar was held as one of the side events during the IFSB Annual Meetings 2014.

Start Date:25/03/2014End Date:27/03/2014
Venue Name:The Empire Hotel & Country Club
City:Bandar Seri Begawan
Country:BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
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Date Time Topics
Day 1
25/03/2014

6TH IFSB SEMINAR ON LEGAL ISSUES IN THE ISLAMIC FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY

THEME: INNOVATION IN SUKUK SECURITISATION AND ISLAMIC HEDGING INSTRUMENTS: DEVELOPMENTS AND CHALLENGES

08:30 - 09:30 Seminar Registration
09:30 - 10:30 Opening and Keynote Session
11:00 - 12:30 Session 1: Asset Securitisation and Sukuk Structuring
  • This session will discuss the latest developments and progress in legislative frameworks in various jurisdictions dealing with securitisation of assets and structuring of Sukuk. The speakers will share their insights on the innovative structures used for issuing corporate, sovereign and international Sukūk and challenges faced by various legal systems in providing flexibility for these structures. The challenging issues related to rights and obligations of various parties to a securitisation transaction and the impact of insolvency will also be elucidated. Issues related to the conventional regimes adoptability of these structures will also be given due deliberation.
  • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch and Prayers
    14:00 - 15:30 Session 2: Growth of Islamic Hedging Instruments: Legal Issues and Challenges
  • The session will cover the recent innovations of Islamic hedging contracts, while illuminating on the legal challenges faced by Islamic financial services industry in offering such products. The speakers will deliberate on the legal developments and the future direction of Islamic hedging instruments in the wake of global regulatory reforms related to the requirement of central counterparties and exchange traded transactions.
  • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
    16:00 - 17:30 Session 3: Role of Institutional and Central Shariah Boards in Structuring of Sukuk and Islamic Hedging Instruments
  • This session will focus on the role played by Sharī`ah supervisory boards at institutional and national level in providing Sharī`ah advice and governance in structuring, offering and reviewing of sophisticated products such as Sukūk and Islamic hedging instruments. The session will also illuminate recent developments and new approaches related to Sharī`ah governance mechanisms in facilitating development and innovation of these products.
  • Day 2
    26/03/2014
    09:00 - 09:30 6TH PUBLIC LECTURE ON FINANCIAL POLICY & STABILITY
  • Registration
  • 09:30 - 09:45 Opening Remarks
    09:45 - 11:00 LECTURE 1
  • Islamic Moral Economy and Dynamics of the Development of Islamic Financial Services Industry
  • 11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
    12:30 - 14:30 IFSB MEET THE MEMBERS INTERACTIVE SESSION & LUNCH
    19:30 - 21:00 WELCOME DINNER
    Day 3
    27/03/2014
    09:30 - 12:10 24th MEETING OF THE COUNCIL OF THE IFSB
    12:10 - 13:00 12th GENERAL ASSEMBLY
    13:00 - 14:30 Lunch and Prayers
    14:30 - 16:00 9th ISLAMIC FINANCIAL STABILITY FORUM
    Disclaimer: Please be advised that the above mentioned agenda points are tentative and that the IFSB reserves the right to make any necessary amendments/changes to the programme without prior notification.

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    1.) Event Session(s) - PDF Format
    2.)   6th IFSB Legal Seminar Confirmed Speakers

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