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.