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 Address

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-Head of Treasury and Capital Markets & Corporate Banking Group, Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain

Speakers:

Ijlal Ahmed Alvi
, Chief Executive Officer, IIFM
Habib Motani, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP, London
Khurram Hilal,Managing Director – Head of Group Islamic Products, Standard Chartered Saadiq, Dubai
Dr. Peter M. Werner, Senior Counsel, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), London

10:30 - 11:45
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, Managing Director, Bank ABC Islamic and Group Head of Islamic Banking, Bank ABC

Speakers:

Ismail Dadabhoy, Advisor, IIFM
Moinuddin Malim, Managing Partner, Alternative International Management Services (AIMS), Dubai
Dr. Salah Al Majthoob, Managing Director, Jeyad Advisory, Bahrain

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
Ismail Dadabhoy
, Advisor, IIFM
Habib Motani
, Partner, Clifford Chance LLP, London

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
Selman Bayoglu, Treasury Marketing Manager, Kuveyt Turk Participation Bank, Istanbul
Hakan Aytekin
, Manager, Precious Metals and Diamonds Market, Borsa Istanbul

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