IIFM Seminar on Islamic Financial Market

Tuesday, 01 December 2015
IIFM Seminar on Islamic Financial Market
‘The way forward in standardizing & harmonizing various Shariah compliant products as per market requirements’, Pre-Conference Day Seminar at the 22nd Annual World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC 2015), Tuesday, 1st December 2015, Gulf Hotel, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
PROGRAM
08:30-09:00
Registration and Morning Refreshments
09:00-09:05
Opening with Recitation from the Holy Quran
09:05-09:15
Welcome Remarks
  • Mr. Khalid Hamad Abdul Rahman Hamad, Chairman, International Islamic Financial Market (IIFM)
09:15-10:15
Session 1: Sukuk Market Developments
  • Potential and Challenges
  • Structural Preferences

- Sovereign Sukuk

- Corporate Sukuk  

  • Sukuk Listing
  • Need for Rating (International and Domestic Market)

Speakers:

1) Mr. Lilian Le Falher, Executive Manager, Treasury, FI’s & Capital Markets, KFH Bahrain

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

3) Mr. Ismail E. Dadabhoy, Advisor, IIFM

4) Mr. Salman Ahmed, Partner, Head of Islamic Finance (ME & Africa) Trowers & Hamlins LLP, Bahrain

10:15-11:15
Session 2: Developments in Islamic Hedging Segment
  • Shariah Parameters of Islamic Hedging
  • Tahawwut (Hedging) Master Agreement - Key Terms and Conditions
  • Hedging/Risk Mitigation Products & IIFM Standard Products Templates
  • Law Reforms (Netting Law & New Regulatory Requirements) & Islamic Credit Support Arrangement

Speakers:

1) Mr. Fawad Taufique, Head of FI Sales & Product Development, Treasury Division, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

2) Mr. Tim Plews, Managing Partner, Clifford Chance Law Firm, Riyadh

3) Mr. Ijlal Ahmed Alvi, Chief Executive Officer, IIFM

11:15-11:30
Refreshment Break
11:30-12:15
Session 3: Islamic Trade Finance and Corporate Finance
  • Potential and Challenges
  • Types of Risk Participation

          - Funded and Unfunded

  • Impact of Standardized Documentation on Expansion of Islamic Trade Finance and Corporate Finance

Speakers:

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

2) Mr. Ashley Freeman, Head of Islamic Finance, Charles & Russell LLP, Bahrain

3) Mr. Cassim Docrat, Director, DDCAP (DIFC) Limited, Dubai

12:15-13:00
Session 4: Islamic Liquidity Management
  • Types of Islamic Liquidity Management Products
  • Jurisdictional Preferences
  • New Alternatives and Challenges

Speakers:

1) Mr. Karar Zubair, Head, Treasury Division, Islamic Corporation for Development of Private Sector, Jeddah

2) Mr. Salman Ahmed, Partner, Head of Islamic Finance (ME & Africa) Trowers & Hamlins LLP, Bahrain

3) Mr. Ismail E. Dadabhoy, Advisor, IIFM

4) Mr. Abdelhak El Kafsi, Managing Director, Islamic Finance Consultants, Bahrain

13:00-14:00
Close of IIFM Seminar and WIBC Pre-Conference Day Luncheon