IIFM Seminar on Islamic Finance: Sukuk and Islamic Trade Finance – Prospects and Challenges

Monday, 05 December 2016
IIFM Seminar on Islamic Finance: Sukuk and Islamic Trade Finance – Prospects and Challenges
Monday, 5th December 2016, Thuraya Ballroom Number 2, 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
Welcome Address

Mr. Khalid Hamad Abdul Rahman Hamad, Chairman, IIFM, Bahrain

09:15 - 09:30
Keynote Address

H.E. Mr. Mirza Adityaswara, Deputy Governor Senior, Bank Indonesia

09:30 - 10:45
Sukuk Issuance Trends
  • Global Sukuk Market (Domestic and International Issuances & Structural Preferences)
  • Corporate Sukuk Market (Potential and Challenges)
  • Potential for Sukuk in Project/Infrastructure Finance
  • Overall Challenges in Sukuk Issuance (such Asset Based and Asset Backed etc)
  • Lessons learnt from Sukuk Defaults and Restructuring   

Moderator:

Mr. Usman Ahmed, Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Citi Bahrain and Chief Executive Officer, Citi Islamic Investment Bank, Bahrain

Speakers:

Dr. Salman Syed Ali, Senior Economist, Islamic Research & Training Institute (IRTI-IDB), Jeddah

Mr. Lilian Le Falher, Executive Manager-Head of Treasury, Financial Institutions & Capital Markets, Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain

Mr. Ismail Dadabhoy, Advisor, IIFM

10:45 - 11:30
Risk Participation in Islamic Trade Finance
  • State of Islamic Trade Finance and Potential
  • Islamic Trade Finance Products and Challenges (Funded and Unfunded)
  • Islamic Risk Participation Agreements – Key Terms
  • Impact of Standardized Risk Participation Agreements on Islamic Trade Finance Segment   

Moderator:

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

Speakers:

Mr. Syed Moosa Kaleem Al-Falahi, Head, Financial Institutions (Africa, Asia & Turkey), Noor Bank, Dubai

Mr. Hussain Habib Al Nattaie, AGM-Head of International Banking, Al Baraka Islamic Bank, Bahrain

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

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee Break and End of Seminar