Islamic Finance in Asia
Date: 20 July 2010, Tuesday, Time: 12pm – 1.30pm (SIN time, GMT +8)
This webinar explores the opportunities and challenges of Islamic Finance in Asia. Gain insights on where Asia is in terms of its development into an international Islamic financial centre. Speakers will cover the current State of Play, Economics of Islamic Finance from Hong Kong perspective and Politics of Islamic Finance development.
Attend this 90 minute session and learn more, via case studies, on:
• Background of Islamic Finance
• Its application in Modern World
• Legal issues and Challenges
• What is being done to "level the playing field" between traditional finance and Islamic Finance?
• Why Islamic Finance in Hong Kong?
• Does Hong Kong/China have a "natural" affinity for Islamic Finance, or is it only jumping on the bandwagon?
About our Speakers
Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip, Head Global Financial Services and Islamic Banking, Azmi & Associates
Ahmad Lutfi is one of the founding partners of Azmi & Associates, Malaysia. Islamic Finance news' readers have voted him as a leading lawyer in the category of Islamic Banking and Finance for 2009 and 2010. He recently advised Bursa Malaysia Islamic Services on the drafting of the rules governing the operations of Bursa Suq al-Sila', the new commodity trading platform established by Bursa Malaysia based on the Shariah concept of Murabahah (tawarruq). He has advised various clients in numerous exercises ranging from private debt securities, trade facilities; both conventional and Islamic & Islamic banking product development.
Ruediger Prenzlin, Chief Financial Officer, Amwal Credit Union
Amwal Credit Union is Hong Kong's first Islamic financial institution, focused on introducing and developing Islamic finance in Greater China. Ruediger is responsible for signing all negotiable and transferable instruments drawn on the credit union. He is a senior finance specialist with proven track record in formulating, communicating, implementing and monitoring strategic investment plans involving asset allocation, diversification of risk and corporate policy. Ruediger is also currently the Managing Director of Alster Holdings Limited.
Early Bird Special: US$149 (Register prior 13 July – US$199 thereafter)
Payment by Credit Card only.
*1.5 CPD points applicable for Australia
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