IFN Forum 2009
Brunei
  Islamic Finance Events
   

Programme
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08:00 – 09:00 Registration & Refreshment
09:10 – 09:15 Welcome
09:15 – 09:30 Introduction
  Muzaffar Hisham - Deputy Chief Executive Officer, CIMB Islamic
09:30 – 10:30

Session One               
What is Islamic finance and where are we now?
Examining key developments in Islamic finance in Brunei and assessing how local practices compare and contrast to other regional centres.

Moderator: Ahmad Zaki Abdullah - Senior Vice President & Head of International Business, RHB Islamic Bank
Panelist: Muzaffar Hisham - Deputy Chief Executive Officer, CIMB Islamic
Muhd Jamil Abas Abdul Ali - Senior Partner, Abrahams Davidson & Co.
Hajah Salma Haji Abdul Latiff - Managing Director, Crescent Global Educators
Javed Ahmad - Acting Managing Director, Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam
Syed Alwi Bin Mohamed Sultan, Vice-President, The Islamic Bank of Asia
10:30 – 11:30

Session Two                           
Brunei and the Islamic Financial Markets
Discussing local and regional developments in Sukuk and Islamic capital markets, including taxation, regulatory and ratings issues.

Moderator: Mohamed Ridza Abdullah - Managing Partner, Mohamed Ridza & Co
Panelist: Robin Cheok - Managing Partner, Cheok Advicates & Solicitors
Rafael Dalmau - Director Emerging Markets and Islamic Investments, Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, BNP Paribas Investment Partners
Sri Anne Haji Masri - Executive Manager, The Withanage Group Incorporated
Haji Ali Matarsat - Finance Manager, Brunei LNG
11:30 – 12:00 Refreshment
12:00 – 13:00

Session Three                        
Islamic Products: what can and can’t be done?
Assessing the development of Islamic financial products in Brunei and the Southeast Asian market and exploring the potential for further innovation.

Moderator: Hajah Salma Haji Abdul Latiff - Managing Director, Crescent Global Educators
Panelist: Ariff Sultan - Business Development Director, Dow Jones AER Company Inc
Hamel Shah - Partner, Amiri Capital
Haji Jaludin Mohd Ali - Chief Financial Officer, Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei
Mohd Hairul Azrin Hj Besar - Lecturer, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
Dr. Zeid Ayer - Chief Investment Officer, CIMB-Principal Islamic Asset Management
13:00 – 14:00

Session Four
Issuers & Investors Round-Table
Examining current market trends, challenges and opportunities for the Islamic capital markets.

Moderator: Ariff Sultan - Business Development Director, Dow Jones AER Company Inc
Panelist: Mudassir Amray - Head of Islamic Banking Asia Pacific, Citi
Mohamad Damshal Awang Damit - Executive Director, Credit Agricole Asset Management Islamic Malaysia
Mohd Farid Kamaruddin - Head Sukuk & Alternative Investments, AmIslamic Funds Management
Ahmad Zaki Abdullah - Senior Vice President & Head of International Business, RHB Islamic Bank
14:00 – 15:30 Lunch
 
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