IFN Forum 2009
Turkey
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08:00 – 09:00 Registration & Refreshment
09:00 – 09:05 Welcome
09:05 – 09:15 Opening Address
Osman Akyuz - General Secretary, Turkish Participation Banks Association
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 Turkey and assessing how local practices compare and contrast to other regional centres.

Moderator Christopher Aylward - Partner, Denton Wilde Sapte
Panelist M. Fatih Bulac - Head of FI, Turkiye Finans Participation Bank
Paul Wouters - Resident Counsel, Bener Law Office
Cenk Karacaoglu - Vice President FI Division, Bank Asya
Muzaffar Hisham - Deputy Chief Executive Officer, CIMB Islamic
10:30 – 11:20

Session Two
Turkey and the Islamic Financial Markets

Discussing local and regional developments in Sukuk and Islamic capital markets, including taxation, regulatory and ratings issues.

Moderator Paul Wouters - Resident Counsel, Bener Law Office
Panelist Arda Akarsu - Project Finance Manager, Turk Ekonomi Bankasi
Faruk Sabuncu - Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Isaac Fukuo - Principal, BOTHO Advisory
Dr. Salman Khan - Head of Shari’a Office (Dubai and the Northern Emirates), Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
11:20 – 11:50 Coffee Break
11:50 – 12:40

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

Moderator Sohail Jaffer - Partner, FWU AG
Panelist Bertan Yordem - Partner / International Finance, Daruma Corporate Finance
Arda Akarsu - Project Finance Manager, Turk Ekonomi Bankasi
Ahmad Nazmi Camalxaman - Manager Global Markets, CIMB Islamic
Avsar Sungurlu - Director of Fund, BMD Securities
12:40 – 13:30

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

Moderator Dr. Salman Khan - Head of Shari’a Office (Dubai and the Northern Emirates), Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
Panelist Isaac Fukuo - Principal, BOTHO Advisory
Bennar Balkaya - Partner, Balkaya & Balkaya
Christopher Aylward - Partner, Denton Wilde Sapte
13:30 – 13:40

Luncheon Presentation



Osman Celik - Executive Vice President, Turkiye Finans Katilim Bankasi

13:40 – 15:00

Lunch & Networking

 
 
 
 
 
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