Richard Melson

August 2006

Euromoney: Islamic Conferences

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3rd Annual Asian Islamic Banking & Finance Summit

Location

The Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur

Dates 05 September 2006 06 September 2006

Pricing Information Conference only : 1899

Event Summary Event Description

The Asian Islamic Finance Summit represents the leading event to learn about the latest developments of Islamic finance in South East Asia and in the rest of the world, to compare practices between regions and to meet regulators, top-level practitioners as well as eminent Shari’ah scholars. Some of the most distinguished players involved in Islamic finance will indeed be attending the conference and will deliver priceless presentations and updates on the industry.

Along with the Shari’ah panel, the most innovative
Islamic products will be presented: from securitisation to Islamic convertible bond and the fixed income market. The programme will also propose an overview on the progress of Islamic finance in different Asian countries and offer views from central banks’ Governors of the region.

So if you are a regional player involved in
Islamic finance or an international investor involved in the region or simply if you are interested by Islamic finance, you should not miss this Summit. It is the place to meet the right interlocutors and to discuss the issues that are or will become relevant to you.

Expert speakers including:

Dr Mohamed A. Elgari
Dr Mohd Daud Bakar
Sheikh Esam Mohammed Ishaq
Dr Muhammad Imran Usmani
Dr. Mohd Akram Laldin
Dr. Engku Rabiah Adawiah Engku Ali, Head of Private Law Department, International Islamic University Malaysia
Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia
Professor Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim, Secretary General, Islamic Financial Services board
Ismail Shahudin, Chairman, Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad
Yuslam Fauzi, President Director, Bank Syariah Mandiri
MD Azmi Abu Bakar, CEO, Takaful Malaysia
Ijlal Ahmed Alvi, CEO, International Islamic Financial Market
Abdulkader Thomas, President and CEO, SHAPE™ Financial Corporation
Dato Prof Sudin Haroon, Deputy CEO, International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance
Ranjit Ajit Singh, Director for Strategy and Risk Management, Securities Commission
Dr Hussein Hassan, Vice President, Global Markets, Deutsche bank
Rafe Haneef, Head of Islamic finance, ABN AMRO
Afaq Khan, Global Head of Islamic Banking, Standard Chartered Bank
Daud Abdullah, Managing Director, Hong Leong Islamic Bank
Dsheerasak Suwannayos, Managing Director, Islamic Bank of Thailand
Ahmed S. Hariri, Director, Regional Office, Kuala Lumpur, Islamic Development Bank
K. Salman Younis, Managing Director, Kuwait Finance House, Malaysia
Baljeet Kaur Grewal, Chief Economist & Head of Fixed Income Research, Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad
Roslan Ahmad, Head, Islamic business, Cagamas Berhad
Dr Omar Marwan Kamal, Head of Strategic Investments & Acquisitions, Al Salam Bank Bahrain
Ajmal Bhatty, Global Head of Takaful, HSBC Amanah
Nasser Yasin, Executive Secretary, Malaysian Takaful Association
Shamsun Anwar Hussain, Head-Debts Capital Market & Corporate Banking, CIMB Islamic
Mas'od Mazlan, Head-Treasury, CIMB Islamic
Yuvraj Narayan, Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy, DP World
Omair Mooraj, Dubai Islamic Bank
Ehsun Zaidi, Director, Capital Markets, Dubai Islamic Bank
Jean-Marc Lejeune, Director, Barclays Capital
Rahail Ali, Partner, Global Head of Islamic Finance, Denton Wilde Sapte
Davide Barzilai, Associate, Norton Rose
Professor M. Kabir Hassan, President, Association for Economic and Development Studies on Bangladesh, USA

Euromoney Seminars'

3rd Annual Asian Islamic Banking & Finance Summit

is the premier event for Islamic finance professionals operating out of Asia, or based in the Middle East looking to break into the Asian region. With the event rapidly approaching, isn't it time you reserved...

With the Asian region enjoying tremendous growth and the professionals working within it hungry for new knowledge and new networking opportunities with industry contacts, make sure you join more than 100 senior professionals at the Summit this September by reserving your place today.

Highlights for 2006:

A focused programme that has moved in line with the market to incorporate discussion on the latest Islamic finance structures, including Islamic CLN, Islamic CDS and Islamic CDOs

Brand new case studies on some of the markets most innovative deals including the world's largest sukuk - the P&O deal

A look at Islamic finance outside of core Asian markets with regional round-ups of activity in China , Thailand , Pakistan and Bangladesh

The different practices across regions with representatives from South East Asia and the Middle East discussing how to achieve harmonisation

Updates on key areas such as regulatory issues, Islamic retail banking, Islamic project and infrastructure finance, human resources in Islamic finance and much more

Plus there is a welcome return for our eminent Shari'ah Scholars in the open Fatwa and Shari'ah audience discussion. Full details of the programme can be found on the event website or by calling our event teams on UK+44 (0) 20 7779 8999 / HK+852 2842 6929 / USA +1 212 224 3570.

Keynote speakers include:

Dr Mohamed A. Elgari

Dr Mohd Daud Bakar

Sheikh Esam Mohammed Ishaq

Dr Muhammad Imran Usmani

Dr Mohd Akram Laldin

Dr Engku Rabiah Adawiah Engku Ali, Head of Private Law Department, International Islamic University Malaysia

Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia

Professor Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim, Secretary General, Islamic Financial Services Board

Khairul Nizam, Senior Technical Analyst, AAOIFI

Ismail Shahudin, Chairman, Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad

Yuslam Fauzi, President Director, Bank Syariah Mandiri

MD Azmi Abu Bakar, CEO, Takaful Malaysia

Ijlal Ahmed Alvi, CEO, International Islamic Financial Market

Rafe Haneef, Head of Islamic Finance, ABN AMRO

Afaq Khan, Global Head of Islamic Banking, Standard Chartered Bank

Daud Abdullah, Managing Director, Hong Leong Islamic Bank

Dsheerasak Suwannayos, Managing Director, Islamic Bank of Thailand

And many more.

Euromoney Seminars' Annual

Asian Islamic Banking & Finance Summit

is the region's most respected and successful

Summit for Islamic finance professionals.

Make sure you reserve your place early to take your place alongside some of the industry's most active pioneers and take advantage of unrivalled networking opportunities.

3rd Annual Asian Islamic Banking & Finance Summit

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