Monday, 29 October 2012

KLIFF 2012... part 2

2nd day of KLIFF... more industry people coming today including the banks CEOs, regulators, ambassadors etc. Yesterday event was mainly for the Shariah scholars in the IF, but today is the main forum itself. This event was officiated by the DPM and he was represented by the Finance Minister II. 

Enjoy the pics! 
Welcoming banner for KLIFF 2012

VIPs and the GOH, Minister of Finance II in the holding room

Dato' Seri Hj Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah hitting the gong as the sign of opening the event

Session 1: Islamic Finance 2015
Moderator: Rushdi Siddiqui (Thomson Reuters USA)

Richard Thomas, OBE (Gatehouse Bank UK)
Dr Khalid Al Fakih (AAOIFI Bahrain)
Muzaffar Hisham (Maybank Islamic)
Prof Dr Necdet Sensoy (Central Bank of Turkey)
Sheikh Esam Ishaq (Shariah Scholar, Bahrain)
Dr Mohd Daud Bakar (Amanie Advisors)

Special Presentation I: Global Sukuk Outlook by Baljeet Kaur Grewal, KFH Research Ltd

Session 2: Legal Framework and Governance for Islamic Financial Services
Moderator: Khairul Nizam (AAOIFI Bahrain)

Feyzullah Egriboyun (Bank Asya Turkey)
Dr Engku Rabiah Adawiah (International Islamic University Malaysia)
Dr John Lee (Maybank)
Mohamed Ismail Shariff (INCEIF)

Session 3: Islamic SME, Micro Finance and Retail Banking - A Challenge
Moderator: Mohd Johan Lee (J.Lee & Associates)

Abdullah Celik (Bank Asya Turkey)
Emad El Sahhar (Banque Misr Egypt)
Dr Dhani Gunawan Idat (Bank Indonesia)
Hasan A Bilgrami (Islami Bank of Pakistan)
Tobias Frenz (Munich Re Retakaful)

Session 4: Investment, Liquidity Management and Islamic Asset Classes
 Moderator: Richard Thomas, OBE (Gatehouse Bank UK)

Rafe Haneef (HSBC Amanah Malaysia)
Dr Aznan Hasan (International Islamic University M'sia)
Allan Redimerio (S&P Singapore)
Etsuaki Yoshida (JBIC Japan)

Special Presentation II: Updates on Islamic Capital Market by Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin (Securities Commission)

Session 5: Ethics and Finance - Towards Sustainable Growth

 Moderator: Dato' Mohd Redza Shah (Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad)

Dr Manfred Dirrheimer (FWU Germany)
Daud Vicary Abdullah (INCEIF)
Sheikh Nizam Yaquby (Shariah Scholar Bahrain)
Prof Dr Hashim Kamali (IAIS)

Special Presentation III: Global Update on Islamic Financial Market by Rushdi Siddiqui, Thomson Reuters USA

Session 6: New Markets for Islamic Finance
 Moderator: Syed Alwi Mohd Sultan (BNP Paribas Malaysia)

Dr Walid Hegazy (Hegazy & Associates, Egypt)
Yerlan Baidaulet (IDB Kazakhstan)
Ibrahim Zahaf (Amanie Advisors, Libya)
Khalfan Abdalla (Amana Bank Ltd, Tanzania)
Aishath Muneeza (Capital Market Dev. Authority, Maldives)

Sheikh Esam giving his views during the Shariah scholars session

Session 7: Shariah Scholars Dialogue
 Moderator: Dr Mohd Daud Bakar (Amanie Advisors)

Sheikh Nizam Yaquby
Dr Mohd Akram Laldin
Dr Engku Rabiah Adawiah
Sheikh Esam Ishaq

Yusry Yusoff of BNM reading Tun Hamid's paper before the start of session 5

Emcee - Sis Iman in action

Sheikh Esam is leaving the stage as he needs to catch his flight back to Bahrain

The reporters/media eagerly waiting for the MOF II outside the conference hall

Best moment for these gentlemen - being photographed with Ust Hafiz Fauzi, Bank Muamalat M'sia Berhad

Closing remarks by Ahmad Hamdan, Partner of HSK
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