The Conference will be held in Bahrain on 16th & 17th May 2005 under the patronage of H.E. Mr. Rasheed Mohammad Al Maraj, governor of the Bahrain Monetary Agency.
H.E. Mr. Al Maraj will deliver the opening address, and H.E. Sheikh Saleh A. Kamel, the pioneer of Islamic banking & the chairman of the general council will be the keynote speaker.
Held under the theme ‘Opportunities in the Islamic Capital & Money Markets’, the Conference will provide priceless knowledge for Banking and Finance teachers and students, as it will address topics such as the Global Sukuk Market, Global Sukuk and Regulatory Aspects of Sukuk Issues, Case Studies on Mudarabaha and Musharaka Sukuk, Shari’a Perspective on Sukuk Issues, and Legal and Structural Challenges of an International Islamic Money Market.
The Conference will also engage in the ways and means of establishing an effective Islamic money market, focusing on the experiences of such countries as Malaysia, Sudan, Indonesia, Bahrain and Bangladesh.
A specialized workshop on the ‘Technical and Shari’a Challenges of Sukuk Issuance’ will enable conference delegates to benefit from the proceedings on this important topic.
The Conference is supported by the Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA) and the Islamic Research & Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank.
The Al Baraka Banking Group (ABG), Kuwait Finance House (KFH) Bahrain, Jordan Islamic Bank and ABC Islamic Bank are lead sponsors of the event, and the Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH) will sponsor the lunch on the first day.
The IIFMC will be attended by about 250 delegates representing all key market players, including sukuk issuers, arrangers, underwriters, market makers, investors, funds/portfolio mangers, regulators, reserve managers, Shari’a scholars, consultants and legal advisors.
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