The IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum Covers Shariah Governance Practices

28 September 2016, Kuala Lumpur – The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) and INCEIF are organising the Ninth Executive Forum on Islamic Finance on 5 – 6 October 2016.

The IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum aims to provide a platform for global leaders in Islamic finance to discuss selected emerging issues facing the global Islamic financial services industry, emphasising on issues related to supervision and prudential regulation, both at national and international levels.  The platform will allow for participants to harness the experiences of a distinguished pool of global experts, academics and practitioners. Among confirmed speakers who will facilitate the Executive Forum are:

1.    Prof. Dr. Mohamad Akram Laldin, Executive Director, ISRA
2.    Prof Dr. Syed Othman Alhabshi, Deputy President Academic, INCEIF
3.    Prof. Dr. Syed Abdul Hamid Aljunid, INCEIF
4.    Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aishath Muneeza, Associate Professor, INCEIF
5.    Prof. Dr. Engku Rabiah Adawiyah Engku Ali, International Islamic University Malaysia
6.    Dr. Hatim El Tahir, Director, Islamic Finance Group, Deloitte and Touche, Bahrain
7.    Roslan Abdul Razak, Principal Consultant and Trainer, Wafiq Advisors

The Executive Forum will discuss the key elements of corporate and Shariah governance systems from a strategic perspective by bringing together experienced practitioners, banking supervisors, Shariah board members, and thought leaders of the Islamic financial services industry to participate in active knowledge-sharing sessions. 

The two-day forum will be divided into six sessions, which are:

  • The Essence of Shariah Governance: Exceeding stakeholder’s expectations
  • Strategic Focus: Building optimal Shariah governance structures
  • Aligning Objectives and Practices Towards Convergence: Corporate and Shariah governance
  • Managing Reputational Risk: Shariah governance and enhancing cross-border credibility
  • Towards Greater Market Discipline: Shariah governance in enhancing disclosure for IIFS
  • Panel Discussion: Current practices in Shariah governance: Lessons and take-away for enhancements 

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