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Islamic Finance Networking & Events

Here are some introductory Islamic Finance events (either free or require a registration fee to cover expenses) which are right around the corner (in Singapore and Hong Kong). Will be loooking out for other cities and will keep updating the list - as always appreciate any comments/feedback.

February 28 2009, Hong Kong
Islamic Banking & Finance Network - Hong Kong (IBFN)
Fee & Registration required

IFN Roadshow
Global locations and year-round
Islamic Finance News (IFN)
Free - Registration required



  1. LSE Department of Law and Harvard Law School lecture
    Islamic Finance in the United Kingdom: current initiatives and challenges

    Date: Thursday 26 February 2009
    Time: 6.30-8pm
    Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
    Speakers: Shaykh Esam M Ishaq, Ian Pearson MP
    Chair: Howard Davies


  2. Upcoming Event (April 30, London) - Careers in Islamic Finance

    "This event will provide an introduction and insight to careers in the growing Islamic Finance industry. An introduction to the industry will be provided by Samina Akram, an experienced practitioner in the field, who has been recognised by the United Nation's Women's Federation for World Peace for contributions to Islamic Finance. An informal discussion will then be led by our chair Malik Ayman to explore the careers of our guest panel who are all respected professionals in the Islamic Finance industry."

    Host: The Securities & Investment Institute
    Venue: 8 Eastcheap, London, E3CM 1AE
    Date: 30 April 2009
    Time: 17:30 to 18:30

    Introduction to Islamic Finance
    Samina Akram

    Malik Ayman, Liquid Consulting

    Panel Members:
    Waqar Ahmed, ABC International Bank plc
    Kamran H Khan, Prosperitus Capital Partners
    Omar Shaikh, Ernst & Young

    Who should attend: Professionals and graduates interested in learning more about the growing sector.

    Please respond to: Islamicfinance@sii.org.uk

  3. Our Hong Kong friends have another interesting event next month,
    and sincere thanks to Mattijs and TMF for providing the venue.

    Sukuk: Basics & Beyond
    Thursday June 11, 2009
    Islamic Banking & Finance Network, Hong Kong

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  5. 3rd International Islamic Capital Market Forum:
    Islamic Structured Products and Current Issues in Islamic Finance

    Date: 30 July 2009
    Venue: Securities Commission, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    For more details please check the event brochure: