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-- “Dubai Islamic Bank Seeks to Secure 40 Percent Stake in Panin’s Shariah Unit”
"Malaysian Islamic banking assets make up more than 85 per cent of total in Southeast Asia’s Islamic banking industry"
"Pakistan ranks ninth globally in terms of development of the Islamic financial services industry"
"Turkish Banks to Boost Islamic Finance"
"The International Bank of Azerbaijan assigns Shariyah Review Bureau to supervise the growth of its Shari'a Compliant Community Based Project's"
"Britain became the first government outside the Islamic world to issue sovereign sukuk, otherwise known as Islamic bonds, declaring its intention to become the western capital for Islamic finance."
As the world recognizes the potential of Islamic finance, bankers are trying to adapt, update and re-strategize their
operations and functions continually to be able to match up with the latest trends. As this change is a cultural change, adapting with customer behavior and lifestyle, strict policies and competitive products, Islamic retail bankers are challenged with varied adversities.
6th World Islamic Retail Banking Conference will bring together key policy makers, global Islamic retail bankers and business decision makers to put a spotlight on the challenges, innovations, latest developments and technological solutions essential for the further growth of the global Islamic Retail Banking sector.
This conference will feature renowned global Shariah scholars and experts such as Dr. Muhammad Qaseem, Country Head Fatwa & Sharia Supervision Board - Dubai Islamic Bank Pakistan; Dr Muhammad Al-Bashir Muhammad Al-Amine, Group head Shariah Assurance dept. - Bank Al Khair; Momin Hyat, Head – Shariah governance & Compliance - Mashreq Al Islami to explore opportunities for global markets within the scope of shariah compliance, at the Annual Open Fatwa Session, which will feature a Fishbowl Discussion.
Taking place on the 23 – 24 November 2014, at The Address, Dubai Marina, this conference is supported by
The Dubai Center for Islamic Banking and Finance, Malaysian Takaful Association, The Association of Shariah Advisors , The Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance, The Islamic Finance Council UK, Islamic Finance Institute of South Africa, The Bahrain Association of Banks, The International Association of Financial Executives Institutes
International Compliance Association, The Asian Bankers Association, Global Institute of Islamic Banking, Insurance and Consultancy and Attijarah Center for Islamic Economics, this conference will also focus on a dedicated session on global best practices to provide a clear picture of the increased competitive intensity and understand how winning players are deploying differentiated capabilities.
Apart from the exclusive CEO Panel Discussion, which will be moderated by Hussein Al Sayed, Business News Anchor - CNBC Arabia and joined by CEOs from Jordan Islamic Bank; Standard Chartered Saadiq Berhad; CIMB Group; Meezan Bank Ltd; Mashreq Al Islami; Aseel Finance Pvt. JSC, a Spotlight Session on Gamification in Banking Industry, is one of the key features of this conference.
Presented by Halil Furkan Kesler, Product Development Specialist - Kuwait Turk Participation Bank, this session will focus on latest trends and innovative means for using game mechanics to drive valuable customer behaviour, generate engagement with the products and build customer loyalty and increase the value of customers.
The Guru IT Panel, titled as From “Push” to “Pull”, will elaborate on changing methods of customer engagement from “push” to “pull” across the physical and virtual worlds in the banking industry. Moderated by Kamal Hassan, Founder , President & CEO - Innovation 360, this panel will be joined by Dr Fraz Chisti, Chief innovation Officer - Noor Bank; Rashed Alothman, CIO - Bank AlBilad; Jassem Albaloushi, Executive Vice President, Head of Retail Banking Group - Sharjah Islamic Bank; Fiaz Mansha, EVP and Head of IT - Gatehouse Bank and industry expert from Temenos Group AG.
Partnered by media houses such as CNN Arabia ( Exclusive Islamic Banking and Finance News Broadcaster), CNBC Arabia (Official Arabic Broadcaster), Khaleej Times( Official Event Newspaper), Bloomberg Businessweek ( Official Event Business Media Partner ) and many others, this conference will witness relevant case-studies, intriguing panel discussions such as the Guru Retail Panel, titled as “One-Stop Financial Solution Provider and many other dedicated sessions on the latest trends and future potential of Islamic retail banking sector.
Event exhibitors and sponsoring companies will provide information and showcase their solutions to support the growth of Islamic retail banking sector. This conference is sponsored by Temenos Group AG ( Gold Sponsor); Ixaris (Silver Sponsor); Loxon Solutions Ltd. (Associate Sponsors) and Sungard (Exhibitor).