Lectures Topics in 2009

Challenge for Global Sukuk Market

Farmida Bi – Partner, Norton Rose

Nov 2009

Considering the Dichotomy between the Ideals and Realities of Islamic Finance

Dr Mehmat Asutay – Reader in Middle Eastern and Islamic Political Economy & Finance Director, Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance, Durham University

Oct 2009

Beyond the Forms; Economic Transactions and the ideals of Islam

Ali A Allawi – Visiting fellow, Cass Centre, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and Senior Associate member, St. Antony’ College, Oxford

Aug 2009

Would Islamic Finance have prevented the global financial crisis?

Mohammad Amin – MA FCA AMCT CTA (Fellow)

Jul 2009

"Substance" over "Form" in Islamic Finance: an analysis of Murabaha and Ijarah contracts

Muhammad Ismail – Financial Controller, Sony Europe

Jun 2009

The Evolving of Takaful model and the spirit of Takaful - A meeting of minds or a Parting of ways?

Iqbal Asaria – CEO. Ifkar Consulting, UK

May 2009

Is there any future for Shari'ah-compliant derivatives?

Ms Haliza Abd Rahim – Head of Project Management, BMB Islamic

Mar 2009

Appeal of Islamic Finance to Investors Seeking Ethical Alternatives

Naveen Raza – Head of Islamic Finance, cru Investment Management

Feb 2009

The Way forward for Islamic Structured Products

Ahmad Chaudry – Dynamic Strategies Structure, Royal Bank of Scotland Global Banking and Markets

Jan 2009