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20 March 2012


The conference will explore key principles, instruments, development and issues on Islamic finance. It enables individuals and corporations to learn and understand better about Islamic finance. Venue: GTower Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur (kwä`lə lm`pr), city (1990 est. pop. , Malaysia

16 April 2012

WORLD TAKAFUL  | Takaful is an Islamic insurance concept which is grounded in Islamic muamalat (banking transactions), observing the rules and regulations of Islamic law.  CONFERENCE

This year's theme for the 7th Annual World Takaful Conference (WTC WTC World Trade Center, see there  2012) focuses on: Improving Competitive Performance - Shifting to Sound Underwriting Profitability. These key elements will determine which Takaful players will be best placed to take advantage of increasing product demand based on consumer demographics, rising income levels and an increasing appetite for Shari'ah-compliant products - factors which Ernst & Young highlighted, in their 2011 World Takaful Report launched at last year's WTC, as driving the size of the industry to $12 billion by the end of 2011. WTC 2012 is now in its seventh successful year as the world's largest annual gathering of Takaful industry leaders.

Venue: Dusit Thani, Dubai, UAE

24 March

10TH HARVARD UNIVERSITY Harvard University, mainly at Cambridge, Mass., including Harvard College, the oldest American college. Harvard College

Harvard College, originally for men, was founded in 1636 with a grant from the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

The theme for the 10th Harvard University Forum on Islamic Finance, hosted by Harvard Law School's Islamic Finance Project, will be 'Islamic Finance and Development.' The Harvard University Forum on Islamic Finance provides a venue for the critical and objective examination of the purposes, theory, practice, structure, and institutions of the rapidly developing field of Islamic finance. Continuing in this direction, the Tenth Forum sets the evolution of the Islamic financial industry within the context of the economic and political development of Muslim majority markets. The Forum will critically examine traditional frameworks under which Islamic finance has developed as well as the new challenges raised by recent events, including the global financial crisis and the Arab Spring. Venue: Austin Hall, Harvard Law School Harvard Law School (colloquially, Harvard Law or HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. Located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard Law is considered one of the most prestigious law schools in the United States. , Cambridge, Massachusetts, US

18 April 2012


The 2nd Annual Middle East Islamic Finance & Investment Conference (MEIFIC 2012) will be convened to specifically focus on the opportunities and challenges that are forging the Islamic banking, finance and investment landscape in the region. To be held on the 18th of April 2012 at the Dusit Thani Dubai, MEIFIC 2012 will focus on providing a powerful platform for industry players seeking to further build their presence in the dynamically evolving Middle East markets for Islamic finance and to explore emerging markets within Africa and Asia can work towards understanding how their western counterparts are legally tackling issues such as double taxation. Highlights include panel discussions on how regulators and bankers can enhance cross border liquidity and the Annual Open Fatwa fat·wa  
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27 March 2012


The 2nd Annual World Islamic Finance Conference aims to tackle issues such as defaults in Sukuk, the lack of trained advisors and consultants and weak marketing by bringing together bankers, consultants, regulators, scholars and solution providers. The conference aims to provide a common podium where Islamic trade and project finance can be looked into with a sense of corporate responsibility; and emerging opportunities which will further increase the momentum of growth. Venue: Dusit Thani, Dubai, UAE

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