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Category:Awareness Programme
Name:[EVE00196] 4th Islamic Financial Services Forum: The European Challenge
Description:

The fourth edition of the Forum series was organised in response to the increasing interest shown by European countries in Islamic financial services which is tailored for European regulators and market players to discuss on issues and challenges that Europe may face in exploring the opportunities and developing its’ Islamic financial services industry. 13 chairpersons and speakers who were senior financial sector supervisors, market players, and experts from international financial institutions were invited to discuss the following four issues at the Forum:

  • Overview of the Islamic Financial Landscape: Globally and in Europe
  • Assessing the Legal, Regulatory and Institutional Challenges in Light of Developments in Europe
  • Sukūk in Europe: Response to a Changing Financial Environment
  • Panel Discussion on Islamic Finance in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities in the Current Financial Climate The Forum saw the attendance of approximately 85 participants from government, regulatory and supervisory bodies, capital markets and industry players as well as academicians. The Forum was hosted by Banca d'Italia.
Start Date:09/04/2013End Date:09/04/2013
Venue Name:Banca d'Italia, via Nazionale 91
City:Rome
Country:ITALY
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  Programme - Event Session(s)

Date Time Topics
Day 1
09/04/2013
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:15 Opening and Keynote Session
10:15 - 11:30 Session 1: Overview of the Islamic Financial Landscape: Globally and in Europe
  • This session explicates the growth and trend of the global Islamic financial services industry, particularly in Europe, its growth drivers, as well as prospects and challenges facing the industry post-crisis.
  • 11:30 - 11:45 Coffee Break
    11:45 - 13:00 Session 2: Assessing the Legal, Regulatory and Institutional Challenges in Light of Developments in Europe
  • The introduction of further regulatory and supervisory reforms post-crisis to promote financial stability in Europe is expected to pose new challenges to the development of the Islamic financial services industry in the region. This session aims to identify the challenges, particularly in the legal, regulatory and institutional areas, and proposed measures that will enable Islamic financial services to be offered in the Euro area.
  • 13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
    14:00 - 15:15 Session 3: Sukūk in Europe: Response to a Changing Financial Environment
  • The financial crisis poses challenges to the development and progress of both conventional and Islamic finance in Europe. This session aims to explore the role of Sukūk with reference to their possible value addition and the financial stability and supervisory issues involved.
  • 15:15 - 15:30 Coffee Break
    15:30 - 17:00 Session 4: Panel Discussion on Islamic Finance in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities in the Current Financial Climate
  • The session proposes to identify the current challenges and opportunities presented by Islamic Finance for the European nations from various viewpoints.
  • 17:00 - 17:20 Concluding Remarks
    Disclaimer: Please be advised that the above mentioned agenda points are tentative and that the IFSB reserves the right to make any necessary amendments/changes to the programme without prior notification.

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