|Event Date/Time: Sep 20, 2010||End Date/Time: Sep 21, 2010|
Shariâ€™ah compliant bonds, otherwise known as sukuk, is fast gaining popularity and the global sukuk issuance market will hit approximately US $24 billion in 2010 according to Moodyâ€™s. It is a critical time for the global Islamic market as sukuk begins to grow in importance and investors start taking more notice of this new asset class.
Indonesia has recently announced plans to further develop their Islamic Finance market. Growth may have been slow to date, but with the recent announcement by the Indonesia government to issue retail sukuk in the 4th quarter of 2010, more opportunities abound for investors, investment banks and originators.
The Sukuk Asia Forum held in Jakarta on 21st-22nd September 2010, will bring together experts in Islamic Finance to share their expertise in developing the sukuk market in Asia, discuss growth trends, regulatory discrepancies, cross border issues and strategies to develop their sukuk market.
Key Topics that will be covered in Sukuk Asia Forum
Regulatory updates to promote sukuk development in Indonesia and Asia
Overcoming cross-border issues faced by Islamic financial markets
Sukuk defaults and the implication for risk management and proper legal documentation
Raising sukuk in foreign currency denomination
Innovative sukuk product development and marketing and how it can drive the Islamic Finance market forward
Argument between Shariâ€™ah based products and Shariâ€™ah compliant products
Importance of Human Capital development in creating a more homogenized Islamic Finance market