UBD School of Business and Economics (UBDSBE), under the Islamic Finance and Halal Marketing (IFHM) Research Cluster, will host the Brunei International Banking and Islamic Finance Forum on 9th November 2017 at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. The forum will feature speakers from government and private organisations, research institutions such as CIBFM, BIBD and AMBD, as well as academia from UBD and UNISSA who will share invaluable knowledge and experience and provide insights on the strategies and developments of the Islamic banking and finance in Brunei Darussalam.
The Forum’s focus on Brunei is in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic finance industry in Brunei which was previously marked with the formation of TAIB or the Brunei Islamic Trust Fund, a body corporate established in Brunei Darussalam under the Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei Act (Cap 163).
UBDSBE is pleased to announce their Keynote Speaker: Professor Dato Dr Azmi Omar, President/Chief Executive Officer, International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia who will share his scholarly views on both the practical and innovative developments of Islamic finance industry in Brunei. The one day event will feature four panel discussion sessions carrying the following themes: Islamic Finance in Brunei: History, Performance and Future Outlook; Governance and Regulatory Framework for Islamic Finance in Brunei; Islamic Finance and Socio-economic Development and Islamic Capital Markets.
UBDSBE cordially invites interested parties to participate in this enriching forum on International Islamic Banking and Finance aimed at promoting research, development and publication activities in the field of Islamic banking and finance in Brunei Darussalam. The school encourages participants not to miss this exciting opportunity to also meet local and international experts, and to exchange views, ideas and knowledge with academia, researchers, practitioners, industry players as well as policy makers.