IFC & ISRA Thematic Workshop 2016, in association with K&L Gates

Is the Current Model of Shari’ah Governance Fit for Purpose?

26 October 2016   London   9:30 am - 3:45 pm  

The Islamic Finance Council UK (IFC) and the International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), in association with K&L Gates invite you to an event addressing the Shari’ah governance model. The event will include the UK launch of the IFC and ISRA External Shari’ah Audit Report 2016.

9.30 am - Registration and breakfast
10.00 am - Morning sessions
12.30 pm - Networking lunch
1.30 pm - Afternoon sessions
3.45 pm - Event concludes

The event will cover several key themes including:

  • How the current Shari’ah governance model works; its gaps and limitations
  • Examining the role of scholars alongside areas of potential conflict and impairment
  • The role of external Shari’ah audit
  • Regulatory differences in approach – is there a ‘best practice’?
  • Is it all about the fatwa? To what level are Islamic bankers individually and personally responsible?

Speakers and agenda:

Welcome  (10:00 am - 10:15 am)

Scholars Session  (10:15 am - 12:00 pm)

External Shariah Audit Report Launch  (12:00 pm - 12:30 pm)

Lunch  (12:30 pm - 1:30 pm)

Regulators Session  (1:30 pm - 2:15 pm)

  • Stella Cox, Managing Director, DDCAP Group – Session Chair
  • Saeed Ahmad, Deputy Governor, State Bank of Pakistan
  • Arshadur Rahman, Manager - Shari’ah Compliant Facilities Project, Bank of England

Individual Ethics Session  (2:15 pm - 3:40 pm)


Event Partners

External Shariah Audit Report Sponsors

IFC & ISRA Thematic Workshop 2016, in association with K&L Gates

Is the Current Model of Shari’ah Governance Fit for Purpose?

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