The IFSB is organising its first Seminar in Korea

images12Entitled Seminar on Islamic Finance, which will be held on 13 – 14 January 2009.

 This Seminar is co-organised with the the Financial Services Commission / Financial Supervisory Service of Korea. The main objective of the Seminar is to create awareness of Islamic finance, which has not yet acquired sufficient recognition among the Korean financial community, and to highlight its potential opportunities in Korea.


The Seminar will discuss:

  • Overview of the Islamic financial services industry (IFSI) from the perspectives of Regulators
  • Operational and business structural issues in starting an Islamic financial services unit
  • Current Shari’ah, legal and ratings issues facing the IFSI
  • Case studies on Sukuk issuance Challenges and opportunities for Islamic finance in Korea


The Seminar, targeted at regulators, supervisory bodies, financial practitioners, key executives and academics, will facilitate further understanding of the global Islamic financial services industry, benefiting especially those market players involved with multi-national corporations and cross-border activities.

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