AAOIFI’s Shari’ah Conference, 17th Edition, Convenes coming Sunday amidst High-Level International Participation

The Annual Shari’ah Boards Conference, edition No. 17, will be held on Sunday and Monday 7 and 8 April 2019, at Gulf Hotel, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, under the auspices of the Central Bank of Bahrain. The event features the participation of a distinguished group of speakers, consisting of 33 experts from around 16 countries. The opening ceremony will take place at 9:00 a.m. Sunday 7 April 2019.

The conference will involve two-panel sessions as well as the presentation of a number of research papers across seven sessions over a span of two days, as follows:

Session 1: ”Panel session” Importance of Regulatory Requirement of Mandatory Adoption of Shari’ah Standards by Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs).

Session 2: Regulatory Imposition of Obligatory Reduction of the Amount of Debt  Due to Prepayment.

Session 3: Validation of Defective Contracts and its Impact on Stability of Transactions and its Modern Applications.

Session 4: “Panel session” Coordination Amongst Central Shari’ah Boards.

Session 5: Sukuk Listing in Global Financial Markets and Compatibility of Listing Requirements with Shari’ah Structures.

Session 6: Methods to Safeguard Against Risks Associated with Ownership in Ijarah Muntahia Bittamleek Financing Mode?

AAOIFI’s annual Shari’ah Boards conference is a key global event across for the global Islamic finance industry that tackles Shari’ah issues and topics in the area of Islamic finance, both in theory and practice and is much-anticipated by the industry’s leaders, experts, and professionals. This year’s edition will be attended by a high-profile elite of participants including dignitaries and senior officials, honorable Shari’ah scholars, representatives of international organizations, central banks and regulatory and supervisory authorities, as well as a host of Islamic financial institutions’ personnel and senior managers, and representatives of accounting and auditing firms, legal firms, universities and higher education institutions, and the media, from around the world.