UK Islamic Finance Week

DDCAP Extensively Represented at the GIFF and IFN Roadshow

During late October, DDCAP executives were pleased to host a DDCAP exhibition stand in the UK Pavilion at the Global Islamic Finance Forum in Kuala Lumpur.

During the summit, DDCAP Managing Director, Stella Cox, joined the first day Regulators Forum panel addressing ‘Regulation and Supervision of Islamic Finance: Industry Expectations Post Crisis’. Moderating the panel was Dato’ Sri Nazir Tun Abdul Razak, CEO CIMB Group and the other panellists included Dr. Armen V. Papazian, Chief Executive, Keipr, UAE and Ismail Dadabhoy, Head of Islamic Finance, UBS.

During the Equities and Financial Markets day, DDCAP Deputy CEO Lawrence Oliver participated in a panel discussion alongside Youssri Helmy (Chairman, Ideal Ratings), Rushdi Siddiqui (Head of Islamic Finance, Thomas Reuters), Marc Theisen (Managing Partner, Theisen Law) and Gerald Ambrose (Managing Director, Aberdeen Asset Management). The panel addressed Product Development and Practical Issues for Equity and Equity-Linked Products and was chaired by Abdulkader Thomas – President & CEO, SHAPE Financial Corp.

The IFN Roadshow reached London on the 12th of November. At an event hosted by Lead Sponsor, Norton Rose, DDCAP Managing Director joined the opening CEOs session which examined key industry developments in the UK and how local practices measure up against the standards of other regional centres. At an event featuring many prominent speakers and delegates from the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia, DDCAP had several representatives in attendance.

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