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24-25 November 2011 - Beirut: '2011 Annual Arab Banking Conference'

The conference convened under the theme «Future of the Arab World in Light of Recent Transitions» and aimed to examine the practical strategy and proper plans to overcome the crises in the Arab world


24-25 October 2011 - Cape Town: 'Business in Tomorrow's World - A Sustainable Future'

This global event for professional management accountants brought together 400 international delegates who listened to some of the leading business leaders and thinkers of our time. A speakers' platform of world-class business leaders offered exclusive insight into their top-line thinking on the future of finance


18 October 2011 - Johannesburg: 'Islamic Trade Finance: Prospects for Growth in Africa'

The WIEF Roundtable brought together experts, intellectuals, development partners and entrepreneurs to discuss emerging opportunities, challenges and prospects for a sustainable economy in Africa. It also addressed the challenges and opportunities in Islamic trade finance and the innovations required to move the industry forward


7-8 September 2011 - Krynica Zdroj: 'XXI Economic Forum'

A sizeable percentage of EU Muslims feel financially excluded due to the absence of banking products that would meet their needs and would also comply with their own cultural/religious requirements. This session examined the role that Islamic finance may play to foster the integration of Muslims into the European social fabric


11-13 July 2011- London: 'International Takaful Summit'

The fifth gathering of what has become the annual key appointment in Europe and its most important event for the Takāful industry. Chaired from its inception by Alberto Brugnoni


7-8 July 2011 - London: 'IFN 2011 Issuers & Investors Europe Forum'

With an audience of 650 during the two-day event, IFN Europe 2011 instantly became the largest annual event on European shores. The Issuers & Investors concept saw the first day focusing on and targetimg the issuer community, whilst the second day was for the investors. A break-out session on Russia was organized by ASSAIF


6 July 2011 - London: "Islamic Trade Finance"

The one -day training programme on Islamic trade finance offered expert advice and training to those interested in Islamic finance with a major focus on conventional institutions offering Islamic financial products


30 June-1 July 2011- Rome: Summer school 'Islamic Finance in Europe'

This two full-time days of face-to-face teaching offered a comprehensive investigation of Islamic economics and law related to the financial sector, with peculiar attention to the emergence of an economic and legal pluralism in Europe. The programme saw the contribution of the IRTI, ASSAIF, ERM Academy and Norton Rose


23-24 June 2011 - Rome: 'International Arab Banking Summit 2011 - The Future of MENA'

IABS 2011 - hosted by the Union of Arab Banks and Associazione Bancaria Italiana - gathered to showcase the impact of the Arab spring on the EU-MENA partnerships and cross-border business relations


13 April 2011 - Moscow: '3rd WIEF Roundtable'

More than 300 million Muslims live as minority communities and Russia has more Muslims than Jordan and Libya combined. This translates to immense opportunities for halal products and shariah compliant products such as Islamic finance in these markets. Islamic finance is also gaining acceptance where it is seen as an ethical alternative to the conventional system bridging the gap between socialism and capitalism


1 March 2011 - Istanbul: "Islamic Finance in Russia & CIS - Market and Regulation"

This round table brough together top level representatives from financial and economic ministries, central banks and other regulating bodies of Russia, CIS countries, the Gulf, Southeast Asia and Europe


28 January 2011 - Milan: 'Prospettive sul Takaful'

L'Associazione Italiana fra le Imprese Assicuratrici ha organizzato un incontro seminariale per i rappresentanti delle imprese socie per illustrare le caratteristiche salienti dell'istituto del Takaful e le sue peculiarità


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