Suite Talk: Strengthening Islamic Capital Market Proposition through Fintech

Islamic Capital Markets

09
Aug 2023

9:00 am - 1:15 pm

Securities Commission Malaysia

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Speakers : Ruslena Ramli | Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz | Umar Munshi | Zayan Yassin | Mohamed Firdaus Kader Mohideen | Asst. Prof. Dr. Ziyaad Mahomed | Khoo Hsu Chuang (Moderator)

Registration closing date is 3 business days before the programme date or when all seats are fully taken. The listed price is intended for Malaysian participants only. If you are a non-Malaysian, we kindly request you to reach out to Mr. Nor Effendi Othman at EffendiO@sidc.com.my for further information.
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Suite Talk: Strengthening Islamic Capital Market Proposition through Fintech

The adoption of financial technology (fintech) is gaining prominence in the Islamic capital market ecosystem over the past years. Fintech, which refers to the application of disruptive technology to traditional financial services aimed to achieve cost optimization in a more efficient way. There have been numerous offerings by the Islamic capital industry in coming up with products and services that require the use of fintech to meet the evolving demand for better efficiency. Malaysia, championing the Global Islamic Fintech (GIFT) Index provided a conducive environment to promote the growth of Islamic fintech, has seen an increase in Shariah-compliant products and services. Various initiatives have been introduced to put Malaysia at the forefront in Islamic fintech ecosystem. Hence, it is timely to gain insights into the need to keep developing and promoting the applications of fintech in expanding the Islamic capital market offerings.

Programme Objective

This programme aims to provide insights to how the development of fintech has strengthened the Islamic capital market growth with innovations of digital platforms providing better accessibility and convenience to industry participants with increased transparency and efficiency.

 

Mode

Face-To-Face

 

Target Audience

Individual 

Board Members, Directors, Business Leaders, ICMGTS/ICMTD Alumni, Academia

Institutions 

Capital Market Intermediaries, Public Listed Companies (PLCs), Government-Linked Investment Companies (GLICs).

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this  programme, the participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the emerging trends and technologies that may shape future development of fintech in the Islamic capital market
  • Describe examples of successful fintech applications in the Islamic capital market
  • Relate the regulatory and compliance issues related to fintech in the Islamic capital market
  • Discuss the risks and potentials of using fintech in the Islamic capital market

Competencies

  1. Foundational (Regulatory) – Islamic Capital Market Regulations (Proficiency Level 3)
  2. Foundational (Product) – Capital Market Environment (Proficiency Level 3)
  3. Foundational (Product) – Capital Market Products (Proficiency Level 3)
  4. Functional (Technical) – Digital Technology Application (Proficiency Level 3)
9.00 am Fintech Development in Islamic Finance and Islamic Capital Market

  • Adoption of fintech in global Islamic finance
  • How fintech transform the development of Islamic finance
  • How has fintech progressed in the Malaysian Islamic capital market so far?
  • What’s the emerging trends and future of fintech in global and local Islamic finance and capital market space
  • Demand and supply trends of Islamic fintech for B2C vs. B2B

Panellists:

  1. Ruslena Ramli, Director, Islamic Digital Economy, MDEC
  2. Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, CS Tech Solutions
10.15 am Coffee Break
10.30 am Fintech Applications in Islamic Capital Market

  • Demographic of Islamic fintech offering debt-based instruments vs. equity-based instruments
  • Sukuk instruments on fintech platforms – Past, present and future
  • Robo-advisory platforms offering Sharia-compliant investment portfolios
  • Crowdfunding platforms connecting investors with sharia-compliant investments

Panellists:

  1. Umar Munshi, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Ethis Malaysia
  2. Zayan Yassin, VP, Business Operations, Wahed Malaysia
12.00 pm The Risks and Potentials of Fintech and Future Outlook in Islamic Capital Market

  • Regulatory and compliance surrounding fintech in the Islamic capital market
  • Navigating the framework in balancing customer protection and market growth
  • Managing the risks and adherence to Shariah compliance – Are the tools (eg: AI, ML, RPA, etc.) subjected to shariah compliance review?
  • Grooming future Islamic fintech expertise in offering sustainability products and services aligned with Shariah principles

Panellists:

  1. Mohamed Firdaus Kader Mohideen, Head, Group Shariah, MIDF
  2. Asst. Prof. Dr. Ziyaad Mahomed, Associate Dean/Director, Executive Education & E-learning & Head of Islamic Social Finance, INCEIF
1.15 pm End of Programme

About the Speaker

Ruslena Ramli

Director, Islamic Digital Economy, MDEC

Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, CS Tech Solutions

Umar Munshi

Co-Founder & Managing Director, Ethis Malaysia

Zayan Yassin

VP, Business Operations, Wahed Malaysia

Mohamed Firdaus Kader

Head, Group Shariah, MIDF Berhad

Asst. Prof. Dr. Ziyaad Mahomed

Lead Researcher (Shariah) CoE INCEIF University / Chairman, Shariah Committee, HSBC Amanah

Khoo Hsu Chuang (Moderator)

Managing Director, KHC Ventures

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