epicentre October 2013 / Zulhijjah 1434H
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Exclusive interview with Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, Deputy Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia, who was instrumental in the development of the Islamic Financial Services Act 2013 (IFSA) to maintain soundness of Malaysia's Islamic finance marketplace. IFSA provides for greater clarity on the legal and prudential requirements underpinned by Shariah principles, given the regional and international nature of financial developments.
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Other Highlights:
Insights Report: Infrastructure Development to Fuel Sukuk Issuances
Immense global infrastructure development expected in 2014 will provide strong opportunities for sukuk to play a bigger role in financing the development requirement of the world economy.
 
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Bank Negara Malaysia And The Central Bank Of The United Arab Emirates Enhance Cooperation For Closer Financial Sector Linkages
Bank Negara Malaysia announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates at the sidelines of the International Monetary Fund/World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington D.C.
 
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Khazanah completes SGD600 million Sukuk offering exchangeable into IHH shares
Khazanah Nasional Berhad ("Khazanah") announced the successful completion of a benchmark exchangeable Sukuk offering of SGD600 million (RM1.524 billion), exchangeable into ordinary shares of IHH Healthcare Berhad, one of the largest healthcare providers in the world by market capitalisation.
 
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Keynote Address At The Green Financing: Discover Green Technology Industry In Malaysia By Dato' Muhammad Bin Ibrahim, Deputy Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia
The speech focused on the current and future prospects of Islamic financing solutions that can support the vibrancy and dynamism of the green technology ecosystem.
 
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Speech By Dato' Muhammad Bin Ibrahim, Deputy Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia, at the Asian- Pacific Association of Banking Institutes Conference 2013
The speech focused on the forces of change that are profoundly influencing the economies of the Asia Pacific region, and by extension, the financial systems, as well as some thoughts on the implications of these changes to the banking industry, with a particular focus on human capital development.
 
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The Law Harmonisation Committee Report 2013
The publication of this inaugural report by the Law Harmonisation Committee is a culmination of the harmonisation initiatives undertaken by the Committee since its inception in July 2010 towards creation of a conducive legal system that supports the development of the Islamic finance industry.
 
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INCEIF Delivers Global Talent Boost
The 5th Convocation of INCEIF, The Global University of Islamic Finance welcomed 146 graduates from INCEIF's three postgraduate programmes which are PhD in Islamic Finance, Masters in Islamic Finance (MIF) and Chartered Islamic Finance Professional (CIFP).
 
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Opening remarks by Badlisyah Abdul Ghani, CEO, CIMB Islamic, at the 10th Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum 2013
The growth of the Islamic financial market in Malaysia after the enactment of the new Act poses exciting new opportunities while at the same time brings about untold challenges for everyone.
 
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