epicentre October 2013 / Zulhijjah 1434H
Securities Commission Malaysia recently revised the Shariah screening methodology, introducing a two-tier quantitative approach - a streamlined business activity benchmark and the newly-introduced financial ratio - expected to increase international appeal for the Malaysian Islamic equity market and Islamic fund management industry.
Other Highlights:
Exclusive Interview On The Islamic Finance Law Harmonisation Report 2013
An exclusive interview with Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad, Chairman of the Law Harmonisation Committee, on the publication of the Islamic Finance Law Harmonisation Report 2013. The Report is a culmination of the harmonisation initiatives undertaken by the Committee towards the creation of a conducive legal system which, while it supports the development of the Malaysia's Islamic finance marketplace, could be a source of reference globally and law of choice in Islamic finance for other jurisdictions.
Business Networking Reception for Global Entrepreneurs and Financial Community
Bank Negara Malaysia organised a Business Networking Reception, themed "Innovative Financing for Global Entrepreneurs" in conjunction with the 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2013 on 11th October 2013 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
Launch Of EY's Latest Thought Leadership Effort - Global Takaful Insights 2013: Finding Growth Markets, By Dato' Muhammad Ibrahim, Deputy Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia
The Global Takaful Insights 2013 aims to capture key Islamic insurance industry and regulatory developments across established and emerging markets, and provide insights on the industry's growth and profitability, including opportunities and challenges. The report further highlights the industry's needs as it moves towards the next phase of growth.
Global Thought Leaders Gathered in Kuala Lumpur for the World Capital Markets Symposium
Global thought leaders gathered at the World Capital Markets Symposium (WCMS) Kuala Lumpur, organised by Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) in conjunction with its 20th anniversary. Themed "Redefining Markets: Sustaining Growth and Resilience", prominent speakers shared their views on factors underpinning efforts to build inclusive resilient and sustainable capital markets.
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