Maximizing opportunities for Islamic banking, Sukuk and Takaful in Indonesia
Date: 22nd April 2015 Venue: Shangri-la Hotel, Jakarta


08:00 - 09:10
09:10 - 09:25
Opening Keynote Address
Dr Mulya E. Siregar - Deputy Commissioner of Banking Supervision, Otoritas Jasa Keuangan (OJK)
09:25 - 10:15
Gameplan for 2015: Growth Strategies for Indonesia's Islamic Financial Institutions
  • Reviewing recent regulatory updates and guidelines affecting Islamic finance transactions in Indonesia
  • Widening customer base: MSME financing, microTakaful, Islamic cooperatives and rural banks
  • What does the future hold for Shariah multifinance companies?
  • Consolidation of the state-owned Islamic banks: what does it mean to the market players?
  • An update on the management of Hajj, Zakat and Waqf funds by Islamic banks and its potential effects on the liquity management of the banks
  • New Insurance Law: The effect on full-fledged Takaful operators and the effects on Takaful windows
  • Prospects for syndicated finance, trade and infrastructure finance
Moderator: Lawrence Oliver – Director & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, DDCAP Group, United Kingdom
Panelists: Adi Pramana Chairman, Indonesia Sharia Insurance Association & President Director, ReINDO
Badlisyah Abdul Ghani – Chief Executive Officer, Group Islamic Banking, CIMB Group

Beny Witjaksono
– President Director, Bank Mega Syariah
Dinno Indiano – President Director, BNI Shariah
Herwin Bustaman - Head of Sharia Banking, BII Maybank
10:15 - 10:30
Keynote Address
Farah Ratnadewi Indriani – Deputy Chairman for Investment Climate, Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)
10:30 - 10:55
Deal Dialogue: Indosat - Indonesia's First Shelf-Registered Sukuk Issuance
Moderator: Lauren McAughtry – Group Managing Editor, Islamic Finance news
Panelists: Arya Suryawan – Head of Corporate Finance, Indosat
Iman Rachman – Managing Director, Mandiri Sekuritas
Rambun Tjajo – Partner, Head of the Capital Markets Practice Group, Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners
10:55 - 11:25
Coffee & Networking
11:25 - 12:20
Regulators Roundtable: Indonesia's Blueprint for Islamic Finance Development
A country with the world's largest Muslim population, with about 5% of domestic banking assets being Shariah compliant, Indonesia holds great potential in becoming the largest Islamic finance hub of the region. This session aims to highlight new rules governing the Islamic finance sector in Indonesia and the enhanced role of the National Shariah Board to set forth the current state of the market as well as opportunities for foreign investment.
  • Advancing from a sub-segment of Indonesia’s banking landscape to effectively competing with conventional banks: What needs to be done by Islamic banks and regulatory bodies?
  • Roadmap for potential synergy between the sectors of Islamic financial services and financial inclusion
  • Strengthening Islamic finance services industry regulation, corporate governance and supervision through a centralized model
  • What impact does the 40% rule have on the balance of international participation in Indonesia’s Islamic banking landscape?
  • Streamlining Hajj, Zakat and Waqf funds into Islamic financial institutions
Moderator: Ibrahim Ali Shoukry – Resident Representative, IDB Group Country Gateway Office, Jakarta
Panelists: Dr Dadang Muljawan – Deputy Director, Macroprudential Policy Department, Bank Indonesia
Dr Dhani Gunawan Idat – Director , Research , Development , Regulation and Licensing of Islamic Banking, OJK
Dr Irfan Syauqi Beik – Director of Center, Islamic Business and Economic Studies of Bogor Agricultural University (CIBEST - IPB) & Deputy Secretary General, World Zakat Forum
12:20 - 12:40
Presentation: Global Sukuk in a Changing Investment Environment
Mohieddine Kronfol – Chief Investment Officer - Global Sukuk and MENA Fixed Income, Franklin Templeton Investments
12:40 - 14:20
14:20 - 15:10
The Islamic Investment Landscape: Market Trends and Strategies for 2015
  • What will 2015 hold for Islamic investors and fund managers
  • Which asset classes are expected to outperform and why
  • Risk vs. Opportunity: Understanding the risks and impact on the Islamic asset management industry
  • The changing face of the institutional investment market: Discussing investment strategies and product trends for 2015
  • Capitalizing on key advantages in the real estate and property sector
  • Opportunities and challenges for Islamic wealth management
  • Outlook for i-ETFs, Shariah compliant mutual funds
Moderator: Ariff Sultan – Regional Director (Asia), IdealRatings
Panelists: Fajar Rachman Hidajat – Chief Executive Officer, CIMB Principal Asset Management
Dr Intan Syah Ichsan – Chief Operating Officer, Samuel Aset Manajemen
Irvin Patmadiwiria – Director of Investment, Ciptadana Asset Management

Jemmy Paul W – Investment Director, Sucorinvest Asset Management
Mohammad Mahbubi Ali – Shariah Consultant, ZICO Shariah Advisory Services
15:10 - 16:00
Inward Investment, Cross Border Collaboration and Corporate Sukuk Issuances
Indonesia has long been viewed as an attractive investment destination by Asian and Gulf investors. How will the introduction of new regulations affect further foreign investment? What can foreign investors expect, what opportunities exist and how can investors benefit from the country’s regulatory framework promoting Islamic finance initiatives?
  • Recent regulatory changes: Key issues and concerns facing foreign investors
  • Key issues faced by potential corporate Sukuk issuers
  • Making Indonesia’s corporate issuances attractive to foreign investors
  • Addressing governance and risk issues affecting Indonesia’s Islamic banks
  • Investor protection, recourse to assets, default, insolvency and restructuring in Islamic finance: Key practical issues and avoiding costly mistakes
  • Investing in Indonesia in comparison to other Islamic finance destinations: costs, legal considerations, opportunities and sectors
Moderator: Farouk A Alwyni – Chief Executive Officer, Alwyni International Capital
Panelists: Ali Al Hashimi – Managing Partner, Global Advocates, UAE
Amran Mohamad –
Chief Executive Officer, SBI Brunei
Edward Gustely
 – Managing Director, Penida Capital Advisors
Hitesh Asarpota – Head, Debt Capital Markets, Emirates NBD Capital
Yazit Yussuf – Director & Head, Islamic Capital Markets, RHB Investment Bank
16:00 - 16:30
Coffee & Networking
End of the Forum