In 2010, the Islamic finance industry's total assets globally are estimated to have exceeded USD one trillion for the first time. Moody's recently projected that the future potential size of the sector is considerably higher, and could reach USD 5 trillion.
In this special Roundtable convened by the Central Bank of Malaysia (Bank Negara Malaysia) in support of the MIFC initiative and moderated by the Economist Corporate Network, leaders from the global Islamic financial services industry will discuss the outlook for the industry and key strategic issues and challenges facing the sector. Key topics that will be discussed include major trends shaping the industry, the changing competitive landscape, initiatives to strengthen governance and standards amongst Islamic regulators and financial institutions, as well as human capital challenges confronting the industry.
The Roundtable will be moderated by Mr Rajiv Biswas, Director, Economist Corporate Network SEA and Ms Jane Kinninmont, Editor and Economist, EIU specializing in Middle East and North Africa.
Opal Room, Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur