Islamic Markets Programme (IMP) 2019

Islamic Markets Programme (IMP) 2019 - Islamic Capital Market 4.0: Driving Inclusiveness and Trust in Digital Capital Markets

Islamic Markets Programme (IMP) 2019 - islamic capital Market 4.0:
Driving inclusiveness and trust in Digital Capital Markets

​Date: 17October 2019 (9.00am - 5.00pm) 
Venue: Securities Commission Malaysia

Accreditation: SIDC 10 CPE Approved                                                                                                                 

Accelerating business change and new business ideas brought about by disruptive digital innovation also bring with it the issues of social inclusiveness and consumer trust. Companies should leverage on digital disruption by embracing digital stewardship for an inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital future. With digital stewardship, companies could make better decisions facilitated by technology.

In this conference, we ask how effectively can new fin-tech business ideas and innovative consumer-experience practices help address development challenges in Islamic Finance for the betterment of responsible businesses, investors and citizens of global digital markets.
IMP 2019 is a business discussion platform for industry leaders, thought leaders and subject matter experts to present and discuss business growth and profitability in today’s challenging market of lower returns, higher volatility and intensified competition.

  • Programme Delivery

    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of this programme participants will be able to:
    • assess the state of the new technology adoption and penetration in Islamic capital market business transactions
    • promote consumer trust in Shariah-compliant businesses to enhance social inclusion
    • evaluate how Islamic finance traditional values and principles can serve contemporary businesses in adapting to new business technology and innovations
    • gain insights into how investments in Shariah-compliant start-ups could widen and strengthen the Islamic capital market business space
    • discuss the bridging of Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI), Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) and Shariah values in bringing inclusiveness to the Islamic capital markets investors

    ICF Competencies Covered

    • Foundational (Regulatory) Islamic Capital Market Regulations (Level 3)
    • Foundational (Product) Islamic Capital Market Products (Level 3)
    • Functional (Technical) Digital Technology Application (Level 3)


    The programme will be delivered as a forum with highly interactive presentations and discussions.

    Target Audience

    Capital market leaders and industry practitioners.
  • Programme Outline

    8.00 am REGISTRATION
    9.00 am
    Special Address
    Datuk Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin
    Deputy Chief Executive,
    Securities Commission Malaysia
    9.30 am Islamic Capital Market 4.0 – Global Outlook and Trends

    This session will share the global outlook and trends in
    the Islamic market; digital disruption, untapped
    Shariah’s fintech market, booming halal industry, the
    growth of Islamic wealth management and
    demographic shifts in today’s investor base and

    Topics to be covered include:
    • ICM trends 2020 and beyond
    • Traditional values and principles for new digitalbusiness models
    • Evolving ecosystems and facilitative regulation forthe digital age
    • Popular misconceptions demystified
    • Daud Vicary Abdullah Managing Director, DVA Consulting Sdn Bhd
    • Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz Managing Director, Wholesale Banking, AmBank Group
    • Ahmad Feizal Sulaiman Khan Chief Business Officer, Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC)
    • Shakeeb Saqlain Chief Executive Officer, IslamicMarkets limited
    10.30 am COFFEE BREAK
    11.00 am
    Growth of Innovative Ideas in Islamic Finance

    This session delves into the dynamics of the rapid
    changes in the global Islamic economy as disruptive
    technologies such as blockchain, fintech and artificial
    intelligence make their mark on halal industries and
    create new business opportunities.

    Topics to be covered include:
    • Disruptive collaborations - Fintech penetration in
    Islamic finance
    • Sukuk transactions on blockchain - Traceability of
    transactions with new tech
    • Crypto assets and Shariah compliance challenges
    • Crowdfunding, P2P platforms and equity based
    financing for Islamic start-ups
    • Challenges in incorporating Shariah values and
    principles in fintech financial services businesses
    • Advisory and artificial intelligence innovation in
    Islamic markets and Shariah-compliant investing

    • Low Ngai Yuen Executive Director/CEO, GlobalEntrepreneurship Movement Association
    • Hamid Rashid Founder, Finterra
    • Umar Munshi CEO & Founder, Ethis Group
    • M Nazri Founder & Group CEO, MyFinB (M) Sdn Bhd
    • Mohammad Ridzuan Abdul Aziz President, FinTechAssociation of Malaysia
    12.30 am LUNCH
    2.00 pm Special Interview
    Bront Palarae & Amir Aziz Pixel Play Ventures
    “Malaysian Investors Waking up to Islamic-focused

    • Low Ngai Yuen Executive Director/CEO, Global Entrepreneurship Movement Association
    3.00 pm
    Social Inclusion and Trust in Shariah-Compliance

    The global halal industry is projected to grow to
    more than US$6.7 trillion by 2020. However, Shariahcompliant
    investing is relatively low and in need
    of a boost considering today’s consumers transcend
    national boundaries and ethnicities. This session
    explores the evolution, challenges and ways to drive
    social inclusiveness and gain customers or investors
    trust in halal business.

    Topics to be covered include:
    • Evolution, growth trends and investor response
    • How can Shariah compliant businesses enhance
    social inclusion?
    • How to preserve client trust and confidence?
    • The future outlook and challenges from the Shariah

    • Azleena Idris Director, Corporate Services, PayNet Malaysia
    • Matthew Joseph Martin Founder & CEO, Blossom Finance
    • Nik Emir Din Country Head, Malaysia, Muslim Pro
    • Tunku Dato’ Kaiyisah Tunku Kamil IkramFounder,
    • Amnah Shaari CEO & Founder of Global Halal DataPool, Verify Halal & HADIC
    4.00 pm
    4.15 pm
    Islamic Wealth Management - Are we Meeting the Call
    for Sustainable and Responsible Investments

    This session will discuss the different focus areas
    revolving around the role of Islamic finance to preserve
    wealth and create long-term value. This session aims
    to provide a discourse on tailored-opportunities and
    appropriate strategies for the stakeholders of the
    Islamic finance industry going forward to fully realise
    the potential of Islamic finance in meeting the longerterm
    financial aspirations of the society.

    Topics to be covered include:
    • SRI vs. Shariah values explained
    • Investing in Shariah compliant fintech businesses
    • Perspectives on challenges of creating Shariah compliant funds
    • Matching products and services to customer demands - How can traditional Islamic finance values thrive in a digital age?
    • What digital age investors can expect from developments in Islamic markets?
    • How can Islamic finance effectively address the issues of digital social inclusiveness and trust?
    • Mohd Radzuan A Tajuddin Islamic Finance Consultant, ZICO Shariah Advisory Services Sdn Bhd
    • Shahariah Binti Shaharudin, President, Saturna Sdn Bhd
    • Masumi Hamahira Advisor, Islamic Banking Window, MUFG Bank
    • Angelia Chin-Sharpe CEO, Country Head of Malaysia & Brunei, BNP Paribas Asset Management Malaysia Sdn Bhd
    • Bhaskar Prabhakara Co-Founder and CEO, WeInvest
    5.00 pm END OF PROGRAMME
  • Programme Fees

    Items Fees
    Normal price RM 300 (per pax)