|Sukuk & Solicitor’s Role in Advising the Issuer|
|Wednesday, 11 July 2012 02:28pm|
Date: 22 Oct 2012 (Monday)
Time: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
Venue: Raja Aziz Addruse Auditorium
Bar Council, 15 Leboh Pasar Besar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur
(Inclusive of materials and refreshments)
Members of the Bar and non-Members
Sukuk issuance is an Islamic capital market transaction where issue solicitors will be appointed by the company/issuer. This workshop is designed to explain the role of solicitors in sukuk issuances and the speaker will share tips on how to get mandated. (It will include edited precedents for legal documents and examines local and Middle Eastern sukuk structures).
About the speaker
Muhammad Zahid Abdul Aziz has 22 years of experience in Islamic Banking and Finance. Starting with Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd in 1990 he quickly made his mark as a sukuk pioneer in Malaysia. He left Bank Islam in 2000 to form an Islamic capital market consultancy in Kuala Lumpur called Muamalah Financial Consulting Sdn Bhd (http://muamalahconsulting.tripod.com/). In mid-2006, he left for Riyadh as Resident Sukuk Consultant to Bank AlBilad, Saudi Arabia's second Islamic Bank. At the end of March 2009, he returned to Malaysia to resume his position at Muamalah Financial Consulting. Zahid graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Exeter in 1977 and worked for several years at an International Accounting Firm in London before returning to Malaysia in 1982. He recently obtained an MSc in Islamic Banking & Finance from the International Islamic University Malaysia and will be pursuing a Doctoral Degree in the same area. He is an internationally-renowned lecturer in Islamic Capital Markets and similar subjects, having taught in Dubai, Brunei, Indonesia, Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka and most recently, Russia. Zahid teaches Islamic Corporate and Retail Financing, Sukuk and the Islamic Capital Market, Islamic Asset-Backed Securitisation, Islamic Equity Capital Market Instruments, Islamic Legal Documents, Islamic Stockbroking, Fundamental Muamalat for Islamic Finance Practitioners, Islamic Economics, Takaful, Islamic Finance Restructuring, and Islamic SME Banking.
For more details or to register, kindly contact Adi Irman (03-2050 2102) or Mazni Ibrahim (03-2050 2101; firstname.lastname@example.org)
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