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Education - List of upcoming event

Risk Management in Islamic Finance (postponed)

Speaker: Dr. Amirullah Haji Abdullah,LLB; PMP,Adviser and Subject Expert, Islamic Banking & Finance,Nova Training and Education Institute
Venue: Rm 5603, 56/F, IFC II, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
Date & Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm, 13 February 2020 (Thu)
CPD: 1.5


In view of the latest development of the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, captioned seminar will be postponed until further notice.

Stakeholders in Islamic financial institutions are generally more aware of risk than their counterparts in conventional banks. However, the nature of risks faced by Islamic banks is complex and difficult to mitigate, for different reasons. Against this background, TMA is pleased to have invited an overseas industry expert to share with TMA members and market participants
on the topic of “Risk Management in Islamic Finance” with synopsis below:

(a) Market Risk in Islamic Banks and Conventional Banks
(b) Urgency of Market Risk
(c) Scope of Market Risk in Islamic Banks
     - Rate of Return Risk
     - Commodity Price
     - Foreign Exchange Rate
     - Equity Price
(d)  Managing Market Risk
(e)  Market Risk Mitigations In Islamic Banks


Dr. Amirullah Haji Abdullah (AMIR), LLB; PMP
Adviser and Subject Expert, Islamic Banking & Finance
Nova Training and Education Institute  

AMIR is a lawyer by training, conventional and Islamic banker by profession, trainer, public speaker, and author. His business interests have been in total logistics, training and education, manufacturing, marketing and investments.  In his consulting work, AMIR has achieved notable successes in the following areas:

1.     Authored Four (4) books and practitioner’s manuals on specific topics of Islamic finance & banking and investment for practitioners as well as published articles on Islamic Banking in Hong Kong and on Halal Industry in Tokyo, Japan.

2.     Subject matter expert on Islamic Finance for a banking conversion project in the People’s Islamic Republic of Iran.

3.     Turnaround around halal-based industries in Malaysia and Indonesia. He was accredited as the “Top Twenty Halal Successful Company” by Malaysia’s Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) and awarded the “Silver Brand Equity” by AC Nielsen’s.

He went on to start his own Syariah-compliant cosmetics and personal care range in 2017. He has also extended his expertise in the Asian, Middle East and North African region in the areas of Halal operations, business turnarounds and marketing as well as Islamic Banking & Finance.

Participants are entitled to receive 1.5 CPD (TMA) credit upon completion of the seminar. TMA is the administrator for the Enhanced Competency Framework on Treasury Management (ECF-TM) and a recognized institution of Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) for providing continuing professional development (CPD) activities. The CPD hours can be used to meet the CPD requirements of the ECF-TM and the SFC. To qualify for the CPD credits or attendance certificate of the seminar, all participants have to sign-in and sign-out. We regret that neither CPD nor attendance certificate will be given to those who are late for the seminar or leave early. TMA Office will update TMA Individual Members’ CPD record after the seminar is held.