The 12th Annual Brunei Darussalam Roundtable was held today, Tuesday, 04 Zulhijjah 1437 corresponding to 06 September 2016, at The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Jerudong, Brunei Darussalam. The Roundtable was jointly organised by Centre For Islamic Banking, Finance And Management (CIBFM) and Asia Asset Management (AAM), Hong Kong, supported by Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (AMBD) and co-sponsored by Fullerton Fund Management, Pioneer Investments and Lion Global Investors.
The Guest of Honour for the event was Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Suyoi bin Haji Osman, Minister of Education, Brunei Darussalam as Deputy Chairman of AMBD, who also delivered a keynote address at the event.
Prior to the keynote address, Yang Mulia Awang Yusof bin Haji Abd Rahman, Managing Director of AMBD delivered his welcoming remarks. Also present were members of AMBD Board of Directors; Foreign Embassies; senior government officials and executive officers from financial institutions.
The theme for this year’s Roundtable is “Capital Markets: Identifying Growth Drivers”. The Roundtable provided a platform for local and regional financial regulators and industry practitioners to share relevant experiences, stimulating ideas and current information on Asian and Islamic Capital Markets, Innovation and FinTech, Corporate Governance in Asia as well as economic outlook and market opportunities beyond 2016. These abovementioned topics can contribute to the development of financial sector and advancement of relevant human capital.
The Roundtable was attended by (155) local and foreign participants including Government officials, financial regulators and industry players.
CIBFM, located at the ILIA Building of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD), is the training arm of AMBD, and has been recognised by the Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council (BDNAC) as a Training Institution in providing Value-Added Qualifications in terms of professional learning solutions in the field of Banking, Finance and Management.
AAM is a Hong Kong-based publication house that provides the latest trends and strategies in the fund management industry, in-depth interviews with industry giants, information on new pension mandates and comprehensive reports about the most important issues in the industry.
Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam
Date: 04 Zulhijjah 1437 / 06 September 2016