Get a comprehensive overview of fund management and how it is applied in Islamic banking and finance. Starting with fund management in general, and Islamic fund management in particular, the roles and responsibilities of the parties involved will be explored in detail.Special attention will be given to the structure, role and responsibilities of the Shariah Supervisory Board. Following a review of a number of potential fund structures, delegates will be working in groups on reviewing a number of different case studies based on actual funds available in the market.
- Discuss the fundamental elements of Islamic fund management
- Explain the various structures and regulations of Islamic funds
- Illustrate the operational and technical aspects related to Islamic fund management such as NAV calculation, redemptions, and subscriptions
- Describe the types of funds available in the market and analyse its challenges, structures, and the comparison with other funds
Dr. Zulkifli Hasan is a senior lecturer at Faculty of Shari’ah and Law, Islamic Science University of Malaysia (USIM). He holds various academic positions in many journals, among them as legislation editor for the Malaysian Journal of Shari’ah and Law, Shari’ah panel for the Institute of Fatwa Management and Research, USIM and journal reviewer for the International Journal of Business and Finance Research. He also sits as an academic advisor for Diploma in Takaful for Dar al Hikmah College, Selangor.
He has worked extensively in Islamic finance industry as an advocate and solicitor, in-house counsel for Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad, member of Rules and Regulations Working Committee for Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia and member of corporate governance working committee for Awqaf South Africa, as a Shari’ah Committee Member of Affin Islamic Bank and EXIM Bank aswell as a committee member for the Association of Shari’ah Advisors.