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White & Case hosts 6th Islamic Finance seminar

Brought forward by four months to 14 October, this annual fixture is usually held in person in January each year. But the ongoing situation with COVID-19, led us to switch to a webinar.  

› Here's a recording of the event: White & Case Islamic Finance Webinar 

Topics included LIBOR transition and the impact on Islamic banks, Islamic finance and Islamic derivatives; environmental, social and governance/sustainable development goals developments in Islamic finance; the impact of UAE Central Bank directives on AAOIFI (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions) standards on sukuk and bank structures; and recent developments in Islamic finance and fintech. 

Debashis Dey, partner in Dubai/London, hosted and Xuan Jin, counsel in Dubai, moderated. 

The panel included London Structured Finance Partner Ingrid York, Düsseldorf Corporate M&A Partner Murad Daghles, Dubai Debt Finance Partner Claire Matheson Kirton, Cairo Energy & Infrastructure Local Partner Sherief Rashed, as well as guest speaker Khalid Howladar, senior managing director and head of credit and sukuk advisory at R.J. Fleming & Co.

The seminar attracted 100 attendees from financial institutions, corporates, governmental entities and ratings agencies across EMEA.


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