Wednsday 5th April 2017: 18:00 – 20:30. Discussion starts promptly at 18.30
PwC, 1 Embankment Place, London WC2N 6RH, United Kingdom.
The Committee of IoD City of London in partnership with The British Malaysian Society invites IoD members
and guests to a discussion on ‘Islamic Finance: what it means & the opportunities for the UK post- Brexit.
The Islamic Finance Industry is predicted to reach $2.7 trillion in 2017. Islamic Banking contributes
80% to a total of $2.3 trillion. Other components of Islamic Finance include Sukuk Bonds (14%), Asset
Management (3%), Insurance (2%) and Micro finance (1%). Source for all figures – Centre of Islamic
Banking and Economics.
Our speakers are:
• Dato’ Faiz Azmi – Chairman, PwC Malaysia and Global lead
• on Islamic Finance for PwC
• Andrew Gosnay, Head of Banking and Finance,
Laytons Solicitors LLP
• Iqbal Asaria CBE , Islamic Finance expert and
Special Advisor to the Muslim Council of Britain
on business and economics affairs
After the panel presentations there will be opportunities for Q & A and discussion, followed by a drinks reception.
The evening is kindly hosted by PwC London. Dress code is business wear.
IoD members and their guests pay £12.00 (inclusive of VAT of £2.00); Non-Members £15.00 (inclusive
of VAT of £2.50)
Bookings may be made via the IoD website www.iod.com/city. No refunds for cancellations within 7 days of
the event (midnight 30 March 2017).If you would like to pay by Bank Transfer the details are Barclays Bank,
Sort Code: 20 65 82 Account No 50482099. Please put the payment reference: H07041 and notify our Hon
Secretary Mei Sim Lai OBE DL on 07903 153 793 or email MeiSim@LaiPeters.org.
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