Risk Management in Islamic Banking: An Integrated Approach

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The Global Association of Risk Professionals and IRIS integrated risk management, organize the seminar "Risk Management in Islamic Banking: an integrated approach."

The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) UAE chapter, in association with IRIS integrated risk management, http://www.irisunified.com, organize the seminar "Risk Management in Islamic Banking: an integrated approach". The event will be held on February 21 at the Taj Palace Hotel, Dubai.

Mr. Sohail Zubairi, AVP and Head of the Shariah Coordination Department at the Dubai Islamic Bank, will provide an insight into "The fascinating aspect of self-mitigation of risks in Sharia structures for finance and investment".

The event will also feature authors of the book, "Financial Risk Management for Islamic Banking and Finance", Dr. Sunil Kumar and Dr. Ioannis Akkizidis, who will share their views on integrated risk management in Islamic Banking. Mr. Hung Wong, Senior Manager Insurance and Investments at HSBC Bank Middle East Ltd., will represent the conventional banker's perspective on risk management in Islamic Banking and Mr. Horst Simon, Head of Operational Risk at the Group Risk Management, UAE and Co-Regional Director at GARP, will approach Operational Risk issues specific to Islamic Banking.

The program will begin at 4 PM. Presentations will conclude at 7 PM followed by a dinner reception.

The event may be attended by GARP members. For event details and registrations please contact:

Sunil Kumar - info @ irisunified.com
Horst Simon - HorstS @ emiratesbank.com
Hung Wong, FRM - hungwong @ hsbc.com

About IRIS
IRIS integrated risk management ag (http://www.irisunified.com), formed in 1992 in Zurich, has its headquarters in Switzerland. It continuously develops, maintains and supports its riskpro™ financial analysis infrastructure out of Switzerland since 1997. Delivery, implementation and consulting are executed worldwide directly by IRIS AG and indirectly in cooperation with a number of local partners.

About riskpro™
riskpro™ enables financial organizations to measure and monitor risk and profitability enterprise-wide with a single cost effective integrated analysis infrastructure. riskpro™ covers: Market Risk Analysis, Credit Risk Analysis, Performance and Funds Transfer Pricing, Dynamic Simulation, Strategic Enterprise Management (SEM), Limit Management, Settlement Risk, Rating / Scoring, Basel II, Regulatory Capital, Economic Capital, Capital Allocation, IAS 32 & 39 / IFRS 7, Solvency II, Asset and Liability Management, Liquidity risk Management and Analysis, Operational Risk.

These analyses cover all financial products, from saving accounts to exotic options, for any type of accepted valuation method. The underlying universal contract-centric data model and calculation engine of riskpro™ ensures precision and consistency in all results. riskpro™ is currently being used or implemented in over 230 small to large financial organizations in 20 countries.

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