Current Developments in Islamic Finance

David Stringer-Lamarre, MD of FortisCL, Chairman of the Institute of Directors, London Region, and British Malaysian Society Executive Committee Member, was pleased to attend and deliver the ‘vote of thanks’ at this event. It was a organised jointly between the Institute of Directors, City of London Branch and the British Malaysian Society.

The opening remarks were delivered by Fara Mohammad, Legal Director, Clyde & Co. The panel members were:

  • Professor Dr Ashraf Md Hasim, CEO, ISRA Consultancy
  • Alderman Alastair King, Chairman of Naisbitt King Asset Management
  • Tim Jones, Senior Relationship Manager, Al Rayan Bank
  • Lawrence Oliver, Executive Director, DDCAP

Following the presentations there was a extensive questions and comments session, covering many areas including: tax, regulation, Sukuk issuance volumes, compliance, crypto developments and the growth of ethical investing.

Image, right to left: Fara Mohammad, Legal Director, Clyde & Co and David Stringer-Lamarre