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September 16 2020
12th Virtual International Forum on Islamic Capital Market Ended Successfully The 12th Virtual International Forum on Islamic Capital Market officially closed yesterday, September 15. The event officially ended by the speech of Dr. Bahador Bijani, SEO Vice Chairman. The second day’s topics included: • Regulatory Issues and Challenges in Islamic Capital Market, • Kazakhstan Islamic Finance in the Fintech era: Prospects and Challenges, • Digitalization in Cash Waqf through Fintech for Social Finance, • Virtual Banking – New Paradigm in Islamic Banking & Capital Market, • Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies from Iranian Law and Islamic Jurisprudence Perspective, and • The Corona Pandemic in Germany: Current Situation, Economic and Supervisory Reaction. Representatives from Central Securities Depository of Iran, Association of Islamic Finance Professionals of Kazakhastan, Amanah Capital Group of Malaysia, Imam Sadiq University, BaFin of Germany, and INCEIF were the lecturers of Day 2. The SEO has organized this event for 11 years in a row with the cooperation of Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) – the educational arm of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), while given the outbreak of Corona virus and for the safety measures of all respected participants, the SEO has decided to hold this Forum online for the first time. The 12th ICM was supported by four international sponsors: - International Research Center for Islamic Economics and Finance (IRCIEF) of Malaysia, - Istanbul Zaim University (IZM) of Turkey, - Association of Islamic Finance Professionals (AIFP) of Kazakhstan, and - Islamic Finance News (IFN), as “media partner”.