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Risk Management in Islamic Banking: an integrated approach

By IRIS integrated risk management

Dated: Feb 06, 2008

The Global Association of Risk Professionals and IRIS integrated risk management organize seminar "Risk
Management in Islamic Banking: an integrated approach". The event will be held on February 21 at the
Taj Palace Hotel, Dubai.

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

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 -

Horst Simon -
Hung Wong, FRM -

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