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Online Seminar Islamic Project Financing and Sukuk

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HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development of the faculty of law, HSE-University, is pleased to invite you to the seminar by Prof, M. Kabir Hassan Profit Sharing Contracts and Sukuk* structures in Islamic Project & Infrastructure Financing

Dr. M. Kabir Hassan is a financial economist with consulting, research and teaching experiences in development finance, money and capital markets, Islamic finance, corporate finance, investments, monetary economics, macroeconomics and international trade and finance. He provided consulting services to the World Bank (WB), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), African Development Bank (AfDB), USAID, Government of Bangladesh, Organization of Islamic Conferences (OIC), Federal Reserve Bank, USA, and other organizations. He has more than 320 papers published in refereed academic journals to his credit. Dr. Hassan is co-editor (with M.K. Lewis) of Handbook of Islamic Banking and Islamic Finance, The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics (Edward Elgar, 2007), and co-editor (with Michael Mahlknecht) Islamic Capital Market: Products and Strategies (John Wiley and Sons, 2011). In 2019 five books edited or co-authored by Dr. Hassan the topics of emerging issues in Islamic finance in Malaysia, Waqa and Economic Revival, Expert Systems and Big Data analytics, and Islamic corporate finance. In 2016, he received Islamic Development Bank Prize in Islamic Banking and Finance.

* Sukuk are investment certificates, which are an alternative way of attracting project financing. The investors’ return depends on the cash flow generated by the project or the asset underlying the sukuk. The sukuk market is a fast growing segment of the Islamic finance market. In 2019, the total market for outstanding sukuk exceeded $ 500 billion (IFSB, 2020).

Since 2019, the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development has been implementing the Agrofinmost project aimed at creating legal and organizational mechanisms for direct cooperation with investors from the Middle East and Africa in order to increase the volume of Russian agricultural exports.

Registration by linkhttps://forms.gle/XbxQFxmw7UBRt8uDA

Event language: English

Format: online (zoom)

Date: October 22 (Thursday)

Time: 16:00 - 17:30

Moderator:Madina Emirovna Kalimullina, Senior Research Fellow at the HSE-Skolkovo Institute of Law and Development, Faculty of Law, HSE-University; Executive Secretary of the Russian Association of Experts in Islamic Finance, member of the Bank of Russia Working Group on Partner Banking.
 

If you have any questions, please contact Madina Kalimullina (mkalimullina@hse.ru)

Seminar Synopsis (DOCX, 15 Kb)