Please be informed that the Shariah and Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committees is jointly organising a seminar entitled Conventional Banking vs Islamic Banking.

The topics covered in the talk will include the following:

  • Introduction to conventional banking
  • Introduction to Islamic banking
  • Mechanics of conventional and Islamic banking
  • Difference between conventional and Islamic banking

Particulars of the Seminar are as follows:

Date 15th August 2018 (Wednesday)
Time 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. (Registration at 2.00 p.m.)
Venue Level 1, Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium
Johore Bar Building
No. 5 Jalan Tun Abdul Razak
Susur 1/1 80000 Johor Bahru
Fees RM 60.00 for Members of the Johore Bar
RM 30.00 for Pupils-in-Chambers │ Law Students
CPD code T3/15082018/JHB/JHB181128/2 (2 CPD points)

About the Speaker

Hj Zainal Abidin Sh Zakaria obtained his law degree from Universiti Teknologi MARA (‘UiTM’). He also holds a postgraduate Diploma in Shariah and Legal Practice from International Islamic University Malaysia. He has experience in the corporate banking and finance sector, having worked for 16 years before practising as a lawyer. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in 1995. He is well-versed in the field of credit recovery, credit control, secretaryship, insurance and commercial transactions, banking transactions, Islamic banking and corporate matters. His last post before practising was Head of Corporate Services Division and Company Secretary of a subsidiary of a financial institution.

He is a partner at Messrs Zahir Jeya & Zainal. As a practitioner, he is currently involved in banking, Islamic banking, loan documentation, conveyancing, corporate advisory, and litigation. He has been a member of the Disciplinary Committee Panel of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board since 1998. He is also a sub-committee member of the Selangor Bar Committee for conveyancing practice and shariah: a committee member of the Bar Council Shariah Law Committee and an-Exco Member of the Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia.

Registration must be accompanied with payment to guarantee your place and is on a first-come first served basis.

CPD points and Certificate of attendance will be given upon completion of the whole session to participants who have attended until the end of the event.

Payment can be made by direct deposit or internet banking to:
Account name: JOHORE BAR HOUSE & LIBRARY FUND
Bank: CIMB Bank Berhad
Account no.: 80-0933164-8

Please direct all correspondence (including completed registration form and proof of payment) to the Johore Bar Secretariat by email to secretariat@johorebar.org.my or by fax to 07-276 1188 not later than Tuesday, 14th August 2018.

HJH NORFAIZAH BINTI HJ ZAINUDDIN
CHAIRPERSON
SHARIAH SUB COMMITTEE
SANTHI BALACHANDRAN
CHAIRPERSON
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT SUB COMMITTEE
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