Circular 67/12: Seminar on Legal Framework for Islamic Financing (29 Nov 2012)


The Continuing Legal Education Sub-Committee is pleased to invite you to attend the Seminar on Legal Framework for Islamic Financing which will be held as follows :

Date : 29th November 2012 (Thursday)

Time : 2.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m. (Registration at 1.30 p.m.)

Venue : Hotel Pelangi Muar

No. 79, Jalan Sisi

84000 Muar, Johor

Fees : RM 60.00 for Members of the Johore Bar;

RM 30.00 for Pupils-in-Chambers; and

RM 100.00 for Non-members.

Speaker’s Biodata

Megat Hizaini b Hassan, Messrs Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Megat Hizaini was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1991. He is an alumnus of IIUM and holds Master of Laws (LLM) degrees from the University of Cambridge, UK and Harvard Law School, US. He co-authored The Law and Practice of Islamic Banking and Finance (Sweet & Maxwell, second edition, 2010). He has also served as a lecturer at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kuliyyah of Laws, IIUM.


~ Overview of Legal Framework for Islamic Financing

– consideration of relevant statutory provisions including the Islamic Banking Act 1983, Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989, and other Islamic finance legislation

~ Shariah – Compliant Requirements for Islamic Financing Documentation

– discussion of certain general and specific Shariah compliant considerations in respect of the structure and clauses in Islamic financing documentation

~ Islamic Financing Documentation

– review of sample documentation for certain Islamic financing products


As places are limited, kindly book your seats early by completing the enclosed Registration Form and returning it together the requisite payment to the Johore Bar Secretariat or to Puan Rosita at Muar Bar Room not later than 28th November 2012.

Please take note that attendance at this Seminar will earn you 3 CPD Points.





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