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Islamic Finance in the GCC - Workshop Schedule


09:00-09:20 Welcome Address
Mehmet Asutay and Abdullah Turkistani
09:20-10:45 Internationalization of Islamic Banking
Amr El-Husseini

Bridging the Gulf in Islamic Finance
Harun Kapetanovic

The Political Economy of Islamic Banking and Finance in the GCC
Ashraf Mishrif
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:45 The Development of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) and Bahrain as Offshore Financial Centres for Islamic Finance in the GCC: Competitive Position and Challenges
Salma Sairally, Marjan Muhammad and Shabana Hasan

The Searching for the Hub of Ethical Finance: Islamic Financial Services and the World City Networks
Abul Hasan

Development of Islamic Securitization in the GCC Countries to Support Housing Finance Markets. An Assessment of Markets, Regulations and Policies
Friedemann Roy and Zamir Iqbal

The Role of IBF in the Cultural Transformation of the GCC Region
Necati Aydin
13.00-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:45 Mapping the Risks and Risk Management Practices in Islamic Banking
Wael Eid

Risk Aspects of GCC Countries Compared to Developed and Emerging Markets with the Help of Islamic and Non-Islamic Indices
Harun Sencal and Mehmet Orhan

Displaced Commercial Risk (DCR) and Value of Alpha for Islamic Banks in Bahrain and GCC
Mohammad Omar Farooq and Sowmya Vivek

The Liquidity Risk Causes: A Comparative Analysis of Islamic and Conventional Banks
Sabri Mohammad
15:45-16:00 Break
16:00-17:20 New Development and Models for Shariah-compliant Investments 2.0
Shehab Marzban and Mehmet Asutay

An Empirical Study of Perceived Service Quality of Islamic Banks: A Comparison between Malaysia and Kuwait
Ros Aniza Mohamad Shariff and Tahani Aladwani

Exploring Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction in Kuwaiti Banking Industry: A Comparison between Islamic and Conventional Banks
Tahani Al-Adwani
17:20-17:30 Break
17:30-18:50 Determinants of Sukuk Yields in the GCC Region from 2006-2011:Under the prism of risk analysis
Houssem Eddine Bedoui

Factors Influencing the Excess Returns of Sukuk: An Empirical Analysis on USD Denominated Sukuk Issued by Corporations in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)
Maya Puspa Rahman

Sharia'a-Compliant Corporate Restructurings: Chapter 11-based Workout Mechanisms and Zakat-based Distressed Financing Solutions for Islamic Finance in the GCC and Malaysia
Tayyab M. Ahmed