Entries by Labuan IBFC

Event Highlights: Islamic Wealth Management Symposium 2015

Labuan IBFC and BNP Paribas – INCEIF Centre for Islamic Wealth Management (CIWM) once again joined hands to host the second Islamic Wealth Management Symposium at Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur on 28 April 2015. The one-day event, which was aimed at raising awareness of Islamic wealth management in Malaysia, attracted over 150 key industry figures […]

Panel Discussion: Demands and Challenges of the Nascent Islamic Wealth Management Industry

The panellists highlighted the need for practitioners to meet the demands and challenges of a nascent Islamic wealth management industry. Moderator: Mr Ziyaad Mahomed (Managing Director, Islamic Finance Institute of Southern Africa) Panellists: Mr Monem Salam (Director, Saturna Capital Corporation; President and Fund Manager of Saturna Sdn Bhd); Prof Datuk Dr Syed Othman Alhabshi (Chief […]

Panel Discussion: The Future of Wealth Management in ASEAN

The panel discussion highlighted the evolution of Labuan IBFC and its role in bringing the ASEAN region closer together. Moderator: Farah Jaafar-Crossby (Director, Market Intelligence and Content Creation, Labuan IBFC Inc) Panellists: Datuk Dr Mohd Daud Bakar (Founder and Group Chairman, Amanie Advisors); Millie Chan (Lawyer and Senior Consultant, Asia Pacific Markets, Borden Ladner Gervais), […]

Wealth Management Beyond Legal Traditions: A Study of Foundations vs Trusts

Millie Chan, Senior Consultant, Asia Pacific Markets, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP discusses the foundation as a civil law creature, and considers the key differences between the foundation and the common law concept of trust. Her presentation involves the various practical considerations in deciding between the two options for estate planning purposes, including structural planning that […]