IIAL Conference on Further Developing Islamic Insurance


Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), in partnership with the Islamic Insurance Association of London (IIAL), is pleased to invite you to participate in a one-day conference about the insurance market in London, working with regional underwriters and clients to deliver commercial risk capacity in a Shariah-compliant manner.

Event Objective:

This event will highlight how the market can best deliver the products that meet the needs of the Islamic business community.

The forum will also see the announcement of the results of a wide-ranging survey from the IIAL on the buyers’ views and their appetite for Islamic insurance products.

Attendees will have the opportunity to network and discuss the market and the sector with representatives from the London, Bahrain, UAE, and Saudi Arabian markets.


8:30am – 9:00am
Breakfast & Networking

9:00am – 9:10am
Welcome Remarks
Jon Guy, Secretary General, IIAL

9:10am – 9:30am
Keynote Address
Max Taylor, Chairman, IIAL

9:30am – 10:00am
Presentation: Dubai Islamic Economy
Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar, CEO, Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre

10:00am – 10:15am
Welcome Address
Salmaan Jaffery, Chief Business Development Officer, DIFC Authority

10:15am – 10:45am
Refreshment Break

10:45am – 11:45am
Panel Session: Building on the Foundation of the London Takaful Market
Dave Matcham, CEO, International Underwriting Association (IUA)
Mark Cooper, General Representative Middle East, Lloyd’s of London
Susan Dingwall, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright (Moderator)

11:45am – 12:00pm
Closing Address
Jon Guy, Secretary General IIAL

Date:  Sunday 27 November 2016
Time:  8:30am – 12.00pm
Venue:  DIFC Conference Centre – Precinct 4
RSVP:  To register please e-mail [email protected]

Target Audience:

Senior Executive Officers, Managing Directors and General Managers; Finance Directors; Compliance Officers; Investment Officers; Wealth Managers; Underwriters and Brokers, Private Banking Directors; Managing Consultants and Legal Firms representatives.

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