AAOIFI and the World Bank co-host Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance

The AAOIFI - World Bank Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance will be co-hosted by AAOIFI and the World Bank. The conference will take place on 23 and 24 October 2011 in Bahrain Conference Centre, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
At the conference the main subjects will be: pertinent topics for the international Islamic finance industry including inevitability of existence of Shari'a Supervisory Board in Islamic financial institutions, challenges in applying conventional international accounting standards, challenges in implementing Basel III capital adequacy standard, distribution of Islamic insurance surplus, potential of Islamic finance to promote international trade, and potential of real estate investment trusts in Islamic finance.