AAOIFI Islamic Banking & Finance Conference opens

The Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions ( AAOIFI ) hosted the two day AAOIFI -World Bank Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance 18-19 November in Manama, Bahrain. Discussions at the conference focused on international accounting standards for Islamic finance, the dynamics of auditing and risks, incorporation of Shari'ah principles in legal documentation, further innovation on Takaful operations and products, and continuing development of Islamic venture capital. Following the Conference, AAOIFI will hold training courses for its Certified Shari'ah Adviser and Auditor (CSAA) and Certified Islamic Professional Accountant (CIPA) professional development programs 20-23 November 2013.