Financial Planning For Muslims

 


Date Thursday, 30 August 2012
Time 8:30am – 5:00pm
Venue M Hotel
81 Anson Road S 079908

CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES

  • To clarify the right of Muslim insurance policy holders to make revocable nominations
  • To introduce and explain the new MUIS Fatwa on revocable nominations
  • To address issues relating to the creation of trusts by Muslims
  • To identify estate planning tools for use by Muslims

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Financial advisers and planners
  • Insurance practitioners, agents and advisers
  • Estate planning practitioners
  • Trust practitioners
  • Wealth managers
  • Investment advisers and managers
  • Lawyers
  • Relevant government ministries and agencies
  • Representatives from Muslim not-for-profit organisations and professional bodies
  • Muslims concerned about their own estate planning matters

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

There has been a recent breakthrough in the right on Muslim insurance policyholders to make revocable nominations. This third Conference organised by Muslim Financial Planning Association (MFPA) will focus on this subject, as well as on trusts to be created by Muslims. There will also be interactive practical discussions on the planning of estates of Muslims and the new ways of implementing them.
 
This Conference is a must for those who wish to advise Muslims on insurance and estate planning.
 
For more information about MFPA, please visit www.muslimfinancialplanning.org.sg.
 
For more information about this Conference, please visit www.intellitrain.biz/MFPA2012.

GUEST OF HONOUR

Mdm Halimah Yacob

Minister of State
Ministry of Community
Development, Youth and Sports

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

08:30 Registration & Refreshments
Arfat Selvam
President – MFPA
Managing Director – Duane Morris & Selvam LLP

Ustaz Irwan Hadi Bin Shuhaimy
Head – Office of the Mufti
Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura
08:45 Arrival of Guest-Of-Honour
Mdm Halimah Yacob
Minister of State – Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports
09:00 – 09:15 Opening Address by MFPA President
Arfat Selvam
President – MFPA | Managing Director – Duane Morris & Selvam LLP
09:15 – 09:30 Keynote Address: Creating Awareness for Financial Planning amongst Muslims
Mdm Halimah Yacob
Minister of State – Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports

Tan Hak Leh
President
Life Insurance Association Singapore

M Salim Amin
First Principal Financial Pte Ltd
09:30 – 10:15 Introducing the Fatwa on Insurance Nomination by Muslims
Ustaz Irwan Hadi Bin Shuhaimy
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee & Networking Break
10:45 – 11:30 Insurance – A Tool for Financial Planning
Tan Hak Leh

Mustapha Kamal Osman
NTUC Income Insurance So-operative Limited

Rokilah Abdul Samat
AVP – Takaful Business Development
HSBC Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd
11:30 – 12:30 Insurance from a Muslim Perspective
M Salim Amin | Mustapha Kamal Osman | Rokilah Abdul Samat
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch/Networking
14:00 -14:15 Announcement of Training Course
Suhaimi salleh

Suhaimi Salleh
Vice President – MFPA
CEO – Barakah Capital Planners Pte Ltd

Mirza Namazie
Managing Partner
Mallal & Namazie
14:15 – 15:00 Introduction to Trusts for Muslims
Mirza Namazie
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee & Networking Break
15:30 – 16:30 Panel Discussion & Case Study
Suhaimi Salleh | Hairani Saban Hardjoe | Dr Shamsiah A Karim
Ustaz Irwan Hadi Bin Shuhaimy | Rokilah Abdul Samat

Hairani Saban Hardjoe
Consultant
Selvam LLC

Dr. Shamsiah A Karim
Assistant Director, Asset Development
Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS)
16:30 – 17:00 Questions & Answers
17:00 Closing Remarks
JOINTLY ORGANISED BY

MAS FTS FUNDING

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) administers Financial Training Scheme (FTS) grants to financial sector organisations that sponsor eligible Singapore-based participants to training programmes that meet qualifying criteria.
 
For more details, please visit www.mas.gov.sg, or contact the MAS via fsdf@mas.gov.sg.

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