IFN Kuwait – 5th December 2018
IFN Kuwait Forum returned to Kuwait City in December 2018, with the support of both local regulators and international participants to explore and encourage Shariah compliant investment opportunities in the country.
Lawrence Oliver – Director and Deputy CEO, DDCAP moderated the ‘Fintech Huddle’, which was the final session of the forum focusing on the role of fintech, digital platforms and tokenization in today’s financial industry in Kuwait. Lawrence was joined by Hamid Rashid – Founder, Finterra – and Robin Lee – CEO, HelloGold.
Other topics discussed at the forum included ‘Mega Trends: Domestic and Global influencers on Kuwait’ which focused on the key issues relevant to the economic development of Kuwait and the growth of Islamic banking and finance, and ‘Development of Islamic Capital Markets and Asset Management in Kuwait’, which looked at innovation in Kuwaiti capital markets and more specifically focused on where Sharia’a compliant products can add value and what role they can play.