Driving Financial Consumer Protection through Value Based Intermediation

KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 (Bernama) —A one-day International conference by industry experts both local and international set out to share their expertise and knowledge at the Conference on Islamic Wealth Management and Financial Planning 2019 – ‘Financial Consumer Protection and Value-Based Intermediation’ which began today at Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The one-day event, organised by the Malaysian Financial Planning Council (MFPC) and supported by the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) and AIA Public Takaful Sdn Bhd, is in line with Bank Negara Malaysia’s drive on implementation of VBI by Islamic financial Institutions towards a sustainable financial ecosystem.

The conference which served as a platform for networking and the exchange of thoughts and outlooks about the inner workings of the Islamic financial industry for over 300 delegates comprising policy makers, research institutes, government agencies, practitioners, and scholars from Malaysia to examine VBI methodologies and to serve the changing requirements  of Islamic banking for Malaysians. The conference also aims to build global partnerships and forge strategic alliances on Islamic finance education.



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