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HK's potential for Islamic finance explored
Staff Reporter
update on Friday, February 18, 2011

Talk on leadership programmes

The American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong is presenting a talk on leadership programmes by R.J. Heckman, CEO and president of PDI Ninth House.

He will focus on how to engage high-potential talent who can drive productivity, market performance and shareholder value. Heckman is a popular guest lecturer at academic and professional venues such as Harvard Business School and INSEAD.

The talk is from noon to 2pm on February 25 at the Club Lusitano, 16 Ice House Street, Central. The fee, which includes lunch, is HK$390 for AmCham members and HK$510 for non-members. A corporate table for 10-12 people is priced at HK$4,800. Contact or 2810 1289 for details.

Seminar looks into promise of Islamic finance in Hong Kong

Here's a chance for those interested in Islamic finance to explore its potential in Hong Kong. G.S. Khoo, head of the Singapore Stock Exchange's innovative unit, will lead a seminar on "Islamic Finance: Opportunities and Risks" in co-operation with Classified Post and Kornerstone.

The English-language talk - with 3CPD/CPT/PDU units eligible - will introduce the principles and features of Islamic finance, how Hong Kong can leverage opportunities, case studies of product types, investment structures, and Sharia compliance and analysis of future demand.

The event is on March 7 from 2pm to 5pm at the Hong Kong Club Building in Central. Standard rate is HK$1,040 with a special of HK$780 if booked on or before February 25. Visit for details, or contact Classified Post at 2565 2426 or Kornerstone at 2116 3328 for bookings.

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