Legal Documentation in Islamic Finance

  • Dates: 01 – 02 Feb, 2019

International Research and Implementation Center of Islamic Economics and Finance (ISEFAM) organizing an intensive training programme for professionals on “Legal Documentation in Islamic Finance” by Associate Prof. Umar A. Oseni.

Short biography about Associate Prof. Umar A. Oseni

Associate Prof. Umar A. Oseni is the Acting Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director (Legal & Compliance) of the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM), a supranational financial institution headquartered in Kuala Lumpur. Prior to this, he was an Associate Professor of Law and Regulation of Islamic Finance at the International Islamic University Malaysia.  Umar was also a visiting fellow at the Islamic Legal Studies Program of the Harvard Law School, Harvard University from 2011 - 2012. Apart from being a Harvard-certified negotiator and dispute resolution expert, Umar has consulted for numerous bodies in the areas of law and regulation of Islamic finance, Islamic finance research and publication, and alternative dispute resolution in Islamic law. He has also published numerous articles in refereed journals and books in conflict management and avoidance; alternative dispute resolution; arbitration, comparative law; Islamic finance and international commercial arbitration. He is a member of the following professional organizations: Mediators Beyond Borders; Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), London Court of International Arbitration; Nigerian Bar Association; Association of Professional Negotiators and Mediators; and Mediation & Conflict Management Group. He is also an Associate Member of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR).

Training Details

Date: 1-2 February 2019



MasterClass: Legal Documentation in Islamic Finance

Friday 15:00 – 18:00

Saturday: 9:00 – 18:30

Seminar Room 1

Halkali Campus Istanbul


Learning Outcomes

  1. Learn about best practices in legal documentation in Islamic finance;
  2. Discuss how to spot critical issues in reviewing Islamic finance documentation;
  3. Identify contentious clauses in Islamic finance documentation and how they can be addressed in legal drafting; and
  4. Refine your ability to deal with and draft crucial aspects of Islamic finance legal documentation.

By the end of the MasterClass, the participants will understand:

  • Sanctions Clauses in Islamic Finance Documentation
  • Standard Commodity Murabahah Agreements
  • Fundamentals of Sukuk Documentation

Training Schedule

Friday: 1 February 2019

15:00 – 16:00: Introduction and Overview of the MasterClass

16:00 – 18:00: Islamic Finance Contracts and Modern Positive Laws

Saturday: 2 February 2019

9:00-11:00: Understanding the Basics: Drafting and Negotiating Islamic Finance Contracts I

11.30-13:00: Understanding the Basics: Drafting and Negotiating Islamic Finance Contracts II

14:30-16:30: Step-by-Step Analysis of a Commodity Murabahah Documentation/Transaction

17:00-18:30: Fundamentals of Sukuk Documentation

Who Should Attend

  • Bankers and Islamic finance professionals
  • Lecturers who specialize in Islamic economics and finance
  • PhD candidates
  • Other interested parties


Participation Fees

  • Individual participataion per person 1650TL
  • Group Participation per person 1350TL

Payment could be made to one of the bank accounts below. Please note that it is necessary to mention the name of this program when you make the payment. You are required to send the receipt of the payment to

Kuveyt Türk Katılım Bankası: TR08 0020 5000 0083 3555 8000 04
Albarakatürk Katılım Bankası: TR78 0020 3000 0123 5513 0000 04

Due date for registration and payment is on the 25th of January 2019.

For online registration click here!

For more information please do not hesitate to contact with us.