Theme: Islamic Accountability and Fraud Risk Management

Date : 8 - 9 June 2011

Venue : Pullman Hotel, Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur

Themes for conference papers are encouraged, but not limited, to include Islamic perspectives in the following areas:

1. Forensic Accounting
2. Financial Criminology
3. Fraudulent Financial Reporting
4. Occupational Fraud
5. Risks in Financial Crime
6. Corporate Risks and Corporate Governance
7. Fraud Investigations and Legal Aspects
8. Computer Forensic and Cyber Crime
9. Audit and Investigation
10. Organised Trans-National Crime
11. Public Sector and Corruption
12. Tax Fraud and Tax Issues
13. Money Laundering Issues
14. Other interdisciplinary areas relating to the theme of the conference including any Related Research Work.

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All papers will be subject to a blind review process. The submission of a paper for review means the author(s) certifies that the manuscript is not copyrighted and is not due to be published or has not been published elsewhere. Notification of acceptance will be given by 1 May 2011.

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Guest Speakers

Hue Dang

Hue is the Regional Head & Director, Asia Pacific of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (“ACAMS”) based in Hong Kong. She has more than 10 years experience in banking and finance. She was previously a Bank Examiner at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Manager with Barclays Capital’s Investment Banking Division in Singapore, Director for Business Development at Citibank’s Global Consumer Banking Group in Singapore and Director of Business Development, Asia/Pacific, for Thomson Financial in Hong Kong. Ms. Dang holds a Bachelors Degree with honors from Amherst College and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Prof Dr Syed Abd Hamid Aljunid

Syed Abdul Hamid Aljunid is currently the Head of Economics and Governance Department of the International Center for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF). He joined INCEIF in April 2007. Prior to joining INCEIF, he was the President and CEO of University Tun Abdul Razak (June 2005 – February 2007), a private university based on E-Learning approach to education. His areas of academic interest include – Economic Thought, Ethics and Economics, Business Ethics, Corporate Governance, Leadership and values. He obtained his PhD in 1980 from the University of Wisconsin, USA and has served as Dean of Faculty of Economics (1989 – 1996) and Director of Management Center (1995 – 1998) at the International Islamic University Malaysia till 1998. His involvement in Professional and voluntary organizations include Council Members and Honorary Treasurer of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (till present), EXCO of Malaysian Chapter of Transparency International (2000 – 2005), 2009 (August - present) – Chairman, Education, Examination and Exemption Committee (ACIFP), 2009 (August - present) – Deputy Chairman, Certification and CPD Board (MFPC).

Prof. Dr. Syed Noh Syed Ahmad

Prof. Dr. Syed Noh Syed Ahmad is currently Professor of Accounting with the Faculty of Accounting, University Teknologi MARA. He has held professorial positions at Ohio University, United States of America and University Utara Malaysia. In addition to these universities, he has taught postgraduate programs at various Malaysian and overseas universities. His teaching areas include, among others, financial and managerial accounting, corporate governance, professional development and business ethics.

He is active as a consultant and has conducted seminars and workshops on Forensic Accounting techniques for various agencies including the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Agency, Income Tax Department, Accountant General’s Department, Bank Negara Malaysia and the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM). In addition, he has conducted public seminars and talks for senior management in the public and private sectors on specific topics such as financial statement fraud and money laundering.

In addition to the forensic accounting area, Prof. Syed’s main research interest includes corporate governance, fraud, financial statement reporting and analysis and knowledge management. In addition to teaching at the post-graduate level at UiTM, he is also currently supervising several research of students at both the Master’s and Doctoral levels.

He was appointed by the government to be a member of the Operations Review Panel of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission.

Professor Dr Humayon Dar

Professor Humayon Dar is an Islamic economist, futurist, writer, shari’a advisor, academic entrepreneur, philosopher and a transformational thinker, specialising in Islamic banking and finance. He earned his name by working closely with some of the most influential shari’a scholars, families and financial institutions in the world. He used his academic credentials and structuring skills to offer tailor-made faith-based solutions to some leading families in the Middle East and Asia. Through his extensive network of contacts in politics, leading business families and financial institutions, he developed business opportunities for his clients both from the Western world and in the emerging economies of Asia. Educated at Cambridge University and having been associated with a number of universities and academic institutions in the West and in the rest of the world, Humayon Dar has emerged as one of the foremost academic entrepreneurs in the world of higher education. His tenure as a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank (where he served as CEO of its Islamic finance subsidiary) earned him name and fame in the field of faith-based structuring of financial products. He has advised global financial institutions like Allianz, Societe Generale, MSCI Barra, Nasdaq and local banks like Hong Leong Bank in Malaysia.

Tan Sri Ismail Omar

Tan Sri Ismail Omar was appointed as the IGP on Sept 13, 2010. Ismail was born on May 17, 1953, in Kulim, Kedah, and joined the police force as an inspector in 1971. He holds a law degree from the International Islamic University Malaysia. Ismail was an investigating officer at the Seremban police headquarters in 1972 before he was transferred to the Ipoh police contingent in 1977. In 1983, he was promoted to Assistant Superintendent of Police and posted to the Federal police headquarters as one of the officers in-charge in disciplinary investigations. He was made the prosecuting officer in Ipoh in 1994 before being promoted as Seberang Prai Tengah OCPD in 1996. In 1999 he was promoted to ranks of Asst Commissioner of Police and was made head of the CID Legal/Prosecution Affairs in Bukit Aman. He then moved up the ranks and was made assistant CID director in 2004 with the rank of Senior Asst Comm (11). His hard work and perseverance in carrying out his duties diligently saw him being promoted as the deputy director of the Narcotics Crimes Investigations Department in 2005 with the rank of Senior Asst Comm(1). Again Ismail proved he could handle the job and in 2005 he was promoted to Deputy Commissioner of Police and was tasked to head the Selangor police contingent as In 2006 Ismail was promoted and made director of management with the rank of Commissioner. Hardly a year later he was appointed as deputy Inspector General of Police.