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Opportunities for Private Market Firms in Labuan
Labuan IBFC is delighted to collaborate with Capital Markets Malaysia on this webinar for venture capital and private equity firms.

As a domicile for private funds, Labuan offers private market players considerable advantages. This one-hour briefing by Farah Jaafar, CEO of Labuan IBFC will provide a view of the key considerations for such players seeking to leverage the benefits of Labuan’s fund infrastructure, along with an understanding of the Labuan International Business and Financial Centre’s regulatory landscape.

Key discussion points include:

  • Fund structures
  • Substance requirements and taxation of fund managers
  • Operational considerations
  • Key benefits for private market firms in Labuan

Register now to join us at the webinar on  Thursday, 9 December at 10.30AM (GMT +8)


    Farah is the Chief Executive Officer of Labuan IBFC Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Labuan Financial Services Authority, the statutory Regulatory Authority for Labuan International Business and Financial Centre, operating under the purview of Ministry of Finance, Malaysia. Labuan IBFC Incorporated serves as the jurisdiction’s official market development agency.

    A seasoned strategic communication, market development and financial services professional, she brings with her experience spanning more than 25 years in wholesale financial services, putting her in good stead to develop Labuan IBFC as Asia’s go-to midshore wholesale financial intermediation centre.

    Formerly attached to the Asian Institute of Finance and Bursa Malaysia (Malaysia’s national stock exchange), Farah has served in numerous senior market development and strategic communications roles.

    She has also represented the Association of Stock Broking Companies Malaysia, a nationwide industry led lobby group representing Malaysian stockbrokers during the demutualisation exercise of the national exchange, allowing her a unique hands-on experience surrounding high strategic level issues relating to multiple stakeholder management, eco-system curation and long-term strategic business strategy.

    Passionate about equality, financial inclusion and win-win partnerships, she strongly believes that “a rising tide lifts all boats”. Farah has an LLB (Hons) from Sheffield University, United Kingdom.

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