Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

DR. SHERIN BINTI KUNHIBAVA


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • AHLI JAWATANKUASA TASKFORCE PEMILIHAN PENILAI LUAR BAGI TUJUAN PELANTIKAN/ KENAIKAN PANGKAT FAKULTI UNDANG-UNDANG, Faculty, 11/06/2021 to present
  • Jawatankuasa Rayuan Fakulti Bagi Program Ijazah Tinggi, Faculty, 01/01/2020 to present
  • Jawatankuasa Ijazah Tinggi, Faculty, 01/01/2020 to present
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 07/06/2019 to 07/06/2021
  • Ahli jawatan kuasa kurikum, Penasihat akademi, dan anugerah hadiah, Faculty, 07/09/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 09/06/2017 to 31/12/2019
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Field),(Institution),(Year)
  • PhD, KEWANGAN DAN PERBANKAN, MONASH UNIVERSITI, KAMPUS MALAYSIA
  • DEGREE OF MASTER OF LAWS, BIDANG UNDANG-UNDANG, UNIVERSITI MALAYA (UM)
SPECIALIZATION
(Area)
Area of Expertise
  • COMMERCIAL LAW (Islamic Banking and Finance Law)
  • PUBLICATIONS
    (Title of publication in APA style)
    Refereed Journals
    2021
    • Kunhibava, S., Mustapha, Z., Muneeza, A., Sa'ad, A, Karim, M. E,. (2021). Suk k on blockchain: a legal, regulatory and Shar 'ah review. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance. Emerald Online (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    • Mustapha, Z., Kunhibava, S. Muneeza, A. (2021) Judicial Challenges Facing the Islamic Finance Industry Nigeria, African Journal of International and Comparative Law 29.2: 244 262 Edinburgh University Press (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    • Mustapha, Z., Kunhibava, S. Muneeza, A. (2021) Legal and Shar ah non-compliance risks in Nigerian Islamic finance Industry: a review of the literature, International Journal of Law and Management, available at https://www.emerald.com/insight/publication/issn/1754-243X (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    2020
    • Khalid, M., Kunhibava, S. (2020), FINTECH REGULATORY SANDBOXES IN AUSTRALIA AND MALAYSIA: A LEGAL ANALYSIS, IIUMLJ 28(1), 1-35 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2019
    • Kunhibava, S., Tan, S. Y. L, Abdul Rahman, F., Khalil, M. (2019). Green banking frameworks in Asia with an in-depth focus on Bangladesh and China. Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law, 22 (1), 93 116 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    • Mustapha, Z., Kunhibava, S., Muneeza, A. (2019). Court Referral And Nigeria's Financial Regulation Advisory Council Of Experts, ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    • Akhtar, R., and Kunhibava, S. (2019). Corporate Social Responsibilty: Past, Present and Future. The Law Review, June, 50-61 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Kunhibava, S, Yeo, V.L.A, (2019). Constitutionality of Sections 56 and 57 of the Central Bank of Malaysia Act 2009 - JRI Resources Sdn Bhd v Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Bhd, Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2018
    • Khalid, M., Kunhibava, S.(2018). Regulatory sandbox: Malaysia's Response in Regulating Fintech. The Law Review. 377-388 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Kunhibava, S. Tan, S.Y.L, Ruslan, M.K. (2018). Sustainable Financing and Enhancing the Role of Islamic Banks in Malaysia. Arab Law Quarterly, 32(2), 1-29. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    • Wijerathna, Y. P, Kunhibava S.(2018). Types of Company Directors and the Standards of their Duties. The Law Review.33-46 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Zakariya, H., Kunhibava, S. Munir, A.B., (2018), Prospects and Challenges in the Blockchain Space in Malaysia, [2018] 3 MLJ cx (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Wijerathna, Y. Kunhibava, S. Balan, S. (2018). Evaluating the Relevancy of Directors' Duty to Exercise Powers for a Proper Purpose: Should Sri Lanka Recognise Form? Journal of Malaysian and Comparative law, 45(2), 1-23. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2017
    • Kunhibava, S. (2017). Revisiting The Bai Al-Inah Contract In Light Of Recent Case-Law. Malayan Law Journal Articles. 3, xcvi (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Kunhibava, S. (2017). Limitations to Bank Negara's Ibra Guidelines, Global Journal of Al-Thafaqah, 7(1), 39-47 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    2016
    • Kunhibava, Sherin. 2016. Claiming Ta'wid In Islamic Banking, Malayan Law Journal Articles. 4, pp. i-xi (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2015
    • Kunhibava, S., 2015, Legal Issues In Shariah Governance In The Islamic Financial Industry In Malaysia, ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance, Vol. 1, issue 2, pp. 55-80. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Kunhibava, S .2015. Ensuring Shariah Compliance At The Courts And The Role of The Shariah Advisory Council In Malaysia, Malayan Law Journal, Vol. 3, pp. xxi-Ix (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Kunhibava, S., 2015. Regulating Futures In Islamic Finance: Is Regulation The Solution For Overcoming Excessive Risk And Speculation Leading To Gambling? The Law Review, Vol. 3, pp.413-431 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Cochrane, L., Adams, M. & Kunhibava, S., 2015.The Impact of Speculation on Global Food Accessibility and Food Security, Arab law Quarterly, Arab Law Quarterly Vol. 29, issue 1, pp. 76-91 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
    2012
    • Sherin Kunhibava. 2012. Shariah Governance of Islamic Banks in Malaysia. The Law Review. 3:332-347 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2011
    • Sherin Kunhibava, Rafe Haneef, & Edib Smolo. 2011. Musharakah Mutanaqisah and legal Issues: Case Study of Malaysia. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance 3(1):93-124 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • 8herin Kunhibava & Rachagan, S. 2011. Shariah and Law in Relation to Islamic Banking and Finance. Banking and Financial Law Review 26:3. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    • Sherin Kunhibava. 2011. Reasons on the Similarity of Objections with Regards to Gambling and Speculation in Islamic Finance and Conventional Finance. Journal of Gambling Studies 27(1): 1-13. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
    2010
    • Sherin Kunhibava, & Shanmugam, B. 2010. Shariah and Conventional Law Objections to Derivatives: A Comparison. Arab Law Quarterly 24(4): 319 - 360 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
    2009
    • Sherin Kunhibava. 2009. Understanding the Sources of Law that Governs Islamic Banking. Law Review 1:12-21 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2006
    • Sherin Kunhibava. 2006. Legal Challenges Relating to Islamic Banking and Finance, Conquered and Continuing - The Malaysian Experience. Shariah Law Reports 2: 1-17. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    2005
    • Kunhibava, S. 2005. Virtual Trespass. Malayan Law Journal. Ixxxix (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    Non-Refereed Journals
    2012
    • Sherin, Kunhibava. 2012. Islamic Banking in Malaysia. International Journal of Legal Information 40 (2)
    Book Chapter
    2020
    • Kunhibava, S. & Muneeza, A. (2020). Regulating FinTech Businesses:The Malaysian Experience. In N. Naifar. (Ed.), Impact of Financial Technology (FinTech) on Islamic Finance and Financial Stability (pp. 149-173). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-0039-2
    • Khalid, M., Kunhibava, S. (2020). Chapter 5. Regulating FinTech Through Sandboxes: Entering the UK and Malaysian Regulatory Sandbox. In Innovative Strategies for Implementing FinTech in Banking. (eds) Albastaki, Y.A., Razzaque, A., and Sarea, A.M.,. IGI Global. pp. 83-99.
    2015
    • Kunhibava, Sherin. 2015. Chapter 16: Islamic Derivatives and Hedging Market, in Muhammad, M., Sairally, B.S & Habib, F. (Eds). Islamic Capital Markets: Principles and Practices. pp.619-666. Kuala Lumpur: ISRA
    2014
    • Kunhibava, Sherin & Rachagan, Shanty. 2014. Chapter 12 Shari ah Law: Application in Islamic Banking and Finance in Islamic Business: Contemporary Issues and Economic Development, J. Sinnakkannu, M. Nair & G H.Y. Lee (Ed). Lexis-Nexis.
    2012
    • Kunhibava, S. Thmas, A.K, Mokhtar, S. Karim, S. 2012. Chapters 6, 7, 8 & 9. Thomas, A., (Ed), Managing Funds Flows, Risks and Derivatives: Applications in Islamic Institutions, Securities Commission, Kuala Lumpur: Sweet and Maxwell Asia.
    2011
    • Kunhibava,S. & Bacha,O. (2011). Chapter 14 - Risk Management Tools and Mechanisms. In ISRA (Eds.).2011. Islamic Financial System: Principles and Operations. pp.589-627. Kuala Lumpur:Pearson
    2008
    • Kunhibava, S. 2008. Chapter 21, Flexibility Versus Fairness, Conventional Derivatives and Islamic Derivatives. In.M.D, Bakar, Ali, R.A, (Ed). Essential Readings in Islamic Finance. pp.561-574. Kuala Lumpur: Cert. Publications Sdn Bhd.
    2007
    • Kunhibava, Sherin. 2007. Chapter 10, Overview of Legal Challenges in Islamic Banking and Finance. In Alam, N, Shanmugam B., (Ed). Islamic Finance The Challenges Ahead. pp.169-189. Kuala Lumpur: UPM Press Publications
    Article in Proceeding
    2019
    • Zakariya Mustapha, Sherin Kunhibava, Aishath Muneeza. (2019, Feb). Judicial Dispute resolution in the Nigerian Islamic Finance Industry: learning From Malaysia and South Africa. Paper presented at the MOHE-UM-INCEIF Islamic Finance Research Conference, Faculty of Business and Accountancy University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    2018
    • Sherin Kunhibava and Zakariya Mustapha. (2018, Dec). Facilitating Innovation and Mitigating Risks through Regulation for Digital Currency Exchanges and Fintech Businesses: The Malaysian Experience. Paper presented at the 4th Islamic Finance Conference, Effat University. Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
    • Maryam Binti Khalid and Sherin Kunhibava. (2018, Oct). Regulatory Sandbox: Malaysia s Response in Regulating Fintech. Paper presented at the International Conference on Law and Globalization, UNISZA, Trengganu Malaysia.
    2016
    • Kunhibava, Sherin & Tan, Sarah. 2016. Green Banking for Islamic Banks in Malaysia, International Conference on Sustainable and Inclusive Governance @ Pangkor Dialogue, 4th September at Casuarina@Meru Hotel, Ipoh, Perak (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
    Case Study/Tech. Report
    2018
    • Husna, Z., Kunhibava, S, Karim, E., Kok,. R, Thong, M. S., Karim, R. (2018), Malaysian Blockchain Regulatory report, Kuala Lumpur: Faculty of Law, UM, Quanta Reg Tech Capital PLC
    Other Media(Tape,Video,Internet)
    2019
    • Kunhibava, S. (2019).Regulating Digital Currency Exchanges in Malaysia, Celeste Online Newsletter.
    RESEARCH PROJECT
    (Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
    International Funding
  • Sukuk Structure Using The Blockchain Technology, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/05/2019 to 15/11/2021, Quanta RegTech Capital PLC (International)
  • SUPERVISION
    Postgraduate Student
    (Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Institution),(Academic Level)
    Ongoing
    • CONVEYANCING OF BBA ISLAMIC HOUSE FINANCE DOCUMENTATION;WITH REFERENCE TO AL-QURAN 2:282, RAHMAH BINTI OTHMAN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Directors' Duties under the Companies Act No 07 of 2007: Moving Ahead., YASODA PRIYANKARI WIJERATHNA, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • FINTECH REGULATORY SANDBOX: AN ANALYSIS OF APPROACHES AROUND THE WORLD, MARYAM BINTI KHALID, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Ethical Banking in Malaysia, ZURAIDA BINTI RASTAM SHAHROM, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • An Analytical Discourse on Islamic Banking and Finance Practice Under Relevant Nigerian Laws : Legal Risk Sustainability Issues in Perspective, ZAKARIYA MUSTAPHA, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • -, THONG MING SEN, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • Rules And Regulations Of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) And Its Practice In The Private Banking Sector In Pakistan., REHMAN AKHTAR, University of Malaya (UM) (Post Graduate Student)
    • FINTECH REGULATORY SANDBOX: AN ANALYSIS OF APPROACHES AROUND THE WORLD, MARYAM BINTI KHALID, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • The Capital Market Disclosure Regime for Digital Assets in Malaysia, nur husna binti zakaria @ kira, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Ethical Banking in Malaysia, ZURAIDA BINTI RASTAM SHAHROM, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • Rules And Regulations Of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) And Its Practice In The Private Banking Sector In Pakistan., REHMAN AKHTAR, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • An Analytical Discourse on Islamic Banking and Finance Practice Under Relevant Nigerian Laws : Legal Risk Sustainability Issues in Perspective, ZAKARIYA MUSTAPHA, University of Malaya (PhD)
    • , THONG MING SEN, University of Malaya (PhD)
    Completed
    • Directors' Duties under the Companies Act No 07 of 2007: Moving Ahead., YASODA PRIYANKARI WIJERATHNA, University of Malaya (PhD)
    ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
    Evaluation Activity
    (Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Reviewer for 'DISRUPTING ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL TRADE FINANCE USING THE BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY', 2021 to 2021 (Article in Journal)
  • Review of article "Governing Sustainable Finance: Insights from Indonesia" for Climate Policy a Taylor & Francis Publication , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer of journal article - A Bibliometric Analysis of Quality Research Papers in Islamic Finance: Evidence from Web of Science, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • nterviewee for National Chengchi University College of Law ( NCCU Law ) in Taiwan and the Director of the university s FinTech Regulatory Innovation Lab for research project on Fintech. , 2020 to 2020 (Project)
  • Reviewer of article Islamic inheritable wealth going to be fairly distributed in Kano state, Nigeria? Evidence from bookkeeping practices of traders, 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Reviewer of journal article Asset-Liability Management of liquidity risk in Islamic banks: a review of the literature , 2020 to 2020 (Article in Journal)
  • Academic advisor of University Malaya Law Review, 2020 to 2021 (Academic advisor of student Journal)
  • HALAL CERTIFICATION FOR EATERIES IN MALAYSIA: LEGAL PITFALLS & POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Blind Reviewer of scopus journal article "A Conceptual Solution For Funding Universal Basic Income Through A National Waqf Scheme , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Evaluate PhD thesis: Winding up of Companies by the Courts: Law and Practice in Pakistan, 2019 to 2019 (Thesis)
  • Blind reviewer for journal (Scopus) - "Risks Management and Mitigation in the Development Process of Islamic Financial Products" , 2019 to 2019 (Article in Journal)
  • Expert Linkages
    (Linkages Description),(Organisation),(Duration of Involvement),(Level)
  • Expert consultation on Fintech regulation in Malaysia, Taiwan and the Director of the university s FinTech Regulatory Innovation Lab., 2020 (International)
  • Appointment to Editorial Board, Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law, 2019 (University)
  • Academic/Technical Contribution
    (Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • Judging finals for competition by Justech - a law faculty body that had a competition online for law undergraduates for regulations on cryptocurrency in March 2021, Justech, 2021 - 2021 (Judge Of Finals)
  • Cryptocurrency working group, Auditing Accounting Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions, 2021 - 2023 (Committee Member)
  • AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP
    (Name of Award/Stewardship),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
    • Appointment as a working group member: Smart contracts, AAOIFI, 2021
    • Guest Speaker For Webinar: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: TheLegal Framework and Future Trends, UKM, 2021
    • EXCELLENCE SERVICE AWARD, University of Malaya, 2021
    CONSULTANCY PROJECT
    (Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
    • Interview Request from National Chengchi University College of Law ( NCCU Law ) in Taiwan and the Director of the university s FinTech Regulatory Innovation Lab., National Chengchi University College of Law, 01/07/2020 to 01/07/2020 (International)
    PAPER PRESENTED
    (Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
    PLEANARY SPEAKER
  • Regulatory Framework for Crowdfunding and Digital Currency Exchanges on Blockchain, Vitenam Blockchain Week, 07/03/2018 to 08/03/2018, Infinity Blockchain Labs (International)
  • INVITED SPEAKER
  • Regulations that Apply to Digital Asset Exchanges , Blockchain and Cryptocurrency: The Legal Framework and Future Trends., 22/05/2021 to 22/05/2021, Joint project for UUUK 4643 Cyber Law, Faculty of Law, UKM and Research Project DPK-2019-002.  (National)
  • PRESENTER
  • Business Law and Project Financing with Sukuk, ALSA International Visit Malaysia 2019, 31/07/2019 to 31/07/2019, ALSA (University)
  • Analysis of the Practice of Bai Al-Inah through Recent Case-law, Contemporary Issues in Management and Social Sciences Research (CIMSSR-2017) 5TH Global Conference on Business and Social Sciences 2017, 04/05/2017 to 05/05/2017, Global Academy of Training and Research (GATR) (International)
  • Green Banking for Islamic Banks in Malaysia, International Conference on Sustainable and Inclusive Governance @ Pangkor Dialogue, 04/09/2016 to 05/09/2016, UKM (International)
  • Islamic banking in Malaysia, IALL 30th Annual Course on International Law and Legal Information , 05/12/2011 to 05/12/2011, IALL  (International)