The Workshop entitled "Facilitating the Implementation of the IFSB Standards" was held in Istanbul on 4 - 5 March 2013 with the cooperation of the Capital Markets Board of Turkey and the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB).

During the Workshop IFSB trainers have informed participants on the basic concepts of Islamic Capital Markets, main issues regarding interest free securities, the management of Islamic Collective Investment Schemes and Shari'ah Governance Principles with theoretical aspects as well as case studies. The Workshop has been organised with the participation of representatives from public institutions such as the Capital Markets Board, Undersecretariat of Treasury, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and Banking Regulation and Supervision Authority, as well other related public institutions, participation banks and private sector entities.