New Book: Mastering Islamic Finance – A practical guide to Sharia-compliant banking, investment and insurance

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Published by: FT Press Publish Date: Apr 6, 2015 Description A practical and accessible guide to Islamic finance that helps demystify the differences with conventional banking, enabling practitioners to develop Sharia compliant products for customers. The Islamic Finance industry is estimated to be worth $1.2 trillion and is growing globally at over 10% per year. Mastering Islamic Finance will give practitioners ...

7 ways Islamic Finance can up its Perception Game

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If in about 40 years, an industry is unable to create a concrete and unified human perception about what it stands for, there must be something inherently wrong in the approach it communicates and propagates its mission. Marketing gurus say, perception does not change over time; once it’s formed, it’s formed (unless it is shaken from its root). So what ...

Islamic Finance Standardization – Is It a Mirage?

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Publisher and Organizer: London School of Economics and Political Science Speaker: Mr Jaseem Ahmed (Secretary General, Islamic Financial Services Board, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia) Chair: The Hon. Mr Justice Blair (High Court Judge, Queen’s Bench Division) Event Date: Thursday 12 February 2015, 6.30pm-8pm, Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building Description by Publisher: The growth and transformation of Islamic Finance has been scrutinized …

The role of Islamic Capital Market in Economic Growth

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Conference: 10th World Islamic Economic Forum Date: October 30, 2014 Session: The Role of Islamic Capital Market for Economic Growth Session Brief: The Islamic capital market plays multiple roles in the economy and society of various jurisdictions. Its steady growth has also contributed to greater integration with the global financial system and a major driver for domestic economic growth. Despite these ...

What Brings Exponential Result: Driving Innovation through Entrepreneurship OR Research?

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Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought.Albert Von S.Do we need exponential results for Islamic Finance industry? If you are not sure what I am talking about, please watch this video first. As the title of this post suggests, there are primarily two ways to drive innovation; one is through ‘research’ and the ...

Is Islamic Finance Industry Suffering From Linear Thinking?

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Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while." Steve Jobs In February 2014 at Dubai Government Summit, Dr Peter Diamandis, Co-Founder of Singularity University and Founder of X Prize, USA presented ...

Misconceptions Around Islamic Finance & Lack of Strategic Focus on Human Capital

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Key take aways: There are widespread misunderstanding and misconceptions about Islamic Finance. Translates to: Lack of knowledge and access to information by general mass including lack of strategic communication and promotional efforts by the industry. INCEIF is so far the only dedicated post-graduate university for Islamic Finance based in Malaysia serving the needs of a global human capital challenge.  Translates ...

The Fight for Global Islamic Finance Hub and the Lost History

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In order to understand something we need to study history of that something. A wise man said we are suffering from mass alzheimer's in our historical knowledge. If you want to understand Islamic Finance, you cannot not study the historical root of it. Islamic Finance has evolved over all these years. Some say the current state of  industry is out of ...

The First Capitalist?

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On February 23, 2015 The Islamic Finance and Ethics Society hosted Dr Benedikt Koehler and Dr Mufti Abdur Rahman Ibn Yusuf who presented their research on traditional Islamic ethics of business, entrepreneurship and Islamic market reform. The talk focused on examples from the life of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and early Islamic history.

A Question and The Vision for Islamic Finance Industry

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“Don’t you think the industry has put the cart before the horse? I mean we give the full attention to the means without putting a clear crystal vision, so we care about structuring, now don’t you think it’s time to shift to the visionary stage? How could we add value to the community? Don’t you think it is an issue? ...