Responsible Ethical Finance: An Islamic Perspective

Almir Colan Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, Islamic Finance Instruments Leave a Comment

There is a universal demand for a fair and just financial system. One that is socially responsible and sustainable. The question is: how do we get there? Financial uncertainty can magnify who we really are. It can bring out the best or the worst in us, and that struggle goes back to the very beginning of human existence. The very ...

Islamic Perspective on the Global Financial Crisis – Mufti Taqi Usmani

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Watch Public Lecture on the Topic "Islamic Perspective of the Causes and Remedies of  Financial Crisis" by Mufti Muhammd Taqi Usmani: Watch Video   Read the Book on the Topic "Current Financial Crisis - Causes and Remedies from Islamic Perspective" by Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani: Read Book  

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 ...

Waqf – An Instrument for Shari’ah-Compliant Raising of Capital

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Benedikt Koehler talks about the role of Waqf – an age old Islamic Finance instrument that has been successfully used for social welfare and institution building. In this video Benedikt talks about how Waqf may be used for Capital Raising for Investment within Islamic Finance industry. Video Courtesy: IIBI, London

AAOIFI – World Bank Conference: Session 1

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Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) hosted the AAOIFI – World Bank Annual Conference on Islamic Banking and Finance on 17 and 18 November 2014 in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain. The conference was organised in partnership with the World Bank, and was held under the auspices of the Central Bank of Bahrain.

The Problem with Tawarruq

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Definition of Tawarruq (Monetization): refers to the process of purchasing a commodity for a deferred price determined through Musawama (Bargaining) or Murabaha (Mark-up Sale), and selling it to a third party for a spot price so as to obtain cash. Whereas Inah refers to the process of purchasing the commodity for a deferred price, and selling it for a lower …