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Kuala Lumpur Declaration and Maqasid Al Shari'ah - Déjà vu?

Kuala Lumpur Declaration and  Maqasid Al Shari'ah - Déjà vu?
A very warm welcome back to the second edition of my blog. I was torn between the above title and an alternative of “Back to the future”, but decided to show off my modest grasp of the F...
Daud Vicary | May 25, 2016

The Concept of Takaful and the Structure of a Takaful Program

The Concept of Takaful and the Structure of a Takaful Program
Insurance, no matter what kind, is pooling of risks and applying the law of large numbers. The peril will only affect a small portion of those whose risks are pooled. Hence, if our probability calcu...
Mohamed Elgari | August 09, 2016

The Implementation of Kafalah in Islamic Banking and Finance Organizations in Malaysia

The Implementation of Kafalah in Islamic Banking and Finance Organizations in Malaysia
The Implementation of Kafalah in Islamic Banking and Finance Organizations in Malaysia
Md Abu Hasnat | October 25, 2017

Promising discernibility of tawarruq deposit product

Promising discernibility of tawarruq deposit product
Promising discernibility of tawarruq deposit product   By Dr Hanudin Amin   Tawarruq is a two sale and purchase contracts. The first sale consists of the sale of an article by a seller t...
Dr Hanudin Amin | September 18, 2017

Revitalising the Development of Waqf Properties: A Way Forward

Revitalising the Development of Waqf Properties: A Way Forward
Revitalising the Development of Waqf Properties: A Way Forward
Ahmad Shazrin Mohamed Azmi | October 16, 2017

Tapping into Islamic banking universal principles

By Dr Hanudin Amin MANY believe that the universal principles of Islamic banking are confined to the prohibition of riba, the prohibition of gharar and the prohibition of maysir. It is worth noting t...
Dr Hanudin Amin | September 28, 2017

Sukuk - Indicative Prices & Yields - 12 October

Sukuk - Indicative Prices & Yields - 12 October
Sukuk - Indicative Prices & Yields - 12 October
IB Insights | October 12, 2017

So You Want to Change the World?

So You Want to Change the World?
  So did I, 25 years ago. I still do. A few years after graduating, I was fortunate to find myself in a discipline where I genuinely could make a difference. Islamic finance – or more pr...
Harris Irfan | September 18, 2017

Duty of Care in Islamic Finance

Duty of Care in Islamic Finance
Once again, I would like to thank you all for returning to this page. Your continuing feedback and support is a great blessing and is always appreciated. I would also like to thank all those of you...
Daud Vicary | September 04, 2017

The 70% Solution

I am often asked whether Islamic Banking is truly Halal. And if it is, then why does one hear every now and then that a particular structure has been reviewed and found to be lacking, and then discont...
Nizar Alshubaily | August 25, 2017