Islamic finance

Islamic finance guidance:

This Practice Note provides a basic introduction to Islamic finance and in particular looks at: • the nature and scope of Shari’ah • sources of Shari’ah • key principles...

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The Islamic finance industry has seen rapid growth in recent years as financial institutions and their clients look towards exploring alternative methods of financing....

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Key elements of bai salam As discussed in more detail in the Practice Note: The structure and required elements of a bai salam transaction, in particular with regard to...

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Murabaha agreements may be employed to provide working capital or acquisition financing. A murabaha arrangement entered into for such purposes is known as a commodities...

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This Practice Note considers the various Islamic or Shari’ah compliant structures typically seen in project financings and looks at the documentation involved in those...

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Some commentators have noted that the interplay of form and substance for UK tax purposes parallels the relationship of form and substance for Shari’ah purposes. From a...

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In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful The evolution of Islamic finance The requirement for financing is an essential requirement of business and...

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Click here to download the latest Islamic Finance & Markets report 2020, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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Click here to download the latest Islamic finance and markets 2019 report, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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Murabaha contracts typically provide that the laws of England and Wales will govern agreements performed in the UK. A number of factors favour this practice: • most of...

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What is Shari'ah compliant financing? Shari'ah compliant financing arrangements, also known as Islamic financing arrangements, are designed to comply with Shari'ah or...

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The Islamic finance glossary pulls together key definitions and acronyms for terms commonly used in the Islamic finance industry and in Islamic finance products and...

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Islamic real estate finance is becoming increasingly mainstream. The purpose of this Practice Note is to explore in some detail the main Islamic real estate finance...

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This Practice Note provides a high-level overview of the key standard setters and participants in the Islamic finance industry and their respective roles, including the...

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Shari’ah compliant or Islamic finance is a form of financing based on principles of and prohibitions under Shari’ah or Islamic law. These principles and prohibitions are...

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A basic murabaha and a commodity murabaha arrangement can both be structured to facilitate a single transaction, or to operate on a revolving basis so that several...

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