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Shari’a-compliant financing arrangements (also known as Islamic financing arrangements) can take a number of forms. The UK has introduced specific...
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25th Sep
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Key features•This is the equivalent of leasing in an Islamic finance structure and is a contract under which the owner (lessor) purchases an asset and...
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25th Sep
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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...
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26th Sep
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In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most MercifulThe evolution of Islamic financeThe requirement for financing is an essential requirement...
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Key features•This is a form of investment management. Two parties form a commercial partnership with the Islamic Financial Institution (IFI) or group...
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26th Sep
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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...
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26th Sep
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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...
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26th Sep
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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...
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26th Sep
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TerminologyGiven the historic origins of Shari'ah principles and jurisprudence in general and those underlying the development of bai salam, much of...
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This Practice Note provides an overview of the key considerations that an Obligor should take into account in selecting an appropriate structure for...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons LLP 8th Oct
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Key elements of bai salamAs discussed in more detail in the Practice Note: The structure and required elements of a bai salam transaction, in...
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Produced in partnership with Trowers & Hamlins LLP 8th Oct
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Key features•This is a form of project finance used to fund the manufacturing of goods or assets that are not yet in existence. It is most commonly...
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8th Oct
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Key features•A Customer does not obtain a physical asset for their own use, but to engage in a series of purchase and sales transactions that result...
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8th Oct
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A Shari’ah compliant leasing agreement takes the form of an ijarah which can either be akin to an operating lease, whereby the asset is returned to...
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Produced in partnership with Hogan Lovells International LLP 8th Oct
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Murabaha is both one of the most widely used and controversial Islamic finance techniques. Murabaha (often referred to as ‘cost plus profit...
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Produced in partnership with King & Spalding 8th Oct
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Key features•This is a form of commercial partnership where two or more parties both provide capital (and real assets) as well as time and effort,...
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8th Oct
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Takaful is a means of providing risk-cover conducted in line with the principles of Islam. To understand the mechanics of takaful and its...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Hiba Allam, PhD in Islamic Insurance Law 8th Oct
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This Practice Note sets out the key differences between conventional bonds and sukuk, or trust certificates as they are otherwise known, (the Sukuk)....
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Key features•This structure is also known as a forward sale agreement and involves the Islamic Financial Institution (IFI) purchasing goods on behalf...
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