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Bilateral, syndicated and club arrangementsOne of the features used to categorise loans is the number of lenders involved. A loan involving one lender...
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Pre-export finance—key terms in the facility agreementPre-export finance (PXF) is an established structure used to provide finance to producers of...
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The facility agentThis Practice Note covers the duties and role of the facility agent (defined in the Loan Market Association (LMA) documentation as...
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Structure of an Ijarah transactionKey features•This is the equivalent of leasing in an Islamic finance structure and is a contract under which the...
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20th Sep
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Sukuk—investment bond arrangements and their UK direct tax treatmentShari’a-compliant financing arrangements (also known as Islamic financing...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Squires of Old Square Tax Chambers 15th Aug
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UK characterisation of murabahaWhen the murabaha structure was being developed for use in the UK, practitioners understood that the structure's...
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Produced in partnership with King & Spalding 10th Aug
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Types of debt securitiesIP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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The structure and elements of a Sukuk transactionThis Practice Note sets out the key differences between conventional bonds and sukuk, or trust...
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Produced in partnership with Dentons 30th Jul
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The distribution of takaful products through banksLike their conventional counterparts, takaful operators (ie Islamic insurance providers) have a...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Hiba Allam 30th Jul
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Structure of an Istisna'a transactionKey features•This is a form of project finance used to fund the manufacturing of goods or assets that are not yet...
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30th Jul
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Structure of a Salam transactionKey features•This structure is also known as a forward sale agreement and involves the Islamic Financial Institution...
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30th Jul
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Middle East and Far East SukukThis Practice Note provides an overview of the differences between the Sukuk markets in the Middle East and Far East,...
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Produced in partnership with Trowers & Hamlins 30th Jul
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Governing law under murabaha contractsMurabaha contracts typically provide that the laws of England and Wales will govern agreements performed in the...
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Produced in partnership with King & Spalding 30th Jul
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Structure of a commodities murabaha transactionKey features•A Customer does not obtain a physical asset for their own use, but to engage in a series...
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30th Jul
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Structure of a mudaraba transactionKey features•This is a form of investment management. Two parties form a commercial partnership with the Islamic...
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30th Jul
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Takaful—key transaction mechanics and documentationTakaful is a means of providing risk-cover conducted in line with the principles of Islam. To...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Hiba Allam 30th Jul
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Structure and key features of an Ijarah transactionA Shari’ah compliant leasing agreement takes the form of an ijarah which can either be akin to an...
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Produced in partnership with Hogan Lovells 30th Jul
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Commodities murabahaMurabaha agreements may be employed to provide working capital or acquisition financing. A murabaha arrangement entered into for...
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Produced in partnership with King & Spalding 30th Jul
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Structure of a murabaha transactionKey features•Murabaha is one of the most controversial, but commonly used Islamic finance techniques. It is used...
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30th Jul
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Critique of Shari’ah compliance in murabaha transactionsSome commentators have noted that the interplay of form and substance for UK tax purposes...
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Produced in partnership with King & Spalding 30th Jul
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The structure and elements of a musharaka transactionIntroduction to musharaka—a profit and loss sharing instrument of Islamic financeA fundamental...
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Produced in partnership with Morgan Lewis 30th Jul
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The required elements and structure of takafulTakaful is the provision of risk-cover conducted in line with the principles of Islamic law (Shari’ah)....
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Hiba Allam 30th Jul
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Musharaka documentation and transaction mechanicsIntroduction—transactional Islamic financeThere are a number of different opinions and principles...
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