Shari'ah funds and finance

Shari'ah funds and finance guidance:

Updated March 2019 Introduction The Business Environment Forming a Company Financing a company Opening a Branch office Opening a bank account Utilising office space...

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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 & Markets 2020 report, 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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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 Al-AjrA commission, fee or wages levied for services. Al-Ghurm bil GhunmThe principle that a party is entitled to gain only if it also bares the responsibility for any...

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What is Shari'ah law? Shari'ah law is a set of Islamic principles adhered to by Muslims, and is derived from the central religious text of Islam, the holy Qùran, the...

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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 the lessor at the end...

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Key features • Murabaha is one of the most controversial, but commonly used Islamic finance techniques. It is used particularly in the Middle East for short and...

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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, commonly used in...

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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 then transfers...

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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 documentation, it is critical to...

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Introduction to musharaka—a profit and loss sharing instrument of Islamic finance A fundamental principle of Islamic finance is that of ‘no profit without risk’, ie the...

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When the murabaha structure was being developed for use in the UK, practitioners understood that the structure's novelty would produce a degree of uncertainty. As a...

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