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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in France published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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12th Apr
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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...
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12th Apr
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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...
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12th Apr
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:France; Japan; Malaysia; Philippines; Switzerland; United Kingdom; USA;...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in Switzerland published as part of the Lexology Getting...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in Uzbekistan published as part of the Lexology Getting...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in United Kingdom published as part of the Lexology...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in Malaysia published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in USA published as part of the Lexology Getting the Deal...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in Philippines published as part of the Lexology Getting...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note contains a jurisdiction-specific Q&A guide to islamic finance and markets in Japan published as part of the Lexology Getting the...
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9th Apr
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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 Apr
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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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8th Apr
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Like their conventional counterparts, takaful operators (ie Islamic insurance providers) have a number of ways to distribute their Shari’ah compliant...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Hiba Allam, PhD in Islamic Insurance Law 8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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IntroductionShari'ah (also Sharia, Shariah or Shari’a) (literally, in Arabic, 'the path towards the watering place') or Islamic law is the legal...
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8th Apr
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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 Apr
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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...
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8th Apr
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Takaful is the provision of risk-cover conducted in line with the principles of Islamic law (Shari’ah). It offers a unique and important alternative...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Hiba Allam, PhD in Islamic Insurance Law 8th Apr
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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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