The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:
France; Japan; Malaysia; Philippines; Switzerland; United Kingdom; United States; Uzbekistan
The set of questions relating to the topic of Islamic Finance & Markets and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:
In general terms, what policy has your jurisdiction adopted towards Islamic finance? Are Islamic finance products regulated differently from conventional instruments? What has been the legislative approach?
How well established is Islamic finance in your jurisdiction? Are Islamic windows permitted in your jurisdiction?
What is the main legislation relevant to Islamic banking, capital markets and insurance?
Which are the principal authorities charged with the oversight of banking, capital markets and insurance products?
Identify any notable guidance, policy statements or regulations issued by the regulators or other authorities specifically relevant to Islamic finance.
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