Islamic finance/Alternative finance arrangements

Islamic finance/Alternative finance arrangements guidance:

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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Shari’a compliant financing arrangements (also known as Islamic financing arrangements) can take a number of forms. The UK has introduced specific provisions known as the...

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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 provisions known as the...

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A musharaka is a form of Islamic financing that operates as a form of shared ownership arrangement. It can be used as a Shari’a-compliant alternative to acquiring land...

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Introduction Shari'ah (also Sharia, Shariah or Shari’a) (literally, in Arabic, 'the path towards the watering place') or Islamic law is the legal system of the religion...

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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 in them obtaining...

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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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Sukuk (singular form: ‘sakk’) is a type of Shari’a financing arrangement also referred to as Islamic bonds or certificates. For more information, see Practice Note:...

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Sukuk (singular form: 'sakk') is a type of Shari’a financing arrangement also referred to as Islamic bonds or certificates. For more information, see Practice Note:...

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Sukuk (singular form: ‘sakk’) is a type of Shari’a financing arrangement also referred to as Islamic bonds or certificates. For more information, see Practice Note:...

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Sukuk (singular form: ‘sakk’) is a type of Shari’a financing arrangement also referred to as Islamic bonds or certificates. For more information, see Practice Note:...

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Sukuk (singular form: ‘sakk’) is a type of Shari’a financing arrangement also referred to as Islamic bonds or certificates. For more information, see Practice Note:...

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This Practice Note outlines the stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax (SDRT) treatment of the issue and transfer of sukuk, a form of Shari’a-compliant financing, also...

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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 provisions known as the...

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This Practice Note outlines the UK VAT treatment of the issue of a sakk by an issuer to an investor (or sakk holder). A sakk is a certificate that confers certain rights...

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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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This Practice Note sets out the key differences between conventional bonds and sukuk, or trust certificates as they are otherwise known, (the Sukuk). The Practice Note...

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Introduction—a pure theory, a dead practice? For a number of years, Islamic financing has been offered by both Islamic financial institutions (IFIs), as well as...

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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 provisions known as the...

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