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December 17, 2009

World Bank to help Islamic finance evolve binding rules

World Bank to help Islamic finance evolve binding rules Reuters/Manama. Available at: http://www.gulf-times.com/site/topics/article.asp?cu_no=2&item_no=332140&version=1&template_id=37&parent_id=17 The World Bank plans to support standard-setting bodies of the Islamic finance industry […]
December 15, 2009

Islamic Business & Finance Awards 2009

Winners Of Islamic Business & Finance 2009 Awards Revealed. Available at: http://www.zawya.com/story.cfm/sidZAWYA20091215110534 Amid great anticipation among Islamic bankers, financiers and Islamic banking and finance institutions, the […]
December 14, 2009

Abu Dhabi finally rescues Dubai World

Abu Dhabi Bails Out Dubai World With $10 Billion By Haris Anwar. Available at: http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aqHghOxWdO00&pos=1 Abu Dhabi provided $10 billion to help Dubai World, the state-owned […]
December 13, 2009

Islamic Finance Still Profitable

Islamic Finance Still Profitable (Oxford Analytica), Available at: http://www.forbes.com/2009/12/10/islamic-finance-after-dubai-business-oxford-analytica-islamic-finance.html Prior to the current financial crisis in Dubai, sukuk issuance had started to revive following two difficult […]
December 7, 2009

Does Islamic Finance Prevent The Future Global Financial Crisis?

Assalamualaikum, Dear readers, It is a great pleasure to share my recent publication in the Global Islamic Financial Magazine. I strongly recommend this magazine especially for […]
December 6, 2009

Legal Conundrum to Dubai’s Nakheel Sukuk Holders

Legal minefield awaits Dubai’s Nakheel bondholders By Raissa Kasolowsky and Amran Abocar. Available at: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE5B21YH20091203 DUBAI (Reuters) – Dubai’s assets may be virtually untouchable, so any […]
December 1, 2009

Imitating Traditional Banking Will Destroy Islamic Banking

By Lahem al Nasser. Available at: http://www.aawsat.com/english/news.asp?section=6&id=18957 When the global financial crisis first struck markets and international financial institutions, it caused massive Tsunami waves that flooded […]
November 25, 2009

My Thought: BBA Issue in Malaysia

INTERVIEW ON BBA ISSUE IN MALAYSIA 1. You mentioned that the main issue of the BBA facilities is not about the selling price or right for […]
November 24, 2009

Would Islamic Finance Prevent Another Financial Crisis?

Assalamualaikum, Dear Readers, Another brief article in “Utusan Malaysia”. Click here: Would Islamic Finance Prevent Another Financial Crisis? “What we know about the global financial crisis […]
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