Euromoney Encyclopedia of Islamic Finance

 Published On: May, 2009 |  Published By: Euromoney | Format: Book   Share on Whatsapp

Edited by Aly Khorshid with 18 specialist contributors, this book is THE definitive guide to Islamic Finance. It brings you the up to date information surrounding sukuk, shariah and more.

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This is THE definitive guide to Islamic Finance! A collection from diverse sources – from the finance industry to governmental financial departments – bringing up to date the debates surrounding Islamic finance by tapping into the breadth of knowledge and expertise that is creating a hugely successful industry. Essential reading for those new to Islamic finance and a must-have reference text for your desk.

Including contributions from many specialist involved in the industry, the book includes:
-The basic elements of Islamic finance
-Potential of Islamic finance in the global market
-The role of Shariah advisors
-Sukuk and securitization
-Derivatives within Islamic finance
-Ethical investment versus Islamic investment
-Risk structures
-Money laundering
-Role of women in Islamic finance
-Tax and regulation
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Introduction
PART 1 – OVERVIEW OF ISLAMIC FINANCE
1 Basic elements of Islamic finance
2 Fundamentals of Islamic finance
3 Shariah standard asset wealth management and will (Wasiyah) writing mechanisms
4 The role of Shariah advisors in the development and enhancement of Islamic securities
5 Development of the Shariah-compliant fund market and the role of Shariah scholars played
6 Corporate governance in Islamic finance
7 Islamic finance: can it contribute something worthwhile to global finance?

PART 2 – APPLICATION
8 The prospects of Islamic banks within the Basel II Accord
9 Al-Suyulah: the Islamic concept of liquidity
10 Islamic finance across the GCC and cross-border considerations
11 Money laundering and Islamic banking
12 Globalisation of the Islamic banking and finance industry
13 Standard & Poor’s views on the growth and diversification of Islamic finance
14 Role and responsibilities of Shariah scholars in Shariah advisory services
15 Islamic banks tolerate risk management
16 Risk structures of Islamic finance contracts

PART 3 – PRODUCTS
17 Potential of Islamic finance in global market
18 Growth outlook and economic considerations in Islamic capital markets
19 Understanding derivatives within Islamic finance
20 Capital market transparency and fragmentation: lessons for Islamic markets
21 Sukuk and securitisation
22 Development of secondary sukuk market
23 Global reach of Islamic banking and Takaful

PART 4 – SPECIAL ISSUES AND SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
24 The role of women in Islamic finance
25 Offshore structuring
26 Ethical investment versus Islamic investment

PART 5 – TAX AND REGULATORY ISSUES
27 The tax treatment of Islamic finance in Western countries and Muslim majority countries
28 The regulation of Shariah compliant financial services and products: approaches and challenges



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