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Guernsey's booming Islamic finance sector seems to be bucking the Brexit trend.
Eptalex SAL
What are the key differences in the legislation in this jurisdiction and other key international jurisdictions?
Andersen Tax LP
Modern banking as we know it, has been around for a very long time. It started with prototype banks (merchants) that gave grain loans to farmers; and traders who sold goods between cities around 2000 BC in Assyria, India, and Sumeria.
Sefton Fross
It is surely a good idea to explore how the sprit inherent in the "moral economy" of Islam could enable a just and ethical approach towards the management of systematic risk
Benchmac & Ince
Islamic finance is a financial system that is based on adherence to the Sharia or Islamic law.
Islamic financing has gained ground in Nigeria in recent times. Further to this, Islamic finance institutions are being set up and the government at both state and federal levels have issued sukuk bonds.
Perchstone & Graeys
Growing economies, rely a great deal on debt financing. This type of financing, allows businesses or governments, to receive capital for an ascertainable length of time, following which it must be paid back.
Perchstone & Graeys
Growing economies, rely a great deal on debt financing.
K&L Gates
As the crisis between the GCC remains unresolved, the adverse impact of the crisis and the blockade on Qatar cannot be ignored.
The Bank of Uganda recently released the Financial Institutions (Islamic Banking) Regulations (the "Regulations"), which were gazetted on 2 February 2018.
United Arab Emirates
Maples Group
Manuela Belmontes discusses how UAE-based corporates are raising capital through the Islamic capital markets and doing so using offshore SPVs.
Maples Group
Islamic finance has grown significantly over the past few years into an estimated US$2.4 trillion industry.
Grant Thornton
The General Authority of Zakat and Tax in KSA has published English version of the Islamic Finance VAT guide, which was previously only published in Arabic.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
As of today, the amount of investment that can qualify as SRI in the energy sector is still relatively low; however, increased eff orts are being made to increase the amount of investment
Gana Gas PJSC (Dana Gas), the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange listed, UAE-based energy producer, commenced restructuring negotiations with a number of its creditors in May 2017.
STA Law Firm
What are the key difference in the legislation in the UAE and other key international jurisdiction?
STA Law Firm
In our previous issue, we discussed the Shariah principles of ijara, simple ijara, ijara wa iqtina, ijara mawsufa fi al dimmah, istisna'a, and how ijara and mawsufa fi al dimmah work.
Arendt & Medernach
On 9 July the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Finance (MOF) published an update of the Value Added Tax (VAT) FAQ section of its website.
Squire Patton Boggs
General duties of employees are spelled out in the Employment Regulation.
White & Case
In the 'conventional' finance space, asset-backed financings have proved a successful method of funding social and civil infrastructure.
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