Shari'ah Frameworks & Principles 2521 70.32%

Islamic Financial Markets 825 23.01%

Regulation, Supervision and Governance 77 2.15%

Islamic Economics 29 0.81%

Risk Management Principles 24 0.67%

General Issues and Challenges of IFS 109 3.04%

Total Fatwas in Database : 2401

Last updated 18 November 2017


Sectors of Islamic Finance Institutions

Banking 335
Consultancy/Advisory 24
Social Enterprise 0
FinTech 0
Takaful 32
Training 11
Hajj Services 2
HR 0
Investment 53
Micro Takaful 0
Microfinance 31
Crowdfunding 5
Research 8
Regulator 16
Waqf / Zakah Services 0
Retakaful 6
Education 7
Venture Capital 1

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King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals - KFUPM

Last updated 18 November 2017



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Update: Dubai's DIFC announces $100mln fintech fund

14 November, 2017

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) on Tuesday announced it is establishing a $100 million fund to invest in early-stage and growth start-ups in the financial technology space.  The fund was announced by the governor of the Dubai International Financial Centre, Essa Kazim, during his introductory address at the DIFC's inaugural Global Financial Forum event in Dubai on Tuesday morning. Kazim said the fund would help to establish "start-up and growth-stage fintech firms looking...

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Malta positions itself as new centre for Islamic finance in EU

14 November, 2017

The small European island of Malta in the recent past quietly opened its doors to Islamic banking and finance in an attempt to take on established hubs in Europe, namely London and Luxembourg. With the move, Malta aims to benefit from both its international reputation as a financial centre with not overly complex and suppressing regulations, as well as from its relative proximity to Muslim countries in North Africa which...

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WIEF a platform to elevate Islamic finance sector

09 November, 2017

KUCHING: The upcoming 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (13th WIEF) will provide vast opportunities for the private sector as well government decision makers within Sarawak and Malaysia as it serves as an educational and business platform for both sectors. The 13th WIEF, themed ‘Disruptive Change: Impact and Challenges’, will be taking place at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching, Sarawak from November 21, 2017 to November 23, 2017. “As a developing...

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