In most countries, banks are regulated by the national government or central bank.
and Islamic Insurance from Pakistan, India, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Dubai, UAE, USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and all over the world.
Islamic banking and Finance refers to a system of banking or banking activity that is consistent with the principles of the Shari’ah (Islamic rulings) and its practical application through the development of Islamic economics.
The principles which emphasise moral and ethical values in all dealings have wide universal appeal.
A financial institution licensed as a receiver of deposits.
There are two types of banks: commercial/retail banks and investment banks.
which have then been described within a variety of countries in the South-east Asian region.”Charles F Steilen Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu “Very well-written and informative …
The author succeeds where most writers on this subject fail.
He has produced a balanced and well-written study, which at no point in the text slips into value judgement.
Only on this basis can the reader, without prejudice or cynicism, begin to appreciate the subject matter of Shari''ah Law and Islamic Jurisprudence that confronts the title of this book.
With this platform established in the first part of the book, readers will begin to learn of the financial products and services offered, appreciate the challenges in their development, and ultimately recognize the significant opportunities that Islamic banking and finance can provide both Muslims and non-Muslims.
Contents: Islamic History Shari'ah Law and Islamic Jurisprudence Islamic Commerical Law Islamic Financial Products Issues and Challenges of Islamic Banking Today Islam in South-East Asia Colonial Legacies Islam and State Law in South-East Asia Islamic Banking in Malaysia Islamic Banking in Indonesia Labuan: A Niche in the Islamic Money Market Islamic Banking in Brunei Banking in Singapore Readership: Investors; bankers; financial industry players; upper-level undergraduates and post graduate students in Islamic studies/banking/finance.
Keywords: Islamic; Banking; Finance; South-East Asia Key Features: First book of its kind to explain to lay persons, Muslims and non-Muslims, the mystique surrounding Islamic banking and finance Depicts clearly how the market has developed in South-East Asia Provides a road map for Singapore to develop and strategize in the area of Islamic banking and finance Reviews:“The author has done an excellent job of taking the reader through a variety of linked elements as they relate to Islam, e.g., history, law, economic development, culture, finance, banking …