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Special USA Events Report

 

 

FAAIF CEO Camille Paldi says the potential for Islamic finance, sukuk, and takaful is huge in the United States.  FAAIF CEO Camille Paldi conducts two Islamic Finance, Banking, and Sukuk workshops in New Orleans and New York, USA in association with Al Huda Center of Islamic Banking and Economics and University of New Orleans.  The first workshop was held at University of New Orleans in Ne...

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FAAIF Announces a Two Day Islamic Finance and Banking Workshop in New Orleans October 6-7, 2014

http://www.wtrf.com/story/25845535/faaif-announces-a-two-day-workshop-on-islamic-banking-and-finance-in-conjunction-with-al-huda-cibe-and-the-university-of-new-orleans-october-6-7-2014

 

FAAIF Announces a Two Day Workshop on Islamic Banking and Finance in conjunction with Al Huda CIBE and the University of New Orleans, October 6-7, 2014

FAAIF enters the US market s with Islamic Finance.

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Is Islamic Banking Too Expensive?

http://www.businessislamica.com/home/ArticleDetail/109

 

A bank’s capital provides a cushion for firms to absorb losses and remain solvent.  In addition, it provides ready access to financial markets and thus guards against liquidity problems caused by deposit outflows.  At the same time, the bank’s capital limits risk taking and reduces the risk of the bank’s assets.  Islamic finance instrument...

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Understanding Riba and Gharar in Islamic Finance

http://jibfnet.com/vol-2-no-1-march-2014-abstract-15-jibf

http://islamicbanking.asia/understanding-riba-and-gharar-in-islamic-finance/


Introduction

In Islam, it is permissible to trade money for commodity, commodity for commodity, however, not money for money as this produces riba (interest). Riba (interest) is in fact just a form of gharar (uncertainty). Riba (interest) and gharar (uncertain...

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Capital Adequacy, Liquidity, and Risk: Is Islamic Banking Too Expensive?

http://islamicbanking.asia/capital-adequacy-liquidity-and-risk-is-islamic-banking-too-expensive/

http://jibfnet.com/vol-2-no-1-march-2014-jibf

http://www.businessislamica.com/home/ArticleDetail/109

http://www.businessislamica.com/home/ArticleDetail/109 (Issue 11, 2015)

 

Introduction

The aim of this paper is to explore the risks involved in Islamic banking and determine whether or not this l...

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Kuwait Finance House: A Case-Study in the Issues and Concerns in the Financial Reporting of Islamic Banks

http://islamicbanking.asia/a-case-study-of-kuwait-finance-house-issues-and-concerns-in-the-financial-reporting-of-islamic-banks/

 

Kuwait Finance House: A Case-Study in the Issues and Concerns in the Financial Reporting of Islamic Banks

By: Camille Paldi

 

Keywords: Islamic Accounting, Financial Reporting, Islamic Finance, Maqasid al Shari’ah

 

Abstract: This paper aims to shed light on the...

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Introducing Takaful Into the United States: Prospects and Probabilities in the May 2014 Edition of Middle East Insurance Revew

http://www.meinsurancereview.com/Magazine/ReadMagazineArticle/aid/34969/Takaful-in-the-US-Prospects-and-possibilities

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Prospects of Islamic Insurance in the United States

Prospects of Islamic insurance in the United States

Camille Paldi (COLUMN) / 30 March 2014

Takaful, or islamic insurance, is a cooperative scheme, wherein which the participants pay a premium in the form of donation or tabarru in a common pool in return for the ability to draw upon that pool upon a valid claim.

The word takaful originates from the Arabic world kafalah, which means “guarante...

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