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Blockchain: A Potential Platform for Waqf

February 9th, 2019 |

Waqf in Islam is essentially identified as a property that is dedicated to God in charity. Besides it is perpetual in nature and at times irrevocable and inalienable. Literally waqf is defined as a detention of property to produce an income that can be made available for charitable deeds for the community and humanity at large. Basically, when a waqf is created, the property is detained or tied up forever and becomes untransferable.

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How Sustainable Are the Current Models of Banking?

January 20th, 2014 |

--- First published on June 2014 in ISRA Space Magazine ----

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Waqf :  Can Finterra Deliver The Changes Needed To Meet The Challenges?

February 9th, 2019 |

Waqf :  Can Finterra Deliver The Changes Needed To Meet The Challenges?

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Blockchain: A Potential Platform for Waqf

February 9th, 2019 |

Waqf in Islam is essentially identified as a property that is dedicated to God in charity. Besides it is perpetual in nature and at times irrevocable and inalienable. Literally waqf is defined as a detention of property to produce an income that can be made available for charitable deeds for the community and humanity at large. Basically, when a waqf is created, the property is detained or tied up forever and becomes untransferable.

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Fintech Regulation in the Making – A Global Perspective

July 25th, 2018 |

By Dr. Noor Suhaida Kasri & Ahmed Mohamed Eltaib Ibrahim

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Sustainable Economics and the Financial System: A Brief Overview

June 26th, 2018 |

The Global Financial Crisis of 2008 gave lie to the soothing mantras of neoliberal economics that capitalism is an inherently stable system which constantly adjusts itself to seek equilibrium. According to that world view, economic downturns are caused by external shocks like natural catastrophes. In fact, the capitalism we live under is a system that generates crises internally, constantly lurching from one crisis to another. The post-World War II period under the Bretton Woods monetary system, which lasted until 1971, was a notable exception to that larger pattern. There has, however, been an average of ten financial crises a year somewhere in the world virtually every year since the collapse of Bretton Woods.

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IN-PERSON - Exclusive Interview with Professor Datuk Dr. Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim

June 26th, 2018 |

Professor Datuk Dr. Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim has an international reputation as a leader and authority in the Islamic financial services industry (IFSI), at both professional and academic levels. He has played a pioneering role in the development of Islamic finance globally. His leadership in the setting of accounting, auditing, governance, Shariah and regulatory standards, as well as in the development of high quality short-term financial instruments to facilitate liquidity management for Islamic financial institutions, has been highly instrumental. He is also a recipient of numerous globally accredited awards. In 2016, he was conferred the Royal Award for Islamic Finance by the King of Malaysia, His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong. The Banker has also identified him as one of the most respected figure in the Islamic financial sector, and Euromoney has named him as one of the top 20 individuals who have so far come to the forefront of the industry. With that, I-FIKR Digest is delighted to be able to publish excerpts from his interview conducted by Dr Shariq Nisar and Prof. Dr. Umar Farooq in Doha, Qatar. 

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Micro-Level Product Innovation vs. Macro-Level Value-Based Innovation

December 15th, 2017 |

Micro-Level Product Innovation vs. Macro-Level Value-Based Innovation

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The Positive Impact of Crowdfunding for the Ummah

April 20th, 2014 |

Disruptive? Or promising?

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