When originally published this was the first reference book to address itself to Islamic banking and finance and it offers comprehensive information on all major institutions which have commercial or banking interests in this field. It includes analysis of the principles behind interest-free banking and indicates its relationship with financial institutions in both Islamic countries and Western ones. It also lists the laws governing interest-free banking in countries where it is extensively in operation and provides essential information for all international financial institutions. The Directory lists all banks and financial institutions by country, giving details of their specific role and areas of operation.
Table of Contents
Preface. Acknowledgements. Part 1 Islamic Banking: The Background 1. A Framework of Islamic Banking. 2. The Islamic Economic System: An Overview. 3. Islamic Banking Operations. 4. The International Association of Islamic Books (IAIB), The Higher Religious Supervisory Board and dar Al-Maal Al Islami. 5. The role of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB): The First Ten Years. 6. The Evolution of Islamic Banking. 7. The Islamic Financial System and Banking: Some Theoretical Considerations. Selected Bibliography on Islamic Economics and Banking. Part 2: Directory of Islamic Financial Institutions. Introduction. Index to Islamic Bankis and Financial Institutions. Part 3: Islamic Banking: Case Studies and Banking Laws. Introduction. 1. The Islamic Republic of Islam. Appendix: Islamic Banking Law in Iran. 2. Islamic Banking in Pakistan. Appendix: Islamic Banking Law in Pakistan. 3. Major Issues of Transition in Islamic Banking. Appendix A: Islamic Banking Law in Malaysia. Appendix B: Islamic Banking Law in Turkey.
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