ISRA Thematic Workshop (ITW)

London, November 29, 2010 -The International Shari’ah Research Academy For Islamic Finance (ISRA) in collaboration with the Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance London (IIBI) and Thomson Reuters conducted a one-day conference in London.

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Kuala Lumpur, June 2, 2010 – In past forty years, Islamic finance industry (IFI) has experienced huge expansion and developed from a niche industry to a viable alternative for global financial architecture. However, IFI is still using conventional finance benchmarks, such as London Interbank Offered Rates (LIBOR), to determine its own cost of funds, and hence its return to financial investments.

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Kuala Lumpur, March 15, 2010, The International Shari`ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), organized a thematic workshop on an alternative model for Re-Takaful, based on wadi’ah concept. In line with the tradition of ISRA, the objective was to get feedbacks from the market players namely: the takaful practitioners, regulators and Shariah Scholars.

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Kuala Lumpur -  March 12, 2009, Quality Hotel KL, In an attempt to bring together selected experts in the Takaful industry, comprising of Shari`ah scholars and practitioners, ISRA organized its first Takaful Thematic Workshop on the 12th March 2009 to deliberate on the issue of Insurable Interest in Takaful.
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The Workshop on Zakah for Islamic Financial Institutions was organized by the International Shari‘ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) in collaboration with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on the 3rd of May, 2011, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, at Lanai Kijang, BNM.

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