Kuala Lumpur, October 17 2016 : Maybank Islamic Berhad today held a book review session on its sponsored publication titled “Historical Roots of Islamic Finance in Malaysia,” – the first coffee table book of its kind which traces the history of Islamic finance in Malaysia from as far back as pre-Islamic era until 1983.

The book is written byDr Syahida Abdullah and Riaz Ansary, both from the International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) which also is the publisher of the book.

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Kuala Lumpur, August 19 2015 – The International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) in collaboration with Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) has successfully organized the first research industry consultation to discuss the topic on Takaful Shari’ah Audit Program at Pullman Hotel, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur. The main objective of this research industry consultation is to gather practitioners, Shari’ah scholars, and academicians to provide feedback, exchange ideas, knowledge, and experience.

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Thursday, 9 April 2015 - For the second year in running, the International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), have successfully organized the 2nd Advanced Fiqhi Interactive Forum (AFIF) at the Multipurpose Hall, Lanai Kijang, BNM, Kuala Lumpur.

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Hammamet city, March 28-29, 2015 - The Tunisian Association for Islamic Economics organized, in collaboration with the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the International Shari'ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), an academic seminar titled: “Islamic Sukuk between Shariah Legitimacy and Legal and Accounting Requirements”, which was held at Sultan Hotel in Hammamet city, Tunisia.

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Main Hall of National Mosque, Kuala Lumpur, Tuesday 23rd September, 2014 - The International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) in collaboration with the National Mosque, Department of Islamic Development Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur and Federal Territory Islamic Religious Department jointly organised a seminar on the Islamic finance industry with the theme : " Between Understanding, Implementation and Attitude".

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The International Shariah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA) in collaboration with Global Islamic Finance Forum (GIFF 2014) organized ADVANCE FIQH INTERACTIVE FORUM (AFIF 2014) on Thursday 4 September 2014 at Sasana Kijang. The AFIF is a scholarly interactive forum designed for both leading Shariah scholars and industry experts to exchange ideas and share thoughts on contemporary issues related to the Islamic finance industry.

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