Islamic Finance
ARTICLES
Luxembourg: Financial Evolution with Global Reach
  Paolo Panico considers the reasons behind Luxembourg's evolution into one of the world's premier financial hubs. (01/09/2014)
Islamic Finance Securitisation in Luxembourg
  Vassiliyan Zanev examines the success of Luxembourg as an Islamic finance hub, with its flexible, tax efficient regime and significant number of Shari’a vehicles incorporated in the jurisdiction. (01/12/2013)
Islamic Finance and the Curacao Private Foundation
  Priscilla Lotman and Tamara Stienstra examine the Curacao private foundation, along with changes occurring in the financial world, such as the growing demand for Sharia’a compliant financial products. (01/07/2013)
2011: An Island’s Perspective
  Dr Antonia Zammit provides an overview developments within the Maltese financial world (15/12/2011)
Equality for Islamic Finance Transactions Ensured in Luxembourg
  Sufian Bataineh highlights Luxembourg has made Islamic Finance from a niche market to a main stream alernative market. (01/12/2011)
Caribbean Review 11/12
  The Caribbean Review featuring in-depth articles, commentaries on all the latest legislative and regulatory issues facing the Caribbean, now available online and in pdf format (01/12/2011)
BMA Facilitates Shariah Compliant Funds
  Fawaz Elmalki & Sheba Raza, take a look at the Bermuda Monetary Authority’s recent guidance notes regarding Shariah-compliant funds (01/11/2011)
Guernsey Primed for the Emerging Markets
  Peter Niven examines the Island’s rebound from the financial crisis and the steps taken to supplement business flows from the traditional UK and European centres with new streams from the emerging markets. (01/09/2011)
The Growth of Islamic Finance in Asia
  Aderi Adnan from Labuan IBFC explains why Labuan, with its pioneering legislation, has become a hub for Islamic finance in Asia (14/02/2011)
Islamic Succession Planning
  Dr Angelo Venardos and Dr Aimi Zulhazmi examine the issue of succession planning within Islamic Finance. They consider the development of trusts and trust products within Shari’a law. (01/11/2010)
Luxembourg – a prime location for Islamic finance
  Philippe Neefs and Said Qaceme of KPMG consider why Luxembourg has become the European hub for Islamic finance. (01/11/2010)
Islamic Finance: an ethical alternative
  Samia Rabia of Wildgen examines the tax measures the Grand Duchy has taken in order to create a favourable environment for of Islamic Finance and which is compliant with the Shari’a principles. (01/11/2010)
The Islamic finance industry in Luxembourg: Advantages, opportunities and challenges
  Sufian Batineh of Dananeer considers the opportunities available in Luxembourg to those conducting Islamic finance transactions in Europe. (01/11/2010)
Islamic Finance: Its Resilience, Stability & Sensible Principles
  Dr Angelo Venardos and Keon Chee on the history and future of Islamic finance (02/06/2010)
The Irish Finance Bill 2010
  John Hickson comments on the initial form of the Finance Bill, published February. (03/03/2010)
The DIFC – a new Jurisdiction for Sharia trust services
  Anthony R D'Aniello reports on Dubai's emergence as a new centre for trusts (07/01/2009)
Gibraltar: Poised to become centre for Islamic finance
  Daniel Feetham provides an overview of Sharia’h law and outlines the proposals for Gibraltar to become a centre for Islamic Finance (01/09/2007)