ISLAMIC BANKING CONFERENCE: LONDON FEBRUARY 20 2011

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Is Islamic Banking Islamic?

London, 20 February 2011

update@islamic-finance.com

Wed, 19 Jan 2011

The following event details have recently been posted at www.islamic-finance.com:

Is Islamic Banking Islamic?

Sunday 20 February 2011

9.30am until 5.30pm

Mason Lecture Theatre, Francis Bancroft Building, Queen Mary University, Mile End, London.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Professionals and individuals interested in Islamic Banking; students of Shari`ah; financial services professionals; the self-employed and business managers; financial advisors; investors.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
Is an Islamic mortgage really any different from an interest-based loan? Is paper money halal? How can it be permissible for Muslims to profit from the debts of others? What is an Islamic bond? This one-day course is designed to provide participants with a detailed and inclusive understanding of the current controversies surrounding Islamic banking, and to give guidance for Muslims who seek to organise their finances in accordance with traditional understandings of Islamic law. It will contain useful insights for those working in both finance and non-finance related fields. Some background reading will be recommended prior to the course, although this is not essential, and a course book will be provided to each participant for reference purposes.

SPEAKERS
Tarek El Diwany worked in both conventional and Islamic finance in London during the 1990’s and is now a consultant in Islamic finance for Zest Advisory LLP. He is the author of The Problem With Interest, writer and presenter of the film documentary Why are We All in Debt? and editor of http://www.islamic-finance.com.

Mufti Muhammed Zubair Butt was born in the UK and studied the traditional Islamic sciences at Darul Uloom in Karachi. In 1997 he was awarded a post-graduate qualification in the issuance of fatwa under Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani. Mufti Zubair is the Senior Advisor on Islamic law at the Institute of Islamic Jurisprudence in Bradford, and is a regular contributor at seminars on Islamic medical ethics.
Salman Hasan read law at the London School of Economics and was called to the English bar in 2001. He studied Shari`ah, including Fiqh al Mu`amalat, with traditional scholars in Syria. He worked as an Islamic finance lawyer for Simmons & Simmons and is an AAOIFI Certified Shari`ah Advisor and Auditor. Salman is co-founder of the Ibn Jabal institute.

REGISTRATION

The course book is “Islamic Banking and Finance: What It Is and What It Could Be”.

Register at www.theproblemwithinterest.com

Organised by Kreatoc Ltd, London.

Wassalam,

Administration Section www.islamic-finance.com
London

update@islamic-finance.com

www.islamic-finance.com

Is Islamic Banking Islamic?

London, 20 February 2011

update@islamic-finance.com

Wed, 19 Jan 2011

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