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THE CIVIL LAW CHOKEHOLD

The 2012 Islamic Finance news Law Supplement features a behind-the-scenes look at the legal fraternity and explores fundamental issues such as team size and pricing and how they influence client choices. We also gain insight on Decree 57, the new insolvency law in the UAE announced in the first half of the year. In our cover story, we take an objective look at the advantages and disadvantages of a Civil and Common legal system, and explore the jurisdictions which have felt the most impact from these arrangements in terms of adapting new tax structures for Islamic finance and allowing a seamless adoption of Islamic finance regulations and capital market products.

We also pay homage to the legal eagles who topped our 2012 Islamic Finance news Leading Lawyers and Law Firm polls: tirelessly working to improve structures and documentation, carrying the Islamic finance industry through the on-going restructuring exercises in the Gulf and successfully adapting to the changing tides of the financial markets. These lawyers and law firms have been instrumental in the growth of the Islamic finance industry, pushing for, and creating amendments for the incorporation of Islamic finance into their respective jurisdictions and allowing for greater access to Islamic finance deals.

 

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CONTENTS

 
 
Latest Issue
Wednesday 22nd October 2014
Volume 11 Issue 42
   
Cover Story
IFN Rapid
News Briefs
Asset Management
Takaful
Ratings
Moves
IFN Reports
  Building on Sri Lanka’s growth story: Amana Candor Shariah Income Fund
  IFN Global Trendswatch
  IFN Weekly Poll: If the Islamic asset management industry were to have one dedicated ‘center’, which would be most suited?
  IFN Dealogic roundup
  Oil uncertainty: a launchpad for Islamic finance?
  Unpublished private placement ratings — too early to tell
  On a Wing and a Prayer: Breaking down barriers
  New Islamic bank for Tunisia
  Islamic finance landing opportunities in aviation world
  Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE spearhead growth opportunities in the GCC
  Solid micro and macroeconomic environment pushes Al Samaha Islamic Fund to the top
  Sovereign Sukuk: Back to Asia
  Meezan Bank concludes HSBC Pakistan acquisition, targets high net worth customer base
  Positive third quarter results for Saudi banks
IFN Country Correspondents
  Completion of repayment of Qatari loans by Egypt in November
  Slow growth in Nigeria’s Islamic finance industry
  Tunisia looking to debut Sukuk by the end of 2014
IFN Sector Correspondent
  Islamic PE and VC: Under-represented but improving
IFN Country Analysis
  Growing market: Islamic finance in Bangladesh
IFN Sector Analysis
  Reviving the Islamic securitization market
Features
  Singapore as a hub for Islamic wealth management
According to an annual survey conducted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state’s central bank and regulatory authority...
  The growth of Islamic derivatives
The reputation of financial derivatives suffered greatly during the financial crisis...
  GCC’s low insurance penetration gives Malaysia a head start in Islamic insurance
Although the Gulf region is the world’s largest market for Takaful, the sector has yet to truly flourish in any of the six GCC states...
Case Study
South Africa’s maiden Sukuk: A well-received Islamic paper

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