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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 25th March 2015
Volume 12 Issue 12
   
Cover Story
IFN Rapid
News Briefs
Asset Management
Takaful
Ratings
Moves
IFN Reports
  Qatar insurance sector the fastest-growing in the GCC, Takaful included
  Islamic finance gains more traction in Europe
  Sovereign Sukuk: Fulfilling their promises, countries take action
  Appetite for Malaysian government Sukuk strong ahead of Barclays’ index inclusion
  Current Sukuk opportunities are unattractive to Islamic insurers, says AM Best
  Malaysia (potentially) downgraded — Sukuk market affected?
  High cost holding back Islamic microfinance industry in Indonesia
  IFN Global Trendswatch
  IFN Weekly Poll: Are we about to see a wave of social impact Sukuk issuances?
IFN Country Correspondents
  Indonesian retail Sukuk 2015: Exceeding the target
  Afghanistan: Islamic finance steadily gaining inroads
IFN Sector Correspondents
  An impressive growth of Al Meezan Mutual Fund
  Islamic syndications remain sluggish
IFN Country Analysis
  Tunisia: Slow and steady
IFN Sector Analysis
  Sukuk: The icon
Features
The UAE’s progression as a global hub for the Islamic economy
Sukuk: An alternative method for raising capital
Takaful and re-Takaful: Mainstays of Islamic insurance
Case Study
Sharjah Islamic Bank’s Sukuk: The first senior unsecured paper since October 2013

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