Special Issue: Islamic Banking and Finance 2018
This Special Issue on Islamic Banking and Finance was organized again via IIUM’s Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, and includes incisive contributions from a diversity of esteemed authors from IIiBF, other institutions from Malaysia, as well as from international institutions from Brunei, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Important contributions involve topics relating to Islamic social finance, including an Ottoman lease financing solution for affordable housing, as well as issues relating to Islamic micro-finance and alternative market rental pricing mechanisms for home financing. Various Shari’ah aspects were offered relating to Islamic finance regulations, comparative governance generally and specifically in credit cooperatives, issues relating to a floating charge and also zakat on legal entities, as well as takaful benefits in relation to deposit insurance. Interesting topics were also considered in relation to Islamic bank efficiency, firm performance and financial reporting for Islamic finance institutions.