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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Law and Practice of Islamic Banking and Finance 2nd ed isbn 9789675040375

Law and Practice of Islamic Banking and Finance

ISBN13: 9789839088762
ISBN: 9839088769
New Edition ISBN: 9789675040375
Published: June 2003
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Asia Ltd
Country of Publication: Malaysia
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The modern sector of the economy is dominated by conventional economic principles, to some extent a legacy of Malaysia's western colonial experience. It is thus fortunate that in Malaysia. the possers that be have done much to develop an Islamic financial system in the capital markets as well as in banking.

No doubt the public perception of an Islamic financial system had been uncertain, but as the system became increasingly popular over the years, one can see more conventional financial institutions that are providing Islamic financial services.

  • Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the Islamic financial system in Malaysia, tracing the historical development and regulatory structure pertaining to Islamic banking and finance.
  • Chapter 2 Takes this point further where the various Islamic financial products are considered from both the historical and conceptual perspectives.
  • Chapters 3 and 4, contain a more detailed examination of the legal and regulatory framework relating to Islamic banking and Islamic capital markets respectively.
  • Chapter 5 deals with various instruments relating to Islamic trade finance.
  • Chapter 6 diccusses the legal issues arising from certain common legal documentation used in Islamic banking and Islamic private debt securities.
  • Chapter 7 Examines the legal framework relating to Islamic insurance or Takaful in Malaysia.
  • Chapter 8 Discusses the official guidelines for (and the Islamic perspectise on) electronic banking.
  • Chapter 9 deals with the utilisation of the Labuan international offshore financial centre as a centre for Islamic banking and finance.
  • Chapter 10 considers the use of the gold dinar as a standard in facilitating trade in an international Islamic financial system.
  • Chapter 11 provides an overall assessment of the book