Industry Reports

Astana Forum discusses linking International Islamic Finance

14 July 2018 - Astana International Financial Centre aspires to become a new global financial hub, and Islamic finance is expected to be a key part of that goal. »

7th August 2020
London Islamic Finance Centre Shines at Sukuk Summit

5 March 2018 leading luminaries from Islamic finance gathered at the London stock exchange. Dr Bandar Hajjar, President of the Islamic Development Bank highlighted the need for London with its world class financial services expertise to be at the heart of the “Islamic finance revolution” and for it to leverage its global marketplace to help realise the potential of Islamic finance. »

7th August 2020
EU Finance Ministers Blacklist UAE and Bahrain

Blacklist Could Curtail Free Flow of Islamic Financial Funds to UAE and Bahrain The global Islamic finance centre credentials of the UAE and Bahrain took a hit as EU finance ministers added them to a list of “blacklist” tax havens, which could mean they lose access to EU funds and face other sanctions. EU finance ministers have listed 17 countries for failing to meet agreed tax good governance sta... »

28th July 2020