Islamic Finance for Dummies

Islamic Finance for Dummies

by Faleel Jamaldeen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470430699
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/11/2012
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 417,309
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Faleel Jamaldeen, DBA, is the founder and editor of the Islamic Finance Expert website ( He is an Assistant Professor at Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where he teaches courses in conventional finance, Islamic finance, and accounting.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1

Part I: The Basics of Islamic Finance  9

Chapter 1: Easing into Islamic Finance 11

Chapter 2: Getting to Know Islam and the Role of Sharia 27

Chapter 3: The History of Islamic Finance 43

Chapter 4: Touring the Islamic Finance Industry 55

Part II: Introducing Islamic Commercial Law  73

Chapter 5: Adhering to Islamic Commercial Ethics 75

Chapter 6: Focusing on Contracts 87

Part III: Eyeing Islamic Banking Operations  99

Chapter 7: Contrasting Conventional and Islamic CommercialBanking 101

Chapter 8: Charting the Relationship between Conventional andIslamic Banks 117

Chapter 9: Tracing the Sources and Uses of Funds in IslamicBanks 129

Chapter 10: Familiarizing Yourself with Islamic FinancialInstruments 145

Part IV: Islamic Investment Markets: Equity and Bonds 163

Chapter 11: Introducing the Islamic Capital Market 165

Chapter 12: Managing Assets in Islamic Investments 187

Chapter 13: Investing in Islamic Bonds: Sukuk 207

Part V: Reporting, Corporate Governance, andSupervision  229

Chapter 14: Issuing Financial Statements 231

Chapter 15: Considering Corporate Governance 245

Chapter 16: Supervising Operations: The Sharia Board 261

Chapter 17: Managing Risk in Islamic Financial Institutions275

Part VI: Islamic Insurance: Takaful  291

Chapter 18: Takaful: Exploring the Fundamentals of IslamicInsurance293

Chapter 19: Takaful and Retakaful Products, Structures, andGovernance 305

Part VII: The Par t of Tens  323

Chapter 20: Ten Reasons the West Should Pay Attention to IslamicFinance 325

Chapter 21: Ten Economic Benefits of Following IslamicPrinciples 331

Appendix: Glossary  339

Index  349

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