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A pioneering report calling for an independent audit of Shari’ah compliance in Islamic finance will be launched today at the Global Islamic Economy Summit in Dubai. More information >

UKIFC Board Members speak at the International Takaful Summit in London

Our Advisory Board Members, Ajmal Bhatty and Omar Shaikh were invited to speak at the International Takaful Summit in London on 11th-12th July 2017. Ajmal Bhatty is a thought-leader in takaful and has been a practitioner and promoter for over 30 years. Ajmal is a Director at Tokio Marine Middle East, and is setting up…

UKIFC Hosts Faith and Finance Round Table

The 13th Edinburgh Ethical Finance Round Table took place in the offices of Maclay Murray & Spens LLP at Quartermile on 15th June 2017.  The topic for the meeting was faith-based finance and the faith perspective on ethical investment. The first presentation was given by Catherine Alexander, chair of the trustees of the Church of Scotland…

Financial Inclusion Expert Joins UKIFC Team

The UKIFC is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Modupe Ladipo as a Senior Advisor. Ms Ladipo specializes in financial inclusion and has over 25 years’ experience in financial services working across complex environments in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the US. Based in Nigeria, Ms Ladipo will strengthen the UKIFC’s Government Advisory capability, particularly in Africa where financial…

UKIFC Services

Advisory

Providing advisory, reporting and consultancy services in relation to the establishment, promotion and regulation of Islamic finance.

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Ethical Finance

Exploring the relationship between Islamic finance and the broader ethical finance arena and promoting coordination and understanding between them.

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Training & Awareness

Promoting awareness and understanding of Islamic finance and its regulation as well as empowering Shariah scholars and finance professionals.

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Thought Leadership

Providing leadership on current issues in Islamic finance with a view to promoting robustness and stability in Shariah financial frameworks and market practices.

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About the UKIFC

A range of supporters discuss the purpose, aims and ambitions of the Islamic Finance Council in this short, informative video.