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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 and CMS join forces to drive growth in Islamic finance industry

The Islamic Finance Council UK (‘UKIFC’) and international law firm CMS today announce an innovative partnership to help develop, support and optimise Islamic finance frameworks across the world. The aim is to offer a single, cohesive legal, advisory and capacity building service tailored to help government agencies, regulatory bodies and financial institutions to respond creatively…

UKIFC hosts impact investing round table

The 12th Edinburgh Ethical Finance Round Table once again took place in the offices of Maclay Murray & Spens LLP. Picking up on themes from the previous meeting, the topic was Impact Investment and how its outcomes can best be evaluated. Amanda Young, who heads the Responsible Investments team at Standard Life Investments, gave the…

Omar Shaikh Participates in UN Event in Turkey

UKIFC Advisory Board member Omar Shaikh was invited to participate in a prestigious panel on Islamic finance and impact investing at the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Istanbul International Centre for Private Sector in Development’s (IICPSD) 7th Bosphorus Summit which took place on 29th November 2016. IICPSD is one of six UNDP global policy centres with a…

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.