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Bait Al-Mashura (Al Bait) is a specialized center for consultations related to finance, investment, management, Shari’ah audit, and professional training. It was established in 2007 and obtained the license from Qatar Central Bank for offering financial and investment consultations, thereby it has become the first Qatari firm to obtain such a license in the State of Qatar. Read More



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Treatment of Legal Expiation as a remedy to the Poverty Problem

The research seeks to explain the way that legal Kaffarat remedy poverty and their effect on poverty problem . The importance of research has two sides : exacerbation of poverty problem and the dire necessity to benefit from Kaffarat . Research aims at clarifying the effects of implication of Kaffarat on poverty problem and their ability to do so. Research supposes the ability of Kaffarat to ease the poverty problem , and diversities of Kaffarat enable poor to satisfy their different needs . Research uses analytical and inductive methodologies , by compiling Sharia'a scholars' views in one question and economically analyzing them . Research consists of an introduction and three sections .First one is Kaffarat and their types and judgments . The second , the way Kaffarat effect curing poverty . The third , economic effect of Kaffarat . Keywords: Kaffarat (legal expiation), Oath, The poor"،

Experience of Faisal Islamic Bank (SUDAN) in financing Small and Craftsmen enterprises

This paper aims at evaluating Faisal Islamic Bank Sudan (FIBS) in financing of small and craftsmen enterprises during the period from 1985 to 2014. The paper also analyzes financing policies adopted by the bank in supporting of these enterprises, including financing conditions, methods and fields. The present paper uses a descriptive analytical approach to assess and investigate the bank performance in the area of financing small and craftsmen enterprises. The findings confirmed that Faisal Islamic Bank Sudan was marked by the experience of using alternative modes based on Islamic finance. The findings also revealed that the bank has effectively provided concessional terms and non-traditional financing facilities to small and craftsmen enterprises. The FIBS was able to meet the needs of these enterprises, and helped them to have a direct savings towards productive sectors which contributed to promoting economic and social development. Keywords: small and craftsmen enterprises, Islamic finance, microfinance, Islamic banking, Faisal Islamic Bank Sudan."،

Risks associated to Islamic Financing Instruments

The main aim of this research is to demystify the nature of Islamic financial instrument, and revenues generated by each of these instruments and the risk attached with these instruments. We have found that Islamic financial instruments are divided into three categories: the first one are financial instruments based on assets, and which includes: Murabaha, Salam, Istisna'a, and leasing. The second category are financial instruments based on Profits/Losses Sharing, and this category includes: Musharaka and Mudharaba contracts. The third category is Sukuk (i.e. Islamic Bonds) (including Islamic funds). The three Islamic financial instruments categories face the same risks facing conventional financial instruments (i.e. Credit risk, Market risk and Liquidity Risk), but in a different manner and with different effects on revenues. Key Words: Islamic finance? Financial Risk? Financial Instruments? Derivatives? Hedging."،

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Doha First Islamic Finance Conference

Towards the end of 2008, the world witnessed a significant economic change that may alter its future. The constant calls of many leaders in the past to find a new economical model to replace capitalism or to initiate changes related to free market trade. Some concepts have surfaced as well related to organizational governance, social responsibility and work ethics.

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Doha Second Islamic Finance Conference

In order to meet these rising requirements, this year's 2nd Islamic Finance Conference (IFC) has taken direction from top senior executives of the Qatar banking community to formulate the search and discussion of solutions and overcome the gap between Innovation and Renewal of Islamic Banking products. We appreciate the overwhelming response and support from the banking community and are pleased to present the Conference in four main themes, which will be discussed and analyzed by panel of Islamic Finance industry scholars in order to reach the objectives of the Conference, mainly, to bridge the gap between its present and aspiration through Innovation and Renewal.

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Doha Third Islamic Finance Conference

Islamic Finance Industry (IFI), since its takeoff, has been rejoicing an ever growing admiration by the specialists, researchers and educational institutions for enhancing

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Doha Fourth Islamic Finance Conference

Islamic Finance Industry (IFI), since its takeoff, has been rejoicing an ever growing admiration by the specialists, researchers and educational institutions for enhancing

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Doha Fifth Islamic Finance Conference

Today the world is passing through the rapid developments of fourth industrial revolution, set off by the instance of rejuvenating digital concurrence. Such digital concurrence is well established and vigorously penetrating through every prospect of human life to an extent that it has become a pattern of the world, as some of us presumed it to be virtual, is in fact an indispensable need. In the domain of finance and business, the digital finance advent is poised to change market’s equilibrium and power centers, as it impacted all the sectors of economy including the sector of Islamic finance.

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Doha sixth Islamic Finance Conference

The Islamic finance in this transforming world, which gravitates by the laws of change without prejudice to its origin and reality, makes it a continuous movement to maintain its path of deviation and transformation, in addition to a movement towards its goal to develop and invest wealth as the wealth’s owner wishes. The 6th Doha Islamic Financial Conference, scheduled on February 25, 2020, discusses an important topic, entitled “Future of Islamic Finance in this Changing and Transforming World”, after having discussed, at its 5th edition, an important aspect thereof, namely “The Digital Aspect and its Impact on Islamic Finance”. We also find that the world today is like moving sand driven by many factors, one of which is digitization. There are other reasons worthy of highlighting and drawing attention, thus they will predict new financial and economic crises that experts and economists have been warning of and calling for avoiding their causes and trying to minimize their expected effects.

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