Contemporary Islamic Finance: Innovations, Applications, and Best Practices

Contemporary Islamic Finance: Innovations, Applications, and Best Practices

Author(s): Karen Hunt-Ahmed

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013 11:09AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118180907

Online ISBN: 9781118653814

DOI: 10.1002/9781118653814

About this Book

A comprehensive look at the innovations, applications, and best practices of Islamic finance

Islamic-compliant finance is transacted in every major world financial center, and the need for information on the topic in light of its global reach has grown exponentially. As an expert in this field, author Karen Hunt-Ahmed understands the intricacies of this area of the capital markets. Now, along with the help of a number of experienced contributors, she skillfully addresses Islamic finance from the perspective of practitioners, examining issues in wealth management, contract law, private equity, asset management, and much more.

Engaging and accessible, Contemporary Islamic Finance skillfully explains the practices and innovations of Islamic finance in everything from banking and real estate to private equity, asset management, and many other areas. It is intended to be the go-to resource for both Muslims as well as non-Muslims with an interest in the subject. Divided into three comprehensive parts, it will put you in a better position to understand, and excel at, this important endeavor.

  • Introduces you to the history, legal structures, and basic financial contracts in the industry
  • Highlights the various issues facing contemporary Islamic finance practitioners, and details their significance in the contemporary financial and cultural environment
  • Includes case studies of United States-based transactions and related challenges and successes

Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, this detailed analysis of Contemporary Islamic Finance will help you gain a firm understanding of how effective this proven approach can be.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Contemporary Islamic Finance Landscape

  2. Part II: Case Studies

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