Shariah Board Meetings & COVID-19

Due to COVID-19, most meetings of IFIs are now being held virtually including Shariah Board meetings. After discussing the topic with my peers working in Shariah departments of various IFIs,  in this short post, I will list some of the possible pros and cons of...

Islamic Finance Snapshot (KSA)

I decided to write this post in order to give a brief overview of the Islamic finance industry in KSA to English speakers who might be unaware of how active the industry actually is as KSA is one, if not the largest Islamic finance market in the world.  Retail   KSA...

Locking Down Lessons from the Lockdown

With lockdown restrictions being eased across the globe, many will soon be returning to their offices Insha Allah. While the lockdown was an unusual experience for us all, I learnt some valuable lessons that I would like to share: Lesson 1: The importance of keeping...