10 October 2018
The Sharjah Islamic Center for Economy and Finance Studies at the University of Sharjah organizes the Third International Forum on Islamic Banking Jurisprudence. The forum comes this year under the title "Coding of Islamic Banking Transactions." It will be held on Monday October 15th, 2018 at Al-Biruni Hall at the University of Sharjah. The Forum will include two scientific sessions the first titled: "The Role of Governmental Institutions and Entities in Coding of Islamic Banking Transactions." This session will highlight four papers in the first of which, Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Al Haddad, Grand Mufti of Dubai and President of the Supreme Shari'ah Commission for the Islamic Financial Services Industry at the Central Bank of the UAE, will present the role of the UAE's Central bank in coding Islamic banking transactions.
In the second paper, Prof. Mohammed Akram Lal-Eldin, Executive Director of the International Shari'ah Research Academy of Islamic Finance (ISRA) in Malaysia, will discuss the Malaysian applications for Islamic banking transactions. And in the third paper, Mr. Omar Mustafa Ansari, Assistant Secretary General at the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI), will present the Shari'ah standards of the AAOIFI. Finally, the fourth paper in the first session by Mr. Sohail Zubairi, Projects Advisor at the Dubai Economy Development Center, during which he will present the role of the Center in coding Islamic banking transactions.
The second scientific session at the Forum will highlight three papers. Prof. Mohammed Akram Lal-Eldin, Executive Director of the International Shari'ah Research Academy of Islamic Finance (ISRA) in Malaysia, will present the control measures, conflicts, and solutions in the project of coding of Islamic banking transactions. The second paper by Prof. Ali Al-Mehdawi, professor of civil law at the University of Sharjah, will highlight coding of Islamic banking transactions, legal standards, and conflicts and their solutions. Finally, in the third paper, Mr. Sohail Zubairi, Projects Advisor at the Dubai Economy Development Center, will discuss the significance of coding for the Islamic finance institutions.
The Forum will highlight papers in both Arabic and English, while providing instant translation for the attendees and participants.