Islamic Finance: Business as Usual

TIMINGS: Tuesday. May 22nd, 2007. 8:00pm – 9:30pm

VENUE: MCA of the San Francisco Bay Area – Banquet Hall, Get Directions


The Agenda for this session is:

– Introduction: Why Islamic Finance

– Principles of Islamic Finance (Detailed Moral Screen; Prohibition of Riba; Realism or Real-life Validity)

– Shari’ah compatible Financial Contracts (Classical Financing Contracts; Hybrid Financing Contracts; Categories of Islamic Financial Contracts)

– Sukuk and Islamic Securities (What Can Be Securitized from The Shari’ah Point of View?; Kinds of Islamic Securities)

– Conclusion

– Q/A session

About the Speaker: For more than 34 years, Dr. Kahf has been touring the Muslim communities in North America and overseas and lecturing on a variety of issues of community concern especially in the financial and economic areas. Dr. Kahf gave lectures at conferences, seminars, meetings and gatherings on the theory of Islamic finance and its practices in North America and the rest of the world, Islamic economics and banking, Awqaf, Islamic Trusts, Islamic estate planning, charities in the Islamic Religion (Zakah), Friday Sermons in mosques and Islamic centers, etc. You can learn more about him at

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