Islamic Finance Needs in the Field of Dispute Resolution

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Islamic Finance Needs in the Field of Dispute Resolution


11:30 AM - 03:30 PM
By request Free

In the realm of Islamic finance, navigating emerging issues in dispute resolution is crucial for maintaining integrity and trust within the industry. Ensuring end-to-end Sharī‘ah compliance in dispute management is paramount, as it upholds the ethical principles of Islamic finance. Dispute resolution intersects intricately with Islamic finance law, demanding a deep understanding of both legal and religious frameworks to address conflicts effectively. Choice of law and jurisdictional issues add complexity, particularly in cross-border transactions, where harmonizing diverse legal systems becomes imperative. Islamic finance litigation across borders presents unique challenges, requiring nuanced approaches to reconcile conflicting laws and cultures. To address these complexities, Islamic finance arbitration plays a pivotal role, necessitating investment in human capital development to cultivate expertise in this specialized field. Standards set by organizations like AAOIFI (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions) provide essential guidelines, while specified arbitration rules tailor dispute resolution mechanisms to the unique dynamics of Islamic finance disputes. In navigating these emerging issues, stakeholders must collaborate to foster a robust and transparent ecosystem that upholds the principles of Islamic finance while effectively resolving disputes.


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Mr. Yousef Hassan Khalawi

Mr. Yousef Hassan Khalawi


AlBaraka Forum for Islamic Economy

Dr. Umar Oseni

Dr. Umar Oseni

Former Chief Executive Officer

International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation, Malaysia

Dr. Jonathan Ercanbrack

Dr. Jonathan Ercanbrack


Centre of Islamic and Middle Eastern Law (CIMEL), SOAS University of London

Mr. Hesham Zaki

Mr. Hesham Zaki

Business Development Manager

AlBaraka Forum for Islamic Economy

Prof. Dr. Georges Affaki

Prof. Dr. Georges Affaki

Professor of law at the University of Paris II

Avocat before the Court of Appeal of Paris, France

Prof. Dr. Mohamed  S. Abdel Wahab

Prof. Dr. Mohamed S. Abdel Wahab

Founding Partner & Head of International Arbitration, Construction and Energy

Zulficar & Partners, Egypt

Mrs.  Julia Zagonek

Mrs. Julia Zagonek


White & Case

Mr. Ahmer Bilal Soofi

Mr. Ahmer Bilal Soofi

Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan

Senior Managing Partner of the firm and the head of its dispute resolution practice at ABS & Co, Islamabad, Pakistan


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