Islamic Finance Forum

Date July 28, 2010, 9:00 am

Location George Washington University

2121 I St NW, Washington, DCSee Map

Islamic Finance Forum
 provides a platform for top Shariah scholars and leaders in the industry to discuss Islamic finance and its potential to affect domestic and global financial markets and economic growth. Topics addressed at the forum include: defining Islamic Law; Shariah financial regulation and practice as applied in Qatar and the larger GCC; how the rise of Gulf capital is affecting financial markets—and how it should be regulated; compatibility of Shariah institutions with U.S. law and regulation; objections by Shariah scholars challenging the permissibility of derivatives under Islamic Law; Islamic Venture Capital; and Dispute Resolution – law, regulation and practice; among other topics.

ABANA thanks our partner:

US-Qatar Business Council



Frank Vogel

International Society for Islamic Studies

Ibrahim Warde

Adjunct Professor of International Business
The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy