Islamic Finance Forum -- April 2011

Ethics & Regulation: Critical Approaches to Islamic Banking

Saturday, April 9, 2011

The Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern & Islamic Law presents a daylong forum exploring issues related to Shari’ah-compliant finance, examining challenges facing Islamic banking in the world today – both within the United States and internationally.

Panelists will address Islamic mortgage financing, limitations on capital business structure, as well as Islamic finance’s potential for micro-finance and poverty alleviation. Additionally, panelists will discuss the grass-roots development and regulatory challenges of the Islamic banking industry within the United States. Finally, the forum will examine the conformity of the industry to Islamic ethics.


9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Room 105 (Registration at 8:15 am)
UC Berkeley, School of Law

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Free for UC Berkeley Students and Faculty
$25 for Standard Registration
CLE Credit Available for CA Bar Members

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