ETHICS & REGULATION: CRITICAL APPROACHES TO ISLAMIC BANKING
Saturday, April 9, 2011
9:00 am – 6:00 pm (Registration at 8:15 am)
Room 105, School of Law, University of California
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.
Free for UC Berkeley Students and Faculty
$25 for Standard Registration
CLE Credit Available for CA Bar Members