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The transformation of Islamic law in global financial markets

Author: Jonathan Ercanbrack
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The role of global capital in relation to human social systems has assumed enormous proportions in liberalised, deregulated markets. States attempt to nationalise it, financial centres spring up in its wake, and INGOs attempt to deal with its de-territorialising, supranational characteristics. A global adjudication system (arbitration) has been introduced to safeguard and buttress its flow. The power of Islamic
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Ercanbrack
ISBN: 9781107061507 1107061504
OCLC Number: 886881193
Description: xxvi, 397 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The sharia: sources, legal theory and unofficial sources of law --
3. Islamic commercial doctrine and classical commercial transactions --
4. Global financial markets and legal transformation --
5. Vehicular legal systems: the legislative implementation of sharia principles --
6. The regulation of Islamic financial institutions in the United Kingdom --
7. The regulation of Islamic financial institutions in Bahrain --
8. The regulation of Islamic financial institutions in the United Arab Emirates --
9. The regulation of Islamic financial institutions in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) --
10. The enforcement of non-national legal systems: the arbitration of Islamic financial disputes --
11. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Jonathan Ercanbrack.
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This contextual analysis of Islamic financial law challenges our understanding of both Islamic law and global financial markets.  Read more...

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