Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aishath Muneeza
Qualification:Ph.D.in Law in International Islamic University Malaysia. (2013)
Fields/Area of Specialization:Islamic Banking Law
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aishath Muneeza holds a Ph.D.in Law, Masters in Banking Law, and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) all from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. She is a wealth of knowledge in her field of specialization. She has acquired significant education and work experience in Islamic Law, Islamic Banking & Finance and many other related subjects. She has presented numerous research papers in international conferences held in different parts of the world and has also published academic books and papers on Islamic Finance.

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  • 2nd_international_halal_management_conference_2018_maldives_Aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Minister of Home Affairs Azleen Ahmed has launched the 2nd International Halal Management Conference (IHMC) on the 18th July 2018 at the Maldives National University (MNU). The IHMC was organized by the Maldives Center for Islamic Finance (MCIF) and the MNU along with Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia. More than 50 international speakers representing more than five countries participated in the conference.

  • a_small_island_aspires_to_introduce_sukuk_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2012)

  • The Maldives has embarked on the huge task of developing Islamic fi nance parallel to its existing conventional finance market. After establishing its very first Islamic bank in March 2011, the country also witnessed the issuance of its first Islamic equity in 2011. The first company in Maldives that was listed as a company issuing Shariah compliant equity was Amana Takaful Maldives. The country is subsequently moving towards the development of a Sukuk market.

  • item.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • Microfinance is a new concept in the Maldives. In 2015, the first Islamic microfinance scheme was introduced under the name of �FaseyhaMadadhu� with assistance from Islamic Development Bank. The products developed under this scheme were unique as it was shaped by looking at local needs. This paper will discuss these products and the features of it. It is hard to find literature about the subject matter as this is a newly introduced scheme and the first-hand experience of the author in structuring and implementing the scheme has been relied extensively. It is anticipated that the outcome of this paper will pave the way for those jurisdictions that aim to introduce Islamic microfinance<...

  • item.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • Ever heard of an occasion where property has been used to generate revenue to a waqf fund? Well, here�s one. It�s called the Dharul Eeman project and is being tried and tested in the Maldives. We hope that its success story will be an inspiration to other countries who wish to adopt a similar approach to enrich their cash waqf funds. This project is proof that innovation is the key to developing an Islamic economy. This model is unique as the general norm is to develop properties to generate income from waqf lands; but in this case the Ministry of Islamic Affairs is intending to develop a land in order to generate income for a cash waqf fund which will be used to build, repair and mai...

  • administration_zakat_wealth_Maldives_muneeza.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • For Muslims zakat is obligatory and different jurisdictions in the world have different mechanisms to administer it. Maldives is a hundred percent Muslim country and zakat administration in the country is unique. As such the objective of the paper is to discuss the zakat administration in Maldives with special reference to zakat al mal and to discuss the challenges facing the existing way of zakat administration. The paper also includes ways to overcome the challenges. No literature on this area in Maldives could be found and as such reference to primary materials such as unpublished statistics, reports, brochures have been made. It is hoped that this paper will encourage further rese...

  • Administration_of_zakat_on_wealth_in_Maldives_Aishath_Muneeza.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Proceeding


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • For Muslims zakat is obligatory and different jurisdictions in the world have different mechanisms to administer it. Maldives is a hundred percent Muslim country and zakat administration in the country is unique. As such the objective of the paper is to discuss the zakat administration in Maldives with special reference to zakat al mal and to discuss the challenges facing the existing way of zakat administration. The paper also includes ways to overcome the challenges. No literature on this area in Maldives could be found and as such reference to primary materials such as unpublished statistics, reports, brochures have been made. It is hoped that this paper will encourage further res...

  • the_application_of_blockchain_technology_in_crowdfunding_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Tajul Arifin, Asma'; Arshad, Nur Aishah; Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • The emergence of innovative digital financial technologies, namely blockchain and crowdfunding, indicates new ways to reach the poor and economically vulnerable groups. This paper contributes to the emerging literature on financial technology by presenting the case of crowdfunding in financial inclusion. The rationale behind this inquiry is to demonstrate the relevance of crowdfunding to financial inclusion, and how might blockchain technology fuel the development of crowdfunding. This paper also constitutes one of the first attempts to analyse crowdfunding in Malaysia and Shariah-compliant crowdfunding. In this paper, a desk research is conducted where journal articles, books, magazi...

  • application_law_evidence_islamic_banking_special_reference_malaysia_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • This research aims to deal with the law of evidence invoked in Islamic banking cases reported in Malaysia from 1983 to 2015 and determine whether the invoked provisions of the statute in the case law have any conflicts with Islamic law that are threatening the development of Islamic banking in Malaysia. The methodology used in this research is assessing the implication by studying the provisions of the law of evidence that has been invoked in the reported case law. It is evident from this research that following are the evident conflicts found in the Evidence Act 1950. In this arena, the following changes are significant for sustaining Islamic banking in Malaysia. Expert opinion under...

  • application_of_parol_evidence_rule_to_islamic_banking_in_malaysia_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2016)

  • Islamic banking is called shariah compliant banking as all transactions conducted in the banking transaction starting from product offering stage until the dispute resolution stage shall comply with the principles of Islamic law. As such the objective of this paper is to find out the application of parol evidence rule to Islamic banking in Malaysia and to find out whether the application of parol eveidence is compliant with the principles of Islamic law or not.

  • appointment_female_judges_muslim_countries_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2014)

  • The purpose of this article is to illuminate one of the contemporary legal dilemmas in Islamic law, namely the appointment of female judges in Muslim countries. The methodology employed is library-based research. The focus of this article is to determine the legal status of appointments of female judges in Shariah courts. It is argued here that female judges can be appointed in Muslim countries and that the main reason for this is that there is no explicit prohibition of it in the fundamental sources of Islamic law. However, the claims that it is contrary to Islamic law to appoint female judges are also discussed here. The outcome of this article is to prove that there is nothing wron...

  • article_review_spam_law_for_the_Internet_aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2012)

  • This review evaluates and reports on the clarity, quality, originality as well as other aspects of the following research article: Khong WK, 'Spam Law for the Internet', 2001 (3) The Journal of Information Law and Technology (JILT)

  • belt_and_road_initiative_and_Islamic_financing_jinzi_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: JinZi, Chu; Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • China's One Belt and One Road (OBOR) is a global trade network across Asia, Africa, Europe and Oceania. Also known as Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), OBOR is an attempt to redraw ancient Silk Road to foster global trade and economic development. Nearly 30 Muslims-majority countries are part of China's vision of BRI. The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to investigate how public private partnership (PPP) has been applied in BRI projects; and second, to explore how Islamic finance can fit within a PPP context. This paper proposes a framework for using Islamic finance in infrastructure PPP projects. This paper also analyses two PPP projects where Islamic finance was deployed as p...

  • capital_market_shariah_advisory_committee_renamed_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2013)

  • The Capital Market Development Authority (CMDA) is the regulator for the capital markets in the Maldives. In May 2011, the CMDA took the initiative to develop a fully-fledged Islamic capital market in the Maldives and the first step towards this vision was to establish a Capital Market Shariah Advisory Committ ee (CMSAC).

  • a_case_study_default_Islamic_financing_facilities_Malaysian_perspective_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • Default can occur in Islamic banking. As the law applicable to Islamic banking is derived from Shariah, it is imperative to check whether the current practice of Islamic banks in default aligns with Shariah. The objective of this chapter is to discuss the rules and procedures Islamic banks in Malaysia follow in case of default. This is a qualitative research where data from primary sources such as laws on the matter are extracted to derive conclusions and secondary sources such as case laws and other published materials in the subject matter are explored. It is anticipated that the outcome of this chapter will assist to comprehend the way in which Islamic banks deal in case of default...

  • ceo_maldives_islamic_bank_retires_Aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Harith Harun, the first CEO and managing director of Maldives Islamic Bank, has retired on the 31st March 2018. Harith is a Malaysian citizen who has contributed toward the creation of a fully-fledged Islamic finance industry in the Maldives. He played an instrumental role in creating the Islamic monetary market and other Islamic finance institutions that emerged in the country. The stakeholders of the Islamic finance industry are of the view that Harith leaving the position of the managing director of Maldives Islamic Bank is a loss to the industry. However, Harith will still serve as a director of the bank.

  • Challenges_facing_the_Islamic_finance_industry_in_the_Maldives_Aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2012)

  • The Maldives is a country with limited resources. The lifeline of the economy is fishing and the golden goose of the country is tourism. The country also heavily depends on importation of goods. The financial system of the Maldives is based on conventional rules and laws. The financial and the economic system of the country are based on conventional economics and financial principles.

  • clash_of_convictions_conventional_banking_islamic_banking_aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath; Wisham, Ismail; Hassan, Rusni (2010)

  • Malaysia is a religiously and ethnically versatile country with a dual legal structure. Essentially, Malaysia's banking system is plural and thus, two different sets of legal systems work at the same time. The semi-permanent conventional banking system has been leveled off by the Islamic banking system which emerged only in 1983. Whether accepted or not, the dual system which emerged only in 1983. Whether accepted or not, the dual system in the society has created challenges and clashes between the two, and these must be addressed and dealt with properly, so as to trim down such clashes to a minimum. Several quarrels exist between conventional and Islamic banking laws; some which aris...

  • contemporary_practices_musharakah_financial_transactions_takao_etal.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Moriguchi, Takao; Khattak, Mudeer Ahmed; Farhan, Muhammad; Firdaus, Mohamad; Worasutr, Asas; Lukman Hakim, Andi; Musthafa, Fikry; Muneeza, Aishath (2016)

  • Musharakah, which is translated as 'joint venture or partnership' or 'profit and loss sharing contract' is regarded as an ideal financing contract in Islamic finance. Musharakah has been applied to Islamic banking and Islamic capital market across the world and it is also proposed as one of alternative model in takaful business. Musharakah contract is also combined with other contracts and interesting products such as Musharakah Mutanaqisa has been developed. However, there are considerations concerning the principles of Shariah. This paper aims to discuss these matters and offer recommendations in order for Musharakah to be more widely accepted and adopted by the Muslim communities a...

  • Corporate_governance_of_Islamic_banking_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2013)

  • There is no ready made definition for corporate governance. Some view corporate governance as an indescribable term like love and happiness, the nature of it is easy to understand, but difficult to describe in words. Islamically aligned corporate governance principles that apply to Islamic banking are dubbed as Shari'ah corporate governance. Corporate governance is essential to achieve optimal performance of any company. Without good corporate governance principles, a company could be described as a boat withour a rudder, which has no mission and vision to achieve.

  • cross-border_banking_transactions_is_there_aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath; Korimbocus, Christine; Nik Yusuf, Nik Nurul Atiqah; Capery, Sooraiya (2011)

  • Islamic stock screening bodies are vital due to the increase in the numbers of mixed companies in the world. This creates a dilemma as there is no uniform Islamic stock screening procedure followed by the screening bodies. This has created confusion among the investors to some extent. The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the criteria used in the screening process and also to examine the different methods and approach used by the different providers of stock screening solutions. The questions addressed in this paper are; whether the different procedures and yardsticks used to screen stocks are acceptable; whether the procedures inhibit the growth of Islamic equities...

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aishath Muneeza
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Qualification: Ph.D.in Law in International Islamic University Malaysia. (2013)
Fields/Area of Specialization: Islamic Banking Law
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aishath Muneeza holds a Ph.D.in Law, Masters in Banking Law, and a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) all from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. She is a wealth of knowledge in her field of specialization. She has acquired significant education and work experience in Islamic Law, Islamic Banking & Finance and many other related subjects. She has presented numerous research papers in international conferences held in different parts of the world and has also published academic books and papers on Islamic Finance.
Showing results 1 to 20 of 80
  • 2nd_international_halal_management_conference_2018_maldives_Aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Minister of Home Affairs Azleen Ahmed has launched the 2nd International Halal Management Conference (IHMC) on the 18th July 2018 at the Maldives National University (MNU). The IHMC was organized by the Maldives Center for Islamic Finance (MCIF) and the MNU along with Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia. More than 50 international speakers representing more than five countries participated in the conference.

  • a_small_island_aspires_to_introduce_sukuk_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2012)

  • The Maldives has embarked on the huge task of developing Islamic fi nance parallel to its existing conventional finance market. After establishing its very first Islamic bank in March 2011, the country also witnessed the issuance of its first Islamic equity in 2011. The first company in Maldives that was listed as a company issuing Shariah compliant equity was Amana Takaful Maldives. The country is subsequently moving towards the development of a Sukuk market.

  • item.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • Microfinance is a new concept in the Maldives. In 2015, the first Islamic microfinance scheme was introduced under the name of �FaseyhaMadadhu� with assistance from Islamic Development Bank. The products developed under this scheme were unique as it was shaped by looking at local needs. This paper will discuss these products and the features of it. It is hard to find literature about the subject matter as this is a newly introduced scheme and the first-hand experience of the author in structuring and implementing the scheme has been relied extensively. It is anticipated that the outcome of this paper will pave the way for those jurisdictions that aim to introduce Islamic microfinance<...

  • item.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • Ever heard of an occasion where property has been used to generate revenue to a waqf fund? Well, here�s one. It�s called the Dharul Eeman project and is being tried and tested in the Maldives. We hope that its success story will be an inspiration to other countries who wish to adopt a similar approach to enrich their cash waqf funds. This project is proof that innovation is the key to developing an Islamic economy. This model is unique as the general norm is to develop properties to generate income from waqf lands; but in this case the Ministry of Islamic Affairs is intending to develop a land in order to generate income for a cash waqf fund which will be used to build, repair and mai...

  • administration_zakat_wealth_Maldives_muneeza.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • For Muslims zakat is obligatory and different jurisdictions in the world have different mechanisms to administer it. Maldives is a hundred percent Muslim country and zakat administration in the country is unique. As such the objective of the paper is to discuss the zakat administration in Maldives with special reference to zakat al mal and to discuss the challenges facing the existing way of zakat administration. The paper also includes ways to overcome the challenges. No literature on this area in Maldives could be found and as such reference to primary materials such as unpublished statistics, reports, brochures have been made. It is hoped that this paper will encourage further rese...

  • Administration_of_zakat_on_wealth_in_Maldives_Aishath_Muneeza.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Proceeding


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • For Muslims zakat is obligatory and different jurisdictions in the world have different mechanisms to administer it. Maldives is a hundred percent Muslim country and zakat administration in the country is unique. As such the objective of the paper is to discuss the zakat administration in Maldives with special reference to zakat al mal and to discuss the challenges facing the existing way of zakat administration. The paper also includes ways to overcome the challenges. No literature on this area in Maldives could be found and as such reference to primary materials such as unpublished statistics, reports, brochures have been made. It is hoped that this paper will encourage further res...

  • the_application_of_blockchain_technology_in_crowdfunding_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Tajul Arifin, Asma'; Arshad, Nur Aishah; Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • The emergence of innovative digital financial technologies, namely blockchain and crowdfunding, indicates new ways to reach the poor and economically vulnerable groups. This paper contributes to the emerging literature on financial technology by presenting the case of crowdfunding in financial inclusion. The rationale behind this inquiry is to demonstrate the relevance of crowdfunding to financial inclusion, and how might blockchain technology fuel the development of crowdfunding. This paper also constitutes one of the first attempts to analyse crowdfunding in Malaysia and Shariah-compliant crowdfunding. In this paper, a desk research is conducted where journal articles, books, magazi...

  • application_law_evidence_islamic_banking_special_reference_malaysia_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2017)

  • This research aims to deal with the law of evidence invoked in Islamic banking cases reported in Malaysia from 1983 to 2015 and determine whether the invoked provisions of the statute in the case law have any conflicts with Islamic law that are threatening the development of Islamic banking in Malaysia. The methodology used in this research is assessing the implication by studying the provisions of the law of evidence that has been invoked in the reported case law. It is evident from this research that following are the evident conflicts found in the Evidence Act 1950. In this arena, the following changes are significant for sustaining Islamic banking in Malaysia. Expert opinion under...

  • application_of_parol_evidence_rule_to_islamic_banking_in_malaysia_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2016)

  • Islamic banking is called shariah compliant banking as all transactions conducted in the banking transaction starting from product offering stage until the dispute resolution stage shall comply with the principles of Islamic law. As such the objective of this paper is to find out the application of parol evidence rule to Islamic banking in Malaysia and to find out whether the application of parol eveidence is compliant with the principles of Islamic law or not.

  • appointment_female_judges_muslim_countries_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2014)

  • The purpose of this article is to illuminate one of the contemporary legal dilemmas in Islamic law, namely the appointment of female judges in Muslim countries. The methodology employed is library-based research. The focus of this article is to determine the legal status of appointments of female judges in Shariah courts. It is argued here that female judges can be appointed in Muslim countries and that the main reason for this is that there is no explicit prohibition of it in the fundamental sources of Islamic law. However, the claims that it is contrary to Islamic law to appoint female judges are also discussed here. The outcome of this article is to prove that there is nothing wron...

  • article_review_spam_law_for_the_Internet_aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2012)

  • This review evaluates and reports on the clarity, quality, originality as well as other aspects of the following research article: Khong WK, 'Spam Law for the Internet', 2001 (3) The Journal of Information Law and Technology (JILT)

  • belt_and_road_initiative_and_Islamic_financing_jinzi_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: JinZi, Chu; Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • China's One Belt and One Road (OBOR) is a global trade network across Asia, Africa, Europe and Oceania. Also known as Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), OBOR is an attempt to redraw ancient Silk Road to foster global trade and economic development. Nearly 30 Muslims-majority countries are part of China's vision of BRI. The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to investigate how public private partnership (PPP) has been applied in BRI projects; and second, to explore how Islamic finance can fit within a PPP context. This paper proposes a framework for using Islamic finance in infrastructure PPP projects. This paper also analyses two PPP projects where Islamic finance was deployed as p...

  • capital_market_shariah_advisory_committee_renamed_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2013)

  • The Capital Market Development Authority (CMDA) is the regulator for the capital markets in the Maldives. In May 2011, the CMDA took the initiative to develop a fully-fledged Islamic capital market in the Maldives and the first step towards this vision was to establish a Capital Market Shariah Advisory Committ ee (CMSAC).

  • a_case_study_default_Islamic_financing_facilities_Malaysian_perspective_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2019)

  • Default can occur in Islamic banking. As the law applicable to Islamic banking is derived from Shariah, it is imperative to check whether the current practice of Islamic banks in default aligns with Shariah. The objective of this chapter is to discuss the rules and procedures Islamic banks in Malaysia follow in case of default. This is a qualitative research where data from primary sources such as laws on the matter are extracted to derive conclusions and secondary sources such as case laws and other published materials in the subject matter are explored. It is anticipated that the outcome of this chapter will assist to comprehend the way in which Islamic banks deal in case of default...

  • ceo_maldives_islamic_bank_retires_Aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2018)

  • Harith Harun, the first CEO and managing director of Maldives Islamic Bank, has retired on the 31st March 2018. Harith is a Malaysian citizen who has contributed toward the creation of a fully-fledged Islamic finance industry in the Maldives. He played an instrumental role in creating the Islamic monetary market and other Islamic finance institutions that emerged in the country. The stakeholders of the Islamic finance industry are of the view that Harith leaving the position of the managing director of Maldives Islamic Bank is a loss to the industry. However, Harith will still serve as a director of the bank.

  • Challenges_facing_the_Islamic_finance_industry_in_the_Maldives_Aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2012)

  • The Maldives is a country with limited resources. The lifeline of the economy is fishing and the golden goose of the country is tourism. The country also heavily depends on importation of goods. The financial system of the Maldives is based on conventional rules and laws. The financial and the economic system of the country are based on conventional economics and financial principles.

  • clash_of_convictions_conventional_banking_islamic_banking_aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath; Wisham, Ismail; Hassan, Rusni (2010)

  • Malaysia is a religiously and ethnically versatile country with a dual legal structure. Essentially, Malaysia's banking system is plural and thus, two different sets of legal systems work at the same time. The semi-permanent conventional banking system has been leveled off by the Islamic banking system which emerged only in 1983. Whether accepted or not, the dual system which emerged only in 1983. Whether accepted or not, the dual system in the society has created challenges and clashes between the two, and these must be addressed and dealt with properly, so as to trim down such clashes to a minimum. Several quarrels exist between conventional and Islamic banking laws; some which aris...

  • contemporary_practices_musharakah_financial_transactions_takao_etal.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Moriguchi, Takao; Khattak, Mudeer Ahmed; Farhan, Muhammad; Firdaus, Mohamad; Worasutr, Asas; Lukman Hakim, Andi; Musthafa, Fikry; Muneeza, Aishath (2016)

  • Musharakah, which is translated as 'joint venture or partnership' or 'profit and loss sharing contract' is regarded as an ideal financing contract in Islamic finance. Musharakah has been applied to Islamic banking and Islamic capital market across the world and it is also proposed as one of alternative model in takaful business. Musharakah contract is also combined with other contracts and interesting products such as Musharakah Mutanaqisa has been developed. However, there are considerations concerning the principles of Shariah. This paper aims to discuss these matters and offer recommendations in order for Musharakah to be more widely accepted and adopted by the Muslim communities a...

  • Corporate_governance_of_Islamic_banking_aishath.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath (2013)

  • There is no ready made definition for corporate governance. Some view corporate governance as an indescribable term like love and happiness, the nature of it is easy to understand, but difficult to describe in words. Islamically aligned corporate governance principles that apply to Islamic banking are dubbed as Shari'ah corporate governance. Corporate governance is essential to achieve optimal performance of any company. Without good corporate governance principles, a company could be described as a boat withour a rudder, which has no mission and vision to achieve.

  • cross-border_banking_transactions_is_there_aishath.PDF.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muneeza, Aishath; Korimbocus, Christine; Nik Yusuf, Nik Nurul Atiqah; Capery, Sooraiya (2011)

  • Islamic stock screening bodies are vital due to the increase in the numbers of mixed companies in the world. This creates a dilemma as there is no uniform Islamic stock screening procedure followed by the screening bodies. This has created confusion among the investors to some extent. The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the criteria used in the screening process and also to examine the different methods and approach used by the different providers of stock screening solutions. The questions addressed in this paper are; whether the different procedures and yardsticks used to screen stocks are acceptable; whether the procedures inhibit the growth of Islamic equities...