Browsing by Topic Takaful

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  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2009-09-01)

  • Mutual help and guarantee have been the ordinary practice of tribal Arabs even before the advent of Islam in Arabia. A similar but refined concept was reinforced by the Qur’an to be adopted by Muslims. It was widely applied in their daily lives. When the Muslims extended their trade by sea to the Far East, the concept of mutual assistance became more prominent and organised to protect their ships, merchandise and even lives from all sorts of dangers and mishaps. The practice by these merchants to put aside a sum of money before setting sail to the Far East for trade as a fund to compensate any loss incurred by any of them became the most prominent practice that led to the birth of wha...

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  • Master


  • Authors: Ismail, Kamaluddin (2017)

  • There is no 'best fit' business model in takaful. All existing models applied in the present day takaful are akin to fitting square pegs into round holes. Where there are needs to fit in certain aspects of the business models, the practice is to cut off corners around the square pegs to enable the fit, primarily on the basis of maslahah to ensure conformity with the commercial aspirations and objective of the business models. This paper primarily explores the feasibility of ju'alah as the underlying contract in takaful. The ju'alah business model is developed, formulated and validated as to whether it can be an alternative business model in the context of Islamic commercial insurance-...

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  • Book


  • Authors: Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Sharif, Kamaruddin; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Ismail, Ezamshah (2012)

  • This book discusses risk, risk management and the operational aspects of the two broadly classes of takaful products namely, general and family takaful. In this book, the authors have also explained the various functions involved in typical takaful operations including the process of underwriting, claims, marketing, investment and retakaful while at the same time, bringing in the Shari'ah elements in all of these functions. The authors believe that while takaful and conventional insurance possess many similarities, their contracts are somewhat different.

  • takaful_great_potential_nigeria_ezamshah.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2015)

  • The article considers the potential of takaful to become a strong segment of the Nigerian insurance market. Topics discussed include the growth of the Nigerian economy in 2015, the emerging opportunities in the country's life insurance market, and the inclusion of microtakaful the could increase financial access and inclusion among lower-income Nigerians.

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  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2014)

  • The presentation is to engage in critical discussions on strategies and challenges faced by takaful industry leaders to boost the growth and profitability in the international Takaful market.

  • the takaful industry_past present and future.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2012)

  • This concluding chapter has examined the three phases of the development continuum of takaful, namely, the past, the present and the future. In the first section, the discussion evolved from the historical perspective relating the concept al-aqilah to that of present-day takaful. The present phase dwelled on the various issues and challenges facing the takaful industry. Issues affecting the participats, operators, regulators, and other related parties are brought forth for discussion, together with suggestions and guidelines to improve the present situations. The chapter ends with the proposal of a takaful model that could be adopted to address some of the issues and challenges faced ...

  • TK2002_takaful actuarial practices.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2011)

  • This guide provides an understanding of the meaning of risk and the various categories of risk, explaining how takaful had developed and concept of takaful based on risk sharing amongst the participants.

Browsing by Topic Takaful

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  • takaful_concept_history_development_future_challenges_industry_shaikhhamzah.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2009-09-01)

  • Mutual help and guarantee have been the ordinary practice of tribal Arabs even before the advent of Islam in Arabia. A similar but refined concept was reinforced by the Qur’an to be adopted by Muslims. It was widely applied in their daily lives. When the Muslims extended their trade by sea to the Far East, the concept of mutual assistance became more prominent and organised to protect their ships, merchandise and even lives from all sorts of dangers and mishaps. The practice by these merchants to put aside a sum of money before setting sail to the Far East for trade as a fund to compensate any loss incurred by any of them became the most prominent practice that led to the birth of wha...

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Ismail, Kamaluddin (2017)

  • There is no 'best fit' business model in takaful. All existing models applied in the present day takaful are akin to fitting square pegs into round holes. Where there are needs to fit in certain aspects of the business models, the practice is to cut off corners around the square pegs to enable the fit, primarily on the basis of maslahah to ensure conformity with the commercial aspirations and objective of the business models. This paper primarily explores the feasibility of ju'alah as the underlying contract in takaful. The ju'alah business model is developed, formulated and validated as to whether it can be an alternative business model in the context of Islamic commercial insurance-...

  • takaful_realities_and_challenges.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Sharif, Kamaruddin; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Ismail, Ezamshah (2012)

  • This book discusses risk, risk management and the operational aspects of the two broadly classes of takaful products namely, general and family takaful. In this book, the authors have also explained the various functions involved in typical takaful operations including the process of underwriting, claims, marketing, investment and retakaful while at the same time, bringing in the Shari'ah elements in all of these functions. The authors believe that while takaful and conventional insurance possess many similarities, their contracts are somewhat different.

  • takaful_great_potential_nigeria_ezamshah.pdf.jpg
  • Industry Article


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2015)

  • The article considers the potential of takaful to become a strong segment of the Nigerian insurance market. Topics discussed include the growth of the Nigerian economy in 2015, the emerging opportunities in the country's life insurance market, and the inclusion of microtakaful the could increase financial access and inclusion among lower-income Nigerians.

  • need_shariah_talent_Islamic_finance_ezamshah.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2014)

  • The presentation is to engage in critical discussions on strategies and challenges faced by takaful industry leaders to boost the growth and profitability in the international Takaful market.

  • the takaful industry_past present and future.pdf.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2012)

  • This concluding chapter has examined the three phases of the development continuum of takaful, namely, the past, the present and the future. In the first section, the discussion evolved from the historical perspective relating the concept al-aqilah to that of present-day takaful. The present phase dwelled on the various issues and challenges facing the takaful industry. Issues affecting the participats, operators, regulators, and other related parties are brought forth for discussion, together with suggestions and guidelines to improve the present situations. The chapter ends with the proposal of a takaful model that could be adopted to address some of the issues and challenges faced ...

  • TK2002_takaful actuarial practices.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ismail, Ezamshah (2011)

  • This guide provides an understanding of the meaning of risk and the various categories of risk, explaining how takaful had developed and concept of takaful based on risk sharing amongst the participants.