Islamic Commercial Law (Wiley Finance) (Paperback)

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A concise study of the practices in Islamic commercial law

Filling a gap in the current literature, Islamic Commercial Law is the only book available that combines the theory and practice of Islamic commercial law in an English-language text. From the experts at the International Islamic University Malaysia, the book examines the source materials in the Qur'an and Hadith, and highlights the views and positions of leading schools of Islamic law, without burying the reader in juristic minutia. It combines theory with practice to address the needs of students while providing a pragmatic treatment of Islamic contracts. It provides diagrams for individual contracts to reveal the type and nature of the contractual relationships between parties and discusses all types of fundamental transactions, including sales, loans, debt transfers, partnerships, and more.

  • Written by experts from the International Islamic University Malaysia, the leading organisation in research in Islamic finance
  • Closes a vital gap in the English-language literature on Islamic commercial law
  • Features end-of-chapter questions to enable self-testing and provoke critical thinking

An ideal guide for current students, researchers, and practitioners, Islamic Commercial Law offers a concise yet comprehensive coverage of the subject.

About the Author

Muhammad Yusuf Saleem was born in Afghanistan. He obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from International Islamic University Malaysia in 1992, where he also studied his Master of Comparative Laws (MCL) and obtained a PhD in 2003. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University, Malaysia. He has taught a series of courses on Fiqh for Economist, Islamic Transactions (Mu'amalat), Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh), Islamic banking and finance, zakat, waqf and Islamic law of inheritance (Faraidh). He has also taught Islamic Finance, and Fiqh al-mu'amalt courses for postgraduate students at the Graduate School of Management and at the IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance. Dr. Saleem contributed several articles to various local and international journals. He has participated and presented papers in international conferences in Kuala Lumpur, Dhaka, Jeddah, and Bahrain. Among his works are An Introduction to the Theoretical Foundations of Islamic Transactions, Muslim Powerlessness and the Nation-state, Methods and Methodologies in Fiqh and Islamic Economics, Mutawalli Institutions for the Management of Waqf Properties, Form v. Substance in Islamic Banking and Financial Transactions, and the Application of Ibra and Muqassah to House Financing Contracts.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781118504031
ISBN-10: 1118504038
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: April 17th, 2013
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Wiley Finance