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The Malaysian Reserve: The point when Islamic bankers are willing to break the code

Islamic banks face new competition such as the introduction of risky derivatives into their markets. An “identity buffer” makes them more likely to diverge from traditional Islamic codes, says a study by Cambridge Judge academics Maima Aulia Syakhroza, Dr Lionel…

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Code breakers

Islamic banks face new competition such as the introduction of risky derivatives into their markets. An 'identity buffer' makes them more likely to diverge from traditional Islamic codes, says a study by Cambridge Judge academics Maima Aulia Syakhroza, Lionel Paolella…

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a key Islamic finance centre

Five things that customers of conventional banks should envy about Islamic finance

Recent regulations make switching banks easier. But have you ever thought about switching to a whole different banking system, one that can't charge interest and must treat customers fairly? When it comes to better banking Islamic finance has a lot…

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‘Reduce reliance on oil & gas and reform education’ say business leaders from across the Middle East

Reducing reliance on oil & gas, and reforming education were the key themes emerging from the launch of University of Cambridge Judge Business School's Middle East Leadership Research Centre Planning for a world without oil and gas, succession planning in…

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Tirad Mahmoud, CEO of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Tirad Mahmoud is leading a mission to redefine the Islamic banking business model, so what are his own leadership values and who are the people he admires? I believe leaders are defined by their followers. The essence of leadership is…

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Tirad Mahmoud

New Cambridge centre will spearhead research in the Middle East for the Middle East

The University of Cambridge Judge Business School is to launch a new centre dedicated to researching the business environment and the particular leadership challenges and opportunities facing Middle Eastern organisations. The new Middle East Leadership Research Centre (MELRC) will be…

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American University of Sharjah

Islamic finance: the future is great

Islamic finance has a great future and the British government's move to launch an Islamic bond is very welcome news for the fast-growing sector, says Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School. Launching a…

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Islamic finance: the future is great

Islamic finance has a great future and the British government's move to launch an Islamic bond is very welcome news for the fast-growing sector, says Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy & Policy at Cambridge Judge Business School. Launching a…

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Tirad Mahmoud, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank: The growth of Islamic banking

Islamic banks continue to grow at a higher rate than conventional models in every market probably as an indirect result of the global financial crisis. According to Tirad Mahmoud, CEO of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, the growth rate is significantly…

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New Islamic Finance programme launched

Cambridge Judge Business School's new Islamic Finance programme has opened its doors to its first intake of delegates. The Islamic Finance Executive Education Programme will be offered in Cambridge, London and Dubai, led by Dr Kamal Munir, Reader in Strategy…

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