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SHARIA GOVERNANCE:

We are committed to complying with Sharia governance practices such as (but not limited to) the establishment of a Sharia Committee, independence of pronouncement, administration of Sharia audit and Sharia reporting.

To achieve this, we have appointed Shariyah Review Bureau (“SRB”) to help us adhere to the best practices and guidelines on Sharia governance. In this role, SRB will facilitate Sharia related discussions, product research, and Sharia reporting while working with the head of functions to augment Sharia principles and rulings at different levels of the organization. SRB will also help ensure that the members of the Sharia Committee operate with independence and autonomy and warrants effective decision-making and Sharia assurance practices.

Some of the specific requirements that SRB will manage are:

Help establish a robust Sharia governance mechanism including the formulation and management of the Shariah Committee and liaising with them to ensure that all products and services are duly accredited and in line with the rulings of the Sharia Committee.

 

Assist in establishing a qualified and independent Sharia Committee function.

 

Coordinate with various departments, head of functions and taskforces on Shariah issues, and provide support during Shariah audits and related assessments.

Contribute to the development and enhancement of products and new offerings, coordinating with relevant stakeholders for feedback.

Ensure that all products and services offered (and for which SRB is responsible for under its engagement agreement) by us are approved and certified by the Sharia Committee.

Supervise the Sharia audit to verify compliance with Sharia principles and standards.

Where applicable, disclose relevant information to management regarding the Sharia governance framework, Sharia Committee rulings, product (non-compliance) risks, Zakah verification and purification of non-permissible income.

SHARIA COMMITTEE:

For the purpose of effective Sharia governance and supervision, one renowned and qualified Sharia scholar has been assigned. The Sharia Committee independently issues pronouncements, and these rulings are binding onus. The name of the Sharia Committee member is provided below:



SHARIA COMMITTEE:

For the purpose of effective Sharia governance and supervision, one renowned and qualified Sharia scholar has been assigned. The Sharia Committee independently issues pronouncements, and these rulings are binding onus. The name of the Sharia Committee member is provided below:



Sheikh Muhammad Ahmad

 

Shaikh Muhammad has over 10 years of experience as a Shari’a consultant and academic in various parts of Islamic finance. He has worked predominantly in the financial services along with retail and investment banking and has expertise in corporate advisory and real-estate funds. Sheikh Muhammad works extensively with leading global and domestic financial institutions across the GCC. His work ranges from redesigning conventional Sukuk, organizational structures of funds in the banking, insurance and private equity sector. He procured his Masters (A’alamiyah) in Fiqh and Usool ul Fiqh from Jami’ah Ahsan Ul Uloom and procured Bachelors in Islamic sciences from Jamia Dar-ul-Uloom.



ABOUT SHARIYAH REVIEW BUREAU:

Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) is a Middle East-based firm with an international scholarly platform of +37 scholars covering 4 major school of jurisprudences and spreading over 16 countries including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, Malaysia, Pakistan, UK, Germany and Russia. SRB is licensed and regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain and has been serving the Islamic financial industry for almost 20 years and is committed to empowering Sharia compliance for businesses around the world.

To learn more about SRB and its services, please visit www.shariyah.net.

 

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