• Tax relief on the horizon for Islamic institutions

    The UK has one of the strongest and most robust regulatory frameworks in the world, and the country has a deserved reputation as a leading light in global legislative strength – hence its position as one of the world’s premier financial centres. For Islamic finance, the authorities have worked equally hard to ensure a level-playing field, to a significant degree...

Summer Issue 2018

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Tax relief on the horizon for Islamic institutions

The UK has one of the strongest and most robust regulatory frameworks in the world, and the country has a deserved reputation as a leading light in global legislative strength – hence its position as one of the world’s premier financial. ...


Market Insights

UK chancellor pushes Islamic finance post-Brexit

In his annual Mansion House speech in June 2018, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond emphasized the importance of Islamic finance as one of the key elements to building a ‘Global Britain’ following the UK’s departure from the EU,...


Home & Away

Collaboration between the UK and Turkey in Islamic fintech

In this section we track the appeal of the UK for overseas investors, as well as taking a look at the international activities of UK players as they continue to spread their expertise and influence around the globe. This month, we bring you an...


Company Focus

ADIB UK looks to commercial opportunities in the UK

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has been in the UK since 2012, when it opened a swanky new branch in London’s Knightsbridge in 2012 to target wealthy Gulf clients. Recently, the bank has been picking up the pace as it targets growth opportunities...


Company Insight

Trowers & Hamlins promotes strong pipeline for 2018

Trowers & Hamlin has had an interest in Islamic finance since the 1980s through its Middle Eastern presence, but after representing Kuwait’s The International Investor on the structuring of the first-ever Shariah compliant leveraged UK...



Contribution

The use of Cayman Islands structures in Islamic finance

Expertise in the ever-growing Islamic finance market Maples and Calder’s Islamic finance team has been involved in many of the most innovative Islamic finance transactions, including the largest Sukuk issuance to date, the first Sukuk issuance...


News Briefs

News Briefs

A brief but comprehensive summary of all the latest Islamic finance news with a direct impact on the UK market.



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