News

Smart Contracts & Islamic Finance

The rationale behind the concept of smart contracts makes enormous sense to an Islamic economist. The original goal behind the idea (Szabo, 1994) was to apply the principles of traditional …

Awqaf Governance – Thinking Inside the Box

Good governance is a major issue facing awqaf organisations. Despite the sector’s awesome size, awqaf remains one of the most misunderstood areas of the Islamic financial system. Because of awqaf’s …

Risk Management for Awqaf: Some Thoughts

The awqaf ecosystem displays considerable variation across countries and regions. While awqaf is originally meant to be in the voluntary sector, the current situation shows diverse roles for stakeholders in …