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Featured Resource: IFSB - Published Standards

Thursday, September 02, 2010

As Featured in the Islamic Finance Resources Blog

Considering that the flow of information in the industry is in so many ways limited or lethargic, the published standards of the IFSB represent a shining example of efficient dissemination. We include below the list of current IFSB standards, all of which are available free and online, an indispensable starting point for any Islamic finance institution:

IFSB-1: Guiding Principles of Risk Management for Institutions (other than Insurance Institutions) offering only Islamic Financial Services (IIFS)

IFSB-2: Capital Adequacy Standard for Institutions (other than Insurance Institutions) offering only Islamic Financial Services (IIFS)

IFSB-3: Guiding Principles on Corporate Governance for Institutions Offering Only Islamic Financial Services (Excluding Islamic Insurance (Takaful) Institutions and Islamic Mutual Funds

IFSB-4: Disclosures to Promote Transparency and Market Discipline for Institutions offering Islamic Financial Services (excluding Islamic Insurance (Takaful) Institutions and Islamic Mutual Funds)

IFSB-5: Guidance on Key Elements in the Supervisory Review Process of Institutions offering Islamic Financial Services (excluding Islamic Insurance (Takaful) Institutions and Islamic Mutual
Funds)


IFSB-6: Guiding Principles on Governance for Islamic Collective Investment Schemes

IFSB-7: Capital Adequacy Requirements for Sukuk, Securitisations and Real Estate investment

IFSB-8: Guiding Principles on Governance For Takaful (Islamic Insurance) Undertakings

IFSB-9: Guiding Principles on Conduct Of Business For Institutions Offering Islamic Financial Services

IFSB-10: Guiding Principles On Shariah Governance Systems For Institutions Offering Islamic Financial Services



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