04.12.2008 - ACERFI, the first French-speaking 'Shariah Comittee for Islamic Finance'
From Zawya.com: The second edition of the French Islamic Finance Forum that took place in Paris on November 26th, welcomed some of the foremost sharia scholars in the world, highlighting the necessity to set up a genuine French-speaking sharia committee to advise on sharia-compliant operations in this region. ACERFI, a non for-profit organisation, was thus officially launched during this event as the first French-speaking « Shariah Comittee for Islamic Finance » and has been announced by Sheikh Louqman Ingar, a sharia scholar that has already advised in the first experiment on the French overseas territory that occurred in June 2008 in La Réunion Island..... Full Article: Source