05.01.2010 - Regulatory hurdles for facilitation of Islamic financial products in S. Korea
From Arabnews.com: Despite the postponement by South Korea’s National Assembly’s Strategy and Finance Committee of pushing through a vote to approve a bill aimed at facilitating tax neutrality for the issuance of sukuk at end December 2009, local supporters of the introduction of Islamic finance products are confident that the delay is a minor setback. They stress that the postponement was more due to the timing of the vote which comes amid increasing political squabbling between the Grand National Party and Democratic Party, especially over controversial policy issues relating to the introduction of tough new income and corporation taxes which have been opposed by trade union leaders........................................Full Article: Source
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