25.01.2010 - Luxembourg aims to become hub for Islamic finance
From Arabnews.com: Luxembourg took an important first step toward developing the Duchy into the latest European hub for Islamic finance, especially Islamic capital markets, when it published last week a new tax circular on the treatment of a whole range of Islamic finance products including murabaha, musharaka, mudarabah, istisna, ijarah, ijarah wa Iktina and sukuk (Islamic bonds). A circular from the Director of Contributions, the Luxembourg tax authority, describes the major principles and contracts of Islamic finance and their respective tax treatment.....................Full Article: Source