GOLCER news

Sharia student loans are flawed 28/10/14

Sharia student loans are flawed

LUMS researcher Vasilis Pappas is quoted in a feature in politics.co.uk about the problems with sharia-compliant student loans.

View on the politics.co.uk website
Why we urgently need Islamic student loans 10/10/14

Why we urgently need Islamic student loans

A major barrier to career aspirations among Muslims has been their inability to take on student (or any other) loans to fund higher study, as Shariah law prohibits predetermined interest rates, explains LUMS researcher Vasileios Pappas.

View on the New Statesman website
The regulatory and compliance challenges of Islamic finance 09/09/14

The regulatory and compliance challenges of Islamic finance

Vasileios Pappas explores Islamic Banking in a piece for Thomson Reuters. 

View full article on Thomson Reuters.
Islamic finance futures 23/07/14

Islamic finance futures

Vasileios Pappas reviews the 4th Islamic Banking and Finance Conference, hosted by the Gulf One Centre for Economic Research at LUMS, for Global Banking and Finance Review.

View full article on the Global Banking and Finance website.
Alumni award for prominent alumna 17/12/13

Alumni award for prominent alumna

Dr Nahed Taher, founder and CEO of Gulf One Investment Bank, has returned to Lancaster University to receive an Alumni award.

How Islamic bank managers are levelling the playing field in the competition with conventional banking 05/12/13

How Islamic bank managers are levelling the playing field in the competition with conventional banking

Jill Johnes investigates the rise of Islamic banking and how it contributes to a secure and efficient banking system.

View on the Global Banking & Finance Review website