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
Vasileios Pappas explores Islamic Banking in a piece for Thomson Reuters.View full article on Thomson Reuters.
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
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
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