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Islamic financing and investment structures in Malaysia | Lexology

All questions Common structures The following discussion on common structures used by the financial institutions in offering Islamic financial products or financing facilities is based on the BNM SAC’s rulings, which were published in the second edition of Shariah Resolutions in Islamic Finance in October 2010. The rulings must be followed by all local or…


Philadelphia 76ers: Making a case for free agent guard Jeff Teague

After an early playoff exit at the hands of the Boston Celtics, the Philadelphia 76ers head into a bleak offseason. With four players making over $100 million on the payroll, the team has little flexibility spending-wise to make the roster adjustments needed to improve. Of their many internal issues, floor spacing and playmaking are two…


Why the Child’s Rights Act still doesn’t apply throughout Nigeria

Nigeria adopted the Child’s Rights Act in 2003, giving legal consent to both the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child. The country’s constitution states that for an international law to take effect, Nigeria’s legislature must create a national version.


Islam’s Hidden Role in the Transatlantic Slave Trade

From its inception, Islam’s history with the West has been one of unwavering antagonism and seismic clashes, often initiated by the former. By the standards of history, nothing between the two civilizations is as well documented as this long war. Accordingly, for more than a millennium, both educated and not so educated Europeans knew —…


Australian and US hostages in Afghan prisoner swap

Afghanistan is to release three high-ranking Taliban prisoners in exchange for two hostages held by the group, President Ashraf Ghani has said. American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks were lecturers at the American University of Afghanistan when they were kidnapped in 2016.

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