- The Institute of
Islamic Banking & Insurance (IIBI)
With its emphasis on research and policy issues the Institute of Islamic Banking
and Insurance is one of the world's leading independent academic and research
organisations solely dedicated to the promotion and implementation of Islamic
- Harvard Islamic
Finance Information Program (HIFIP)
The HIFIP aims to act as a clearinghouse of information on Islamic banking
and finance and seeks to foster an increased awareness and understanding of
Islamic banking and finance within Islamic society as well as between the
Islamic and non-Islamic worlds.
- The Accounting & Auditing
Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI)
AAOIFI is an Islamic international autonomous non-profit making corporate
body that prepares accounting, auditing, governance, ethics and Shari'a standards
for Islamic financial institutions.
- The Islamic
The Islamic Foundation based in the UK is a good source of information, materials
- American Finance House LARIBA
LARIBA, the acronym for " Los Angeles Reliable Investment Bankers Associates"
promotes the LARIBA (i.e. no riba or interest) system of banking
as the true expression of "halal" Banking and Financing. This site
is very useful for day-to-day economic issues.
- Islamic Business &
Finance Network (IBF Net)
IBF Net is a global network of students, researchers, bankers and finance
professionals all interested in Islamic banking, business and finance.
Global Islamic Index Series (GIIS)
The FTSE Global Islamic Index Series are equity benchmark indices targeted
at those who wish to invest according to Islamic investment guidelines.
- The Islamic Financial
Services Board (IFSB)
The Islamic Financial Services Board is an association of central banks and
monetary authorities, and other institutions responsible for the regulation
and supervision of the Islamic financial services industry
- The Islamic
Advocate socially responsible investing, purporting an alternative Banking,
Financing and Investing Economic System for all people of all faiths.
- Yasaar Ltd
Yasaar Limited, a UK-incorporated company, aims to provide pre-eminent independent
Shariah financial solutions to the global Islamic banking and finance industry.