Tagged: Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB)

World Bank declares Islamic finance a priority area

World Bank declares Islamic finance a priority area

New Secretary-General Jaseem Ahmed, summit host, Yves Mersch, Gov. Banque centrale du Luxembourg and Faris Sharaf, the chairman of the IFSB governing council and governor of the Central Bank of Jordan were very happy about the good results of the globa…

End of journey for Rifaat at the IFSB

End of journey for Rifaat at the IFSB

Professor Rifaat Abdel Karim was appointed in November 2002 as the inaugural secretary general of the Kuala Lumpur-based Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB), the multilateral prudential and supervisory standard setting organization for the global I…

New IFSB chief faces daunting task

New IFSB chief faces daunting task

The appointment last week by the council of governors of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) of Jaseem Ahmed as its new secretary-general comes at a time when the prudential and supervisory standard setting organization of the global Islamic fi…

IFSB organises two seminars in December 2010

IFSB organises two seminars in December 2010

The Islamic Financial Services Board will organize two seminars in December 2010. The two seminars will include:
1) the legal issues in the Islamic financial services industry;
2) the role of Islamic finance in the development of Africa.
The Seminars a…