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AAOIFI addresses Shariah Standard 59 concerns

July 06, 2021 IFN Islamic Finance news
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AAOIFI addresses Shariah Standard 59 concerns
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AAOIFI addresses Shariah Standard 59 concerns
Jul 06, 2021
IFN Islamic Finance news

At the start of this 2021, the AAOIFI Shariah Standard 59 on the sale of debt took full effect in several markets including the UAE. The standard impacts both the banking and Sukuk sectors, as it concerns with rollover of debts as well as tangibility ratios of assets. The new rules are seen by some as disrupting Sukuk growth, but some also see this as the right step toward ensuring Shariah integrity of Islamic financial instruments. This is a rather tricky issue.  

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At the start of this 2021, the AAOIFI Shariah Standard 59 on the sale of debt took full effect in several markets including the UAE. The standard impacts both the banking and Sukuk sectors, as it concerns with rollover of debts as well as tangibility ratios of assets. The new rules are seen by some as disrupting Sukuk growth, but some also see this as the right step toward ensuring Shariah integrity of Islamic financial instruments. This is a rather tricky issue.