Introduction to Islamic Finance


Introduction to Islamic Finance is a quick and easy guide to Islamic banking and finance, covering both the theorical and practical aspects of the subject in a concise style and suitable for bankers, practitioners, university students and any reader new to the topic. This timely book is also a useful and insightful guide to the Islamic Financial Services Act 2013. In addition, this book provides in-depth analysis on the development of Islamic finance in selected Southeast Asian jurisdictions including Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines.


About The Author

Dr. Mohd Yazid Zul Kepli has a wealth of practical experience in Islamic banking and finance. He obtained his Bachelor degree in law, Masters degree and Shariah diploma from the International Islamic University Malaysia; and PhD from the University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Mohd Yazid is actively involved in teaching, curriculum development and research in Islamic finance and international trade law. He has published numerous articles, commentaries and book reviews in academic journals in addition to authoring several books.

He is currently based in the International Islamic University Malaysia and also works as a specialist Trainer and Consultant in Islamic banking and finance. Prior to that, he worked for several years as an Advocate and Solicitor specialising  in Islamic banking. He has developed and taught courses on Islamic banking and finance at various financial institutions including Public Bank Berhad, Standard Chartered Bank and Maybank.