Guide to Sharia-compliant alternative investment funds

An outline of the issues to consider when setting up a Sharia-compliant alternative investment fund, such as a private equity fund, a real estate fund or, possibly, a hedge fund. It addresses the marketing and structuring of a Sharia-compliant fund and related regulatory issues. The note also explains Sharia principles governing funds, as well as Islamic finance techniques and types of Sharia-compliant funds. 

The following global guide is also available to Practical Law Financial Services' subscribers: Investment Funds Handbook. This guide brings together a range of information on current cross-border issues and includes country-specific Q&A guides. Each jurisdiction is described in a separate chapter, written by one of the leading firms on the subject in that jurisdiction.


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