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In search of transformative potential

In search of transformative potential

December 2015 | USA

US based FreshBox Farms aspires to provide sustainable and quality based high-tech Islamic leasing investment solutions for the Middle Eastern and Asian markets and announces the appointment of Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) for managing its Sharia compliance Headquartered in Massachusetts, FreshBox, an entrepreneurial company that develops digitally controlled farming innovations, will offer corporate customers and […]

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Opening New World of Opportunities

Opening New World of Opportunities

November 2015 | Dubai

The Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB), an independent Sharia audit entity, has announced that it will supervise the board functions and product management of Al Islami, the new Islamic Banking window launched by Commercial Bank International (CBI) in November 2015. Ali Amri, Head of Wholesale Banking at CBI, said: “Our partnership with the Shariyah Review Bureau […]

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Creative trading experience in Africa

Creative trading experience in Africa

October 2015 | Cameroon

Ovamba today announced plans to launch the next evolution of its ambitious effort in supporting credit facilities for the African SME market. The heart of the campaign is an Islamic financial experience that caters to business needs and growth developments. The investment by Ovamba will enable it to strengthen its uniquely competitive position, increase its […]

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On the front line of P2P Financing

On the front line of P2P Financing

September 2015 | Dubai

Innovative Dubai based platform brings P2P finance to Islamic investors Independent review completed by leading Sharia consultancy firm Beehive, the UAE’s leading online marketplace for peer-to-peer (P2P) finance, has been certified as a Sharia-compliant P2P finance platform by the Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB). The certification makes Beehive the first P2P platform in the world to […]

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Sponsoring Global Ethical Forum in Edinburgh

Sponsoring Global Ethical Forum in Edinburgh

August 2015 | Edinburgh

Scotland: Shariyah Review Bureau (“SRB”), the corporate world’s top brand for Sharia certification services, announced its participation at the Global Ethical Finance Forum (GEFF), to be held in Edinburgh, from September 1-3, 2015. SRB is a sponsor of the GEFF conference and a supporter of this year’s Sharia Advisory Partnership. “We are delighted to sponsor […]

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Ijmal to build Sharia compliant RE portfolios

Ijmal to build Sharia compliant RE portfolios

August 2015 | Saudi Arabia

Ijmal LLC, a rising real-estate investment flagship of the Kingdom, has announced that it has hired Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB), to help achieve Sharia Compliance in all its business activities. In this role, SRB will lead and oversee the company’s Sharia compliant operations with global standards.  Ijmal was incorporated in 2014 by Al Deghaither Group, […]

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Russian based IBFD Fund signs with SRB

Russian based IBFD Fund signs with SRB

August 2015 | Russia

Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB), one of the world’s leading Shari’a Advisory companies, has signed a strategic partnership with Islamic Business and Finance Development Fund (IBFD Fund), a leading Russian organization dedicated to the development of Islamic Finance, bilateral economic and business relationships between Russia and OIC countries, to become its Official Sharia Advisory Partner. Under […]

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New Finance to offer Islamic financial products

New Finance to offer Islamic financial products

June 2015 | Kazakhstan

New Finance, a Kazakhstan based first Islamic microfinance (SME financing) company today said that it had selected Sharia Review Bureau (SRB) to transform, certify and oversee a number of its Sharia compliant product and operations. The Bahrain-based Sharia Advisory services provider will supervise the Islamic operations to support New Finance’s Sharia product strategy. Areas that […]

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ADIF to establish Kazakhstan as Islamic hub

ADIF to establish Kazakhstan as Islamic hub

May 2015 | Kazakhstan

The Association for Development of Islamic Finance (ADIF) today announced the signing of memorandum on cooperation with Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB). ADIF solely supported by National Bank of Republic of Kazakhstan (NBRK), is responsible for promoting, enhancing and maintaining the Islamic financial sector and cooperation with investors from GCC and South East Asia. The agreement […]

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GIH Expands Islamic Funds into the Kingdom

GIH Expands Islamic Funds into the Kingdom

May 2015 | Saudi Arabia

Global Investment House Saudia (Global Saudi), a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Investment House – Kuwait (Global) offering asset management and investment banking services in the Kingdom, has assigned Shari’a Advisory firm Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) to oversee its Islamic Shari’a compliant real-estate fund in line with global standards. Global is a leading Kuwait based […]

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SRB launches “Verify Shari’a Certificate” tool

SRB launches “Verify Shari’a Certificate” tool

April 2015 | Bahrain

Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) today announced the launch of its new Certificate (fatwa) verification engine to provide customers, investors and its expanding portfolio of institutional clients with real-time visibility to Shari’a compliance health and status of their potential investments. Available globally to all investors to whom SRB’s Shari’a Certificates are presented, the new verification experience […]

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Optimizing Shari’a Audit for SEDCO Capital

Optimizing Shari’a Audit for SEDCO Capital

April 2015 | Saudi Arabia

SEDCO Capital, a leading provider of Shari’a  compliant investment solutions, today announced assigning the External Shari’a  Audit of its $160 million real estate funds to Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB). The two funds which SRB will be periodically auditing the implementation of the Shari’a h guidelines are SEDCO Capital Partners Group Opportunities Fund and SEDCO Capital […]

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Certifying the first Islamic ETF on NYSE

Certifying the first Islamic ETF on NYSE

April 2015 | USA

US based Falah Capital, is pleased to announced that its flagship Islamic exchange traded fund  (Ticker: FIA)- certified for Shari’a compliance by Shariyah Review Bureau – has successfully listed on the New York Stock Exchange and has been trading efficiently since Oct 2nd . The ETF has so far produced a return of -1.29% and […]

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Ashmore leads expansion in the Middle East

Ashmore leads expansion in the Middle East

March 2015 | Saudi Arabia

Having received the Saudi license from Capital Market Authority in 2014, Ashmore has signed up with the Shariyah Review Bureau to supervise and manage the Shari’a Advisory requirements of its Islamic investments and debt proposition. The London-based Investment Manager specialising in global emerging markets is boosting its expansion in Saudi with a series of Shari’a […]

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DAE expands Shari’a Compliant offerings

DAE expands Shari’a Compliant offerings

February 2015 | Saudi Arabia

Dar Al Etiman, the financial arm of Saudi based Universal Motors Agencies (General Motors Dealers) today announced the assignment of Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) to supervise its upcoming Shari’a compliant products as it looks to expand its offerings in the region. Dar Al Etiman, which has been in operation since 2007  includes 170 people who […]

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PayTabs goes Shari’a compliant with SRB

PayTabs goes Shari’a compliant with SRB

January 2015 | Bahrain

PayTabs, a rising star of the Middle East dedicated to providing hassle free online payment solutions for SME’s has hired Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB) to help run its business in a Shari’a compliant way. The online payment solution, first of its kind in the GCC, is aimed at addressing the needs of the smallest entrepreneurs […]

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Game-Changing strategy for Kifah’s financial arm

Game-Changing strategy for Kifah’s financial arm

January 2015 | Saudi Arabia

Tamweel for trading & Installment Company (TTIC) assigns Shariyah Review Bureau as it ambitiously looks at accelerating Shari’a compliant products and growth for its Islamic consumers. TTIC, one of the Kingdom’s leading financial services providers, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Shariyah Review Bureau (SRB), a global Shari’a Advisory firm focused on […]

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