.MED – ALBERTO BRUGNONI, “FINANZIAMENTI PMI TRAMITE SUKUK”, JULY-SEPTEMBER 2013
Le PMI contribuiscono all’80% circa del PIL generato dall’insieme delle imprese italiane e in alcuni settori sono delle nicchie di eccellenza a livello mondiale. Ciò malgrado, quando hanno bisogno di finanziamenti, si ritrovano tra l’incudine e il martello
AFGHANISTAN RURAL ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM – ALBERTO BRUGNONI, “ISLAMIC MODES OF FINANCING”, 28 AUGUST 2013
The satisfaction of the overwhelming pent-up demand for Islamic modes of financing is a pivotal tool to achieve AREDP goals and help the Savings Groups (SGs) and Village Saving Loan Associations (VSLAs) develop their financing to the Enterprise Groups (EGs) and SMEs.
ISLAMIC FINANCE NEWS – ALBERTO BRUGNONI, “FROM CONVENTIONAL TO TAKAFUL: STRATEGIC CONSIDERATIONS IN AFGHANISTAN”, 30TH MARCH 2013
The insurance market in Afghanistan is in its infancy and largely under-developed, yet has enormous potential for growth… This article describes the activities performed during a four-month stint (June to September 2012) spent in Kabul with the remit to write a Strategic Appraisal for Takaful; discuss regulatory guidelines with the Afghanistan Insurance Authority; build capacities and develop products for the four insurers active in the country.
IL MANIFESTO – “TRA SOUKUK E TAKAFUL, VINCE LA FINANZA DELL’ETICA ISLAMICA”, INTERVIEW WITH ALBERTO BRUGNONI, 6TH MARCH 2013
Il governo egiziano sta discutendo sui decreti attuativi della legge sulla finanza islamica che permetterà l’emissione di sukuk sovrani (bond islamici, ndr). La legge regola le procedure per il rilascio e la gestione di questi strumenti finanziari, leasing, investimenti e identifica nuovi programmi e l’istituzione di un fondo speciale per i rischi di investimento…
ISLAMIC FINANCE NEWS – ANTEA BRUGNONI, “MUSLIM COUNTRIES OF NORTH ASIA: THE TIME HAS COME TO RE-OPEN THE SILK ROAD”, 28TH FEBRUARY 2013
The countries of central and north Asia are a natural fit for Islamic finance, with predominantly Muslim- majority populations and a wealth of natural resources and investment opportunities. ANTEA BRUGNONI examines the current state of play in the region as neighboring countries jockey for position as a regional Islamic finance hub …
ISLAMIC FINANCE NEWS – ANTEA BRUGNONI, “ISLAMIC FINANCE IN CONTINENTAL EUROPE: A BRIDGE BETWEEN CULTURES?”, 30TH JANUARY 2013
While the values fostered by Islamic finance make inroads across the globe and Shariah compliant transactions grow by leaps and bounds, the European conventional financial sector is affected by a systemic crisis that has spilled over the economy and its very social fabric.
USAID AFGHANISTAN – ALBERTO BRUGNONI, “FROM CONVENTIONAL TO TAKAFUL? – STRATEGIC CONSIDERATIONS”, 28 AUGUST 2012
A paper written as a Takaful consultant (FAIDA) discussing the need to transition from conventional to shariah-compliant insurance for social and financial inclusion across different Afghan communities.
ISLAMIC FINANCE NEWS – ALBERTO BRUGNONI, “ALL QUIET ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT”, 25TH JULY 2012
With a considerably large Muslim population in comparison to other European countries, there is certainly significant potential for Islamic finance to grow within the Russian Federation. As of 2010, there were about 16.39 million Muslims in the federation with the number projected to grow to roughly 18.56 million by 2030, according to data by global non-partisan think tank, the Pew Forum.
BUSINESS ISLAMICA, “THE AK BARS BANK DEBUT ISLAMIC SYNDICATION : THE UNFOLDING OF A TRANSACTION; OR A TALE OF SOME INCREDIBLE PEOPLE AND ANDY WARHOL”, MARCH 2012
On 17 December 2010, at 4.30 in the morning, I was standing outside my hotel in Kazan in the middle of a snowstorm waiting for Anatoly, my driver, to take me to the airport ….