SPANDA JOURNAL – ALBERTO BRUGNONI, “A SHARIAH-COMPLIANT MICROFINANCE FUND: A MUCH NEEDED TOOL FOR THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF ISLAMIC ECONOMICS’ GOALS”, SEPTEMBER 2010
Islamic finance is currently experiencing a critical developmental issue with the growing divergence between the aspirations of Islamic economics and the realities of the industry. Rather than being part of the Islamic political economic thought, Islamic finance has been pursuing policies away from the theoretical underpinnings of Islamic economics and has located a surrogate financial framework in neo-classical economics.
GLOBAL ISLAMIC FINANCE – INTERVIEW WITH ALBERTO BRUGNONI, “ISLAMIC FINANCE IS NOT THE EXCEPTION, BUT THE RULE OF NORMAL FINANCIAL BEHAVIOUR”, SEPTEMBER 2010.
Here, Dr. Brugnoni speaks with Global Islamic Finance Magazine about why the Summit was such a big success, his work with Islamic microfinance, and the state of the Islamic finance industry in Europe …
Hamid Abd al-Qadir Distefano, membro fondatore di Halal Italia, marchio di certificazione halal lanciato dalla CO.RE.IS. a marzo del 2009, risponde alle domande di Minareti.it dopo la firma della Convenzione interministeriale promossa dai Ministeri degli Affari Esteri, dello Sviluppo Economico, della Salute e delle Politiche Agricole il 30 giugno 2010 a sostegno dell’iniziativa Halal Italia
Interview with Alberto Brugnoni co-chair of the Russian Islamic finance summit to be held in Moscow on 26-27 May 2010
DV-NEWS – Глава ASSAIF Альберто Бруньони: «В Италии единое поле для традиционных и исламских финансовых продуктов уже стало реальностью»
The Managing Partner of the Italian non-profit organization ASSAIF ALBERTO BRUGNONI will arrive in Moscow to co-chair the Islamic Finance and Investment Forum on May 26-27, 2010. In an interview with DV-NEWS, he spoke about the development of Islamic finance in Italy, the problems of combining Sharia and European legislation, as well as the impact of Islamic commercial organizations on the integration of European Muslims.
Article on the unresolved issues that have created a gap between demand and supply of Shariah-compliant microfinance products
CGAP, DEUTSCHE BANK, ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK, GRAMEEN-JAMEEL -“ISLAMIC MICROFINANCE CHALLENGE 2010: INNOVATING SUSTAINABLE, SCALABLE, AND MARKET-DRIVEN MODELS”, 8 MARCH 2010
The contest is a joint initiative to promote the innovative design of Shariah-compliant products for Islamic microfinance clients
UFANA – “COALITION OF ISLAMIC AND CHRISTIAN GROUPS ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF USURY-FREE ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA”, 26 FEBRUARY 2010
A coalition of Islamic and Christian groups today announced the creation of a new association devoted to promoting usury-free finance. The Usury-Free Association of North America (UFANA) is a non-profit national organization representing institutions, businesses and individuals in North America who operate in a usury-free environment. Its mission is to enable these institutions, businesses and individuals to connect and further develop the usury-free industry in North America. The founding members of UFANA are Guidance Financial Group, UM Financial Group, frontierAlt Capital, An-Nur Cooperative and the Family Life Foundation
ALBERTO BRUGNONI, “THE ROLE OF SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS IN PROMOTING ISLAMIC INVESTMENT BANKING”, 2010
Investment banking has emerged as the fastest growing segment in the sphere of Islamic finance. The book’s 38 chapters cover developments of capital markets in Malaysia and the GCC, Wealth Management, untapped potential for expansion in Europe – especially the UK, France and Luxembourg – as well as new risk management tools, the revival of Sukuk and its potential in secular markets such as Turkey and France.