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Latest Press Release

7 March 2018
The IFSB Annual Meetings 2018 to Be Held in Kuwait

8 February 2018
Industry Experts to Participate in the IFSB-INCEIF Executive Forum on Preserving Wealth and Generating Long-term Value through Islamic Finance

26 January 2018
The IFSB Announces the Appointment of Its New Secretary-General

18 January 2018
The IFSB Launches Two New E-Learning Modules on Governance for Takāful, and Conduct of Business for Islamic Financial Institutions

23 October 2017
Speech by His Excellency the Governor of the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates at the IFSB Summit 2017 - Reinvigorating the Momentum of Islamic Finance: Solidifying Resilience and Sustaining Growth

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IFSB programmes to facilitate the development of the Islamic financial services industry     

Defining New Standards in Islamic Finance

The Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) is an international standard-setting organisation that promotes and enhances the soundness and stability of the Islamic financial services industry by issuing global prudential standards and guiding principles for the industry, broadly defined to include banking, capital markets and insurance sectors. The IFSB also conducts research and coordinates initiatives on industry related issues, as well as organises roundtables, seminars and conferences for regulators and industry stakeholders.

Standards & Publications

IFSB Published Standards/Guidance Note

  • IFSB-19 (April 2017) 
    Guiding Principles on Disclosure Requirements for Islamic Capital Market Products (Sukûk and Islamic Collective Investment Schemes)

    See Public Consultation Summary of Exposure Draft IFSB-19 
  • IFSB-18 (April 2016)
    Guiding Principles for Retakāful (Islamic Reinsurance)
  • IFSB-17 (April 2015)
    Core Principles for Islamic Finance Regulation (Banking Segment)
  • GN-6 (April 2015)
    Guidance Note on Quantitative Measures for Liquidity Risk Management in Institutions Offering Islamic Financial Services [Excluding Islamic Insurance (Takâful) Institutions and Islamic Collective Investment Schemes]

Technical Notes

TN-2 (December 2016) 
Technical Note on Stress Testing for Institutions Offering Islamic Financial Services (IIFS)

See Public Consultation Summary of Exposure Draft TN-2
TN-2 Stress Testing templates and User Guide are available for download.

Reports / Research / Proceedings

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