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Islamic Finance Law
Last Updated Date:   5 June 2013

4 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This course will provide students with an overview of the fundamental principles of Islamic commercial law and how they are applied in the modern context in connection with the practice of Islamic finance. The course will begin with historical doctrines, discuss modern transformations, review practical examples, and consider the treatment of Islamic financial contracts in secular courts.

Course Convenor: Visiting Senior Fellow Nicholas Foster

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4204 / LL5204 / LL6204

Contact Hours: 9 sessions over 3 weeks: Three, 3-hrs continuous weekly seminars

Workload: Intensive course: Wk 4 - 6: [2 - 20 Sep 2013]

Mode of Assessment: Written Assignment - 10%; Research Paper - 90% [Due: Fri 18 Oct 2013 (11pm)]

Preclusions: Nil

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Curriculum or its equivalent

Examination Date: 100% Continuous Assessment

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