Winner of Islamic Economy Knowledge Infrastructure Award
Global Islamic Economy Summit 2015
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Amanie Advisors LLC, won the coveted Islamic Economy Award category for best Islamic Economy Knowledge Infrastructure at the Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) 2015. The Founder and Chairman of Amanie Advisors, Dr Mohd Daud Bakar received the award from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum at the prestigious event in Dubai. The annual Award recognizes innovative world-class business initiatives and ideas that have contributed to the social and economic welfare of the Muslim population. The Islamic Economy Knowledge Infrastructure is one of eight category under this award.
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WE ARE THE SHARIAH MINDS
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WE ARE THE SHARIAH MINDS
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Amanie Advisors is a leading Shariah advisory firm specializing in Islamic finance solutions covering a wide range of services including Shariah advisory and consultancy, training and research & develop¬ment for institutional and corporate clientele focusing on Islamic financial services.

Guided by its international Shariah Supervisory Board, Amanie provides end-to-end Shariah solutions to the client through its global offices.

Our best-fit solutions are measured against high-level fiduciary standards. Islamic capital markets, retail/wholesale banking, project finance and asset management are the key areas of Amanie’s strength, and as an advisory firm we continually break new ground in advising clients on strategic transactions, and in pioneering the global expansion of Islamic finance.
OUR CREDENTIALS
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THE WORLD OF SHARIAH MINDS
Our global presence is perfectly positioned to offer international perspective and global best practices to clients around the world.
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AMANIE SHARIAH SUPERVISORY BOARD
Anchoring Amanie Advisors’ work is the Amanie Shariah Supervisory Board (“SSB”) comprising of four globally renowned Shariah scholars. The Amanie SSB lends credibility and guidance to the team.
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DR. MOHAMED ALI ELGARI
KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA
CHAIRMAN
DR. MOHD DAUD BAKAR
MALAYSIA
EXECUTIVE MEMBER
DR. MUHAMMAD AMIN ALI QATTAN
KUWAIT
MEMBER
DR. OSAMA AL DEREAI
QATAR
MEMBER
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COLLECTIVE EXPERTISE
The Amanie Advisors' team of experts have extensive experience from diverse and specialized disciplines ranging from Shariah, investment banking, legal, economics, accounting, risk, corporate finance, and strategic planning.
Dr Mohd Daud Bakar on "Due Diligence"
Maya Marissa Malek on "Shariah Advisory"
Idris Mojaddidi on "Murabaha"
Benjamin Clarehugh on "Islamic Investments"
Aiman Aizuddin on "Islamic Mortgage"
Wan Nor Hafizi on "Halal Loan"
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GLOBAL OFFICE
Maya Marissa Malek
Executive Director,
Global Shariah Advisory
Chief Executive Officer,
Amanie Advisors Global Office
Syaril Ahmad Tajuddin
Chief Financial Officer,
Amanie Advisors Global Office
Aiman Aizuddin
Associate Director
Global Shariah Advisory
Amanie Advisors Global Office
Idris Mojaddidi
Senior Associate
Global Shariah Advisory
Amanie Advisors Global Office
Wan Nor Hafizi Wan Abdul Halim
Senior Associate
Global Shariah Advisory
Amanie Advisors Global Office
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Azerizan Johari
Associate
Global Shariah Advisory
Amanie Advisors Global Office
HEAD OFFICE
Mohd Zikri Mohd Shairy
Chief Executive Officer,
Head Office
South East Asia
Nurul Farhan Osman
Associate Shariah Advisory
Head Office
South East Asia
Nur Izzaatirah Rosli
Associate Shariah Advisory
Head Office
South East Asia
Atiqah Ismail
Associate Shariah Advisory
Head Office
South East Asia
EUROPE OFFICE
Benjamin Clarehugh
Director Global Shariah Advisory
Europe Office
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DIVERSE BUSINESS NETWORK
Amanie is perfectly positioned between the supply and demand side of the Islamic finance industry. This placement allows Amanie to not only transact on globally available opportunities but to also bring more players to the discussion and further the needs of all stakeholders in the Islamic finance space.

SUPPLY
SUKUK ISSUERS
PRIVATE EQUITY
FUND MANAGERS
INVESTMENT BANKERS
ISLAMIC BANKS
PRODUCT OWNERS
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DEMAND
QUASI GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT BODIES
TAKAFUL OPERATORS
HIGH NETWORTH INDIVIDUALS
PENSION FUNDS
CONVENTIONAL BANKS
SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUNDS

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SHARIAH SOLUTIONS
Amanie provides total Shariah solutions to both financial institutions and non-financial institutions clientele. Our best-fit and cutting-edge solutions developed and delivered directly to Amanie’s clients are measured against high-level fiduciary and governance standards. Amanie’s core services cover the whole spectrum of Islamic finance and involve consultancy work in various areas including the following key areas:

Shariah Supervisory Board and Outsourcing Shariah Capacity
Shariah Structuring and Endorsement Banking and Capital Market
Shariah Compliance Review and Audit
Shariah Governance Framework and Islamic Banking Policies
Establishment of Islamic Entities and Conversion Excercises
Human Capacity Islamic Finance Development
Product structuring service sees Amanie working closely with its client to design and conceptualize a specific financial product which is relevant to the client’s needs without compromising on the Shariah compliance.

In every occasion, Amanie will strive to arrive at the intended commercial effect the client is looking to arrive at. Subject to the proviso that the commercial activity underpinning the economic effect must be Shariah compliant.

Amanie also provides solutions to operational issues as well as legal, risk , accounting & IT aspects of the development process.
This exercise involves the conversion of a conventional activities into a Shariah compliant activities while maintaining equivalent economic benefits, where possible. Elements of product conversion include:

Mapping a Conversion Strategy
Staff Reorientation
Process Re-engineering
Amanie undertakes the following capability and environment assessments:
An assessment of the existing IT environment.
A gap analysis against a set of Shariah parameters and international best practices.
Subsequently we support the design, management, and evaluation of the processes related to core banking and product systems, ensuring alignment to Shariah parameters as well as business and technology requirements.
Amanie is a premier provider of Islamic finance talent development programs. We offer high quality educational courses, public workshops and structured in-house training. These programs are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of various areas of Islamic banking and finance.

Our training programs cover the most pressing conceptual and operational issues, along with a heavy dose of practical knowledge by incorporating case studies, exercises, and group work.

All of our training sessions are conducted by our seasoned subject-matter experts from within the Islamic finance industry who have years of hands-on experience.

Amanie also provides module development services for universities and professional certification bodies. Some of our recent work includes development of modules for CIMA Advanced Diploma in Islamic Finance (CADIF) the CIMA Diploma in Islamic Finance (CDIF) and INCIEF Chartered Islamic Finance Practitioner Qualification.
Amanie’s team of specialists can help companies to make informed and empowered market entry, investment, reorganisation, and formation of new entity decisions for Islamic related projects or institutions.

Samples of projects that we can deliver:

Spin-off of Islamic banking window/subsidiary
Setting up of a takaful company
Formation of a zakat institution
Creation of a specialised waqf fund/corporation
Building of a pilgrimage administration body
Development of an Islamic securitisation house
Structuring of an Islamic investment fund
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