EMEA: A risk too far

Author: | Published: 26 Aug 2014

Islamic finance has experienced an impressive growth trajectory over recent years, with analysts tipping it be worth $2 trillion by the end of 2014.

Indeed, as western economies have struggled to emerge from recession, the equity-based constructs that are an integral part of Islamic finance have been seen as a refreshingly low-risk financing system.

However, with the industry's growth has come a wave of new structures which...