Durham Business School, through their Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance, organized an intensive five-day programme, organised annually, on Islamic Finance and Economy. Among the topics covered this year, the Durham Islamic Finance Summer School included a session on the halal markets.

Dr. Barbara Ruiz-Bejarano delivered the lecture, which included an overview of the latest developments in Halal standardization, accreditation and certification processes, an insight of the Muslim consumer profiles and the challenges of the Food & Beverage manufacturing sector, among others.

Durham Islamic Finance Summer School has become an essential learning and training programme in the field for current and aspiring Islamic finance professionals and academics. Eminent speakers, mainly practitioners, shared their experience on a varied range of topics, including Islamic Moral Economy, Islamic Financial Contracts, Islamic Finance, Impact Investment and Sustainable development, Takaful and Re-Takaful, Fintech innovations, Liquidity Management, Risk Management, Shari’ah Compliant Investment Funds, sukuk, etc.

More than 80 students from all over the world, from the USA, Hon Kong, Indonesia, and many other countries took part in the seminar.

More info: https://www.dur.ac.uk/dcief/difss/