Author: Dr. M. Imran Ashraf Usmani
Publisher: Dar Ul-Ishat
About the Author: Dr. Muhammad Imran Ashraf Usmani, son of the world-renowned Islamic Scholar Justice(R) Muhammad Taqi Usmani, holds LLB, M. Phil and a PhD in Islamic Finance. He also holds an Alimiyyah and a Takhassus (specialization in Islamic Jurisprudence) from Jamia Darul Uloom, Karachi. His area of expertise is Islamic Finance in which he has carried out extensive research. Dr. Usmani also serves as advisor or Shariah Supervisory Board member of the following institutions: • State Bank of Pakistan, • Meezan Bank Ltd. Pakistan, • Amanah Finance HSBC (Global) • ABN AMRO Bank (Global) • Credit Suisse Bank (Global) • Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) • Lloyds TSB Bank UK, • AIG Insurance Company (Global) • Guidance Financial Group, USA, • DCD Financial Group, UK, • Future Growth Equity Fund, South Africa, and • Pak Kuwait Takaful Company Ltd. Dr. Usmani is a faculty member/teacher of Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi. He is the author of various books of Islamic Shariah and especially his book ‘Meezanbank’s Guide to Islamic banking’ is a well-known book in the area of Islamic banking.