Sunday, November 1, 2020
12pm ET, 11am CT and 9 am PT
Featuring Keynote Speaker,
Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani, Chairman, Guidance Shariah Board
Join Guidance Residential and 3 of the most prominent global scholars on Islamic Home Finance in the 21st century, for a one of a kind live digital event, Sunday, November 1st! Space is limited, so reserve your spot today to engage with Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani Chairman, Guidance Shariah Board, and other scholars. Registration is free!
Chairman, Guidance Shariah Board
Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani is the chairman of the Guidance Shariah Board for the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). He has been a member of the Supreme Court of Pakistan since 1982. Presently, he is the vice president of Dar Al Uloom Karachi. Formerly, he was the deputy chairman of the Islamic Fiqh Academy, Jeddah.
He is also chairman of the Shariah Supervisory Boards of Guidance Residential Financial Group, U.S.; Saudi American Bank, Jeddah; and Citi Islamic Investment Bank, Bahrain; vice chairman of the Shariah Supervisory Board of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank; and member of the Shariah Supervisory Boards of Al-Baraka Group, Jeddah; First Islamic Investment Bank, Bahrain; and the Islamic Unit of the United Bank of Kuwait, among others. Shaykh Usmani holds Alimiyyah and Takhassus degrees from Darul Uloom, Karachi, an M.A. degree from Punjab University and an LLB from Karachi University.
Guidance Shariah Board Member, USA
Shaykh DeLorenzo is a member of the Shariah Board for the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). He is considered a leading authority on Islamic finance in the United States. He has translated over twenty books from Arabic, Persian and Urdu for publication, including a three-volume Compendium of Legal Rulings on the Operations of Islamic Banks. Shaykh DeLorenzo has also been a pioneer in internet education with a course entitled 'Principles of Islamic Investing.'
He is a member of Shariah Boards of several Islamic financial institutions in the United States and abroad, including Dow Jones Islamic Markets and Guidance Residential Financial Group. Shaykh DeLorenzo has served as secretary of the Fiqh Council of North America and was also an advisor on Islamic education to the government of Pakistan. Following a university education in the United States, Shaykh DeLorenzo studied the classical Shariah Sciences with scholars in Pakistan.
Shariah Board Member, Pakistan
Dr. Usmani has been teaching Islamic sciences for the past fifteen years in Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi and has published several books and articles, including 'Meezan Bank's Guide to Islamic Banking.'
Dr. Usmani also serves as a Shariah supervisory board member / Shariah advisor to State Bank of Pakistan, HSBC Amanah Finance, Credit Suisse, Lloyds TSB, Meezan Bank, Pak Kuwait Takaful Co and others. Dr. Usmani holds LLB, M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Islamic finance from Karachi University as well as Alimiyyah and Takhassus degrees in Islamic jurisprudence from Jamia Darul Uloom Karachi.
This one-of-a-kind webinar featuring Guidance Shariah Board Chairman and keynote speaker, Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani, focuses on Islamic home financial transaction principles and how they produce a healthy and vibrant economy where prosperity is achieved and shared by all parties. Do not miss this valuable, educational opportunity.
Islamic financial transaction principles are meant to establish a fair and balanced approach in dealings between financiers and their customers. Those dealings can very well produce a healthy and vibrant economy where prosperity is achieved and shared by both parties without the cyclical turmoil we continue to experience in today’s economy.
Revisiting the effort to reengineer the home financing structure in the US to ensure a permissible path for Muslims to own homes. How this innovative approach has produced one of the most unique mortgage structures to hit the US Market in the last two decades and how its consumer-friendly measures have become an attractive feature for Muslims and non-Muslims.
Anyone interested in Islamic Home Finance, those interested in buying or refinancing a home consistent with their faith and values, real estate agents, religious and/or community leaders supporting the Muslim American community, and those interested in starting a sales career with Guidance Residential.