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Fintech and Islamic Finance

Digitalization, Development and Disruption

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  • Covers the evolution of Blockchain and Fintech and how they act as the building blocks of the digital financial landscape

  • Discusses how Fintech is shaping the Islamic finance industry through three key aspects: Digitalization, Development and Disruption

  • Details Blockchain and Fintech applications in Islamic finance

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Table of contents (9 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii
  2. Digitalization and Disruption in the Financial Sector

    • Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni
    Pages 1-9
  3. Fintech Emergence and Global Evolution

    • Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni
    Pages 11-35
  4. Fintech as Disruptors and Empowering Financial Industry

    • Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni
    Pages 37-62
  5. Emergence of Shariah-Tech and Its Landscape

    • Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni
    Pages 63-79
  6. Application of Blockchain in Islamic Finance Landscape

    • Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni
    Pages 81-98
  7. Cryptocurrency and Islamic Finance

    • Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni
    Pages 99-118
  8. Smart Contract and Islamic Finance

    • Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni
    Pages 119-135
  9. Fintech Regulation

    • Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni
    Pages 137-158
  10. Challenges and Success Factors for Islamic Fintech

    • Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni
    Pages 159-173
  11. Back Matter

    Pages 175-178

About this book

Financial Technology (Fintech) has revolutionized the financial world as one of the fastest-growing segments in both the technology and financial sectors. With the usage of underlying principles of Blockchain technology, Fintech is bringing the financial community together and making financial services accessible to everyone. Fintech has far-reaching implications for Islamic finance such as banking, investment, insurance (takaful) and wealth management, which are benefitting from this usage. This book provides a comprehensive review of how Fintech is shaping the Islamic finance industry through three key aspects: Digitalization, Development and Disruption. The book will provide insight on the Shariahtech (Fintech in line with Shariah principle) and its application in the Islamic finance industry. The book also gives an overview of Blockchain and Fintech evolution and how they act as the building blocks of the digital financial landscape.

Readers of the book will also get a detailed discernment on the Islamic viewpoint on cryptocurrency as well as the application of the smart contract in different Islamic financial services. The book provides students, academics and researchers with a detailed description of the Blockchain and Fintech application in Islamic finance.

Keywords

  • Digital Economy
  • Distributed Ledgers
  • Blockchain
  • Fintech
  • Banking
  • Islamic finance

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henley Business School, University of Reading Malaysia, Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia

    Nafis Alam, Abdolhossein Zameni

  • RM Applications, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Lokesh Gupta

About the authors

Nafis Alam is Associate Professor of Finance at Henley Business School, University of Reading Malaysia. His research is focused on Fintech, banking regulation, corporate finance, Islamic banking and finance. He is a research affiliate of Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK and contributes regularly to a global industry report on Fintech and financial regulations. He holds a PhD in Banking and Finance from Monash University, Australia.


Lokesh Gupta has more than 18 years of experience in the sector of Financial Technology in Conventional and Islamic Banking Domain as a Techno Functional. He is also the Co-Founder of RM Applications Sdn Bhd. Currently, he is involved in asset liability management, Basel III reporting, data mart development as well as remittance and payments solution implementations in the South East Asia region. He has also co-authored books and published articles in Islamic Banking and Finance.


Abdolhossein Zameni is Lecturer of Finance at Henley Business School at the University of Reading Malaysia. He obtained a BSc in Industrial Engineering at Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, Iran and his MBA in Finance at Multimedia University, Malaysia. In 2014, he was awarded a PhD in Finance by the National University of Malaysia (UKM). 

    

       

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Fintech and Islamic Finance

  • Book Subtitle: Digitalization, Development and Disruption

  • Authors: Nafis Alam, Lokesh Gupta, Abdolhossein Zameni

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-24666-2

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham

  • eBook Packages: Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-24665-5

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-24668-6

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-24666-2

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVII, 178

  • Number of Illustrations: 10 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Financial Services

Buying options

eBook
USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-24666-2
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)