We provide leading-edge ethical consulting and compliance services that address the entire lifecycle of product development.
Consultation on Shari'ah compliance during product development. Post-launch compliance auditing and remediation
Design and development of Shari'ah compliance filtering and reporting algorithms and software
Pre-launch external review and certification
Development and delivery of Shari'ah compliance-related training materials and course modules
Shari'ah-compliant commercial and financial alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
Advice on shari`ah-compliant fundraising strategies for early stage ventures, identification of potential partners and advisrs, etc. .
Taha bin Hasan Abdul-Basser is an independent scholar of Islamic ethics and law who has acted as a shari`a compliance reviewer, examiner and consultant to investment funds, investment banks, retail banks, financial advisories, legal advisors and other for-profit and not-for-profit entities since 1998. He was lead contributor to the Harvard Islamic Finance Information Program's database software on Islamic financial ethics and jurisprudence, independent study course instructor ("Principles of Islamic Finance") at Harvard Business School and a Senior Tutorial Advisor at Harvard University's Department of Near Eastern Language and Civilizations. He is the Harvard Islamic Society Chaplain emeritus.
He received his Bachelors (A.B.) in the Comparative Study of Religion from Harvard College, a Master's (A.M.) in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University and is an ABD from the same department. In addition to his father (with whom he began the study of standard Arabic as a child), he has studied the traditional Islamic disciplines with teachers from the Sudan, the Yemen, Tanzania and Bahrain. He has received traditional licenses (ijazat) in Islamic ethics and law, Prophetic traditions (hadith) and other disciplines from several teachers.
Faraz Rabbani is a researcher and teacher of the Islamic sciences, specializing in Islamic Law. He is the Educational Director of SeekersGuidance (www.SeekersGuidance.com); a teacher with The Razi Institute (www.TheRaziInstitute.org); a board member and teacher with Bukhari Institute (www.bukhari-institute.org); and a columnist for Islamica Magazine. He has two published books: Sufism & Good Character and Absolute Essentials of Islam: Faith, Prayer, and the Path of Salvation According to the Hanafi School. (White Thread Press, 2004.)
He obtained a Bachelor's in Economics & Commerce from the University of Toronto in 1997. Subsequently, he studied and taught the Islamic sciences in Damascus, Amman, and Karachi for ten years, under leading Islamic scholars, including Shaykh Adib Kallas, Shaykh Hassan al-Hindi, Shaykh Muhammad Jumuah, Shaykh Akram Abd al-Wahhab, Shaykh Nuh Keller, and Mufti Mahmud Ashraf Usmani. Today he lives and teaches in Toronto, Canada, with his wife and three children.
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