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Mohd. Fuad B. Md. Sawari

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Heritage - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master in Jurisprudence & Its Principles - Masters Degree, University of Jordan
  • Bachelor of Shariah (Islamic Jurisprudence & Islamic Law) - Bachelor Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)

Mohd. Fuad B. Md. Sawari (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus


Expert Profile

Dr. Mohd Fuad bin Md Sawari is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Fiqh & Usul al-Fiqh, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences. He obtained his first degree in Shariah from the Faculty of Shariah, Islamic Academy, University of Malaya in 1991, his M.A. in Fiqh & Usul al-Fiqh from the Faculty of Shariah, University of Jordan, Amman in 1995, followed by a Ph.D in Fiqh and Usul Fiqh from the International Islamic University Malaysia, where he wrote a thesis on Electronic Commerce between Islamic and Malaysian Law in 2004. He has been serving several Islamic financial institution as the Shariah Committee.  His research interests are Islamic Jurisprudence, Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Usul al-Fiqh), Islamic Law of Contract, Islamic Banking and Finance, Takaful, and Electronic Commerce from an Islamic perspective. He has written several books on Islamic jurisprudence and also published articles, especially on the Islamic Law of Contract and Islamic Banking and Finance. He has won several awards at several expositions on research and innovation nationally and internationally.  

Area of Specialisation

  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Islamic Finance ~ Islamic Banking - Fiqh
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Islamic Finance ~ Islamic Insurance - Takaful
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Accounting ~ Corporate Governance (Including Accountability, Ethics, Integrity) - Islamic Jurisprudence
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Jurisprudence - Islamic Jurispruddence
  • ICT ~ Information, Computer And Communications Technology (ICT) ~ Computation Theory and Mathematics ~ Computer Aided Geometrical Design - Islamic E-Commerce

Professional Membership

  • 2011: Member of Profesional Body / Association, Association of Shariah Advisor in Islamic Finance Malaysia

Teaching Responsibilities

FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
FIQH AL-'IBADAT: JURISTIC STUDY OF 'IBADAT 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2021/2022 2020/2021
RESEARCH PAPER 1 2020/2021
RESEARCH PAPER II 2020/2021 2019/2020

Research Projects

2016 - 2019 Issues of Bai'al-Inah in the Contemporary Islamic Financial Products and its Solutions: Bank Simpanan Nasional as an Example
2016 - 2019 Mortgage and Its New Application in Malaysian Financial Insitutions: An Analytical Juristic Studies
2012 - Contemporary Fiqh Research Unit (CFRU)
2010 - 2011 Contemporary Security & Voluntary Contracts: Theory and Application
2009 - 2010 Contemporary Exchange Contracts and Their Applications
2007 - 2008 Halal Training Program (Course Module 1 and 2)
2021 - Present Preventing and Controlling Disease Outbreaks and Dealing with Emergencies
2019 - Present Shariah Screening Methodology for Shariah-Compliant Securities of Shariah Advisory Board of Securities Commission Malaysia and Morgan-Stanley Compliance Islamic Index: A Comparison
2019 - Present Maqsad Hifz Al-Mal (Protection of Property) in Islamic Finance in Malaysia: An Analytical Study
2019 - Present Financing the Development of Smart (Assistant) Maid: An Islamic Perspective
2016 - Present The Application of BNM Taqarruq Standard in Deposit and Financing Products: An Analysis of Shariah and Practical Issues

Award & Recognition

01 Jan, 2009 Quality Award - Quality Research Award 2009, KIRKHS, IIUM University
01 Jan, 2009 Quality Award - Quality Research Award 2009, IIUM University
22 Nov, 2007 Bronze Medal - International Exhibition of Brussels ? Innova ? Energy 2007 International
29 Mar, 2007 Silver Medal - Malaysian Technology & Innovation Expo (MTE 2007) National
12 Aug, 2006 Silver Medal - International Exposition of Research and Innovation of Higher Learning (PECIPTA ?07) International



2021 Parameter Al-Dharīah menurut perspektif Syariah (Parameter of Al-Dharīah from The Perspective of Shari’ah). Al-Maqasid: The International Journal of Maqāṣid Studies and Advanced Islamic Research, 2 (1) pp. 38-49
2021 اغتفار الربا التابع غير المقصود بالتعامل في الصكوك المختلطة في ضوء قاعدة التبعية = Forgiveness of Riba in mixed assets Sukuk trading in light of the dependency rule. مجلة بحوث الشريعة, 1 (1) pp. 34-64
2021 المسائل غير المعتمده في كتاب الفقه المنهجي: باب الصلاة نموذجا = Unreliable issues in the book of “Al-Fiqh al-Manhajī”: a case study of the chapter on prayer. International Journal of Fiqh and Usul Al-Fiqh, 5 (1) pp. 19-32
2020 The practice of reporting shariah non-compliant income in the Annual Financial Report of Islamic commercial banks in Malaysia = Pelaporan pendapatan tidak patuh Syariah dalam Laporan Kewangan Tahunan Bank Perdagangan Islam di Malaysia. Islamiyyat The International Journal of Islamic Studies, 42 (1) pp. 93-102
2019 Aplikasi Maqasid Syariah dalam sistem pendidikan di Malaysia: Pembelajaran Abad Ke-21. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 18 (6) pp. 81-90
2019 Employees’ shariah provident fund in Malaysia: a juristic analysis صندوق التقاعد الشرعي للعمال بماليزيا: تحليل فقهي. International Journal of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh Studies, 3 (2) pp. 91-97
2019 Kedudukan ilmu sains dan teknologi dalam menentukan hukum ‘iddah dan kesannya terhadap Maqasid Syariah. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 18 (6) pp. 70-80
2019 The establishment of fundamental Shariah compliant hospital management in Malaysia. Journal of Halal Industry and Services, 2 (1) pp. 1-5
2019 الأوزان العربية المستخدمة في المصطلحات المالية والبنكية والاقتصادية العربية الحديثة. Al-Dad Journal, 3 (1) pp. 1-13
2019 الشروط الجزائية في عقد الإجارة المنتهية بالتمليك = The penalty clauses in leasing contract which ends with ownership (al-Ijārah al-Muntahiyah bi al-Tamlīk). International Journal of Fiqh And Usul al-Fiqh Studies (IJFUS), 3 (1) pp. 6-28
2018 Issues of Bai’ al-‘Inah in the contemporary Islamic financial products and its solutions according to the shariah principles. South East Asia Journal of Contemporary Business, Economics and Law, 15 (5) pp. 95-103
2018 The enforceability of Wa‘d Mulzim (Binding Promise) from a fiqh perspective: A critical analysis of wa‘d application in sukūk contracts. International Journal of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh Studies, 2 (1) pp. 119-131
2015 Examining the issues of conventional and islamic trust receipt in banks. Advanced Science Letters, 21 (5) pp. 1596-1599
2014 A few methods in charging fees for kafalah bank guarantee-i among Islamic banks in Malaysia. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance, 6 (1) pp. 51-66
2013 An issue on uniform customs and practice for documentary credits (UCP) no 600 for Islamic letter of credit. Procedia Economics and Finance , 7 () pp. 126-133
2013 Issues on Islamic banks’ Nostro accounts. Terengganu International Finance and Economics Journal (TIFEJ), 3 (2) pp. 70-78
2011 Prize-giving to the premium Savings Certificate holders: a Shari’ah compliance review on the Bank Simpanan Nasional (National Savings Bank) in Malaysia. International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 4 (3) pp. 259-270
2010 On the question of gambling in giving prizes to the holders of savings certificates: an Islamic analysis on Malaysian practice . Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, 2 (5) pp. 560-573
Conference or Workshop Item

2016 Advertisements as reflections of ideals:Shari’ah-compliant advertisements for the Muslim target audience. In: International Seminar on Islamic Advertising 2016 (ISIA2016),
2014 المقاصد الشرعية في قاعدة "الأصل في المعاملات الإباحة" ومستثنياتها = Maqasid al-shari'ah fi qa'idah "al-asl fi al-mu'amalat al-'ibahah" wa-mustathnayatiha. In: 5th International Conference on Islamic Jurisprudence in the 21st Century 2014 (ICIJ2014),
2012 الحكومة الشرعية في المؤسسات المصرفية الإسلامية في مختلف الولايات القضائية: دراسة تحليلية مقارنة. In: 7th International Shari'ah Scholars Forum (ISSF 2012),
2011 Analysis on Shariah governance in Islamic banking: a comparative perspective. In: International Conference on Shariah Governance in Islamic Banking Across Jurisdiction,

2021 المدخل الى دراسة أصول الفقه الاسلامى. IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674910853
2021 املدخل إىل دراسة الفقه اإلسالمي. IIUM Presss, ISBN: 9789674910716
2017 Bancatakaful concept and implementation. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-551-0
2017 Shariah screening methodology of Securities Commission Malaysia: an analytical fiqh study. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-552-7
2017 ضمان خسارة الشركة في الفقه الإسلامي. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-822-1
2017 عقود التجارة الإلكترونية بين الفقه الإسلامي والقانون العماني: مجلس العقد أنموذجا = Ukud al-tijarah bayna al-fiqh Islami wa al-qanun Omani: Majlis al-'aqd anmuzaja. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-819-1
Book Section

2012 Maqasid Al-Shariah dalam perlaksanaan waqaf. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-235-9, pp. 259-290
2011 Islamic Letter of Credit (LC-i) in Malaysia: the UCP 600 and the issue of interest. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225463, pp. 19-30
2011 The Premium Savings Certificate (PSC) of Bank Simpanan Nasional Malaysia: Shari'ah issues and solutions. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674181772, pp. 81-114
2011 التاءصيل الشرعي والقانوني للبيع الاءلكتروني (al-ta'silu al-syari' wa al-qanuni lilbai' al-elektroni) . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225760, pp. 43-72
2011 العقود المتعلقة بالتجارة الإلكترونية: احكامها واثارها (al-u'qud al-muta'alliqah bi al-tijarah al-elektroniah: ahkamuha wa atharuha. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225760, pp. 73-102

2010 An analysis of the role and competency of the Shari'ah Committees (SCs) of Islamic Banks and Financial Service Providers. In: International Shari'ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA),