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Norhashimah Bt. Mohd. Yasin

Academic Qualification

  • Law & Development - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Warwick
  • Law in Development - Masters Degree, University of Warwick
  • M.C.L - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Law - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Islamic Banking - Diploma, International Islamic University Malaysia

Norhashimah Bt. Mohd. Yasin (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

AHMAD IBRAHIM KULLIYYAH OF LAWS


norhashimah@iium.edu.my
4217


Expert Profile


Prof. Dr. Norhashimah Mohd Yasin is a Professor of Comparative Banking Law at Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws.
She regularly conducts trainings, lectures, researches and presents papers at seminars and conferences, both locally and internationally on the areas of comparative banking (conventional and Islamic Banking), Islamic insurance (Takaful), money laundering and terrorism financing. She has published numerous articles in both local and international journals. She is the author of two leading books namely Legal Aspects of Money Laundering from the Common Law Perspective (published by LexisNexis) and Islamisation/Malaynisation: The Role of Islamic Law in the Economic Development of Malaysia (published by A.S. Noordeen). She is also a contributing editor to Annotated Statute on Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (AMLATFA) and Takaful Act 1984. She also contributed articles on Islamic banking in a book edited by Dato' Syed Idid called Judicial Decisions Affecting Bankers and Financiers (published by Malayan Law Journal). She is currently a member of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board and sits on the Board of Trustees for Yayasan Asnita, a non-governmental organization (NGO). She is also a regular AMLATFA trainer for Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA), Royal Malaysian Customs (RMC), commercial banks, development financial institutions, insurance companies and legal firms in Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam, respectively.
Prof. Dr. Norhashimah graduated with LLB (Hons) and Master of Comparative Laws (MCL) from IIUM. She also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Islamic Banking & Finance from the Management Centre, IIUM. She has a Ph.D in Law and a Master in Law (LLM) from University of Warwick, United Kingdom to her credit. She is a qualified Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. She is also a certified legal translator recognised by the Malaysian Translation Institute/DBP. Finally, she sits on various Shariah Committees in commercial and development banks in Malaysia as well as a member of Board of Studies, University Islam Malaysia (UIM).


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Syariah Law ~ Islamic Banking Law
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Finance ~ Banking - Money laundering , Law on Terrorrism Financing
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Finance ~ Insurance - Insurances


Teaching Responsibilities


BANKING & NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS 2015/2016 2012/2013 1997/1998 2010/2011 2013/2014 2018/2019 2001/2002 2003/2004 2020/2021 2014/2015 2016/2017 2004/2005 2019/2020 2006/2007 1998/1999 2008/2009 2005/2006 1999/2000 2002/2003 2021/2022 2009/2010 2017/2018
COMPARATIVE LAW OF BANKING 2018/2019 2005/2006 2012/2013 2006/2007 2009/2010 2010/2011 2016/2017 2004/2005 2020/2021 1999/2000 2013/2014
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BANKING LAW 2018/2019 2014/2015 2013/2014
ELECTRONIC BANKING & THE LAW 2006/2007 2004/2005 2005/2006 2007/2008
ISLAMIC INSURANCE LAW (TAKAFUL) 2008/2009 2008
ISLAMIC LAW OF BANKING & TAKAFUL 2001/2002 1997/1998 2003/2004 1999/2000 2005/2006 2004/2005 1996/1997 2006/2007 2002/2003 1998/1999 1995/1996 1994/1995
ISLAMIC LAW OF TAKAFUL 2008/2009
ISSUES & CHALLENGES IN ISLAMIC FINANCE SYSTEM 2008/2009
LAW AND SOCIETY I 1995/1996
LAW AND SOCIETY II 1996/1997 1995/1996 1994/1995
LAW OF BANKING & NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS 2014/2015 2019/2020 2012/2013
LAW OF BANKING & NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS 1 2007/2008 2005/2006 2010/2011 2004/2005 2006/2007 2008/2009
LAW OF BANKING & NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS 2 2010/2011 2005/2006 2008/2009 2009/2010 2007/2008 2006/2007
LAW OF BANKING & NEGOTIABLE INSTUMENTS 2 2004/2005
LAW OF CONTRACT I 2013/2014 2020/2021 2008/2009 2003/2004 2016/2017 2014/2015 2009/2010 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016 2019/2020
LAW OF CONTRACT II 2010/2011 2012/2013


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2018 Extending Unfair Contract Terms Protection to Banking Consumers in Malaysia
On-Going
2011 - Present Statutory Obligations for Banks to Comply with the Anti-Money Laundering Legislation in Malaysia: Lessons from the UK (RU 2011)


Publications


Article

2020 Unfair contract terms in Malaysian Islamic banks: empowering bank consumers by Islamic education ethics. Humanities & Social Sciences Reviews, 8 (2) pp. 13-24
2019 Demystifying the contractual duty of care of Islamic banks in Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse, 27 (S1 (Special Issue on Disability Studies)) pp. 695-718
2018 Consumer Rights Act 2015(United Kingdom):Is it a good model in practising banking consumers from unfair terms in Islamic banking consumer contracts in Malaysia? = Consumer Rights Act 2015 (United Kingdom): Adakah ia model yang baik perlindungan konsumer perbankan daripada terma tidak adil dalam kontrak konsumer perbankan Islam di Malaysia?. Jurnal Undang-undang dan Masyarakat, 22 () pp. 21-31
2018 Dispute resolution over unfair contract terms in Islamic banking consumer contracts: a study of shariah compliant laws in Malaysia and the United Kingdom law. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 14 (2) pp. 199-224
2018 Reinforcing honesty in the Malaysian Islamic banking contracts. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 14 (2) pp. 247-283
2017 Anti-money laundering (AML) legal framework: the shariah perspective. Journal of Islamic Law Review, 13 (2) pp. 211-232
2017 تطبيق مقاصد الشريعة: الوسطية كأقوى جانب في العلاقة بين المصارف الإسلامية الماليزية والمتعامل معها = The application of Maqāṣid al-Sharī‘ah: Wasaṭiyyah as a significant aspect in the banker-customer relationship in Malaysian Islamic banks. International Journal of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh Studies, 1 (1) pp. 77-90
2016 Money laundering: The paradox of deterrence mechanism. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 11 (3) pp. 1-11
2015 al- ‘Urf and its applicability in Islamic deposit products. American Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, 1 (2) pp. 35-42
2015 Al- ‘urf and its applicability in Islamic deposit products . American Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, 1 (2) pp. 35-42
2015 Anti-terrorism financing laws in Malaysia: current trends and developments. IIUM Law Journal, 23 (1) pp. 153-173
2015 Islamic interbank money market: a comparative legal study between Malaysia and some notable jurisdictions. CLJ Shariah Law Report, 1 () pp. vi-xxxviii
2015 Jurisdiction of courts over Islamic banking in Nigeria and Malaysia. Journal of Islam, Law and Judiciary, 1 (3) pp. 54-76
2014 Conversion and protection for bankers: with special reference to Malaysia. International Journal of Science Commerce and Humanities, 2 (8) pp. 77-87
2014 Statutory obligations for banks to comply with the anti-money laundering legislation in Malaysia: lessons from the United Kingdom. Journal of Banking Regulation, () pp. 1-19
2012 Anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism regulation of banking institution in Malaysia. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6 (11) pp. 294-300
2011 Banking documentation for the English illiterate guarantor in Malaysia: should this be in English, the national language or both?. Journal of the International Banking Law and Regulation, 26 (3) pp. 142-148
2009 The consequences of banks failure to comply with Money Laundering Rules and Regulations. The Law Review, 1 () pp. 33-44
2009 The Malaysian Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act 2002 (MACMA) and its application to money laundering. Malayan Law Journal, 6 () pp. lxxxiii-xcix
Conference or Workshop Item

2018 Integration of approaches in combatting terrorism financing: identifying the sources. In: 7th International Conference on Law And Society (ICLAS 7),
2018 The dark side of researching terrorism. In: 7th International Conference on Law And Society (ICLAS 7),
2018 The impact of customer due diligence in the Islamic banking institutions in Malaysia: a legal perspective. In: International Conference on Law and Islamic Jurisprudence (ICIJ 2018),
2017 How does values-based banking counter unfair terms in consumer contracts and notices in Islamic banks in Malaysia?. In: 4th International Conference on Management and Muamalah 2017 (ICoMM 2017),
2016 Unfair terms in Islamic banking contracts: realizing Maqasid al-Shariah towards banking consumer protection in Malaysia. In: The 1st International Conference on Islam and Contemporary Issues in the Islamic World: Challenges and Way Forward (ICIC 2016),
2015 Anti-money laundering legislation in Malaysia: the challenges within. In: 4th International Conference on Law & Society (ICLAS IV) 2015 ,
2015 Banker's duty of confidentiality: withering away?. In: 4th International Conference on Law & Society (ICLAS IV) 2015 ,
2012 Introduction and development of Money Laundering in Malaysia. In: Awareness Program on Money Laundering,
Book

2018 Anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism law in Malaysia. LexisNexis, ISBN: 978-967-400-756-0
2007 Legal aspects of money laundering in Malaysia from the common law perspective. LexisNexis, ISBN: 9789679627893
Book Section

2019 Combating money laundering and terrorism financing: perspectives from maqasid al-shariah. In: Emerald Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78973-546-8, pp. 129-144
2019 Combating money laundering and terrorism financing: perspectives from maqasid al-shariah. In: Emerald Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78973-546-8, pp. 129-144
2019 Islamic banks and money laundering in Malaysia: a legal compliance perspective. In: Emerald Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78973-546-8, pp. 145-170
2019 Islamic banks and money laundering in Malaysia: a legal compliance perspective. In: Emerald Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78973-546-8, pp. 145-170
2019 The role of financial regulator in protecting bank consumers from unfair contract terms: the case of Malaysian Islamic banks. In: Emerald Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78973-546-8, pp. 91-115
2019 The role of financial regulator in protecting bank consumers from unfair contract terms: the case of Malaysian Islamic banks. In: Emerald Publishing Limited, ISBN: 978-1-78973-546-8, pp. 91-115
2012 Ibra' and its practice by the Islamic banks: with reference to Malaysia. In: The Malaysian Current Law Journal Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 9789670379012, pp. 643-672
2012 Regulation of Islamic banks in relation to anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism (AML/CFT): the Malaysian scenario. In: The Malaysian Current Law Journal Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 9789670379012, pp. 296-314
2011 Islamic commercial contracts cases heard in civil courts under common law : a case study of Malaysia and England. In: Serials Publications, ISBN: 9788183872577, pp. 98-126
2011 Islamic commercial contracts cases heard in civil courts under common law : a case study of Malaysia and England. In: Serials Publications, ISBN: 9788183872577, pp. 98-126
2011 Regulation of Islamic banks and allegations of lax control of money-laundering. In: Serials Publications, ISBN: 9788183872577, pp. 98-126
2011 Regulation of Islamic banks and allegations of lax control of money-laundering. In: Serials Publications, ISBN: 9788183872577, pp. 98-126
2009 Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 (Act 613) . In: LexisNexis, ISBN: 0409997188, pp. TC1-TI1
2003 Methadone treatment as a harm reduction method for reducing the incidence of HIV transmission in Malaysia: a comparative paradigm. In: Medical Law and Ethics Unit, Law Centre. Ahmad Ibrahim Kuliyyah of Laws, ISBN: 983-3019-00-5, pp. 212-226