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Engku Rabiah Adawiah Bt Engku Ali

Academic Qualification

  • Criminal Law - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Aberdeen
  • - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Syariah - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Engku Rabiah Adawiah Bt Engku Ali (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE


rabiah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr Engku Rabiah Adawiah is currently a Professor at IIUM. She obtained her LLB (First Class Honours), LLB (Shari'ah) (First Class Honours) and Master of Comparative Laws (MCL) from the IIUM. In 1998, she was conferred a Ph.D in law from the University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom. She now teaches Transactions in Islamic Banking and Finance, Takaful and Retakaful and Contemporary Issues in Islamic Finance for post-graduate students at IIiBF. Her research interest is in Islamic capital market, Islamic banking and finance, Islamic insurance or takaful and Islamic law of transaction. Her publications include books, articles in local and international journals and periodicals; and chapters in books and proceedings.
She had also served as a member of Shari'ah Committee to a number of financial institutions in the past. Currently, she is a member of the Syariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia), Malaysian Securities Commision and Labuan Financial Services Authority (Labuan FSA), and an independent Shari'ah Advisor for Islamic securities (sukuk) issuance, approved by and registered with the Malaysian Securities Commission.
In addition, she is also a member of the Shari`ah Board of Labuan Re, Gen Re and Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia, the Shari`ah advisor for Danajamin (2009 - 2010), a member of the Board of Directors in the Malaysian Institute of Islamic Understanding and a member of the Disciplinary Committee for the Malaysian Bar Council. She was also a member of the Shari`ah Board to Khazanah in relation to two of its exchangeable sukuk that had been issued by Rafflesia Capital Ltd and Cherating Capital Ltd.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Corporations and Associations Law
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Islamic Finance ~ Islamic Banking - Islamic Banking and Finance; Islamic Capital Market; Takaful; Company Law
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Islamic Finance ~ Other Islamic Finance n.e.c.
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Accounting ~ Corporate Governance (Including Accountability, Ethics, Integrity) - Islamic Banking and Finance; Islamic Capital Market; Takaful; Company Law
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Investment ~ Islamic Investment Instrument


Teaching Responsibilities


COMPANY LAW I 1999/2000 2008/2009 2004/2005 2001/2002 2007/2008 2009/2010
COMPANY LAW II 1998/1999 2003/2004 1999/2000 2005/2006 2000/2001 2004/2005 2007/2008 2009/2010 2008/2009
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ISLAMIC FINANCE 2018/2019 2011/2012 2013/2014 2012/2013 2015/2016 2014/2015 2017/2018 2016/2017
EVIDENCE & PROCEDURE IN SHARIAH COURT 1992/1993
EVIDENCE & PROCEDURE OF SHARIAH COURT I 1993/1994
EVIDENCE & PROCEDURE OF SHARIAH COURT II 1993/1994
FIQH MUAMALAH IN BANKING AND FINANCE 2003/2004
ISLAMIC BANKING, SECURITIES & DOCUMENTATION 1 2004/2005
ISLAMIC CAPITAL MARKET 2010/2011 2011/2012
ISLAMIC COMMERCIAL LAW 2017/2018
ISLAMIC CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I 1993/1994
ISLAMIC LAW OF BANKING AND SECURITIES 2005/2006 2004/2005 2012/2013 2013/2014 2016/2017
ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM I 1993/1994
ISLAMIC LEGAL SYSTEM II 1993/1994
LAW OF CONTRACT I 2003/2004 2004/2005
LAW OF CONTRACT II 2008/2009
LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND ISSUES IN ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE 2019/2020 2018/2019
PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE I 1993/1994
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2012/2013
TAKAFUL AND RE-TAKAFUL 2017/2018
TAKAFUL AND RE-TAKAFUL (ISLAMIC INSURANCE) 2014/2015 2016/2017
TRANSACTIONS IN ISLAMIC BANKING AND FINANCE 2020/2021 2014/2015 2015/2016 2013/2014 2017/2018 2019/2020 2016/2017 2018/2019
TRANSACTIONS IN ISLAMIC LAW I 1999/2000 2000/2001
TRANSACTIONS IN ISLAMIC LAW II 1998/1999
WAQF AND ISLAMIC FINANCE 2020/2021 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
2013 - 2016 The Formulation of a Consolidated Model for Dispute Resolution in the Islamic Finance Industry in Malaysia
2013 - 2017 Modelling Regulation of Zakat Administration in Malaysia : A Triangulation Study
2004 - 2007 Original Title: Collateralization of Intellectual property in the Malaysian Conventional and Islamic Banking System: A Comparative Analysis New Title: Legal Impediments to the Collateralization?.
On-Going
2021 - Present THE ADOPTION OF SOCIAL SUSTAINABLE BANK FRAMEWORK IN THE STATE OF PERLIS
2020 - Present The establishment of a Robust Framework for the Issuance of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) in Malaysia
2019 - Present Humanitarian Sukuk: Developing An Alternative Financial Tool in Addressing Refugee Crisis
2019 - Present Islamic Social Finance Framework for B40 in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 1.
2018 - Present Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk As an Alternative Source of Fund for Affordable Housing in Malaysia
2017 - Present Modern Collaterals/Security Instruments And Their Compatibility With The Syari'ah Principles
2016 - Present Alternative Financing Modes For Higher Learning Institutions in Malaysia: Socially Responsible Investment(SRI) Sukuk, Social Impact Bond (SIB)and Public Private Partnership (PPP)
2011 - Present Islamic Finance and Capital Market: A Maqasid al Shariah Evaluation (RU 2011)
2009 - Present Corporate, Financial Law & Regulation Research Unit
2008 - Present IT for Development and e-Government (ITDEG)


Award & Recognition


04 Apr, 2018 TOP 50 MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN ISLAMIC FINANCE 2018 - CAMBRIDGE IFA International


Publications


Article

2021 Islamic financial planning: towards sustaining the financial wellbeing of Muslim families in Malaysia post Covid-19. Turkish Journal of Islamic Economics, 8 (Special Issue) pp. 355-376
2020 Intellectual capital in non-profit organisations: lessons learnt for waqf institutions. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance, 12 (1) pp. 27-48
2020 The role of key functions of shariah governance In Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs) = دور الوظائف الأساسية للحوكمة الشرعية في المؤسسات المالية الإسلامية. International Journal of Fiqh and Usul Al-Fiqh Studies (IJFUS), 4 (1) pp. 98-107
2019 A proposed human resource management model for zakat institutions in Malaysia. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance, 11 (1) pp. 98-109
2019 Innovations of Sukuk in Global Finance Market: Some Considerations. International Journal of Management and Applied Research, () pp.
2019 Islamic social finance and the imperative for social impact measurement. Al-Shajarah: Journal of The International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), Special Issue: Islamic Banking and Finance () pp. 43-68
2019 Leading towards impactful Islamic social finance: Malaysian experience with the value-based intermediation approach. Al-Shajarah: Journal of The International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), Special Issue: Islamic Banking and Finance () pp. 69-87
2019 Perceptions on shariah governance framework of Islamic banking in Oman: issues and challenges = تصورات حول إطار الحوكمة الشرعية للصيرفة الإسلامية في عمان: قضايا وتحديات. International Journal of Fiqh and Usul Al-Fiqh Studies (IJFUS), 3 (2) pp. 106-121
2019 Potential development of SRI sukuk models for higher learning institutions in Malaysia based on Wakalah and Waqf. Journal of Islamic Finance, 8 (Special Issue) pp. 90-106
2019 Smart contract in blockchain: an exploration of legal framework in Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse, 27 (2) pp. 595-617
2018 Factors influencing issuers’ sukuk structure preference: the case study of KSA Banks. Journal of Islamic Finnace, 7 (1) pp. 51-57
2018 Implementing Islamic social finance: challenges and proposed solutions. ISFIRE Magazine, () pp. 72-81
2018 The use of floating charge as an Islamic collateral instrument: a shariah compatibility analysis. Al-Shajarah, Special Issue (Special Issue: Islamic Banking and Finance) pp. 191-224
2017 An analysis of Consensus Ad Idem: The Malaysian Contract Law and Shari’ah Perspective. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 25 (S) (October) pp. 73-84
2017 An analysis on Islamic social finance for protection and preservation of Maqāṣid al-Sharī‘ah. Journal of Islamic Finance, 6 (Special Issue) pp. 133-141
2017 Towards an effective legal and regulatory framework for Islamic financial transactions Major initiatives of the Central Bank of Malaysia. International Journal of Law and Management, 59 (5) pp. 652-672
2017 Towards the development of Sharī'ah compliant high quality liquid assets for Islamic financial institutions. Al-Shajarah: Journal of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), 2017 (Special Issue Education) pp. 233-264
2016 An analysis of reputational risks in Islamic banks in Malaysia with a proposed conceptual framework. Al-Shajarah: Journal of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), (SI) pp. 331-360
2016 Potential role of social impact bond and socially responsible investment sukuk as financial tools that can help address issues of poverty and socio-economic insecurity. Intellectual Discourse, 24 () pp. 343-364
2016 Sukuk issuance in China: trends and positive expectations. International Review of Management and Marketing, 6 (4) pp. 1020-1025
2016 Sustainable and responsible investment (SRI):trends and prospects. Jurnal Muamalat, 9 (2016) pp. 1-21
2016 The introduction of the financial ombudsman scheme as an alternative to dispute resolution in the Islamic financial services industry in Malaysia. Al-Shajarah, 21 (3 Special Issue) pp. 243-260
2016 The Potential of Innovative Financial Tools: Social Impact Bond (SIB) and Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) sukuk, Towards The Sustainable Growth of The Islamic Finance Industry. European Journal of Islamic Finance, 4 (2016) pp. 1-8
2015 Application of the concept of beneficial ownership in sukūk structures: 105 an Islamic legal analysis. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance, 7 (2) pp. 105-133
2015 Dispute resolution mechanisms in the Islamic finance industry in Malaysia: towards a legal framework. Al-Shajarah: Journal of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), 20 (S) pp. 19-40
2012 A legal analysis of successful and problematic Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) projects in Malaysia. International Journal of Business and Society, 13 (2) pp. 133-150
2012 The current practices of Islamic Build Operate Transfer (BOT) financing contracts: A legal analysis. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 20 (spec.) pp. 73-85
2011 The development of partnership based structure in comparison to the concept of musharakah (sharikah) with special reference to Malaysia. Journal of Islam in Asia, Spcl (2) pp. 293-315
2009 Sukuk mudarabah and sukuk musharakah in the light of accounting and auditing organization for Islamic institutions (AAIOFI) pronouncement 2008: challenges and opportunities . Jurnal Muamalat, 2 () pp. 17-37
2009 صكوك المضاربة والمشاركة في ضوء البيان الصادر عن هيئة المحاسبة والمراجعة للمؤسسات المالية الإسلامية لعام 2008 : التحديات والفرض Sukuk al-Mudharibah w al-Musharikah fi Dhu'i al-Bayani al-Shadiri an Hyna al-Makhasibah wa al-Maraji'ah lil Mu'sasati al-Maliah al-Islamiyah lil Am 2008: al-Takhdidiyyah wa al-Farsd. Journal Muamalat, 2 () pp. 17-36
2007 Legal impediments to the collateralization of intellectual property in the Malaysian dual banking system. Asian Journal of Comparative Law, 2 (1) pp. 187-218
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Combating climate change in Malaysia: critical appraisal on Sukuk as an Islamic social finance instrument. In: Islamic Social Outreach Programme (ISFO 2020),
2020 Critical success factors of implementing SRI sukuk for economic recovery post-Covid-19 pandemic. In: International Conference on Islamic Social Finance: Pandemic Crisis and Possible Solutions (ISFPCPS 2020),
2020 Efficiency and effectiveness of zakat distribution for socio-economic benefits and wellbeing of zakat recipients. In: Islamic Social Finance: Pandemic Crisis and Possible Solutions,
2020 Old wine in a shariah-compliant bottle?: an empirical comparison of SRI sukuk, social impact bonds, and conventional bonds. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020,
2019 Achieving the maqasid of Islamic finance through Social Impact Bonds (SIB) and Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) sukuk. In: Proceeding of 7th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (AICIF) 2019,
2019 Critical success factors of implementing shari’ah-compliant social impact bonds in Malaysia: a survey of stakeholders. In: Social Outcomes Conference 2019,
2019 The potential of sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) sukuk as a funding mechanism for affordable housing in Malaysia. In: Social Outcomes Conference 2019,
2018 Alternative financing modes for higher learning institutions in Malaysia – Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk & Social Impact Bonds (SIB). In: 6th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (AICIF), Makati, Philippines,
2018 Are the green projects in line with the Maqasid Shariah? an assessment of green firms in Bangladesh. In: 1st Global Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance 2018 (GCIEF 2018),
2018 Humanitarian sukuk: practical instrument in eliminating refugee crisis. In: 1st Global Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance 2018 (GCIEF 2018),
2017 Preferences of disputes resolution mechanisms in Islamic financial services industry in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Dispute Resolution 2017 - Modern Trends in Effective Dispute Resolution,
2015 Identifying critical factors towards building a viable sadaqa house model in Malaysia. In: Sadaqah House Seminar,
2015 Pengharmonian Akta Kontrak 1950 dan prinsip-prinsip shariah. In: Persidangan Meja Bulat Pengharmonian Undang-undang-Kajian Undang-undang Bertulis,
2014 A SWOT analysis on dispute resolution in the Islamic finance industry in Malaysia. In: 11th ASLI Conference 2014: Law in Asia: Balancing Tradition and Modernization,
2013 Dispute avoidance in Islamic banking industry in Malaysia: A preliminary exposition. In: International Conference on Commercial Laws (ICCL 2013),
2013 Maqasid Syariah dan produk kewangan patuh Syariah dalam sektor pengurusan dana Islam. In: Muktamar Kewangan Islam Brunei Darussalam 2013,
2013 Shariah-compliant to Shariah-based financial innovation: a question of semantics or progressive market differentiation. In: 4th SC-OCIS Roundtable: Completing the Islamic Financial System Cycle,
2013 المواءمة الشرعية والرقابة والتنظيم للصناعة المالية الإسلامية: تجربة البنك المركزي المالزي = Shari`ah harmonisation and regulatory consolidation: BNM experience. In: 8th International Shari'ah Scholars Forum (ISSF 2013),
2012 Inovasi dan fleksibiliti dalam kewangan Islam. In: Muzakarah Penasihat Kewangan Islam 2012 Kali Ke 7 ,
2012 Legal framework and governance for Islamic financial services. In: 9th Kuala Lumpur Islamic Finance Forum (KLIFF),
2012 Legal issues in Takaful or cooperative insurance. In: Mu'tamar al Ta'min al Ta'awuniy,
2010 Al tahaddiyyat al qanuniyyah wa al iqtisadiyyah li al ta'min al ta'awuni. In: Islamic Fiqh Academy (Majma' al Fiqh al Islamiy) Conference on Cooperative Insurance,
2009 Limiting business risks via limited liability partnerships (LLP); the Malaysian law and the Islamic law perspectives. In: The 1st International Conference on Arab-Malaysian Global Business and Entrepreneurship '09 ,
2009 الملاءة المالية لصندوق التكافل. In: ندوة المسائل الشرعية في التكافل ,
Book

2008 Essential readings in Islamic finance. CERT Publications Sdn. Bhd., ISBN: 9789834371005
Book Section

2021 Combating climate change in Malaysia: Green Sukuk and its potentials. In: IGI Publisher, ISBN: 9781799868118, pp. 264-279
2021 Funding Covid-19 economic stimulus through Islamic social finance: a proposal for impact-waqf SRI sukuk. In: IGI Global, ISBN: 9781799868118, pp. 1-15
2020 Combining sukuk with waqf for socio-economic development. In: Cambridge Institute of Islamic Finance (Cambridge-IIF), ISBN: 978-0-9570932-8-7, pp. 138-148
2019 Islamic social finance: a tool for development and economic Inclusion. In: Cambridge Institute of Islamic Finance, ISBN: , pp. 227-239
2019 Islamic social finance: a tool for development and economic Inclusion. In: Cambridge Institute of Islamic Finance, ISBN: , pp. 227-239
2016 Approaches in developing Islamic financial services. In: ISRA & Thomson Reuters, ISBN: , pp. 153-156
2016 Islamic interbank money market: contracts, instruments and their pricing. In: Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN: 978-3-319-33990-0, pp. 67-100
2015 Produk pengurusan dana Islam: penilaian dari aspek Maqasid Syariah. In: Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia (IKIM), ISBN: 978-983-2636-98-4, pp. 83-101
2015 Produk pengurusan dana Islam: penilaian dari aspek Maqasid Syariah. In: Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia (IKIM), ISBN: 978-983-2636-98-4, pp. 83-101
2015 Shari’ah issues relating to Islamic Capital Market . In: ISRA and Securities Commission Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-349-652-5, pp. 157-202
2015 Shari’ah issues relating to Islamic Capital Market . In: ISRA and Securities Commission Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-349-652-5, pp. 157-202
2015 Shariah scholars: the human capital imperative. In: SIMPLY SHARIA human capital, ISBN: , pp. 44-45
2013 Shari`ah issues in restructuring sukuk in default payment cases. In: CERT Publications Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 9789834371005, pp. 689-711
2011 Liabilities of partners: the Malaysian law and the Islamic law perspectives. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674181093, pp. 1-15
2009 Constraints and opportunities in harmonisation of civil law and Shariah in the Islamic financial services industry. In: IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, ISBN: 9789834456801, pp. 1-51
2009 Constraints and opportunities in harmonisation of civil law and Shariah in the Islamic financial services industry. In: IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, ISBN: 9789834456801, pp. 1-51