Islamic Finance

Issuing, Acquiring and Trading Shares


This document covers Dubai Financial Market (DFM) standards no.1 on Sharia compliant issuing, acquiring and trading of shares.It discusses the standards set by DFM, specifically pertaining to ownership and trading of shares of companies. Sharia standards relating to the purpose and activities of companies are covered, as well as the ones related to compliance with shares subscriptions, companies' activities, income, trade, unlawful transactions and more. It also includes an appendices section that provides definitions of important terms covered