Shariah scholar appointed by Deloitte
Firm targets Islamic finance market with key and unique appointment
Deloitte has become the first Big Four firm to appoint a Shariah scholar, in
an attempt move in on the burgeoning Islamic finance market.
Mufti Hassam Kaleem will be responsible for signing off Deloitte Islamic
finance products and confirming that they comply with Shariah law, the FT
Islamic finance accounts for 2% of the global finance market and bankers are
predicting double-digit growth in Islamic finance products.