What are AAOIFI standards?

What are AAOIFI standards?

As a leading standard-setter for the international Islamic finance industry, AAOIFI has issued a total of 117 standards and technical pronouncements – comprising 59 Shari’ah standards, 33 accounting standards, 8 auditing standards, 3 codes of ethics and 14 governance standards for the international Islamic finance …

How many AAOIFI standards are there?

It has issued a total of 100 standards in the areas of Shari’ah, accounting, auditing, ethics and governance for international Islamic finance.

What is Shariah standard?

The standard would serve as guidelines for the Islamic financial institutions in developing Islamic financial products and services based on Mudarabah. The Shariah Standard on Mudarabah aims to provide a standard on the features of mudarabah contracts applicable in Islamic financial transactions.

What is the difference between AAOIFI and IFSB?

AAOIFI and IFSB have traditionally worked separately on their respective mandates. AAOIFI focuses on accounting and auditing standards, while IFSB develops prudential rules in areas including capital adequacy and disclosure requirements.

Who established AAOIFI?

Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions

Abbreviation AAOIFI
Formation February 26, 1990 in Algeria.
Founders Islamic Development Bank, Dallah Al-Baraka, Faysal Group (Dar Al Maal Al Islami), Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corporation, Kuwait Finance House and Al-Bukhary Foundation

Who uses AAOIFI?

AAOIFI Shari’ah standards are adopted as mandatory regulatory requirements in many countries and jurisdictions across the globe such as Bahrain, Jordan, Krygyz Republic, Mauritius, Nigeria, Qatar and Qatar International Financial Centre (QIFC), Oman, Pakistan, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

Does Malaysia follow AAOIFI?

This is another reason why AAOIFI is not adopted in Malaysia. Differences in mazhabs or Islamic school of thought have been applied in Malaysian Islamic banking environment. In that case, in Malaysia, AAOIFI accounting standards usage is restricted only as guidelines and complementary.


What is CSAA? “CSAA” stands for Certified Shari’ah Advisor and Auditor and it’s one of the two fellowship programs offered by the AAOIFI. It was launched in 2006 and currently undergoing a revamping exercise. CSAA is a professional fellowship in Shari’ah Advisory and Shari’ah Auditing.

What are the role and differences of AAOIFI and MASB?

The objective of financial reporting for MASB is to provide useful financial information for existing and potential investors, lenders and other creditors. The AAOIFI divided the objective of financial reporting into two, namely, objective of financial accounting and objective of financial reports.

What does AAOIFI mean?

The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions(AAOIFI) is an Islamic international autonomous non-for-profit corporate body that prepares accounting, auditing, governance, ethics and Shari’a standards for Islamic financial institutions and the industry.

What is the difference between AAOIFI and IFRS?

For the Mudaraba investment found, AAOIFI standards require presenting the funds in a separate item between liabilities and equity in the statement of financial position. On the contrary, compliant with IFRS, the fund will be recorded as liability.

Why does Malaysia adopts IFRS instead of standards issued by AAOIFI in reporting Islamic financial institutions?

Due to AAOIFI accounting standards are a lot based on standards issued by the West, international accounting bodies especially the IASB (International Accounting Standards Board), IFRSs take precedence in reporting IFIs products and they refer to AAOIFI accounting standards just for the reference in preparing the …

Does Malaysia follow Aaoifi?

What is Islamic accounting?

1 Islamic accounting is an alternative accounting system which aims to. provide users with information enabling them to operate businesses and. organizations according to Shariah, or Islamic law.

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