With FinTech, regulatory reforms and standardisation as the key opportunities for growth in the sector, the Islamic Finance industry continues to expand in the near future, according to the latest Islamic Finance 2019 Report from S&P Global Ratings.  The global rating agency has been guiding the development of the financial sector with its data, analytics and benchmarking since 1860, and established its regional offices in the DIFC a decade ago.

On the sidelines of the 7th Annual Islamic Finance Conference, DIFC Unplugged caught up with Hadi Melki, Managing Director and Head of Middle East, to hear his views on the outlook for the Islamic Finance industry in the year ahead.

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A collection of thoughts from the DIFC, these articles cannot be attributed to just one person. We have carefully curated insights from across the company – and at times contributions from our clients – to give you a snapshot of our perspectives on financial services in the MEASA region.