Online Seminar on Islamic Project Financing and Sukuk by Prof. M. Kabir Hassan


The HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development has signed an agreement with the International Association of Islamic Business.


The Agrofinmost project launched by the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development in April 2019 is entering the stage of business realization with its new leader — Mikhail (Shamil) Orlov, the Chairman of the Russian — Egyptian Business Council, investor, businessman and an expert in agroindustry.


The International Islamic Fiqh Academy has issued a legal opinion on food security.


The participants of the special panel session «Agrofinmost between Russia and the Middle East: Creation of Instruments for Investment Cooperation in the Sphere of Food Security» held within the 14th annual conference of the AAOIFI and the World Bank in Manama, Bahrain declared the most important principles corresponding to the concept of the Agrofinmost project, and published them in the form of a final resolution.


The Russian delegation presented a project to attract investment in Russia through the issuance of Islamic 'sukuk' commodity bonds


On October 15, in the framework of the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development Standing Committee on the Agrofinmost project, an extended working meeting conducted the seminar “Attracting Long-Term Investments from Persian Gulf Countries to Increase Exports of the Russian Agro-Industrial Complex”, in the form of a fruitful brainstorming session on project structuring.


Amman's Royal Islamic Centre for Strategic Studies has published the annual Top 500 of the world's most influential Muslims; Mufti Muhammad Taki Usmani takes first place.


On 3 November 2019, the HSE-Skolkovo Institute for Law and Development will present the Agrofinmost project at the 14th international AAOIFI-World Bank conference on Islamic banking “The change in the global ecosystem: need for governance, standardization and regulatory support.” The Institute will hold a special event whose participants will discuss the issue of food security of Muslim countries and how Islamic financial instruments can be used to address it.