Mazars Mashoura

Mazars Mashoura’s part will be to offer a dedicated Islamic finance practice based in the GCC region but serving the entire Umma (Islamic World).

At Mazars, we pride ourselves in promoting new approaches together with high level ethical values. Ever since Mazars was founded, the axiom has been that ethics must come before profit for all of our partners and staff.

This is one of the reasons that Mazars has been committed to promoting the possibilities inherent in Islamic Finance for a considerable time.

Our professionals can help you in identifying the solutions to develop Shariah-compliant products as well as turning the challenges presented above into successes for your organization.

Should you wish to have access to this information in Arabic, please find the description of Mazars Mashoura Services in Arabic in the following document:

Structured Finance

At Mazars Mashoura, we have the capability to act as advisors on developing offering memoranda, sukuk and other related Islamic documentation that will be tailor made to clients’ specific deals.

AAOIFI Compliance

The Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) is an Islamic international autonomous not-for-profit corporate body that prepares accounting, auditing, governance, ethics and Shari'a standards for Islamic financial institutions and the industry.

Shari'a Audit

Shari’a audit is defined as the examination of a company's compliance with Shari’a law in all its activities; particularly with regard to financial statements and other operational components of the company that are subjected to the risk of compliance, including but not limited to products, the technology supporting the operations, operational processes, the people involved in key areas of risk, documentations and contracts, policies and procedures and other activities which require adherence to Shari’a principles.

Business Restructuring

Restructuring is the corporate management term for the act of reorganizing the legal, ownership, operational, or other structures of a company for the purpose of making it more profitable, or better organized for its present needs.

Feasibility studies

Feasibility studies aim to objectively and rationally identify the strengths and weaknesses of the existing business or proposed venture, opportunities and threats as presented by the environment, the resources required to carry projects through, and ultimately the prospects for success.

Accounting systems

Accounting systems are methods, procedures, and standards followed in accumulating, classifying, recording, and reporting business events and transactions.

Risk Management

Risk management is the identification, assessment, and prioritization of risks followed by coordinated and economical application of resources to minimize, monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of unfortunate events or to maximize the realization of opportunities.

Training Services

Mazars Mashoura can arrange comprehensive, relevant training courses on Islamic finance and Takaful (insurance) which will greatly enhance our clients’ familiarity with these areas.

Regulatory Advisory Work

Mazars Mashoura is able to assist in the development of prudential regulations in respect of Islamic banks to comply with Basel Committee statutes and AAOIFI standards.