A Tender Power


A tender Power is a story of dangerous romance played out against a backdrop of international finance, cultural collision and murder. Eddie Lancaster is heir to the Lancaster Bank empire, and awaits his inevitable entry to Harvard by indulging in his playboy lifestyle of sexual conquests, booze and sport. When his course finally starts, however, he has his first encounter with Leila Mansour, a beautiful girl from a middle-class Saudi family. Against all odds he falls in love with the hijab-wearing devout Muslim when they are paired off to complete an assignment on Islamic finance under the tutelage of Amir Ali, a prominent academic who aims to clean up and promote Islamic banking worldwide. When Eddie pronounces his love for Leila she admits it is reciprocated but knows it is .. Read More...



Dr Aly Khorshid


Dr Aly Khorshid has been involved with Islamic financial institutions for over two decades and has comprehensive skills in and knowledge of Islamic finance. He is a recognised expert on Shariah-compliant finance, within the Islamic law, Islamic Muamalat, and Islamic contracts. He has extensive consultancy experience in the department of Islamic Finance at Elite Horizon Economic Consultancy, most of it focused on economics, finance, Islamic capital market products, alternative finance, structuring, endorsing and advising on Shariah-compliant products with particular experience in capital and stock market products. Dr Khorshid has served as a consultant at the highest level of banking and has been instrumental in establishing Islamic banking and corporate governance policies at national level. He has worked on structuring Islamic home purchase schemes. He is an expert in waqf (trust), family trusts, and inheritance in accordance with Islamic principles and is experienced in conducting comprehensive due-diligences on financial institutions to identify potential investment opportunities.

He is a regular speaker on Islamic finance issues at conferences and on TV. He can be reached on: aly@academyuk.org.




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