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Fordham Law Program on Islamic Finance

Contact: Bob Howe
(212) 636-6538

Fordham Law School and the Association of Muslim American Lawyers will host a discussion on the legal structures and financial viability of Islamic finance, one of the fastest growing sectors in the United States and global economies on Monday, Feb. 7.

The program’s featured speakers are Omar T. Mohammedi (LAW ’95), managing partner of Omar T. Mohammedi, LLC; and Monem A. Salam, director and vice president of Islamic investing at Saturna Capital.

Islamic Finance Program
Monday, Feb. 7, 2011
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Law School | Room 430

Mohammedi was appointed to the New York City Human Rights Commission by Mayor Michael Bloomberg. He litigates high profile cases and handles Islamic estate planning and trusts. Salam is a regular contributor to Islamic finance magazines, and speaks frequently on finance to Islamic communities. He is also the chairman of Peaceful Communications, a non-profit organization supporting films and documentaries about Muslims in America.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. For more information, and to register, go to:

Cosponsored by the Law School’s International and Non-J.D. Programs and Corporate Law Center, and the Association of Muslim American Lawyers.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 14,700 students in its four undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in Westchester, the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre at Heythrop College in the United Kingdom.

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