Sukuk Analysis: Dissecting Risks & Recourse - CFA Continuing Education
Asset based Sukuk (Islamic bonds) are the most popular Sukuk in the market. In terms of recourse,
these are unsecured Sukuk. Covered and asset backed Sukuk are less widely used.
In this course, we will analyze the risks of different sukuk structures. The cases guide the delegates to clauses in Sukuk documentation that explain the recourse in deals.
At the end of the course, the delegates will be able to:
• Evaluate how sukuk are distinct from traditional fixed income.
• Analyze credit, legal, and Shariah issues in different types of Sukuk.
• Compare the recourse in asset based, covered and asset backed Sukuk.
Session 1: Sukuk Anatomy and Risk Issues for Asset Based Sukuk: 1 hour. This session
will analyze how regulation, credit and Shariah drive Sukuk structuring.
• Government of Dubai - This transaction demonstrates how unsecured recourse is
achieved in one of the most common Sukuk structures - Ijarah or lease based. What are
the governing laws for the different documents, and what drives their application?