This volume presents current developments in the fields of banking and finance from an international perspective. Featuring contributions from the 2nd International Conference on Banking and Finance Perspectives (ICBFP), this volume serves as a valuable forum for discussing current issues and trends in the banking and financial sectors, especially in light of the global economic challenges triggered by financial institutions. Using the latest theoretical models, new perspectives are brought to topics such as e-finance and e-banking, Islamic banking, international cross-border regulatory cooperation, bank fraud, the global financial crisis, microfinance, and corporate control transactions. Offering an opportunity to explore the challenges of a rapidly changing industry, this volume will be of interest to academics, policy makers, and scholars in the fields of banking, insurance, and finance.
Chapter 1- A Critical Analysis of musharaka Mutana Qisa (MM) Practice by The Islamic Financial Services Providers: The Case of Australia.- Chapter 2- Evaluation on E-Finance Applications in Turkish Banking Systems (Case in Ankara).- Chapter 3- Models of Corporate Behavior when Choosing the Capital Structure.- Chapter 4- Determinants of Capital Adequacy Ratio in Turkish Banks.- Chapter 5- Asset-Liability Dependency: Evidence from a Sample of European Commercial Banks.- Chapter 6- International Cross-Border Regulatory Co-Operation and the Challenges of International Regulatory Arbitrage: Financial Regulation and Supervision Systems' Reforms in the EU and the New EU Member States.- Chapter 7- Is the ISE Efficient Market?.- Chapter 8- Egypt Poverty, Employment and the Social Fund: An Assessment.- Chapter 9- Financial Hubs as Separate Jurisdictions.- Chapter 10- Global Financial Crisis and its Effects on Turkey: A Comparison with Developed Countries.- Chapter 11- Role of Option Trading Strategies in Reducing Risk in the Time of Recession.- Chapter 12- Credit Default Swap Pricing Using Forward-Looking Default Probabilities and Recovery Rates.- Chapter 13- Exploring the Links Between Framework and Conditions and Microfinance Institutions.- Chapter 14- The Optimization of Training Needs.- Chapter 15- Banking System in Poland: Problems and Prospects.- Chapter 16- Formulation and Presentation of Optimal Models of Task Design for State Banks.- Chapter 17- Modern Islamic Banking System (Interest Free Banking) and its Employment Policy.- Chapter 18- Fraud in Banks: The Case of Nigerian Banks.- Chapter 19- How Safe is Electronic Banking? A Risk Analysis of Electronic Banking Systems in Turkey.- Chapter 20- Common Factors and Differences in Adopting E-Government and E-Banking Services from Citizen's Perspective.- Chapter 21- Corporate Life Cycle and the Explanatory Power of Risk measures Versus performance Measures.- Chapter 22- An Overview of the Global Financial Crisis and Islamic Finance: Is Islamic Finance a Viable Alternative?.- Chapter 23- Should Hedge Funds Be Regulated?.- Chapter 24- Corporate Control Transactions and Creating Value: A Test of Strategic Decision's Type and Focus.- Chapter 25- Divestiture and Strategic Alliance: Competing Strategic Corporate Control Transactions to Create Value.