An organization that was established to maintain and promote the Shariah standards for l;l the Islamic financial institutions, participants and for the overall industry. Created last February 26, 1990 by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institution, the organization wants to ensure that participants will conform to the regulations set for the Islamic finance. Areas such as governance, accounting, ethics, investments and transactions are the acceptable standard for various functions that was agreed by the founding and associate members of the AAOIFI.