Syrian Law Journal Blog

Syria Launches Renewable Energy Fund

The President of Syria issued Law 23/2021 establishing the Renewable Energy Fund, a legal entity administered by its own board of directors, to encourage consumers to wean off hydrocarbons by providing products such as...

The New Investment Law in Syria

The new Investment Law 18/2021 enacted in Syria and its executive regulations provide exemptions from locally legislated restrictive practices faced by Syrian businesses in most sectors of the economy. They touch on areas including...

Legal Briefing – August 2021

Presidential Elections President Bashar Al-Assad issued Presidential Decree 206/2021 reappointing Hussein Arnous as Prime Minister. The President is constitutionally obliged to name a new government following the start of a new term. Until then,...

Legal Briefing – July 2021

Presidential Elections Bashar Al-Assad took the oath of office on July 17th as stipulated for in the Constitution of 2012 and began his fourth presidential term before MPs, Army officers, injured military personnel, the...

Legal Briefing – June 2021

Agriculture The Board of Directors of the state-owned Agricultural Cooperative Bank announced that it would stop selling fertilizers to farmers at the subsidized price but rather at the cost price following a proposal by...

Legal Briefing – May 2021

Presidential Elections The Supreme Constitutional Court confirmed that three of the 51 registered candidates satisfied the legal conditions for standing in the presidential elections, including the incumbent Bashar Al-Assad, Abdullah Abdullah and Mahmoud Marei,...