Category: Legal Briefings

The SLJ publishes a legal briefing every month informing its readers of the latest news and developments taking place in Syrian law. Covering a range of sectors, these legal briefings are the only ones of their kind to gather a substantial amount of Syrian legal data in one place and make them easily accessible to the public. They include relevant information pertaining to important legislation, legal reviews, ongoing discussions about new laws, policy initiatives and much more. Moreover, the SLJ maintains a Twitter page and feed @syrian_law where followers can receive daily updates on newsworthy items in the law. In order to receive the monthly legal briefings by e-mail, please click here.

Legal Briefing- January 2020

Industry The number of private industrial facilities licensed according to the Industry Law 21/1958 reached 1,441 in 2019 while four were licensed in accordance with the Investment Law. The total capital of the licensed...

Legal Briefing- October 2019

Monetary Sources confirmed that the US Dollars deposited into the Lira Intervention Fund by Syrian businesspersons, which reached $1 billion (US) initially, would be pumped into the local foreign exchange markets. As a result,...

Legal Briefing- August 2019

Commerce Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved a proposal by the Crimean authorities to formalize economic relations with Syria in order to facilitate cross-border trade between Russia and Syria given the shorter maritime distance...

Legal Briefing- July 2019

Real Estate Construction works began on Delta Tower, the first real estate development project in Marota City to receive a building permit. The Governorate of Damascus is planning to streamline its licensing procedures with...

Legal Briefing- June 2019

Corporate A special committee has been formed to rewrite provisions of the Companies Law to encourage local and foreign investments in the reconstruction phase. The Syrian Companies Law is already one of the most...

Legal Briefing- May 2019

Petroleum According to the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ghanem, Syria could start extracting commercial quantities of offshore natural gas by 2023 after exploration activities in the Mediterranean Sea began last October...

Legal Briefing- April 2019

Diplomacy President Bashar Al-Assad accepted the credentials of the Brazilian and Indian ambassadors to Syria. With these recent appointments, officially all member states of the BRICS countries now have ambassadors in Syria. The Baghdad...