Category: Legal Briefings

Legal Briefing- February 2019

Reconstruction The British Syrian Society held a two-day conference in Damascus entitled What Comes Next After the War? involving citizens, Prime Minister Imad Khamis, government ministers, public officials and experts to discuss post-war reconstruction,...

Legal Briefing- November 2018

Government Reshuffle President Bashar Al-Assad reshuffled the cabinet of Prime Minister Imad Khamis. The following ministers were appointed to their respective portfolios: Minister of Interior Major General Mohammed Khaled Al-Rahmoun; Minister of Water Resources...

Legal Briefing- October 2018

National Administrative Reform Program (NARP) The government is looking at activating and expanding the authorities of the board of directors of public sector entities rather than relying solely on the executive decision-making powers of...

Legal Briefing- September 2018

International Trade On behalf of President Bashar Al-Assad, Prime Minister Imad Khamis opened the 60th Damascus International Fair in the presence of local government officials and foreign dignitaries. It ran from September 6-15 and...

Legal Briefing- July 2018

Investments The Syrian government has published its latest draft of the new Investment Bill. It is expected to be a major piece of legislation that will regulate and encourage local and foreign investments in...

Legal Briefing- June 2018

Reconstruction President Bashar Al-Assad has made clear that reconstruction in Syria will not be an open house. Syria will not seek funding from the US, EU and other countries that actively aided combat operations...

Legal Briefing- May 2018

Property Talks are ongoing between Damascus Cham Holding and Russian and Chinese investors about the possibility of establishing joint ventures to invest in Marota City and Basilia City. Regeneration projects in accordance with the...