Category: Legal Briefings

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...

Legal Briefing- March 2019

Finance The Damascus Securities Exchange launched its first ever stock market index DLX to measure the performance of its five leading companies, which are Al-Aqeelah Takaful Insurance Co., Al-Baraka Bank – Syria, Cham Bank,...

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,...