Category: Legal Briefings

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,...

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...