Laws & Decrees

Decree of the Minister of Justice No. 6940 dated 03/09/2020 relating to the implementing provisions of the Law No. 28 dated 10/03/2020 concerning the right to access information

The Ministry of Justice has issued the here below the Decree No. 6940 dated 03/09/2020 published in the Official Gazette ... Read More

Decree No. 6850 dated 14/08/2020 related to the acceptance and exemption of foreign donations and aid that are provided to Lebanon to overcome the damages resulting from the Beirut Port explosion from taxes and value-added tax.

Decree No. 6850 of 14/08/ 2020 (hereinafter) exempted donations and foreign aid provided to public administrations and institutions, municipalities, the ... Read More

Law No. 185 of 19/08/2020 relating to the prorogation of the suspension of legal, judicial and contractual deadlines.

The Law No. 185 of 19/08/2020 (here below), published in the Official Gazette No 36 dated 27/08/2020, has extended the ... Read More

Law No. 163 dated 08/05/2020 organizing Private Investment Companies (PIC)

The Law No. 163 dated 08/05/2020 (hereinafter) organizing Private Investment Companies (PIC) was recently adopted and published in the Official ... Read More

Anti-corruption Law in the public sector No. 175 of 08/05/2020 and the creation of a National Commission to combat corruption.

The Anti-Corruption Law in the public sector and the creation of a National Commission to combat corruption No. 175 of ... Read More

Law No. 160 of 08/05/2020 relating to the suspension of legal, judicial and contractual deadlines until 30/06/2020

The Law No. 160 of 08/05/2020 (hereinafter), published in the Official Gazette No.20 dated 14thMay 2020, has suspended all legal, ... Read More

Decree No. 6327 dated 4th May 2020 relating to the ratification of the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information (MCCA)

The Council of Ministers has adopted the Decree No.6327 dated 4th May 2020 (hereinafter) published in the Official Gazette #19 ... Read More

Decree No. 5159 dated 02/07/2019 relating to the implementing provisions of article 16(8) of the Law No. 57 dated 05/10/2017 (the Law on the Offshore Petroleum Fiscal Regime).

Decree No.5159 dated 02/07/2019 (hereinafter), has defined the implementing provisions of article 16(8) of the Law No. 57 dated 05/10/2017 ... Read More

Decree No. 5148 dated 05/07/2019 relating to the determination of prohibited activities of offshore companies in accordance with the Decree-Law No. 46 dated 24/06/1983 and its amendments.

Decree No. 5148 dated 05/07/2019 (hereinafter) recalled the scope of the permitted and prohibited activities of Lebanese offshore companies as ... Read More

Law No.126 of 29/03/2019 modifying certain provisions of the Lebanese Code of Commerce (Legislative-decree No. 304 of 24/12/1942):

The Law No.126 of 29/03/2019 (here below), published in the Official Gazette No 18 dated April 1, 2019, has amended ... Read More

Loi No 57 du 05/10/2017 (loi sur les dispositions fiscales qui régiront le secteur du gaz et du pétrole offshore)

Sorry, this entry is only available in French. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in ... Read More

Law No. 110 dated 30th November 2018 extending the discounts on tax penalties & objection deadlines set in the Budget Law 2018 till 31 January 2019

The Law No. 110 dated 30th November 2018 (hereinafter), published in the Official Gazette No 52 dated December 6, 2018, ... Read More

Law No. 108 of 30/11/2018 governing the suspension of the Lump Sum Tax for a period of three years.

The Law No. 108 (hereinafter), published in the Official Gazette No 52 dated December 6, 2018, has suspended the application ... Read More

Law No. 106 of 30/11/2018 amending certain provisions of Law No. 44 of 11/11/2008 (Law on Tax Procedures)

The Law No. 106 of 30/11/2018 (hereinafter), published in the Official Gazette No 52 dated December 6, 2018, has defined ... Read More

Law No. 83 dated October 10, 2018 on the protection of Whistleblowers 

The Law No. 83 dated October 10, 2018 has established a protection regime that benefits any natural or legal person ... Read More