Decree - Law No. 46 of 24/6/1983 with amendments: Aiming to establish the Statutes of offshore companies, and its implementing decree No. 2083 of 29/5/2009.Decree - Law n°50/1983: Regulation of specialized banks activities. Their object must be exclusively the utilization of their resources in medium and long term credit operations for direct investment or participation, for purchase and sales of financial securities, and for issuing guarantees. The aggregate long and medium terms advances as well as participation in Lebanese pounds for the public sector and mixed Lebanese companies may not be under 10% of all their engagements in Lebanese pounds (50% before 1996).