Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa

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Subject (Course): The Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA). Syllabus:

  1. Introduction to the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  2. OHADA Uniform Acts
  3. Commercial Law
  4. Corporations Law
  5. Legislation on bonds and guarantees
  6. Procedures and measures implementing simplified recovery
  7. Cancellation of liabilities in insolvency
  8. Arbitration Act
  9. Organisation and harmonisation of corporate accounting
  10. Contracts of carriage of goods by road
  11. Cooperatives
  12. Treaty on the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa

Note: Uniform Acts are only available in French.

The objectives of the subject “The Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)” are:

  1. To understand the purposes (legal integration) of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  2. To know the uniform acts of OHADA (commercial law, arbitration, transport)
  3. To analyse the implications for African business and companies
  4. To understanding the role of OHADA in African Integration
Subject “The Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)” is studied…
  1. Doctorate DIB Africa, Doctorate DIB Muslim Countries
  2. Courses: Business in West Africa, Central Africa, and Regional Integration in Africa
  3. Masters (e-learning): International Business (MIB), Africa

Languages of study: En or Fr OHADA Pt OHADA Es OHADA

  1. Credits of the subject “The Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)”: 1 ECTS/0.5 AC Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Area of Knowledge: Africa - Regional Integration in Africa.

Sample of the subject - Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA).
Harmonisation Law Africa OHADA

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Subject Description: Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA).

The objective of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) is the legal integration of the following countries of West, East, and Central Africa (almost all of them pertaining to the Francophonie):

  1. Benin
  2. Burkina Faso
  3. Cameroon
  4. Comoros
  5. Chad
  6. Congo
  7. Ivory Coast
  8. Gabon
  9. Guinea-Bissau
  10. Guinea
  11. Equatorial Guinea
  12. Mali
  13. Niger
  14. Central African Republic
  15. Democratic Republic of the Congo
  16. Senegal
  17. Togo

The Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) facilitates legal security (harmonisation of commercial law) in the relations between companies (International Trade, Investment FDI.)

The specialised bodies of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA).

  1. Common Court of Justice and Arbitration of OHADA (CCJA)
  2. Regional High Judiciary School (ERSUMA).

The Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) belongs to the African Civilisation.

  1. West African Economic Area
  2. East African Economic Area
  3. Central African Economic Area


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