Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa

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

  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: the Uniform Acts are only available in French.

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

  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 the African business and companies
  4. To understand the role of OHADA in the African Integration
The Subject (e-learning) “Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)” is part of the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI (Business School) and the Hispano-African University of International Business:
  1. Doctorates (e-learning): Africa, Muslim Countries
  2. Courses: West Africa, Central Africa, Regional Integration in Africa
  3. Masters: International Business, Africa
  4. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business, International Trade

African Students, Master in Business, EENI (Business School) and HA University

Languages of study Higher Education in English or Post-secondary Education in French Organisation pour l’Harmonisation en Afrique du Droit des Affaires (OHADA Study in Portuguese Organização para a Harmonização em África do Direito dos Negócios (OHADA) Tertiary Education in Spanish Organización para la Armonización del Derecho Mercantil en África (OHADA)

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

Area of Knowledge: Africa.

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

Hispano-African University of International Business

Hispano-African University of International Business

Description of the Subject (Online Learning): 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 the legal security (harmonisation of the 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) are:

  1. The Common Court of Justice and Arbitration of the OHADA (CCJA)
  2. The 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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