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Special Report on

The OHADA Treaty

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Most African countries by Late 1970s suffered from limping economies probably because of the outdated or incomplete legal system drawn by the colonial masters. Cameroon for example had its laws from its former colonial masters that are Britain and France. In fact, these laws are largely outdated and obsolete and cannot match with modern times economy. It was because of these effects that accrued from the colonial masters laws that Africans thought it wise to harmonize their business laws in Africa by the Treaty of Port Louis is Mauritius on 17 October 1993. Sixteen countries1 have duly ratified the Treaty of OHADA and many ...
which attempted to retain their separate identity through the French colonial period and even after Côte d'Ivoire's independence. An 1843–1844 treaty made a " protectorate " of France and in 1893, it became a French colony as part of the European scramble for Africa . Côte d'Ivoire became independent on 7 August 1960. From 1960 to 1993, the country was led by . It maintained close political and economic association with its West African neighbours, while at the same time maintaining close ties to the West , especially to France. However, since the end of Houphouët-Boigny's rule, Côte d'Ivoire ...
Up Station Mountain Club: Lawyers Want English Version Of OHADA Law
The Meme Lawyers Association, MELA, has called for a uniform translation of the OHADA business law into English, for a clear understanding for Anglophone lawyers.This plea was made recently at the Kumba Urban Council hall during an OHADA workshop organised by the University of Buea and hosted by MELA under the theme; OHADA Uniform Acts: Problems Of Implementation And The Way Forward. Members of Mela According to the lawyers, OHADA was initially written in French and most of its acts are drawn from  French Laws. They disclosed that the translated version into English has lots of loopholes, which deter understanding, to the ... market research, surveys and trends
ohada contributed much to securing business in africa, official says
The Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (HOHADA) has significantly contributed in securing the business environment in Africa, permanent secretary Koleka Boutora-Takpa of Togo said here Friday. He was speaking at the end of an expert meeting of the fifteen member states of HOHADA in Dakar on ways to strengthen its national commissions� capacity as part of the World Bank OHADA project. “Since being established, OHADA has helped end legal uncertainty in business, thereby helping to reassure investors,” he said. The OHADA National Commission�s capacity-building project funded this blueprint to ... market research, surveys and trends


Guinea -- Conclusions of the IMF Article IV Consultation Mission
Describes the preliminary findings of IMF staff at the conclusion of certain missions (official staff visits, in most cases to member countries). Missions are undertaken as part of regular (usually annual) consultations under Article IV of the IMF's Articles of Agreement, in the context of a request to use IMF resources (borrow from the IMF), as part of discussions of staff monitored programs, and as part of other staff reviews of economic developments. I. Introduction To hold consultations under Article IV of the Fund's Articles of Agreement for 2003, an IMF mission, headed by Mr. Pierre van den Boogaerde, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso is a poor, landlocked, sub-Saharan country of 15 million inhabitants. ... percent in both 2007 and 2008. In 2007, real per capita income was US$430 .... Burkina Faso is also a signatory to the OHADA Treaty, which harmonizes ... industry trends, business articles and survey research


The Ohada and Ecowas Treaties as Tools for final
Jan 21, 2010 ... The Ohada Treaty was signed in Port-Louis (Mauritius) on 17 October, ... The Ohada Treaty As A Tool for Regional Integration and Regulatory ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
International Commercial Arbitration and African States
however, some other African states where the Treaty for the. Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (the OHADA Treaty) holds sway.8 ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Electronic Library on International Commercial Law and the CISG
International trade increased rapidly after the Second World War, particularly from the 1970s onwards. This increase was to a large extent facilitated by the improvement of international transport and communication networks. [1] Economic integration of countries into regional economic unions and organisations has also contributed to the growth in international commercial exchange. The law, being a vehicle for economic co-operation and development, is required to facilitate such growth and with the increase in international trade there has been a corresponding increase in the demand for legal co-ordination and harmonisation. [2] ...
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