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Organization Harmonization Business Law in Africa (OHADA)



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Syllabus of the Subject

OHADA Uniform Acts, Commercial Law, corporations, bonds, arbitration

  1. Introduction to the Organization for the Harmonization 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 a simplified recovery
  7. Cancellation of liabilities in insolvency
  8. Arbitration Act
  9. Organization and harmonization of corporate accounting
  10. Contracts for carriage of goods by road
  11. Uniform Act concerning the Law of the Road Transport (AUDTMR OHADA)
  12. Cooperatives
  13. Treaty on Harmonization of Business Law in Africa

Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA).
Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)

Note: the Uniform Acts are only available in French.


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

  1. To understand the purposes (legal integration) of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  2. To know the uniform acts of the OHADA (commercial law, arbitration, transport)
  3. To analyze the implications for the African business and companies
  4. To understand the role of the OHADA in the African Integration process

Students, Doctorate, Master in International Business, Foreign Trade

The Subject “Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate in African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Courses: Business in West Africa, Central Africa, African Economic Integration.

African Economic Integration

Master in Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Masters adapted to Cameroon, Masters, International Business Trade Cameroonian Students.

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Doctorate in International Business in French Organization pour l’Harmonization en Afrique du Droit des Affaires (OHADA Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Organização para a Harmonização em África do Direito dos Negócios (OHADA) Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Organización para la Armonización del Derecho Mercantil en África (OHADA).

  1. Credits of the Subject “Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Area of Knowledge: Africa.

Market Access - Free Trade Agreements

Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA).

The objective of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) is to achieve 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. DR Congo
  16. Senegal
  17. Togo

The Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) facilitates the legal security (commercial law harmonization) in the trade relations between companies (Foreign Trade, Investment FDI).

The specialized bodies of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) are:

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

The Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) belongs to the African Civilization.

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

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