Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) - The Uniform Acts in Brief

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This webpage gives brief summaries of various Uniform Acts adopted by the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA). The webpage also covers the implications of OHADA law in the undertakings' legal environment at large with implications for specific sectors and the legal risks resulting from the enforcement of OHADA business law.

The following Uniform Acts are covered:

1. Uniform Act Relating to General Commercial Law
2. Uniform Act Relating to Commercial Companies & Economic Group Partnerships
3. Uniform Act Organizing Securities
4. Uniform Act Organizing Summary Debt Collection Procedures & Measures of Execution
5. Uniform Act Organizing Insolvency & Liquidation Proceedings
6. Uniform Act on Arbitration Law
7. Uniform Act Organizing & Harmonizing the Undertaking's Accounts in OHADA Member Countries
8. Uniform Act Relating to the Transportation of Goods by Road
9. Uniform Act Governing Cooperative Credit Banks

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2015
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Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
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English

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