The OHADA Cooperative Regulation

Chapter

Abstract

The organization for the harmonization of business law in Africa (OHADA) was created in 1993 with 14 State Parties (SPs) mainly from Western and Central Africa. Three countries later joined the organization. The purpose of OHADA is to facilitate and encourage both domestic and foreign investment and to improve the social and economic development of its SPs. To achieve this goal, the organization seeks the construction of a modern business law. The former national legislations were strongly influenced by the law of the colonizers, and had not been seriously revised since then. OHADA faces, therefore, the task to create a new law, common to all its members, and suitable to a modern context.

Keywords

National Legislation Supervisory Board General Meeting Management Committee Legal Form 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Law, Economics and FinanceUniversity of LuxembourgLuxembourgGrand Duchy of Luxembourg

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