OHADA Justice and Arbitration Court, First chamber, 26 April 2018, Technifer GC v. Injelec SARL, 096/2018

The Court declared inadmissible the appeal formed by the Technifer GC against the decision ruling on its request for annulment of an arbitral award. The Court states that the appeal was both against the arbitral award and against the order which had ruled on the application for annulment. According to Article 25 of the OHADA [...]

Revision of OHADA act on arbitration

On 15 March 2018, three texts came into force in order to revise the unified act on arbitration adopted in 1999 by the Organisation pour l’harmonisation en Afrique des droits des affaires (“OHADA”). These three texts, the Acte uniforme relatif au droit de l’arbitrage, the Acte uniforme relatif à la médiation and the Règlement d’arbitrage [...]

2018-06-27T06:55:56+00:00 March 31st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Adoption of new OHADA texts on arbitration and mediation, 23 November 2017

The OHADA recently adopted, during the last session of the OHADA Council of Ministers in Conakry, new major texts on Arbitration and Mediation. These texts are (i) the revised Uniform Act on Arbitration (the “Act”), (ii) the Joint Court of Justice and Arbitration revised Rules on Arbitration (the “Rules”) and (iii) the new Uniform Act [...]

2018-01-14T22:57:41+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|OHADA News|0 Comments

Arbitration Law passed in Burkina Faso, 14 November 2017

Burkina Faso, member country of the OHADA, created its national arbitration center, the Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation Center of Ouagadougou in 2005. As part of the OHADA community dynamics, Burkina Faso has recently introduced arbitration legislation. Indeed, the National Assembly of Burkina Faso voted for a law on arbitration, unanimously, on 14 November 2017. The [...]

2018-01-14T22:59:06+00:00 November 14th, 2017|OHADA News|0 Comments

Rapprochement Maroc-OHADA

After a return to the African Union and the integration of the West African regional organization (ECOWAS), Morocco now seems to multiply favourable signs for a rapprochement with the OHADA organisation. There is no doubt that the negotiations have recently accelerated without, for now, being publicly mentioned the wish to join. The prospect of Morocco [...]

2018-01-14T20:50:17+00:00 October 31st, 2017|OHADA News|0 Comments