The Enforcement of International Arbitral Awards in OHADA Member States - The Uniform Act on Arbitration is Not the Smooth Ride it Was Designed to Be
Article from: TDM 4 (2016), in Africa
An arbitration award, regardless of the quality of its reasoning and the terms of its decision, loses much of its value if it is not enforceable. A critical component of the harmonization and modernization of business law across OHADA member States was the enactment of the Uniform Act on Arbitration. The Act replaced the existing arbitration laws of OHADA member States, the scope of which was often limited to domestic arbitration. For some OHADA member States, the Uniform Act on Arbitration filled the void where there was no existing arbitration law. The ...