Chinese Africa Joint Arbitration Center: A Solution to Trade Disputes between Africa and China

The increasing trade and investment cooperation between China and Africa, as well as the diversity of individual legal systems across African countries, create a growing need for neutral and cost-effective mechanisms for resolving commercial disputes between African and Chinese parties. These factors prompted the establishment of the Chinese Africa Joint Arbitration Center (CAJAC), which aims…

Reforms to OHADA Arbitration Law

Responding to increased economic and foreign investment across Africa and to establish the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (“OHADA”) as a trustworthy arbitral institution, the OHADA Council of Ministers has revised the Uniform Act on Arbitration Law and the Rules of Arbitration of the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration (“CCJA”)….